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Desirable feature spotlight: Handy home offices

19th Dec, 2022

In recent years, working from home, or hybrid-working has certainly became the new ‘norm’ for many. Whilst a kitchen table or a desk in a room can serve a purpose, having a designated room to work from is definitely an added bonus!

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The benefits of a home office

Working from home within a designated office space offers a number of benefits to employees - and, of course, those who are self-employed.

One such benefit to an office at home means the commute to the workplace becomes unnecessary, which saves on fuel costs, car maintenance, and creates a reduction in your carbon footprint. The commuting time saved can mean an earlier start and/or later finish time and therefore translate to increased productivity in general.

A designated office space within the home also helps to minimise any distractions from within the household, meaning higher levels of concentration to the tasks in hand.

Those with a home office are also more likely to take breaks, rather than eating at a desk in the workplace. A lunch break when working from home can involve a short walk around the surrounding area and time spent with the family, therefore helping to promote a better work/life balance.

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What our customers say

Cliff and his partner Jenny decided it was time to purchase a brand new home together and begin the peaceful life they had yearned for - and settled on our beautiful coastal development, Ury Estate. Now settled into their new 3 bedroom detached ‘Craig’, they’ve told us that one of their favourite features is the practicality of a home office area:

“Having a spare third bedroom was quite important to us at the time, as my partner Jenny had started working from home and still is - this made the perfect spot for a home office, where the cats have loved observing her hard at work.”

- Cliff Squire, Kirkwood Customer

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Our housetypes

At Kirkwood, our high quality homes have been thoughtfully designed and built with modern day living firmly in mind. To meet and exceed the demands of modern living, we’ve incorporated home offices into a number of our homes - some in an open-plan layout and others as their own separate room - with the option to utilise a bedroom as a private office space too.

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