Xeriscaping and New Houseplans

By: Danielle Hegedus and The Plan Man

New Houseplans and the Benefits of Xeriscaping

Rear exterior of houseplans #1190 - The Andalusia
Rear exterior of Home Plan #1190 – The Andalusia

As many homeowners seek to reduce their environmental impact when purchasing new houseplans through energy efficient appliances, solar panels, and utilizing eco-friendly building materials like bamboo, sustainable landscaping is also gaining popularity. Xeriscaping is a type of landscaping and gardening that reduces or eliminates the need for supplemental water from irrigation. Pronounced “zeer-i-scape,” it’s a combination of two Greek words: “xeros” (dry) and “scape” (view). At Modernize , they love the benefits of xeriscaping and how you can incorporate elements of this ecologically sustainable landscaping into the outdoor space of houseplans.

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HOME PLAN 1427 – NOW AVAILABLE!

NOW AVAILABLE!

The Oliver – Home Plan 1427

A rustic-style exterior meets a modest and open floor plan in this thoughtful, Craftsman design. The kitchen cooktop-island overlooks the great room and the spaces share a cathedral ceiling. A luxury screened porch enjoys a fireplace for year-round enjoyment and is topped with a cathedral ceiling and skylights. A mud room, oversized utility room, and walk-in pantry provide added functionality.

Check out the front rendering of home plan 1427, The Oliver.
3 beds, 2 baths, 2000 sq ft.

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HOME PLAN 1449 – NOW IN PROGRESS

Home Plan 1449 has been named The Leland!

NOW IN PROGRESS!

This house plan has been selected for completion and will be available for purchase soon. See how the original sketches compare to the design in progress, and leave your comments at the bottom of the page!

Check out the front rendering of home plan 1449, The Leland.
5 beds, 4.5 baths, approx. 2932 sq ft

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HOME PLAN 1425 – NOW AVAILABLE!

NOW AVAILABLE!

The Galway – Home Plan 1425

An arched entry complements this quintessential country porch, framed in columns, while a metal roof adds character. The floorplan matches the simplicity of the exterior providing an easy flow throughout. Modern amenities include an oversized pantry and utility room with sink and wrap-around counters. This design features a large master suite and study and three additional bedrooms upstairs.

Check out the front rendering of home plan 1425, The Galway.
4 beds, 3.5 baths, 2546 sq ft.

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