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6 of the Top Features in Home Plans for 2015

home plans great room

Open floor plan of The Rangemoss #1211

By Charles Richardson and Echo Dempsey

The home plans buyers of today have more options than ever before.

With the advances in building materials over the past decade, it’s possible to customize a living experience that fits your lifestyle and preferences.  And though the actual design, style, and theme may vary from homeowner to homeowner, there are a few key features that virtually everyone wants.

Don Gardner on Pinterest – Top 10 Pins of All Time

Don Gardner has over 3,200 Pins on their Pinterest Boards, what are the Top 10 All-Time Pins?

#7 was a total surprise and #2 & #3 are just awesome!

 #1 is the Kitchen from The Jasper Hill – House Plan 5020

Don Gardner House Plan 5020 - The Jasper Hill

Hot Housing Trends 2015: Kitchens –

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/195202965075049335/

 

Dream House Plans: French Country Home Designs

By Charles Richardson and The Plan Man
Home Designs House Plan 1178 - The Carrera

French Country Home Designs – Plan 1178 The Carrera

French Country home designs are to many the dream house plan.The mere name conjures up images of the lush, rolling French countryside in northern and southern France that is sprinkled with estate-like chateaus and idyllic farmhouses. Also known as French Provincial, the French Country style has become quite popular in upscale suburban neighborhoods. The majestic lines and impressive facades make a great first impression from the street and evoke a sense of elegance and refinement.

HOME PLAN TRENDS: Georgian Home Designs

By Charles Richardson
Georgian Home Plan - 868 The Wedgewood

Home Plan Exterior of the Wedgewood

Georgian architecture conjures up images of stately houses on vast, sweeping estates, where the privileged would mingle amid champagne, music, and starlit skies. In actuality, a Georgian home plan is simply a colonial design, albeit, it originated among wealthy New Englanders and genteel Southern land owners. The influences that make the Georgian home “stately” can be traced to the classical influences of the Italian Renaissance. The impressive facades, multi-storied composition, symmetrically aligned windows, and regal entrances were designed to create a feeling of grandeur as well as balance.