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Hillside Walkout House Plans

Don Gardner Architects features a variety of hillside walkout house plans that are designed for sloping lots.

Lower levels offer a ton of flexible living and storage spaces. Learn more about some of our most popular designs!

The Heatherstone Plan #5016

Rear Exterior of The Heatherstone - Plan #5016

Rear exterior of the Heatherstone Plan #5016

Basement Floor Plan of The Heatherstone - House Plan Number 5016The Heatherstone is a massive hillside walkout estate with outdoor living areas for every season, including a screened porche with fireplace, spacious verandas and a custom spa. The basement level has rec and media space, bedrooms, a wet bar, and wine cellar.

The Clubwell Manor Plan #5037

Rec room and billiards room of the Clubwell Manor Plan #5037

Rec room and billiards room of the Clubwell Manor Plan #5037

Wet bar and bedroom of the Clubwell Manor Plan #5037

Wet bar and bedroom of the Clubwell Manor Plan #5037

The Clubwell Manor is a golf course home plan with over 2000 square feet of living space on the basement level.

A rec room, billiards area, and media room, provide fabulous entertaining space.

A bedroom with porch access and a private bathroom sits near a wet bar – ideal for use as an in-law suite. The convenient home elevator makes this home easily accessible.

Garaventa Lift features a line of elevators designed specifically for use in private residences.

 

The Chancellor Plan #1337 is our newest design, with two stories and a finished walkout basement. Designed with a residential elevator, this is a perfect age-in-place home.

Hillside Walkout Plan: The Chancellor #1337

Front rendering of the Chancellor Plan #1337

 

The Silvergate Plan #1254-D

This popular plan is ideal for lakefront property, and shows that basement living space can feel bright and cheerful with charming details.

Rec Room / Media Room of The Silvergate - Plan #1254-D

Built-in shelves in the finished basement of the Silvergate Plan #1254-D

 

The Cedar Court Plan #5004

Hillside Walkout designs are ideal for the homeowner who loves to entertain guests and enjoy Mother Nature. The Cedar Court offers covered porches and patios, and a curved screened porch with fireplace. It’s angled design takes advantage of rear views.

Rear Exterior of The Cedar Court - Plan #5004

Outdoor living areas of the Cedar Court Plan #5004

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NOW AVAILABLE: The Chancellor Plan #1337

Check out our newest hillside walkout home plan, The Chancellor #1337!

Default Image of The Chancellor - House Plan Number 1337

Front rendering

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • 3 stories, including a finished basement.
  • Home elevator.
  • Gourmet kitchen with huge walk-in pantry

 

Country Craftsman exterior

An angled courtyard entry and large bracketed dormer provide a dramatic entry to this gorgeous hillside home. A gabled roof and two shed dormers over the garage create country charm, along with Craftsman details like the arched entryway and double columns.

Main floor, designed for entertaining

The massive central great room divides the master suite, with lavish bath and huge walk-in closets, from the public areas of the home. The large island kitchen is a chef’s dream, and easily accesses a roomy pantry, a utility room with tons of counter space, and a bayed dining room with tray ceiling. A skylit screen porch with summer kitchen completes the main level.

Extra living space, upstairs and down

Upstairs, two bedrooms share access to a huge 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.

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Luxury Home Plans

Plan #5004 The Cedar Court

Luxury Home Plan: The Cedar Court #5004

Front exterior

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Craftsman design works as a walkout
  • Angled courtyard plan offers privacy
  • Lower level offers massive rec room, two bedrooms and two baths

 

Luxury Home Plan: The Cedar Court #5004

Rear exterior

A large family would love to call The Cedar Court home. This luxury home plan offers a massive 3,784 sq. ft. of living space with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths.

The kitchen, breakfast room and screen porch provide a comfortable area for meals and gatherings of friends and family. You’ll also find a formal dining room that’s great for every day or holiday meals.

