Naples "Elevation A"
(but with partial stone instead of all siding)
Goodness what changes these last two weeks have brought! Unfortunately, Ryan Homes was not able to acquire the extra foot needed from the developer to fit the Verona plan on it. There was one more possibility left, requiring Ryan to request an exemption from the county to have the house 14 feet from the lot line instead of 15, but the process was lengthy and time was not on our side with baby coming in less than 4 months.
After a lot of frustration, we decided on a new house, the Naples. Now the Naples is no Verona, but it still has everything we were originally looking for, but with none of the extras that lured us to the Verona. Here is what we are giving up.
-1 guest bedroom and bathroom on the main level
-Front porch elevation
-2 1/2 baths
-All bedrooms and full bathrooms are upstairs
-No front porch elevations
Even though we are giving up some square footage and usable spaces (sorry future guests), we are only giving up the extra spaces that we never planned on even having in the first place. With that said, the house is a little less expensive, and this home allows us to get a 15 year loan instead of a 30. That makes a huge difference in what we'll pay in interest! I think this was God's way of saying, I'll give you exactly what you need, plenty of space for you, your children, and visitors, and a mortgage that will be better for your family in the long run.
As of today, we are officially under contract (again) with Ryan Homes to start building our Naples.