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Elegant Single Dining & Living Space Home

Plan #1313 – The St. Regis

Single Dining Space Plan: The St. Regis #1313

Front rendering

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Brick ranch plan with porches and patio
  • Cottage styling with European influence features massive great room with fireplace and cathedral ceiling
  • 324 sq. ft. bonus room ready for expansion ideas

If you’re looking for an elegant single living space home, you can’t do much better than this classy European brick ranch. The St. Regis, with its 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and 2,344 sq. ft. of living space, impresses inside and out. Its hipped roof with metal accents and box bay windows create exceptional curb appeal for this cottage home, and the single dining layout is perfect for family dinners and entertaining. You’ll also find plenty of storage in this home with its pantry, multiple closets and utility room.

Single Dining Space Plan: St. Regis #1313

Rear rendering

The huge great room welcomes you with its fireplace and cathedral ceiling, and connects to the vaulted dining area that measures 12’ 5” x 19’ 4”. French doors open to the screened porch, and plenty of windows bring in the sunlight.

A study and bonus room add flexibility to the design, while personnel doors in the garage and utility rooms add convenient outdoor access for yard work and other tasks. The kitchen looks out to the single dining and living space over a seating bar, with plenty of counter space and a large window over the sink creating a pleasant workspace.

Before you go to bed you might wish to spend a few minutes on the relaxing screen porch with cathedral ceiling and skylights. Retire to the inviting master suite with dual walk-in closets and elegant master bath.

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Brunswick County Parade of Homes 2013

The Lennon Plan #1300 will be featured in this year’s Parade of Homes!

The Lennon Plan #1300 - Brunswick County Parade of Homes

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Open design with cathedral and tray ceilings
  • Master bedroom with walk-in closets and porch access
  • Plenty of storage space

 

We are delighted to announce that our Lennon Plan #1300 has been entered in this year’s Brunswick County Parade of Homes! Built by QRI Construction Corp. in Eastern North Carolina, this home will be available to tour the weekends of October 18th-20th and October 25th-27th from noon to 5pm each day. Visit brunswickparadeofhomes.com for complete information – this home is #17 on the Single Family Homes program!

This Old World style cottage plan features a Craftsman-influenced exterior, including stone, shake, and siding, with decorative arches and multiple gables. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, and plenty of storage are included in its 2,324 sq. ft. of living space. Cathedral and tray ceilings in the living spaces give this home an open feel, while columns separate the great room and dining rooms visually. French doors and large windows bring in rear views.

A coat closet and pantry off the garage help keep messes hidden and make it easy to put away groceries, and the laundry room includes counters for extra workspace. A personnel door in the utility room is convenient for easy clean-up after yard work.

The large master bedroom is topped with a tray ceiling and has his-and-hers walk-in closets. The master bath is perfect for relaxation with its walk-in shower and soaking tub. With access to the rear screened porch, the master suite is a true retreat. A bedroom/study lies just off the great room, while additional bedrooms are across the home for privacy. Each has spacious closets and a full bath nearby.

Special details like the barrel-vaulted front porch and kitchen with bar seating create a welcoming home that is perfect for entertaining.

See more home plans like this one on the Don Gardner website, and find more information about the Brunswick County Parade of Homes here: brunswickparadeofhomes.com

New Cottage Plan #1319 – Now Available!

European Cottage with a Modern Layout: The Lucerne Plan #1319

The Lucerne - Cottage House Plan #1319Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Large kitchen includes an island and plenty of counter space.
  • The utility room is spacious and practical
  • Oversized screened porch is perfect for relaxing and entertaining

Stylish, Practical Cottage Home Plan

Cottage can mean different things to different people. Some people view cottages as small homes that offer a cozy retreat. Don Gardner’s cottage homes offer lots of flexibility and charm, with the modern amenities you love plus the cottage styling you’re looking for. The Lucerne is one of the outstanding cottage home plans by Don Gardner. This small cottage home plan is stylish and practical, with its European-inspired exterior and modern layout.  Stone, stucco, and clipped gables outside give it a cottage feel, while tray and coffered ceilings and abundant windows open up the interior. This one-story home includes three bedrooms, 2 spacious baths, and 1,828 square feet arranged for a family-efficient traffic flow, with living areas perfect for entertaining.

The great room is topped with a coffered ceiling and enjoys a cozy fireplace flanked with built-in cabinetry. French doors lead to an oversized screen porch with skylights to bring in extra light and views. Patio space expands outdoor living and is the perfect space to add a pool or spa. The single dining space lies just around the corner from the great room and has large windows for an open feel. Open to the kitchen, the dining room is perfect for casual meals and breakfast, while the stunning tray ceiling sets the stage for more formal gatherings.

Get the Dream Kitchen You’ve Always Wanted

The island kitchen has a view to both the great room and dining room, and has plenty of counter space and a nearby walk-in pantry.  A small e-space is the perfect place to look up recipes. Located just off the garage entrance, it’s easy to bring in groceries and put everything in its place.

Luxurious Bedrooms & Lots of Storage

The master bedroom features a curved wall of windows, walk-in closet, and an oversized shower in the master bath. The secondary bedrooms sit across the home for privacy, and share a large bathroom with twin vanities and private privy.

Storage abounds with linen closets for each bathroom, a large utility room, and additional storage in the garage. Stairs lead to a flexible bonus room, perfect for a home office, rec room, or any other use the homeowner might imagine, while attic storage is easily accessible.

View more cottage home plans like this on the Don Gardner website.

Enjoy Outdoor Living in this Craftsman Cottage

Craftsman Cottage Plan #1217-D The Hammond Hill

Craftsman Cottage Plan - The Hammond Hill number 1217-DHome Design Quick Facts:

  • Angled courtyard garage offers convenience.
  • Two bedrooms and rec room in the lower level offer privacy for guests or are perfect for kids’ bedrooms.
  • Inviting back porch overlooks patio and makes a great space for relaxing.

For those people who have an appreciation of the outdoors, Don Gardner presents The Hammond Hill. This Craftsman cottage home epitomizes a luxurious yet efficient house plan. It offers 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and 2,544 sq. ft. of living space. This home’s rustic charm with stone and cedar shake would look perfect on most any lot, with an angled courtyard garage adding convenience. With 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, this home offers a an efficient and flexible layout.

Inside, the great room invites you in with its fireplace and built-ins. The octagonal breakfast room flows from the kitchen/pantry area and will become a popular spot for outdoor viewing. Enjoy the stone and shake look of this cottage or sit on your porch and take in the views. This is a fun home for entertaining on the patio and relaxing in the spa.

After a full day, retire to the luxurious, secluded master suite that features a tray ceiling, porch access, a huge master bath, and dual walk-in closets. The lower level features two bedrooms and rec room with fireplace that can be used for an in-law suite, kids’ rooms or a private retreat for guests. Plenty of unfinished storage space is perfect for a mechanical room, or for future expansion.

This is a great home for a growing family, an extended family who requires an in-law suite or those who like to entertain.

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