5 Benefits of Lock and Leave Garden Homes

Lakes of Bella Terra’s Lock and Leave Garden Homes in Bella Cortile are designed for the busy family that wants uncomplicated floor-plans, energy-efficiency and low-maintenance lawn care. The single-story plans by Sitterle Homes makes it easy to keep clean and maintain, which allows for more time with friends and family.

Ease of Upkeep

All Sitterle Homes garden homes are designed with the highest quality materials and innovative features to ensure a modern home that will also stand the test of time. The single story elevations offer spacious homes with open floorplans that make it both a manageable, comfortable size and easier to clean.

Lowering Your Energy Footprint

A more comfortably sized home also has the added benefit of helping to lower your utility bills. With the latest in energy efficient building materials and appliances throughout the home you’re sure to reduce your energy needs and lower your costs for added savings.

Beautiful Outdoor Spaces

Garden home communities typically offer lawn and landscape maintenance throughout the neighborhood covered by the HOA, which means you get curb appeal without the effort! Plus, with your weekends free from mowing the lawn and trimming the hedges you can head out the door to check out local events or just put your feet up and relax!

Private Community

Many of these highly desirable garden home communities have a gated entry and offer a secure entrance as well, ensuring that when you lock and leave your home you can rest assured that your home is safe and secure.

Lock and Leave and Go Have Fun!

All these benefits of low-maintenance garden home living add up to one thing, more freedom! You’re free to simply lock and leave your home for as long as you want and leave your worries behind while you focus on what matters most, living life to the fullest.

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