Tag: Home Designs

NEW VIDEO: House Plans With Gourmet Kitchens

Watch our new video showcasing 9 home designs with beautiful gourmet kitchens!

Donald Gardner Architects features house plans large and small with gourmet kitchens. Amenities such as islands, commercial ranges, vegetable sinks and walk-in pantries make kitchen tasks easier and more organized. In our house plan selection you will find floor plans with cook-top islands, extensive cabinetry and butler’s pantries suitable for even the most discerning cook.

Here are links to each of the featured gourmet kitchen home designs in this video:

You can search the entire collection gourmet kitchen house designs on our website and sort them by important features: Square footage (low or high), number of stories, number of bedrooms, house width, or see what’s new! View all gourmet kitchen house plans by Donald A. Gardner Architects HERE.

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PLAN OF THE WEEK: Living on Two Levels

Our featured plans over and under 2500 sq. ft. this week include a small two-story and a sprawling hillside walkout.

The Luxembourg Plan #979

The Luxembourg - Two Story House Plan 979

3 beds, 2.5 baths, 1797 sq. ft.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Large garage storage area with outside access.
  • Volume ceilings with open balcony upstairs.
  • 349sq. ft. of flexible bonus space.
Grand entrance

This traditional two-story plan combines stone and stucco with gables and arched windows for a stunning façade. The grand portico leads to an impressive, open floor plan. Built-in cabinetry, open balcony, and a fireplace enhance the great room, while an angled counter separates the kitchen from the breakfast nook. Extra storage can be found in the garage, master suite, and utility room.

Second Floor Plan of The Luxembourg - House Design 979First Floor Plan of The Luxembourg - House Floor Plan 979


The Butler Ridge Plan #1320-D

Artist's Rendering of the Butler Ridge - Home Plan 1320-D

4 beds, 4 baths, 2896 sq. ft.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Exceptionally open kitchen with plenty of workspace.
  • Well-appointed master suite with porch access.
  • Basement rec room with fireplace.
Craftsman-blend

This hillside walkout design has Old World and rustic influences found throughout. The vaulted great room opens out to a covered porch with skylights, while the spacious single dining room accesses a screened porch with views all around. The kitchen has room for multiple chefs to work and a walk-in pantry for plenty of storage. A mudroom greets you by the garage, and a separate utility room includes a sink and counter space. The lower level enjoys a rec room and two bedrooms – each with their own bathroom.

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

Basement Floor Plan of The Butler Ridge - Home Design 1320-D

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Free Online Magazine: Best Home Plans of Donald A. Gardner

Browse 163 Distinctive Home Plans by
Donald A. Gardner in this FREE Online Magazine!

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  • 10 featured plans with stunning photography
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  • One-story homes
  • Two-story homes

This easy-to-use online magazine includes 163 popular floor plans and is simple to navigate. Zoom in or out as needed, make your own  notes on any page, and save, print, or share your favorites!

 Best Home Plans of Donald A. Gardner


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NEW Craftsman Ranch Design #1317

Craftsman ranch design The Mayfair #1317 is NOW AVAILABLE!

The Mayfair - Craftsman Ranch House Plan 1317

4 beds, 3 baths, 2331 sq. ft.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Bedroom/Study with window seat and coffered ceiling.
  • Utility and mud rooms designed to keep things organized.
  • One dining space with great views.
Functional and Family-Friendly
Bonus Room Floor Plan of The Mayfair - House Design 1317

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Gables and mixed materials give inviting character to this Craftsman ranch home plan featuring an efficient, open layout. A U-shaped kitchen keeps appliances close at hand, while providing plenty of work space with a view to the rear through the windowed dining room. The study/bedroom provides flexible space with a charming window seat and coffered ceiling, and each additional bedroom has its own walk-in closet. Functional space includes a pantry, utility room with laundry sink, and mud room with coat closet and built-in shelves. The large master suite includes access to the screened porch, linen storage, two walk-in closets, and huge bathroom with extra counter space.

First Floor Plan of The Mayfair - Home Plan 1317

See more information on the Mayfair Plan #1317 on our website HERE


Similar plans:

The Satchwell - Best Selling House Plan #967The Satchwell Plan #967 is a smaller home with a similar exterior and layout. See it here.

The Trinity Home Design #1304The Trinity Plan #1304 has a similar Craftsman exterior and floor plan. See it here.

PLAN OF THE WEEK: Three Bedroom Designs

Each of our featured plans this week are three bedroom designs. One luxury ranch and one brick cottage.

 The Padgett Plan #1124

Front Exterior of The Padgett - House Plan 1124

3 beds, 2 baths, 1784 sq. ft. Photographed home built by Kent Homes.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Suitable for narrow lots.
  • Volume ceilings throughout.
  • Master suite with dual walk-in closets.
Neighborhood cottage
First Floor Plan of The Padgett - Three Bedroom House Design 1124

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Graceful arches frame the garage, entryway and windows of the Padgett Plan. The front-entry garage is convenient for narrow lots, with low maintenance brick and siding.

Inside this house plan, cathedral ceilings draw the eye upward in the bedroom, great and dining rooms, while a tray ceiling crowns the master bedroom. With two walk-in closets, twin vanities and a separate tub and shower, the master suite is truly relaxing.

Bonus Room Floor Plan of The Padgett - House floor Plan 1124

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Entertaining is easy in this floor plan as the kitchen spills into the dining room. With a bay window, buffet niche and ceiling treatment, this room is perfect for formal meals. When nature allows, the rear porch is an optimal outdoor entertaining space and is accessed through the great room.

 

The Spencer Hall Plan #5006

Front Rendering of The Spencer Hall - Home Plan 5006

3 beds, 3.5 baths, 2866 sq. ft.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • All three bedrooms positioned for rear views.
  • Large, walk-in pantry.
  • Formal dining room lined with columns.
European influences

Luxury one-story living is yours for the taking in the Spencer Hall. Massive stone columns support the front entry porch which leads to a grand foyer and a vaulted great room. The over-sized dining room is exceptionally open and features a stepped ceiling detail. The island kitchen has abundant counter space and a cozy breakfast nook with a bow window. Two secondary bedrooms each have a private bath and dual closets. The master suite is set off in its own wing and includes a private sitting room, a gigantic walk-in closet and a luxurious bath accented by columns over dual vanities. The screen porch on the rear is topped by a cathedral ceiling and the covered porch shades the great room and master bedroom.

First Floor Plan of The Spencer Hall - Three Bedroom Home Design 5006

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