Tag: Rear Views

PLAN OF THE WEEK: Mountain Styling

Our featured plans this week both showcase mountain styling with gables and vaulted ceilings facing rear views.

The Chancellor Plan #1337-D

The Chancellor - House Design 1337-D: Showcasing mountain styling

4 beds, 3.5 baths, 3267 sq. ft.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • 3 stories, including a finished walkout basement.
  • Massive, open kitchen with two islands.
  • Oversized walk-in pantry and utility room.
Mountain Lodge

An angled courtyard entry and large bracketed dormer lend dramatic curb appeal to this gorgeous hillside cabin. The massive central great room divides the master suite from the public areas of the home.

First Floor Plan of The Chancellor - Home Design 1337-D

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The open island kitchen is a chef’s dream, and easily accesses a huge pantry, a utility room with plenty of workspace, and a bayed dining room with tray ceiling. A skylit screen porch with outdoor kitchen completes the main level.

Second Floor Plan of The Chancellor - House Plan 1337-D

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Upstairs, two bedrooms share access to a huge 543 sq. ft. 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.

This home works for a large family, people who like to entertain and those who have in-laws or extended family staying with them. Indoors and out, this home offers all of the amenities you could want in a new home.

Basement Floor Plan of The Chancellor - Home Plan 1337-D

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 The Irby Plan #993

The Irby - House Plan Number 993: Showcasing Mountain Styling

3 beds, 2 baths, 1580 sq. ft.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Low maintenance exterior.
  • Open concept living spaces.
  • Laundry room convenient to all bedrooms.
Small Craftsman Charmer

This small house floor plan combines stone and siding for a striking façade that is fitting for any suburban or mountain lot. Inside, decorative ceiling treatments enhance the great room, dining room, master bedroom, and the study/bedroom. A fireplace, kitchen pass-thru and French doors complement the great room, and the bonus room provides expansion space.

First Floor Plan of The Irby - House Plan Number 993

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VIDEO TOUR: The Jasper Hill Plan #5020

This new Jasper Hill home is a vibrant hillside retreat!

Nautical decor and soft-hued colors transform this mountain home  plan into a lakefront getaway. Step inside and immediately take in amazing rear views through the towering bay windows along the rear of the home. Pale blue walls with white trim work create a cheerful atmosphere that melds with the outdoors. The main level features an oversized great room, octagonal dining room, gourmet kitchen, bedroom/study and an fabulous owner’s suite with spectacular master bath.

First Floor Plan of The Jasper Hill - House Design 5020

The walkout basement has been modified to accommodate the dramatic slope of the lot, creating a massive rec room with volume ceilings. The downstairs bedrooms are spacious and enjoy views of the lake.  Guests can make coffee in the full wet bar and take it to the covered patio to watch the sunrise.

Basement Floor Plan of The Jasper Hill - Home Design 5020

The huge bonus room has closets and a full bathroom, and features custom bunk beds that play into the nautical theme – a dream for children or grandchildren!

Second Floor Plan of The Jasper Hill - House Plan 5020

The Jasper Hill Plan #5020

To see a more rustic version of the Jasper Hill, check out our previous blog post:
Luxury Mountain Home – New Photos

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Photo Contest Entry with a Retro Twist

Steve and Tammy’s Craftsman home features a retro bar in the finished basement

The Heathridge Plan #763-D

Plan #763-D-The Heathridge - 2014 Photo Contest Entry

Front exterior, modified to have an angled garage

 Craftsman design ideal for a rustic setting

First Floor Plan of The Heathridge Plan #763-DThis Craftsman style home takes advantage of hillside views with its deck, patio, and abundance of rear windows. An open floor plan enhances the home’s spaciousness. The great room features a cathedral ceiling, a fireplace with built-in cabinets and shelves, and access to the generous rear deck. Designed for ultimate efficiency, the kitchen serves the great room, dining room, and breakfast area with equal ease.

A tray ceiling lends elegance to the master bedroom, which features deck access, his and her walk-in closets, and an extravagant bath with dual vanities, large linen closet, and separate tub and shower. A second master bedroom is located on the opposite side of the house and enjoys its own private bath, tray ceiling, and deck access.

Expand living with a finished walkout basement

Downstairs, a spacious family room is the perfect place for casual entertaining, and an abundance of space makes it ideal for creative interior design. Steve and Tammy built in a fantastic retro bar with cafe seating and custom tile flooring!
Retro bar in Plan #763-D-The Heathridge - 2014 Photo Contest Entry

Basement Floor Plan of The Heathridge - Plan #763-D

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Foyer of the Merrill - House Plan Number 1209

From now until May 31, 2014 you can submit photos of your finished Donald A. Gardner home for a chance to be published in our nationally distributed and best-selling magazine “Designer Dream Homes” plus, you could also win a $500 VISA gift card and have your photos featured on our website and Social Media sites found on Facebook, Pinterest, Houzz, Zillow and more.

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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