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The Outdoors + Exteriors Issue is Here!

Residential Building Online Edition:
Residential Building Magazine: Outdoors and Exteriors

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  • 21 exterior products your buyers will love
  • Mistake-proof PVC trim installation that eliminates callbacks
  • A green Virginia remodel with design ideas for your next project
  • Plus, hot door designs, 8 cool new tools and product advice from the pros!

Residential Building Products & TechnologyResidential Building Products and Technology is a monthly digital magazine covering the latest tools, trends and technology for the residential construction industry. A great resource for home builders and homeowners alike!

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Conceptual Design #1306-D is NOW AVAILABLE!

The Rainey Plan is Now Available! This Craftsman hillside walkout home design has tons of outdoor living space.

Now Available: The Rainey - Plan #1306-DHome Design Quick Facts:

  • Single, open dining space.
  • Huge pantry.
  • Amazing master suite.

Mountain retreat or lakefront home

Perfect for sloping lots, this hillside walkout plan takes advantage of rear views with plenty of windows and porches. Craftsman styling with rustic influences can be found throughout, from the shake and siding exterior to the cathedral ceilings and expansive windows within. The main level is full of open living space, with a vaulted great room open to the dining room and kitchen. A large utility room and walk-in pantry sit behind the garage, while the indulgent master suite lies across the home.

First Floor Plan of The Rainey #1306-D

Finished basement, ideal for guests

Downstairs, two additional bedrooms include abundant closet space and porch access. A large  family room centers around a fireplace, while rear and side windows keep the space bright and open. Unfinished space is ideal for storage and mechanical needs, and an extra outdoor storage area awaits lawn or pool equipment.

Basement Floor Plan of The Rainey Plan #1306-D

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Video Tour: The Cedar Ridge Plan

Take our new video tour through this Country Craftsman home

This award-winning hillside walkout design is loaded with fabulous amenities!

Living comfortably has never been easier

This gorgeous Craftsman home exposes rich architectural detail throughout the open floor plan. Perfect for those who enjoy outdoor living,  the Cedar Ridge features copious areas for taking advantage of Mother Nature. A sunroom, rear deck and screened porch are all on the main level, while the lower level boasts a screened porch with summer kitchen, as well as a second covered porch.

First Floor The Cedar Ridge - Plan #1125-D. See the video tour

 

Finished basement and tons of storage

Entertaining spaces continue with the spacious great room/dining room and lower-level entertainment room with a wet bar and outdoor summer kitchen. Multiple mudrooms, a large pantry and utility room provide abundant storage space, while a covered walkway ensures dry trips to and from the three-car garage.

Basement Floor Plan of The Cedar Ridge - Plan #1125-D

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Whimsical House Plan on the Drawing Board #1362

Check out this new European-style conceptual design, and leave a comment with you feedback/suggestions!

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Whimsical Front Elevation - Conceptual Design #1362

Conceptual Design #1362 features a whimsical, European-style exterior with cupolas, curves, and an eyebrow dormer over the side-entry garage. Coffered ceilings top the dining room and great room, which are separated by the kitchen with an expansive island and breakfast nook for casual meals. Nearby, a large utility room with a view and flexible live/work space simplify house work and projects. The secondary bedrooms share a Jack-and-Jill bath and the master suite has dual walk-in closets, a fully-appointed bath, and porch access. Enjoy the outdoors on the covered porch, patio, and screened porch with summer kitchen and fireplace. This plan also accommodates a bonus room over the garage.

Main Floor - Conceptual Design #1362

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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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