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Seabrook unveils new, larger floor plans

Popular open floor plans selling fast

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February 25th, 2014
Seabrook's new merged apartment homes
Seabrook's new merged apartment homes

Erickson Living community in Tinton Falls, N.J., is no stranger to customer feedback. Having just celebrated its 15th anniversary, Seabrook not only revamped one of its neighborhoods, it completely redesigned several apartment homes to meet the demands of its customers. 

“With the incredible upswing in the real estate market, people are selling their houses, but they don’t necessarily want to downsize as much as in the past,” says Sales Director Julie Clary. “We’ve taken their feedback to heart and merged several apartment homes in our Beacon Landing neighborhood to create larger, custom floor plans.”

She expects to offer a total of 15 apartment homes by the end of this year, with a few already sold to priority list members. 

Modern upgrades

The first of the new apartment homes will be available by the end of this month, each unique with upgrades available for finishes and fixtures. 

Merged apartment homes combine a former one- or two-bedroom home with another one- or two-bedroom home, creating one large, light-filled home with an open floor plan and intimate nooks. Square footage ranges from 1,430 to 1,600.

“The design of our new floor plans creates a more open space, with a breakfast bar or half-wall separating the kitchen from the living and dining area instead of a full wall. Large windows let in lots of light to this great area, creating a bright, open space,” says Sales Counselor Susan Coulson. “This is what people want.”

It’s what Joyce and Richard Barrett wanted. They chose a two-bedroom floor plan from a former two-bedroom home and studio. “We’re really quite pleased with the layout and the way it was done,” says Richard. 

Modern upgrades include stainless steel appliances, granite or quartz countertops, window treatments, and recessed lighting in some apartment homes. Additionally, the merged apartment homes offer additional storage and larger bathrooms. 

Some have balconies or patios, offering a quiet outdoor space to garden, read, or enjoy lunch in warmer weather.

Limited availability

Clary says the new merged apartments are selling quickly. “We’re excited to offer these new floor plans, but they won’t last long,” she says. A few have already sold.

“Many people on our priority list have been waiting for certain, older apartment styles to become available, and when they became aware of these they made the switch, choosing to move now rather than wait,” Coulson says. “This is a great opportunity to move to Seabrook sooner than you expected.”