What goes into a custom Knauth Builders home? Here is a sample list of features found on our custom built waterfront home in Beach Haven West.
- Architecturally designed
- On a beautiful waterfront lagoon
- New vinyl bulkhead
- New Wolfe PVC dock with a 2 5-year stain and fade warranty, installed with 316 grade stainless steel screws, which will not rust.
- Provisions for electric and water lines to dock
- 25 foot pilings; 9 feet are above ground
- Two-car garage enclosure underneath with inside stairway
- Insulated garage doors with automatic openers
- GAF roof with lifetime warranty
- Outside finished shower
- Lot graded, stone covered
General Structural Features
- 2” x 6” exterior walls for extra insulation. All framing nailed with galvanized nails.
- 3/4″ Advantech subfloors installed for superior strength and stiffness for a firm and quiet floor. Nails screwed and glued.
- Sealed TYVEK home wrap to keep out air and water, while allowing inside moisture to escape.
- Andersen Windows
- Two eight foot Andersen sliders
- Sealed all window and door openings throughout
- Nine foot ceilings main floor; Eight foot ceilings second floor, with exception of cathedral ceiling in third bedroom and fourth/fifth bedroom/family room.
- Glazed plank size porcelain tile, in natural wood patterns, gives the warmth and timeless look of hardwood in the kitchen and throughout the family areas. This glazed porcelain tile is highly durable, scratch-resistant, highly moisture resistant, and easily maintained. It is ideal in water front homes. You have the richness of wood without worry, no buckling, warping, and easy to maintain. Urethane grout used, which never needs to be sealed.
- Ditra tile underlayment installed to support and distribute heavy loads while preserving the integrity of the tiled surface and prevent problems of expansion and contraction and cracking of the tile.
- Baseboards 5” throughout; All windows, cased door openings, and windowsills custom framed.
- Recessed LED lighting in all rooms; Ceiling fans in all bedrooms
- High grade oak stairways, balusters and railings
- First floor extra large rear Wolfe PVC end to end deck installed with stainless steel screws, which will not rust.
- Kitchen cabinetry is the fashionable Estate Collection by Wellborn Premier Series with Belmont doors in creme mocha, solid wood dovetail drawers, and undermount, soft-close slides, soft-close hinges, and a lifetime limited warranty.
- Level 3 Cashmere Bordeaux granite kitchen cabinet countertops and level 4 Black Galaxy granite breakfast bar countertop.
- Durable, easily maintained porcelain tile kitchen backsplash, installed with urethane grout that never needs to be sealed and does not stain.
- Stainless GE Profile kitchen appliances, including
- Dual-Fuel range with gas stove top and electric oven
- Dishwasher with stainless interior
- Microwave with convection oven
- 23.1 CU.FT. counter-depth French-door refrigerator
- Large and opened to the dining area and kitchen, the living room is designed for relaxing with family and entertaining friends.
- Many windows let in the light and provide view of the lovely lagoon.
- Spacious with plenty of room to entertain large groups
- Eight foot Andersen slider leads to the large back deck.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
- All full baths have a Wellborn Cabinet with drawers, porcelain floors, and a Wellborn medicine cabinet.
- All bedrooms are carpeted and have good closet space.
- Guest bedroom on first floor has a connecting full bath.
- Master bedroom on second floor has a connecting full bath, a walk in porcelain tiled shower with glass door, a double bowl vanity with cultured granite countertop, and two Wellborn designed cabinets with two medicine cabinets above, porcelain tile floor, and sliding door to private deck.
- Two additional bedrooms on second floor, one of which has a cathedral ceiling.
- A large room over-looking the lagoon can be used as a fifth bedroom or as a family room. It has a large closet and a pocket door. It has a cathedral ceiling.
- The third full bathroom is on the second floor and also has a Wellborn Cabinet with drawers and a medicine cabinet.
Laundry Room and Powder Room
- Large Laundry room with Wellborn cabinets and a 22”x 25” natural acrylic drop-in sink next to kitchen.
- The Powder Room has a Wellborn cabinet, a Wellborn mirror over cabinet, and porcelain floor.