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Homestead Modern

One-bedroom, one-bathroom home with open kitchen, dining and living room in 770 square feet

*See below for inclusions and exclusions

What’s Included in HM770

HM770 consists of one bedroom, one bathroom, laundry room and open kitchen, dining room and living room. It offers 770 square feet of conditioned living space. Exterior dimensions are approximately 35’x22'. 

HM770 base model presumes slab-on-grade construction and includes:  


  • Interior Floors: Polished and scored concrete throughout 
  • Framing: Traditional wood framing
  • Roof: Torch down flat roof with 4’ overhangs on both of the short sides and 4’ overhangs on the long sides
  • Exterior siding:  Combination of corrugated steel and fiber cement panels
  • Under eaves:  Fiber cement panels

Kitchen - All Appliances are from the Bosch 800 series in stainless steel

  • 36" counter-depth French-door bottom freezer  
  • 24" bar-handle dishwasher 
  • 35" gas slide-in range
  • 28”x18”x9” under-mount stainless steel, single-bowl sink
  • Delta chrome kitchen faucet with retractable hose sprayer
  • Ikea cabinetry with high-gloss foil finish
  • Quartz counter tops with 6” backsplash

Bedroom - Ikea cabinet with high-gloss foil finish, including: 

  • 8 linear feet of hanging
  • Various drawers, cupboards 


  • Noritz (or comparable) tank-less on-demand natural gas or propane water heater 


  • Rigid foam on all outside exterior walls and on roof
  • Fiberglass batt on inside of exterior walls and ceilings 

Interior Walls

  • Orange peal finished 5/8th-inch drywall with primer and finished paint 


  • Leviton Decora tamper-resistant plugs 
  • Leviton Decora quiet switches 
  • Halo 4-inch LED ceiling and eave can lights
  • Panasonic WhisperGreen (or comparable) bath exhaust fan
  • Bathroom vanity light
  • Fluorescent light fixture in laundry room
  • 200-amp main electric panel with meter mounted flush on exterior wall adjacent to mechanical room (panel large enough to accommodate future solar system requirements)  

Doors (excluding sliding glass doors detailed under Glass below)

  • 2 solid-core interior doors with Schlage Latitude door levers
  • 1 solid-core mechanical room door with vent

Glass Milgard aluminum windows and sliding glass doors

  • 1 16’ wide, four-panel sliding glass door (6’ 8” tall) in living room
  • 1 6’ wide sliding glass door (6’ 8” tall) in bedroom
  • 9 fixed and operable windows
  • 24 linear feet of clerestory windows

Living Room

  • Ikea cabinet with high-gloss foil finish for audio/visual equipment, books, etc. 


  • Ikea wall-mounted, two-drawer sink cabinet with two metal legs
  • Ikea single-bowl, white ceramic sink top
  • Delta sink faucet 
  • Delta shower faucet 
  • Kohler towel bars and toilet paper holder
  • Hand-set white subway tiles on three sides of shower enclosure with toiletries niche
  • Toto toilet
  • Large mirror over bathroom sink 


  • Plumbed and wired for stacked full-size washer and dryer (dryer can be propane/natural gas or electric) 
  • Space for shelving 

Heating and Air Conditioning

  • Two-zone Fujitsu (or comparable) ceiling-mounted mini-split cassette system


  • Fire sprinklers, etc. per code (does not include other related equipment required if house is to be serviced by a well)
  • Combined smoke and carbon monoxide alarm per code 


  • Concrete stoops outside exterior doors
  • Empty 2” conduit from A/V cabinet to outside to accommodate future wiring requirements
  • Empty 2” conduit from roof to main electric panel to accommodate future solar system wiring requirements
  • Architecture fee (except for site-specific work)
  • Engineering fee
  • Title 24 (California energy requirement) consultant fee
  • Homestead Modern fee 

What’s Excluded in HM770

The following items are among those items not included in pricing for the Homestead Modern base model homes.  That’s because the cost of these items will vary from property to property and from buyer to buyer.

  1. Boundary surveying
  2. Topography map surveying (if necessary)
  3. Soils report by geotechnical firm (if required)
  4. Architectural fees for siting the structure(s) on your lot
  5. Permits
  6. School fees
  7. Grading/site prep
  8. Utility extensions
  9. Septic system or connection to sewer system
  10. Landscaping / hardscaping

Homestead Modern will provide landowners with a free rough-order-of-magnitude estimate for these items.  Landowners simply need to provide HM with the APN (assessor parcel number) or address of their property.

A tighter cost estimate can be provided.  We charge $85 per hour to generate these estimates.  

Options and Upgrades

Homestead Modern offers a range of optional upgrades.


  • Siding:  Wood or stucco
  • Fascia: Raw steel


  • Outdoor showers
  • Upgraded shower sprayer set
  • Spandrel glass in shower enclosure with toiletries niche
  • Glass shower door
  • 2’x5’ mirror on back of bathroom door
  • Electrical outlet behind vanity


  • Full-size stacked washer/dryer
  • Ikea shelving 


  • Pre-wired for ceiling fans
  • Ceiling fans

Interior Walls

  • Architectural smooth finished 5/8th-inch drywall with primer and finished paint


  • Garages
  • Custom patios and decks
  • Solar systems
  • Window treatments
  • Pools
  • Cowboy tubs
  • Hot tubs
  • Landscaping 
  • Built-in barbecues
  • Fences
  • Rain water catchment systems
  • Off-grade construction
  • Trash and recycling enclosures
  • Propane tank enclosures
  • Upgraded thermostats
  • Evaporative coolers
  • Water filtration systems
  • Generators
  • Solar hot water systems
  • Radiant floor heating





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