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Benefits of Building on Your Own Land

January 9, 2022 5:19 pm Published by Comments Off on Benefits of Building on Your Own Land

Sometimes you come across that perfect plot of land and you know it’s where you want to settle down and build your dream home. Or maybe you inherited the land and realize it could be a great place for a home. Whatever the reason, if you find yourself with your own plot of land and want to build, contact Scotch Homes, an experienced home builder in Chelsea AL, to ensure you get the perfect home for your lot.

There are a lot of benefits of building on your own land. Unlike building  a new home on a lot within a pre-planned community, you can build on your own lot and maintain geographical and topical features, especially trees, ponds, streams and other natural scenery. Plus, you can arrange the home on the lot to make the most of them, using trees for natural shade in some areas, and ensuring every room has a great view.

There’s also the benefit of having more control. Outside of zoning laws and certain official requirements, you can build the home you want, where you want it. You don’t have to worry about home owner association rules that range from mild to draconian. You can choose the size and design that you want, whether it’s farmhouse classic or sleek and modern. Whatever your personal style is, you can have it built.

You’re also less likely to have to worry about issues regarding expansion if you build on your own land. Depending on the size of your lot, you could build a separate garage with an apartment over it, or build your own lawn-maintenance sheds, playrooms for the kids, add a swimming pool, and more. It just depends on your lot size and your budget. If you have ideas for these items but don’t plan on building them right away, be sure to talk to your builder about them so that they can be taken into consideration when designing your home and any potential future additions.

While the home and other structures are important, it’s also important to consider creating some indoor/outdoor living areas or other outdoor amenities. Whether it’s the previously mentioned pool, a spacious back patio with its own kitchen and fireplace, or wrap-around porches and balconies, you can expand your living space. You can also take advantage of the natural landscaping of your land or create your own, adding in ponds, decorative gardens, vegetable gardens, greenhouses, and more. Your lot lets you explore your own interests.

If you have a lot that you want to build your dream home on, be sure to contact Scotch Homes, a quality home builder in Chelsea AL who can help make your dreams come true.

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