Florida’s outdoor lifestyle is a major reason many people move to the Sunshine State each year.
Its gorgeous beaches, world-class attractions and temperate climate are other factors, but the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors year-round is simply irresistible for most home buyers, particularly
those from colder climates.
No matter why you’re headed here, being able to walk out your back door and fire up a grill in January while wearing short sleeves, probably sounds pretty good.
Part of the process of building a new custom Florida home is deciding how to configure that outdoor living space. When you build with us at ICI Homes, a lanai — a covered, hard-paved outdoor living area — is included in each floor plan.
And, here’s where a lot of us will have to get creative. Some of us can install a backyard-sized koi pond without having to consult a budget. Most of us can’t or shouldn’t. Here’s how to get the versatile outdoor living space you want for your lanai without blowing your home-building budget.
Every potential ICI Homes customer can take advantage of our complementary customization consultation. It’s offered at a critical junction in the home-buying process — at the beginning, when you’re deciding how much