Category: Architectural Styles

Plan #1302 – The Bluestone is a Small Craftsman Ranch perfect for a Growing Family

#1302 – This Small Craftsman Ranch Lives Larger Than Its Square Footage

Small Craftsman Home Bluestone Plan 1302Home Design Quick Facts:

    • Luxurious master suite with sitting room
    • Large bonus room measures 533 sq. ft.
    • Big screen porch with fireplace

 

 

This Craftsman ranch, The Bluestone, may look small but it lives a lot larger than its 2,195 sq. ft. (not including bonus room). This family-friendly home features 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. The bonus room offers many opportunities for expansion as a home theater room, extra bedroom, or hobby room.

One of this home’s distinctive features is its secluded master suite. Located on the opposite side of the home from the secondary bedrooms, the master suite offers dual walk-in closets and well-appointed master bath. One of the secondary bedrooms could also double as a study, with its convenient location adjacent to the foyer and great room.

The Bluestone provides an open living space as the great room, kitchen and dining area flow together, making the interior perfect for a busy lifestyle. Speaking of busy, this home can accommodate a family and all of its gear. It provides lots of convenient storage space at every turn. The kitchen includes a pantry and the home also features a large utility room, multiple walk-in closets and attic storage.

This home was designed for people who love the outdoors too, with its inviting screen porch with fireplace. Two more porches grace this home, including a rear porch that features skylights and a cathedral ceiling.

See more house plans like this on the Don Gardner website.

Craftsman Home Great for a Growing Family!

The Chesnee – Plan #1290

Craftsman Home Plan The Chesnee 1290

 Home Design Quick Facts:

  • 864 sq. ft. bonus room
  • Big kitchen and dining room
  • Rustic influences make it feel like home

 

At first glance this Craftsman ranch looks identical to home plan 1239, The Birchwood, but it offers several differences to fit your lifestyle. The Chesnee features a larger kitchen and dining room than the Birchwood; which differs in that it includes a breakfast room. Where The Birchwood features 4 baths, the Chesnee offers 3. Both homes are outstanding examples of a Craftsman style that is very popular today.

As with The Birchwood, The Chesnee offers an expansive great room, accented by built-in cabinetry. Depending on your lifestyle, some people prefer The Chesnee’s floor plan which features a more centrally located dining room. The Chesnee, like the Birchwood, also offers several porches, including a screen porch with fireplace.

While The Birchwood offers a 795 sq. ft. bonus room, The Chesnee’s is even more generously sized at 864 sq. ft. A large bonus room provides so many possibilities for a growing family as an in-law suite, a hobby or game room, or extra bedroom.

The Birchwood and The Chesnee represent variations on a popular Don Gardner Craftsman home design. Whichever you choose we’re sure you’ll be amazed at the home’s character and quality.

See more house plans like these on the Don Gardner website.