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If you’re looking for a home that combines open-concept design, convenience, and comfort all in one, then look no further than our new home designs with premier suites located on the main floor. These curated floor plans, available at Kennington and Camber Woods, offer the perfect blend of modern living and traditional charm, making them a stand out choice among other options. Read on to explore the highlights of each home offered at these communities, all of which come with a minimum of two bedrooms, and discover the true essence of first-floor, premier-suite living.

8 Advantages to Having Your Premier Suite on the Main Floor

  • Main bedroom on the first floor for convenience and accessibility.
  • No stairs to navigate, suitable for all ages and mobility levels.
  • Ideal for retirees or those with restricted movement.
  • Provides separation from other living areas.
  • Offers a tranquil retreat within the home.
  • Layouts encourage natural flow and connectivity between rooms.
  • Focuses on comfort, functionality, and elegant designs.
  • Creates a harmonious living environment for modern homeowners.


Our first-floor, premier-suite floor plans offer a multitude of benefits that make them an appealing choice for homeowners seeking the perfect living space. The primary advantage lies in the convenience and accessibility of having the premier suite situated on the main floor. This design eliminates the need to navigate stairs frequently, making it ideal for individuals of all ages and mobility levels, including retirees or those with restricted movement. It provides a sense of privacy and separation from other living areas, offering a tranquil retreat within the home.


These floor plans also facilitate seamless living, as they often feature open-concept layouts that encourage natural flow and connectivity between rooms. With a focus on comfort, functional spaces, and elegant designs, these floor plans create a harmonious living environment that caters to the needs and desires of modern homeowners.


The Abberly: Offering Increased Flexibility

3 – 4 Beds | 2 – 3 Baths | 2 Garages | 1,870 – 2,688 Sq.ft.

The Abberly is the newest addition to this collection of homes, and it does not disappoint. This 1-story home comes with a half-story option for added flexibility. The heart of the home revolves around an open kitchen that overlooks the breakfast area and family room, creating a seamless flow for entertaining and hosting intimate gatherings. With vaulted ceilings and abundant windows, there’s no shortage of natural light in this home, giving off a warm and inviting ambiance as soon as residents walk through the door. The large patio allows for outdoor relaxation, with an optional sunroom and covered patio if residents desire more space. Upstairs, a bedroom, bathroom, and rec room provide additional room for guests or leisure activities. Offered at both communities.

The Ellington: Featuring Elegance and Versatility

2 – 4 Beds | 2 – 3 Baths | 2 Garages | 2,074 – 2,703 Sq.ft.

The Ellington is another 1-story home with a half-story option, offering a coveted open-concept design. The family room boasts a vaulted ceiling, adding a touch of grandeur to the living space — an enviable part of the home. The ground-floor flex room can also be converted into a third bedroom if needed, with the option of adding an extra half-story for an additional bedroom, bathroom and rec room upstairs. This versatility makes the Ellington perfect for families of all sizes, accommodating their changing needs over the years. Offered at both communities.

The Roanoke: A Dream For Retirees

3 Beds | 2 Baths | 2 Garages | 1,802 – 1,815 Sq.ft.

With its single-story design, the Roanoke has become a favorite among retirees, and it’s not hard to see why. Everything residents need is conveniently situated on one floor, promoting easy mobility and accessibility. The rear covered porch invites homeowners to relax outdoors, while the large laundry room and generous walk-in closet offer practical storage solutions. The home provides a serene and comfortable environment, ideal for enjoying the golden years. Offered at both communities.

The Winchester: A Home Suited to All Stages of Life

3 Beds | 2 Baths | 2 Garages | 1,778 Sq.ft.

The Winchester, another single-story home design, offers a similar layout as the Roanoke, with added features that make it even more desirable. Vaulted ceiling in the family room gives the home a sense of grandeur, creating an open and inviting atmosphere. The laundry room and separate mudroom are located at the center of the home, offering practicality and organization, and ensuring a clutter-free living space. With 9’ and 10’ ceilings throughout and a rear covered porch, the Winchester is the perfect home to live in for years to come, suited to all stages of life. Offered exclusively at Camber Woods.

The Cassidy: Where Elegance Meets Practical Living

4 Beds | 3.5 Baths | 2 Garages | 3,018 – 3,262 Sq.ft.

The Cassidy is a 2-story home with a striking 2-story foyer and dining room, adding a touch of sophistication to residents’ living space. Its generously-sized secondary bedrooms, each featuring their own walk-in closet, offer comfort and privacy for both residents and guests. The upstairs loft can be extended to create a large rec room, providing a versatile space that can be adapted to suit homeowners’ needs. If you’re looking for a floor plan with ample space, this is the perfect choice. Offered exclusively at Camber Woods.

Whether you’re a retiree seeking a comfortable retreat or a multi-generational looking for a spacious and practical home, these first-floor, premier-suite floorplans have something to offer everyone. Explore our housing opportunities at Kennington and Camber Woods to find the perfect place to call home.

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