A home just seems more impressive if it comes with a master suite—meaning a large bedroom with a private bath, perhaps a walk-in closet, and other luxuries for you, the proud owner. Lately you may have seen listings boasting a dual master suite. What exactly is a dual master suite, anyway?
Well, you can probably figure it out, but it may seem too good to be true. Yes, a house with a dual master suite has two master suites, so that you can accommodate guests (or other members of your household) in style.“We’re talking more than just a guest room with a bath,” says Builder Magazine’s Aurora Zeledon. “These are large bedrooms with walk-in closets, separate tubs and showers, and other amenities that make guests staying there feel at home.”It’s a setup that’s growing in popularity. According to Builder’s numbers, even though homes with a dual master suite make up a small percentage of total sales, there was a 50% increase in the number of dual master suite house plans sold in 2016. So who is building these homes—and more important, why?