PLAN OF THE WEEK: European Influences

Our featured plans this week have European influences inside and out!

 The Baskerville Plan#1312

The Baskerville - House Plan 1312: European Influences
3 beds, 2 baths, 2004 square feet

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Side load garage ideal for corner lots.
  • Large utility room and linen closet.
  • Vaulted ceilings in each bedroom.
Rustic cottage

Mixed materials and arches create rich texture in this updated cottage with European influences. This house design features a large, single dining area that is open directly into the great room and kitchen, Bonus Room Floor Plan of The Baskerville - House Design 1312where a square island and nearby pantry optimize workspace. A side entry garage includes a side door for outside access and an enlarged utility/mud room features adjacent space for pet food and water bowls. Multiple porches are accessed from the dining room, great room, and master suite. Looking for something a little smaller? Check out the Ashton Ridge #1194!

First Floor Plan of The Baskerville - House Floor Plan 1312

The Verdelais Plan #1186

Front Exterior of The Verdelais - Home Plan 1186: European Influences
3 beds, 2.5 baths, 2979 square feet.
Built by Peak Contractors, Inc. in North Carolina

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Each bedroom has a bayed sitting area.
  • Chef-friendly island kitchen with pantry.
  • Unique circular study with curved windows and art niches.
Exceptional Details

European influences are ever present in this luxurious home plan. Arches and several stunning windows create beautiful curb appeal. The vaulted foyer gracefully leads into a formal dining room generous great room. Adjacent to the great room is the chef-friendly kitchen with a large breakfast room nearby. A sprawling screen porch with wet bar accesses the patio, which provides an enormous space to entertain.Bonus Room Floor Plan of The Verdelais - Home Floor Plan 1186

The master suite enjoys a bayed sitting area with shelves, a tray ceiling, an elegant bath and dual walk-in closets. Opposite the master suite, two spacious bedrooms each have walk-in closets and share a Jack-and-Jill bath. More photos are on our Flickr Page here!

First Floor Plan of The Verdelais - Home Design 1186

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NEW Craftsman Ranch Design #1317

Craftsman ranch design The Mayfair #1317 is NOW AVAILABLE!

The Mayfair - Craftsman Ranch House Plan 1317
4 beds, 3 baths, 2331 sq. ft.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Bedroom/Study with window seat and coffered ceiling.
  • Utility and mud rooms designed to keep things organized.
  • One dining space with great views.
Functional and Family-Friendly
Bonus Room Floor Plan of The Mayfair - House Design 1317
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Gables and mixed materials give inviting character to this Craftsman ranch home plan featuring an efficient, open layout. A U-shaped kitchen keeps appliances close at hand, while providing plenty of work space with a view to the rear through the windowed dining room. The study/bedroom provides flexible space with a charming window seat and coffered ceiling, and each additional bedroom has its own walk-in closet. Functional space includes a pantry, utility room with laundry sink, and mud room with coat closet and built-in shelves. The large master suite includes access to the screened porch, linen storage, two walk-in closets, and huge bathroom with extra counter space.

First Floor Plan of The Mayfair - Home Plan 1317

See more information on the Mayfair Plan #1317 on our website HERE

Similar plans:

The Satchwell - Best Selling House Plan #967The Satchwell Plan #967 is a smaller home with a similar exterior and layout. See it here.

The Trinity Home Design #1304The Trinity Plan #1304 has a similar Craftsman exterior and floor plan. See it here.

Brunswick County Parade of Homes

The Brunswick County Parade of Homes starts this weekend in Coastal North Carolina!

Event runs October 17-19 and 24-26 and is FREE to the public.

Brunswick County Home Builders Association Parade of Homes 2014

With a forecast for sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-70’s, it’s the perfect time to plan a weekend trip to Eastern North Carolina for this year’s Parade of Homes!

We invite you to visit these outstanding model homes filled with the latest in design trends, materials, products and technology located in neighborhoods and developments that showcase southeast coastal living at its best. Amenities include gourmet kitchens, unique ceilings, exquisite trim, custom cabinetry, theater-quality entertainment systems, custom closet systems, picturesque landscaping and awe-inspiring views.

