Close your eyes and picture your dream home. Go ahead, we’ll wait. What came to mind? An updated kitchen? A pool? A killer outdoor entertaining area? Just like all homebuyers (and future homebuyers), you likely pictured a home full of wish list items.


Well, the researchers at Frontdoor have combed through all the Zillow home listing views to put together a list of the home features that Americans are most interested in while searching (the internet) for a home. Does your wish list line up with the masses?


Most Desirable Kitchen Features

  1. Granite Countertops
  2. Double Ovens
  3. Butcher Block
  4. Quartz Countertops
  5. Recessed Lighting
  6. Integrated Dishwasher
  7. Walk-in Pantry
  8. Pendant Lighting
  9. Wine Refrigerator
  10. Wine Cellar


Most Desirable Bathroom Features

  1. Sunken Tub
  2. Power Shower
  3. Walk-in Closet
  4. Walk-in Shower
  5. Steam Shower
  6. Double Sink Vanity
  7. Subway Tile
  8. Deep Soaking Tub
  9. Vanity Lighting
  10. Custom Tiling


Most Desirable Living Room Features

  1. Hardwood Flooring
  2. Open Floor Plan
  3. Bay Window
  4. Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
  5. Wet Bar
  6. Fireplace
  7. High Ceilings
  8. Built-In Shelves
  9. Wainscoting
  10. Modern Lighting


Most Desirable Outdoor Features

  1. Conservatory/Sunroom
  2. Shed
  3. Swimming Pool
  4. Outdoor Kitchen
  5. Sandstone Patio
  6. Water Features
  7. Patio
  8. Hot Tub
  9. Fire Pit
  10. Garage


Most Desirable Eco-Friendly Features

  1. Reclaimed Wood
  2. Tankless Water Heater
  3. Heat Pumps
  4. Solar Panels
  5. Smart Lighting
  6. Smart Thermostat
  7. EV Car Charger


Most Desirable Home Features Overall

  1. Hardwood Flooring
  2. Open Floor Plan
  3. En-Suite Bathroom
  4. Conservatory / Sunroom
  5. Shed
  6. Bay Window
  7. Metal Roof
  8. Reclaimed Wood
  9. Swimming Pool
  10. Outdoor Kitchen


We’d love to hear what home features top your list. Share it in the comments below. And if you are ready to take your home search from the internet to the real world, reach out! We would love to help you find your dream Charlotte home.


You can also read the full Frontdoor report here.



Cover Image: Lark Interiors