River Story

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Custom Homes in Mandarin FL at River Story

As you drive through the beautiful wooded roads of Mandarin you’re likely to find established estate sized homes, which Glenn Layton and many of his team members built more than 20 years ago. Glenn Layton Homes is excited to announce we are returning back to our roots as a home builder in the community of River Story and offering luxury homes in Mandarin FL! As one of Northeast Florida’s most reputable homebuilders, Glenn Layton Homes is best known nationally as the builder of the HGTV Smart Home, built with coastal inspired architecture on its interior and exterior.

But locally, Glenn and his award winning team are also known for building a variety of style homes including plantation homes like you’ll find in River Story. Ideally paired, River Story and Glenn Layton Homes are the perfect combination. This riverfront community is quietly tucked away in Mandarin, filled with large cascading shady oaks dripping with moss as beautiful as an oil painting.  Each Glenn Layton Home is impressively designed and built for owners to enjoy the outdoor elements while fully enveloping the beautiful custom features indoors as well.  Through our use of large expansive windows, sliding doors and porches, owners will be able to enjoy the calming and serene view of the St. Johns River.

Large acre estate sized lots will allow you to enjoy peaceful southern sunsets in one of Northeast Florida’s most historic communities. Allow the peaceful story to unfold while living in your plantation-style Glenn Layton Home in the riverfront community of River Story.

Contact Glenn Layton today to inquire about available homes in Mandarin FL at River Story.

The Castaway II 3440 SqFt
The Plantation 4021 SqFt

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At Glenn Layton Homes quality means teaming with trade partners who take pride in their work and install top-grade materials, which will endure the test of time. We use superior products, new systems, quality control procedures and third-party inspections to protect your most important asset for years to come. We also invite you to a series of on-site visits to ensure your home is being built according to your approved plans and construction specifications. Glenn Layton Homes is “Building Your Coastal Lifestyle.”

PRELIMINARY DETAILS

  • River Story specific plans and coastal elevations
  • Twenty hours with a Senior Design Consultant
  • Create your unique style with plenty of included choices and upgrade options
  • All applicable ARB approvals, building permits and related fees are handled by Glenn Layton Homes

YOUR HOME SITE

  • Termite soil treatment and BoraCare wood treatment
  • Professionally designed landscape package with one hour on-site design consultation
  • Automatic low-volume irrigation system
  • All underground utilities, meters, water and sewer hook-up included

YOUR EXTERIOR DETAIL

  • The homes of River Story feature historically inspired architectural elements such as decorative balconies, structural brackets, sidelights, transom windows, authentic shutters and lap and shake siding (per plan)
  • High definition 40-year architectural shingles with 24 gauge prefinished standing seam metal roofing
  • Closed exterior soffit system with fiber cement Fascia, Soffit and Frieze board
  • 2’ x 6’ exterior walls on 1st 2nd floors
  • Decorative custom wood entry door and decorative handleset with lifetime finish
  • Access your exterior living space through full view insulated Fiberglass doors or sliding front door
  • All exterior doors include a single-key deadbolt & multi-point door locks
  • Off-grade wood front porches
  • Decorative porch floor finishes (choice of stained concrete or pavers), handrails and exterior columns
  • Your finished garage will be drywalled and painted, 5 ½” baseboards, 3 ½” door casings, decorative overhead steel door, access door and windows for natural lighting
  • 2-bay garages are standard on all home sites, with two 9’ x 8’ doors, two openers and two remotes
  • 2-bay garages with 2nd floor storage, bonus or carriage houses are optional, with two 8’ x 7’ doors and two openers and two remotes
  • Four exterior hose bibs
  • Paver driveways and walks
  • Community designed mailboxes and lot specific picket style fencing at front yards

YOUR INTERIOR DETAIL

  • High volume ceilings with smooth finish
  • Cased openings for room transitions (per plan)
  • Large profile 7 ½” baseboards with 3 ½” door casings and detailed window trim
  • Smooth wall finish throughout with two coats of washable flat latex low VOC interior paint
  • Painted wood window casing and sills with apron
  • Shaker paneled smooth interior solid core doors with decorative hardware
  • Stain Resistant carpeting with upgraded pad 8#
  • Pre-finished wood in foyer, gathering room, kitchen, eating and transition halls (per plan)
  • Stained handrail at stairs with stained oak treads, painted risers, skirt boards and wall caps (per plan)
  • ClosetMaid shelving in Owner’s closet, kitchen pantry, bedroom and hall closets
  • Decorative bath accessories to match plumbing fixture finish

YOUR ENERGY SAVING FEATURES

  • High-efficiency (15 SEER) air-to-air heat pump system with programmable digital thermostat
  • Marvin Low-EII insulated double-pane windows with upgraded structural performance
  • SucaraSeal Polyurethane open cell spray foam insulation installed at the roofline of the attic space.
  • Foam and seal all air penetrations on exterior walls
  • Full gas package with energy efficient gas tankless water heaters (per plan)

YOUR KITCHEN AND BATHS

  • Designer Series appliance package with a Refrigerator, duel fuel Range, heavy duty quiet Dishwasher, full size built in Microwave, deluxe Hood vent and ½ HP large capacity garbage dispose
  • Icemaker connection
  • Decora painted or stained wood cabinets in the kitchen
  • Granite kitchen countertops with under mount sink, Moen chrome faucet and sprayer
  • Choice of Decora cabinets in all full baths
  • Full 42” high vanity mirrors in all full baths with painted wood trim
  • Granite vanities with under mount sinks and Moen faucets in all full baths
  • Raised vanity in all bathrooms
  • Acrylic soaking tub in owner’s bath (per plan)
  • Separate ceramic tile walk-in shower in the owner’s bath (per plan)
  • Americast tubs with ceramic tile walls in full baths
  • Owner’s Shower frameless enclosure (per plan). Chrome framed shower enclosures with clear glass in all other bathrooms (per plan)
  • Up to 18” x 18” ceramic tile flooring in all baths and laundry
  • Elongated comfort height toilets and exhaust fans in all baths

YOUR ELECTRICAL FEATURES

  • 300 amp electrical service
  • Pre-wire for future landscape lighting
  • Four exterior waterproof electrical outlets
  • Decorative lighting package (per plan)
  • Ceiling fan pre-wiring and bracing in all bedrooms, gathering room, study and covered patio (per plan)
    Recessed lighting per plan

YOUR CONNECTED HOME FEATURES

  • Automation. A centralized home technology system that connects lights, HVAC, security and entertainment.
  • Security. Wireless security system and touchscreen panel controls the home’s sensors and detectors with remote monitoring through mobile devices.
  • Wireless Access. A WiFi router and home network connects all wireless devices.
  • Entertainment. Post closing home entertainment setup and configuration.
  • Structured Wiring. A wired system with one central distribution center and up to 8 multi-media outlets.

YOUR WARRANTIES

  • $1,000,000 one year termite bond included from Turner Pest Control provides Bora-care combined with a final perimeter treatment with Altriset and Halo Monitors for subterranean termite treatment
  • 10 Year Express Limited Warranty
  • Builder’s One Year Service Plan

CLOSING COSTS PAID PROGRAM

  • Finance your new home with our Preferred Lender and a portion of your closing costs will be paid for you

** Not to exceed 1/2% of total purchase price of house only, does not include PMI, pre-paids, points or origination fees. See Sales Consultant for details.


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