We are working on a collection of Urban Farmhouse designs to meet the growing trend!
An Urban Farmhouse is a modern interpretation of classic Farmhouse features. Characteristics of an Urban Farmhouse include, board-and-batten siding, metal roof accents, neutral colors and an open and modern floor plan. Unlike a traditional Farmhouse, an Urban Farmhouse will likely be constructed on smaller or narrower lot. For this reason, our collection offers designs that will work well in Urban or Suburban neighborhoods.
Showcased below is a Design in Progress and a few conceptual designs that are on the drawing board. Later we will show you how you can add Urban Farmhouse features to existing plans in our portfolio.
Check out the Urban Farmhouse collection from Donald Gardner Architects:
The Ella – Home Plan 1344
This urban farmhouse creates an eye-catching composition with a combination of vertical and horizontal siding and an arched portico with large double doors and a Palladian window above to bring natural light to the foyer. An open floor plan seamlessly blends the great room, dining room, and island kitchen. Luxury features include a spacious utility room, three garage bays, and a screened porch with a fireplace and grill. A full bathroom accompanies each bedroom including the bedroom/study.
Conceptual Design 1457
This two-story Urban Farmhouse exterior meets a family-friendly floor plan. The master suite and two bedrooms are upstairs with the utility room. A forth bedroom on the first floor is perfect for guests.
Conceptual Design 1447
Board-and-batten siding, along with metal roof accents, creates a welcoming Urban Farmhouse exterior.
Conceptual Design 1461
This Urban Farmhouse exterior mixes vertical and horizontal siding and is highlighted with metal roof accents and an exposed stone chimney. This house plan features multiple gables that create instant curb-appeal and a front entry garage works well for narrower lots.
Conceptual Design 1454
This Urban Farmhouse features a vertical board-and-batten exterior with metal roof accents and gables highlighted by decorative wood beams. The front porch is welcoming with twin gables that frame the front door.
Rendering to Reality – The Coleraine
This customer submitted photo of The Coleraine shows how the homeowner changed the exterior from Country to Rustic Farmhouse with board-and-batten siding and a tin roof. The neutral color palette of white and black also contributes to the Urban Farmhouse aesthetic while the trim and arches have been simplified to reflect modern styling.
Interior photos coming soon!
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