The one-story, loft residences at Old Beach Village offer
enormous expanses of glass, dramatic shapes and true urban architecture
in a beachfront community. The 104 planned homes in two separate
buildings are accessed through a gated, landscaped courtyard.
- The loft building is constructed of block and steel with
brick and cementatious board siding and trim, metal roofs and
- There are centrally located, private mail
boxes in the lobby of each building
- Private entries and balconies
or front stoops are a feature of each suite.
- Elevator access
to all floors with coded locks on elevator lobbies at the
community room area.
- A community media room, kitchen and meeting
area are available for all residents.
- There are private storage
areas reserved for each home.
- There is designated, gated parking
with remote entry gate openers.
These unique residences
have been designed to allow for bold creativity and an
uncommon sense of imagination. Choose from an endless assortment
of standard and optional features and express
yourself in a whole new way!
Walls, Ceilings and Floors
Doors and Windows
- Living, dining, kitchen areas and one bedroom are completely
open, allowing for uniquely divided living spaces or
customize with your choice in wall options.
- Second and third bedrooms
are typically fully enclosed for more traditional living.
ceilings of 11’ 4” on the first floor and
10’ 6” on the upper floors create an oversized
canvas on which to create your world.
- Completely exposed
ceilings, including spiral ducts, electrical conduits
and sprinkler piping, are painted white.
- Walls are smooth
finish drywall up to 8’ and painted
a soft taupe as standard or exercise your option to use
bold colors throughout.
- Exposed concrete
block from drywall to ceiling is painted white to blend
with the ceiling and is joined by a 1” x 4” picture
rail trim at the drywall.
- All trim has been
purposefully designed in a minimalistic style with 1” x 4” white,
semi-gloss trim at the base and casing all doors and windows.
- Floors are
finished concrete, stained standard in a neutral ‘Cola’or
you can choose from a variety of optional flooring including
hardwood, ceramic or carpeting.
- Windows are enormous expanses of glass
and feature a combination of 6’ tall white anodized
aluminum clad wood windows and full room height custom glass
(in select models) to provide an abundance of natural light.
- Entry doors
are 8’ tall steel reinforced, masonite
with a peep hole and feature
- Kwikset entry
levers with deadbolt security locks
- Balcony doors
are 8’ tall with a full glass
panel to enhance the natural light.
doors are 6’ 8” tall, flush masonite with
Kwikset brushed chrome levers.
feature ribbed Polygal transoms
over the doors for more natural light.
- Merrillat wood cabinetry
in maple with your choice of Toffee or Paprika finish available
as standard, or you may elect to choose from a host
of optional cabinet styles that will suit your individual style.
wide array of cabinet knobs and pulls are provided
for your standard selection or you may choose from
a selection of optional knobs to complete your design.
- Wilsonart laminate
countertops are offered in hundreds of colors or choose from
upgraded Corian, Granite, Stainless Steel
or Concrete for your kitchen design.
- Integrated breakfast
bars provide an urban, designer look and feel to the loft plans.
steel, double bowl sinks with garbage disposals are standard
- Corian and cast iron drop-in or undermount are also offered
- Kohler single-lever faucet with pull
out sprayer is standard.
- Appliances include a GE dishwasher,
range, and microwave in your choice of black, white or bisque
with options available in style and type as well as stainless
- Kitchens and living areas are equipped with fixture outlets
in order to customize overhead lighting, and a variety of
optional lighting packages are offered.
- An optional selection
of refrigerators or stacked washers and dryers are available
for your convenience.
- Each bath features an American Standard pedestal
sink with designer
- Kohler faucet with lever handles in a chrome finish.
tile flooring in all baths and ceramic tile tub surrounds are
standard in 4”x4” tile sizes or choose from a wide
selection of optional tile various sizes and colors.
- A 42” high,
tile wainscoting is optional on the sink ‘wet
- Elongated commodes are standard.
- Tub/shower combinations with
are standard in each bath.
- A 24” x 36” brushed
aluminum framed mirror, chrome toilet paper holder and towel
bar as well as a flush mounted, acrylic light fixture are standard.
lofts are pre-wired in designated locations for internet
access, cable television, telephone and fax.
- The walk-in closets
typically have the same ceiling height as the rooms and dust
resistant wire shelving is featured in all closets.
- High efficiency,
single-zone Janitrol heat pumps
are hidden from view on the roof of each building.
- Fire and
smoke detection systems as well as sprinklers are in each residence.
separation walls are 8” thick concrete block and
the floors and ceilings are 8” hollow core concrete
planks with a 2” concrete
topping; each having a STC rating of approximately 53.
building system was designed by a structural engineer with
windows and doors that have a DP-50 rating and are constructed
of insulated, laminate, impact resistant glass designed to
withstand 120 mph wind gusts.