Clayton Built® Home Features for First-Time Home Buyers

Check out Blogger Megan's top 10 home features for first-time home buyers to consider plus download our free first-time home buyer's guide!

One of the most exciting parts of the home buying journey is dreaming about all the cool features you want in your new home!

Here are the top ten features that every home buyer needs to know about:

Rain Fall Shower Heads

Freedom Model by Schult

Waterfall style shower heads add a whole new level of luxury to your bathroom. You’ll feel like you’re at the spa every time you hop in the shower!

Soaker Tubs

Teagan Model by Southern Energy

This is one of my favorite home features. Clayton offers lots of , and you can’t go wrong with a nice soaker tub!

Drop Zone Charging Stations

Phoenix Model by Clayton

These built-in charging stations are a great way to discretely store electronics without lots of wires and cables hanging down. They also provide a great place for family members to drop their devices and enjoy quality time together!

Smart Thermostats

Bordeaux Model by Marlette

Smart home technology has recently gained a lot of popularity and for good reasons! Smart thermostats are a great addition to your home. They learn your habits and adjust the temperature to save you money. They are also really energy efficient which is great for you and the planet!

Stainless Steel Appliances

Ryker Model by Southern Energy

Upgrading to stainless steel appliances can give your kitchen such a clean, sharp look. They are easy to clean, scratch resistant and durable making them great for homes with pets and kiddos!

Farmhouse Sinks

Lulamae Model by Buccaneer

Farmhouse style sinks, while gaining popularity in the past few years, are really timeless, classic features for your kitchen. They’re perfect for soaking dishes, rinsing veggies, and even baby baths!


White Star Model by Giles

Fireplaces add such a cozy effect to a living room. Clayton offers some gorgeous fireplace options, from stacked stone fireplaces like the one pictured to a classic mantle style.

Sliding Barn Doors

McIlroy Model by Clayton

There are a wide variety of options for adding barn doors to your Clayton Built® home. They can lead into your master bath, open up to your pantry, or even surround your entertainment center, giving your home a gorgeous farmhouse style appearance!

Walk-In Pantries

Storage, storage, storage. It’s so important! There are dozens of ways to incorporate a pantry into your new home. Adding a walk-in pantry gives you plenty of room for food storage, extra dishes and miscellaneous kitchen gadgets and utensils!

Choosing Clayton Built® as your first home comes with lots of features that come standard in every home, as well as the dozens of options for customization and upgrades like the ones above!

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