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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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HOUSE PLAN 1446 – NOW IN PROGRESS

House Plan 1446 has been named The Wallace!

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 house plan 1446, The Wallace.
5 beds, 4 baths, 2906 sq ft.

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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.

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HOME PLAN 1415 – NOW AVAILABLE!

NOW AVAILABLE!

The Lucy – Home Plan 1415

A simplified roofline creates interest with thoughtfully placed gable accents. Tapered columns highlight the front porch and welcome guests to the sidelight framed entry. Inside, the floor plan is equally thoughtful, with a spacious great room, open kitchen with island, and single dining space. The master suite is expansive with dual walk-in closets and a bathroom comfortably suited for two. Additional features include a walk-in pantry, oversized utility room, three-car garage, and an inviting screened porch with cathedral ceiling, skylights, and a fireplace. Two additional bedrooms and a study round-out this classic design.

Check out the front rendering of home plan 1415, The Lucy.
4 beds, 3 baths, 2239 sq ft.

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