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.
The Ambroise #1373 has a unique Arts & Crafts exterior and special features for the whole family inside!
This Craftsman exterior is veiled in stone and shakes, topped with shed dormers and cupolas, and accented with arches and columns. The foyer reveals an open library lined with built-in book shelves. A large island kitchen is flanked by a large walk-in pantry and a storage closet. The great room opens to a covered porch while a single dining space is adjacent to the screened porch with fireplace and decorative ceiling. The master suite features dual walk-in closets with sun tunnels and a luxurious bathroom. A bedroom/study offers flexible space and two additional bedrooms are available, each with a full bath and walk-in closet. The garage offers a workshop and private entry and a bonus room overhead.
The Bartlett Plan #1372 is a thoughtful Craftsman design with an angled garage.
The Bartlett #1372 – This thoughtful Craftsman design is angled with stone, arches, and decorative cupolas. The foyer opens to a spacious study with front views. The island kitchen has a large walk-in pantry and is open to a single dining room. An e-space and powder room offer convenience and the screened porch with skylights is perfect for outdoor entertaining. The great room is cozy with a fireplace and coffered ceiling and offers patio access.