Great Room from Luxury Home Plan: The Cedar Court #5004

Great Room offers elegance and warmth

The huge great room will be a favorite place to relax with the family or entertain. The soaring cathedral ceiling and clerestory window add to the lofty feeling you get in this room. The cozy fireplace serves as a grand focal point for the open living space.

This home allows kids, in-laws or guests a private retreat in the lower level that’s complete with massive rec room, two bedrooms with walk-in closets, and two baths. The patio level is perfect for entertaining, and awaits the addition of a pool or spa.

Flexible space abounds, with a formal study off the foyer, and spacious mud room and utility room just off the three- car garage. Downstairs, plenty of unfinished space can be used for storage, or even converted into something special like a wine cellar.

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Craftsman Home Offers Classic Beauty and Luxury

Plan #1125 – The Cedar Ridge

Luxury Craftsman Hillside Walkout

Front exterior

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Craftsman style with walk-out basement
  • Enjoy an immense great room (31’8” x 17’ 8”)
  • 679 sq. ft. bonus room adds to the massive square footage

 

 

Luxury Craftsman Hillside Walkout

Rear exterior

Have you ever wanted a home that offered a classic Craftsman look but incorporated all of today’s modern amenities? You’ve found it in The Cedar Ridge.

This award-winning home features 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, and its design offers a unique two story floor plan that spans 3,678 sq. ft. of living space. This gorgeous home exposes rich architectural detail throughout the open floor plan.

The first floor of this home is built like a dream; it offers nearly every amenity one could want. Cook a gourmet meal in the big kitchen that flows to the massive great room providing an open, single dining area. Once the meal is finished, relax in front of the great room fireplace, step into the sun room, or relax on the screen porch.

All of the quality details in this home make it special. You’ll find a covered breezeway, walk-in pantry, mud room, home office and big utility room. Also on the first floor you’ll enjoy the study with convenient half bath.

When it’s time to turn in, the generously sized master suite features dual walk-in closets and well-appointed bath, along with French doors leading to the relaxing screen porch.

If all this isn’t enough, discover the lower level with its huge entertainment room with fireplace and wet bar, two bedrooms, two baths and two walk-in closets. You’ll also find an additional mud room on this level.

Do you prefer Craftsman home designs? Take a look at more house plans like this on the Don Gardner website.

Hillside Walkout Offers Convenience and Luxury

Plan #1298-D – The Whitford

Hillside Walkout Home Plan - The Whitford #1298-DHome Design Quick Facts:

  • Single dining area offers a convenient space for family meals or entertaining.
  • Screen porch allows for relaxing outdoor enjoyment.
  • Utility room, pantry and extra storage throughout the home.

If you are looking for a distinctive Craftsman hillside walkout home plan, Don Gardner recommends The Whitford. A mix of stone, stucco, and cedar shake provide an Arts-and-Crafts exterior that is low-maintenance, with brackets and an arched window to add curb appeal. This 4 bedroom, 3 bath home features 2,569 sq. ft. of living space. The great room with fireplace is perfect for gathering with family and friends and the kitchen and dining room combine to provide a fun spot for preparing and enjoying homemade meals. Cooks will love the large U-shaped kitchen convenient to the huge walk-in pantry and utility room.

The first floor secondary bedroom features a cathedral ceiling and would work well as a study or home office. There are two additional bedrooms on the lower level, separated by a rec room. These lower level rooms offer a private atmosphere for kids or house guests, or can be used as an in-law suite. An inviting master suite beckons after a long day, with its lavish bath and dual walk-in closets.

This hillside walkout home is perfect for sloping lots, often found around lakefronts, mountains, and golf course communities. Designed for rear views, the Whitford also offers outdoor living enjoyment. Relax on your screen porch or eat a meal there as the kitchen and pantry area are located nearby. There’s always room for one more in The Whitford as it offers a convenient layout with extra storage throughout. An additional unfinished basement area allows for future expansion.

View more hillside walkout house plans like this on the Don Gardner website.