Joseph Firetti – President
Brunswick County HBA

Kent Homes, Inc. is presenting two homes based on popular Don Gardner designs this year – you will not want to miss them!

#8: The Amelia Bay

The Amelia Bay by Kent Homes, based on Don Gardner Plan #1124
Based on Design #1124: The Padgett by Don Gardner
  • 2 bed, 3 bath with study and flex room
  • 2 car garage with 8′ peg board
  • Built-in USB outlet in kitchen
  • Telescoping door to four seasons loggia
  • Kitchen with granite countertops and large entertaining island
  • Private master suite with 2 walk-in closets
  • Master bath, his-and-hers vanities, walk-in shower
  • Great room with vaulted ceiling, dormer, custom built-ins, and gas fireplace

#20:  The Jupiter Bay

The Jupiter Bay by Kent Homes, Based on Design #1302 by Donald A. Gardner
Based on Design #1302: The Bluestone by Don Gardner
  • 3 bed, 3.5 bath with bonus room and message center
  • Angled 2 car garage with storage
  • Study with French doors, coffered ceiling
  • Telescoping door to screened-in loggia
  • Kitchen with granite countertops and large entertaining island
  • Private master suite with 2 walk-in closets
  • Master bath, his-and-hers vanities, walk-in shower
  • Great room with tray ceiling, custom built-ins and gas fireplace

Plan your visit:

October 17-19 and 24-26
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Find these homes on Kent Homes, Inc.’s Blog, or by following Brunswick County Parade of Homes on Facebook.

PLAN OF THE WEEK: Special Details

Our featured designs Over & Under 2500 sq. ft. this week are each full of special details that add elegance and functionality.

The Flagler Plan #1307

Front Rendering of The Flagler - House Plan 1307. Full of special details!
4 beds, 3 baths, 3140 sq. ft.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Great room and family room, each with fireplace.
  • Ultimate Utility / Family Studio.
  • Luxury master suite with sitting room.
Formal yet relaxed
Bonus Room Floor Plan of The Flagler - House Design 1307
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Family and formal living areas combine for a comfortable plan that is great for entertaining. The elegant formal dining room is set off by dual columns leading to the windowed great room. The spacious kitchen ties the formal space to the breakfast nook and cozy family room at the rear of the home. A walk-in pantry, oversized family studio, and bonus room add function, while a luxurious master suite with uniquely angled sitting area create a perfect place to relax.

First Floor Plan of The Flagler - House Floor Plan 1307

The Park Ridge Plan #1235

Front Rendering of The Park Ridge - Home Plan 1235. Special Features
2 beds, 2 baths, 1543 sq. ft.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • A fireplace in each bedroom and on the porch/patio.
  • Pantry and e-space.
  • Large bonus room that can be an extra bedroom.
Narrow Craftsman Bungalow
First Floor Plan of The Park Ridge - Home Design 1235
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This compact two bedroom bungalow enjoys special features like a welcoming front porch with dramatic cedar and stone columns and plenty of space for rocking chairs. The garage is tucked away at the rear of the home, suitable for alley access neighborhoods. Inside, the foyer is open to the dining room and leads into the great room with vaulted ceiling, fireplace, and built-ins. The open kitchen offers a large island and a convenient pantry. No luxury is overlooked in the secluded master suite, which includes a fireplace, decorative tray ceiling, walk-in closet, and patio access through French doors. Outdoor living is at its most elegant with a large cathedral screened porch, see-thru fireplace and two patios. Upstairs, the bonus room is flooded with natural light through three skylights, and provides a flexible space for office, guest suite, hobby room or media room.

Bonus Room Floor Plan of The Park Ridge - Home Floor Plan 1235

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Designer Dream Homes, Fall 2014

Look who’s on the cover of the Fall issue of Designer Dream Homes!

Designer Dream Homes Cover, Fall 2014, Featuring the Sagecrest Plan by Donald A. Gardner Architects
Cover Photo: The Sagecrest Plan #1226 by Donald A. Gardner Architects, Inc.

156 Captivating Home Plans

Featured Articles:
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Pick up your copy today at major retailers like Barnes and Noble, Books-A-MillionLowe’s and Wal-Mart !

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