Dinner Party Culture Changes House Designs in Ipswich

Award-winning house builder, Crest Nicholson, has designed the internal layouts of its new homes at Vista with open-plan living in mind, providing more flexible accommodation and catering to the wider trend in home entertaining.

While designated reception rooms once epitomised the art of refinement and separate kitchens and dining rooms were integral to maintaining decorum in the household, such traditional architectural styles have been transformed in the last decade to reflect the demand for more adaptable living spaces. Furthermore, since the economic downturn affected the regularity with which we socialise outside the home, more house hunters look for open-plan properties that can adapt to their varying needs on a daily basis.

As such, many of the new three and four-bedroom houses at Vista boast either an open plan kitchen / dining room or kitchen / living / dining room, enabling home owners to make the most of entertaining at home, showcasing their culinary skills whilst simultaneously remaining attentive to their guests.  

Annette Cole, Sales & Marketing Director, Crest Nicholson Eastern, commented: “The way people use their homes has really changed and now many more people enjoy a busy social life at home, hosting dinner parties on varying scales. When they’re entertaining guests, the host doesn’t necessarily want to be isolated in the kitchen - they’d rather have a more social space in which to show off their culinary skills, cooking up a feast while their guests relax and enjoy their evening. As such, an open plan kitchen / dining room is the perfect solution.”

Boasting a superb architectural attention to detail, an exceptional specification and attractive interiors, the new homes at Vista effortlessly cater to the practicalities of day to day life without compromising on a sense of style or jeopardising aspirational lifestyles.

Located in close proximity to beautiful rural parts of Suffolk areas, yet with all the advantages of the established infrastructure and amenities that Ipswich has to offer, Vista offers the ideal residential location. For commuters, Ipswich Station is within a short distance of the development, with train journeys into London Liverpool Street taking just over an hour. Road links are also excellent, with A12 and A14 both within easy reach too.

Four bedroom houses at Vista are available from £220,000 or £176,000 with Help to Buy. For further information, please contact the sales and marketing team on 0870 757 8182.

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