Month: January 2017

Important Features & Amenities For Your Small Dream Home

What Features And Amenities To Include When Building Your Small Dream Home

What Features And Amenities To Include When Building Your Small Dream Home

The Runnymeade 1164 – Square foogate: 1583

When it comes to building your dream home, bigger is not always better. For a number of reasons, many families are choosing a small dream home over large estates when building their own homes. From budget reasons to the desire to live minimally and invest money elsewhere, designing a small home is becoming increasingly popular. Here are some features that are essential when looking for small house design ideas.


House Plan 1344 has been named The Ella!


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 house plan 1344, The Ella.

4 beds, 4 baths, approx. 2863 sq ft.



The Miranda – Home Plan 1420

This Cottage exterior is adorned with multiple gables and a center dormer. The front porch is framed in tapered columns and an arched entryway is a charming addition. Cedar shakes and stone lend rustic characteristics to this small home plan. Inside, the foyer offers a coat and storage closet, aiding organization. The large dining room is accented with columns and a tray ceiling. Defining openness, the kitchen island overlooks the great room and they share a cathedral ceiling. A screened porch with fireplace offers versatile outdoor living. The split bedroom design provides privacy to all rooms. The master suite enjoys private patio access, dual walk-in closets, and a well-appointed bath. The generously sized secondary bedrooms share a bath and hallway linen closet.

Check out the front rendering of home plan 1420, The Miranda.

3 beds, 2 baths, 1622 sq ft


House Plan on the Drawing Board 1454 has two floors of living space, a third bonus floor and is a narrow 50′ wide.

Check out the front elevation of house plan 1454.

5 beds, 4.5 baths, 3126 sq ft

Conceptual House Plan 1454

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This Urban Farmhouse house plan features a vertical board-n-batten exterior with metal roof accents and gables highlighted by decorative wood beams. The front porch is welcoming with twin gables that frame the front door.

The opulent kitchen contains an over-sized island with bar seating and an additional serving bar overlooks the vaulted great room. An angled pantry provides plenty of storage and a spectacular bayed-dining room with  decorative ceiling is sure to impress. The first floor master offers every luxury with two walk-in closets, a dual-sink vanity, walk-in shower and soaking bathtub. The bedroom/study w/full bath offers flexible space and a utility room is conveniently located near the stairs for laundry drop-off and pick-up to the upstairs bedrooms.

Check out the first floor plan of house plan 1454.

50’0″ x 70’8″

A second-floor balcony  overlooks the great room and foyer below. One bedroom offers a walk-in closet and private bath while two other bedrooms have walk-in closets and share a bathroom. A bonus room provides storage, a shared play room for children or the option of an additional bedroom.

Check out the second floor plan of house plan 1454.

The third level bonus space is flexible for the homeowners needs. Create a space for media, games, hobbies, or a gym.

Check out the bonus floor plan of house plan 1454.

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