Patio Homes may come with small to large sf and with HOA maintenance of the property and/or recreation amenities. The patio homes can vary from 1600 sf on the main floor to 2200 sf and with the lower floor down finished or unfinished. In our patio home we have 2800 sf finished with 2200 sf on the main floor. The HOA maintenance fee is $85/month for all outside maintenance year round. In our development their are large conservation land sections through the development and we have two lakes, one a state Park lake and the other a large private lake. The large state lake (Boyd) has trails, beaches and a marina within 5 minute walk.
Some patio homes are tied to pools and recreation areas others golf courses. Their HOA fee are greater.
In recent time the patio homes have become popular due to low maintenance and large sf and the ability to lock them up and travel to the mountains or other areas with less worry than a full house on its own ground. I hope that helps a little...John... more