Tag: Hillside Walkout

Plan of the Week: The Laurelwood #5024

Craftsman style and a finished walkout basement make The Laurelwood plan the perfect mountain home.

The Laurelwood - Plan #5024Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Convenient single dining space.
  • Two bedrooms and two baths on the lower level.
  • Stunning ceilings throughout

Attention to detail

This Craftsman home is perfect for sloping lots and scenic views. With spacious rear and screen porches, The Laurelwood is the ideal home for those who enjoy Mother Nature.

Study of The Laurelwood - Plan #5024

Bedroom/Study

Because ceiling treatments grant interest and volume instantly, this plan includes tray, coffered and cathedral ceilings in almost every living space. In fact, even the screen porch has a cathedral ceiling. Just off the foyer is a versatile bedroom/study with adjacent full bath. Perfect as a home office or for overnight guests, this room is flexible to fit your needs.

 

 

Indoor-Outdoor entertaining

When entertaining, the Laurelwood simplifies steps with a formal dining room just off the kitchen. A large center island becomes the perfect snacking station and access to the screen porch makes after-dinner talks more comfortable.

Kitchen of The Laurelwood - Plan #5024

Kitchen, dining room, and screened porch

For nights when stargazing is in order, you’ll love having rear-porch access from the master bedroom. The master suite also features two walk-in closets and a generous master bath. Secondary bedrooms are located downstairs and each has its own full bath.

First Floor Plan of The Laurelwood - Plan #5024Basement Floor Plan of The Laurelwood - Plan #5024Basement Floor Plan of The Laurelwood - Plan #5024

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Charming Craftsman Cottage with Angled Garage

Awesome Mix of Traditional Style & Modern Details

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Charming Craftsman style
  • Open concept kitchen/dining area
  • Angled garage
  • Room to grow with 550 sq. ft. bonus room

Angled Garage Exterior: The Butler Ridge - Plan #1320-DHave you been looking for a really attractive, traditionally styled home plan that features modern amenities with room to grow? You just found it in The Butler Ridge. This home features 2,896 sq. ft. of living space, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, and a massive 551 sq. ft. bonus room.
When you view the exterior of this home you’ll be captivated by the Craftsman styling and angled garage which provides a courtyard effect. The exterior of the home offers a beautiful porch and patio area for relaxing and entertaining. The home features several porches, including an inviting screen porch with cathedral ceiling.

Craftsman Cottage: The Butler Ridge - Plan #1320-D

The first floor plan of The Butler Ridge blends convenience and beauty. The open concept kitchen and dining area makes meal preparation and serving a breeze. The great room awaits for fun family nights or entertaining with its fireplace.

First Floor Plan of The Butler Ridge - Plan #1320-D

On the main level you’ll find the attractive master suite with dual walk-in closets and elegant master bath. This floor also features a bedroom/study. On the lower level you’ll find two more bedrooms and a rec room with fireplace, along with two more baths. Need more room to expand? Go upstairs to your 550 sq. ft. bonus room.

Basement Floor Plan: The Butler Ridge - Plan #1320-D

Bonus Room Floor Plan: Butler Ridge - Plan #1320-D

The Butler Ridge also satisfies with its storage and hobby room flexibility. You’ll find a convenient mud room, utility room, pantry and e-space as just some of the flexible spaces in this home.

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Hillside Walkout House Plans

Don Gardner Architects features a variety of hillside walkout house plans that are designed for sloping lots.

Lower levels offer a ton of flexible living and storage spaces. Learn more about some of our most popular designs!

The Heatherstone Plan #5016

Rear Exterior of The Heatherstone - Plan #5016

Rear exterior of the Heatherstone Plan #5016

Basement Floor Plan of The Heatherstone - House Plan Number 5016The Heatherstone is a massive hillside walkout estate with outdoor living areas for every season, including a screened porche with fireplace, spacious verandas and a custom spa. The basement level has rec and media space, bedrooms, a wet bar, and wine cellar.

