Clayton Built® Home Features Buyers Want

A large farmhouse style pantry in a manufactured home with a sliding white barn door and hanging cast iron skillets.

You’re on the road to achieving homeownership, and now comes the fun part: Choosing the must-have features in your dream home. If you haven’t decided which home features you’re interested in yet, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular ones you’ll find in Clayton Built® homes.

If you’re just starting the home buying process and making your dreams of finding the perfect Clayton Built® home come true, Clayton offers many beautiful home models, as well as must-have features you never knew you couldn’t live without.

You may already have a budget, square footage and number of bedrooms in mind, but there are many other features to consider when picking out your home. Below, we share some of the most popular features Clayton Built® home buyers are looking for.

Ecobee Smart Thermostat Installed on a Wall

Energy Efficiency

It’s no surprise energy efficiency is top of mind for many home buyers who want help saving both energy and money on their utility bills. When you choose a Clayton home from these Clayton family of brands retailers — Clayton Homes®, Oakwood Homes®, Freedom Homes®, Luv Homes®, Crossland Homes®, International Homes® and TruValue Homes® — you have the option to add our exclusive EnergySmart® Home package. It includes a variety of energy-efficient upgrades, such as:

  • An ecobee smart thermostat that allows you to control your home’s heating and cooling from anywhere using your smartphone
  • Quality insulation that aids in the energy efficiency of your home
  • Sealed ductwork that helps maintain the desired temperature in your home year-round while also reducing indoor allergens
  • Low-E windows that help lower the amount of UV rays that enter your home
  • A dual element water heater that helps reduce energy costs while also meeting your home’s daily hot water needs

A white farmhouse kitchen with wood ceiling and countertops and a large kitchen island with two stools

As one of the most utilized rooms in your home, we know you’ll want to make sure your kitchen has all your favorite features, without having to do any expensive or time-consuming renovations. The top kitchen features home buyers are looking for include:

A large bathroom with a separate soaking tub and a walk-in shower with gray tile walls and a glass door.

The bathroom not only needs to be efficient (read: double-sink vanity), it’s also the place you go to relax after a long day. The must-have bathroom features homeowners look for are:

  • A walk-in shower
  • Free-standing soaker tub
  • Double-sink vanity
  • Plenty of storage

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Other Top Home Features

It's All About Functionality

Another feature home buyers want is flexible living spaces, including open floor plans, multi-use rooms and primary bedroom suites. For example, with an open floor plan, you have all the functionality of each room while also having space for entertaining, and plenty of natural light to flow throughout your home.

At Clayton, we’re always working to offer modern, stylish homes with the features you want, all at an affordable price. Want to see more? You can get started by browsing home models that are available in your area, and creating a Favorites account to keep track of your favorite floor plans with the home features you love.

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