The Clubwell Manor Plan #5037

Rec room and billiards room of the Clubwell Manor Plan #5037

Rec room and billiards room of the Clubwell Manor Plan #5037

Wet bar and bedroom of the Clubwell Manor Plan #5037

Wet bar and bedroom of the Clubwell Manor Plan #5037

The Clubwell Manor is a golf course home plan with over 2000 square feet of living space on the basement level.

A rec room, billiards area, and media room, provide fabulous entertaining space.

A bedroom with porch access and a private bathroom sits near a wet bar – ideal for use as an in-law suite. The convenient home elevator makes this home easily accessible.

Garaventa Lift features a line of elevators designed specifically for use in private residences.

 

The Chancellor Plan #1337 is our newest design, with two stories and a finished walkout basement. Designed with a residential elevator, this is a perfect age-in-place home.

Hillside Walkout Plan: The Chancellor #1337

Front rendering of the Chancellor Plan #1337

 

The Silvergate Plan #1254-D

This popular plan is ideal for lakefront property, and shows that basement living space can feel bright and cheerful with charming details.

Rec Room / Media Room of The Silvergate - Plan #1254-D

Built-in shelves in the finished basement of the Silvergate Plan #1254-D

 

The Cedar Court Plan #5004

Hillside Walkout designs are ideal for the homeowner who loves to entertain guests and enjoy Mother Nature. The Cedar Court offers covered porches and patios, and a curved screened porch with fireplace. It’s angled design takes advantage of rear views.

Rear Exterior of The Cedar Court - Plan #5004

Outdoor living areas of the Cedar Court Plan #5004

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NOW AVAILABLE: The Chancellor Plan #1337

Check out our newest hillside walkout home plan, The Chancellor #1337!

Default Image of The Chancellor - House Plan Number 1337

Front rendering

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • 3 stories, including a finished basement.
  • Home elevator.
  • Gourmet kitchen with huge walk-in pantry

 

Country Craftsman exterior

An angled courtyard entry and large bracketed dormer provide a dramatic entry to this gorgeous hillside home. A gabled roof and two shed dormers over the garage create country charm, along with Craftsman details like the arched entryway and double columns.

Main floor, designed for entertaining

The massive central great room divides the master suite, with lavish bath and huge walk-in closets, from the public areas of the home. The large island kitchen is a chef’s dream, and easily accesses a roomy pantry, a utility room with tons of counter space, and a bayed dining room with tray ceiling. A skylit screen porch with summer kitchen completes the main level.

Extra living space, upstairs and down

Upstairs, two bedrooms share access to a huge bonus room. The lower level has another bedroom tucked away – perfect for guests or an older child – and a rec room with wet bar and fireplace. An elevator makes navigating the three levels a breeze for older family members.

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Hillside Walkout Plan:
The Whitcomb #1218-D

The Whitcomb Plan #1218-D is a hillside walkout plan with a traditional brick and siding exterior. Read more about this featured plan:

Plan of the Week: The Whitcomb #1218-D

Traditional exterior with lots of character

Thoughtful details abound in this traditionally styled hillside walkout plan. From low-maintenance brick and siding, to the double columns and gabled roof, the Whitcomb is a neighborhood charmer.

Kitchen of The Whitcomb - Plan #1218-D

Open kitchen and great room

On the main level, a barrel-vaulted ceiling welcomes guests to the foyer with style. The kitchen, great room, and dining room flow together while still maintaining definition thanks to varied ceiling heights and the judicious use of columns.

The kitchen island is the perfect place for prep-work, quick meals, and conversation. Nearby, a large pantry and utility room are situated by the garage entry.

Relaxing master suite

The master suite is located on the main level for convenience, and features a bayed sitting area facing rear views. Just a step away is the sprawling rear deck for enjoying morning coffee and warm evenings. His-and-hers closets and an efficiently designed bathroom complete this private retreat.

Designed for sloping lots

Rear Exterior of The Whitcomb - Plan #1218-D

Rear exterior

This hillside walkout home plan is well-suited for sloping lots, making it an ideal lakefront, mountain, or golf course home. A deck spans the rear of the main floor and leads to a screened porch with outdoor kitchen. The lower level is wrapped with patio space and a spa area. Downstairs is a rec room and two more bedrooms, each with a walk in closet. An expansive unfinished storage area is an added bonus.

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