How to Achieve the Modern Farmhouse Style

How to get the Modern Farmhouse look

The modern farmhouse style borrows from the rustic, contemporary and industrial trends to create a living space that’s chic and homey. The modern farmhouse look can add authenticity and personality to new floor plans. If you’re thinking of modern farmhouse open floor plans, find out how interior and exterior farmhouse touches can perfect the look of your new construction home.

Best Modern Farmhouse Exterior Design Ideas

Simple Colors

Updated farmhouses tend to stick to a plain color palette outside. Think natural wood, bright white and deep blacks. Farmhouses tend to have board and batten or lap siding over shingles or shakes. By keeping the exterior of the house simple, you can highlight the shape and architectural features of the home.


Tips For Moving Into A Newly Built House

Tips For Moving Into Your Newly Built House

Buying and moving into a newly built house is an exciting experience. It can feel like your home is a blank canvas awaiting your personal touch, and for good reason. After all, you are the first person to make a mark on the space. As you anticipate the big day, keep in mind these tips for moving into a new build.

Tips for moving into your newly built house.

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House Plan 1499 | Thoughtful One-Story

House Plan 1499 has been named The Gellar and is now available

Front rendering of The Geller house plan 1499.

Simple Ranch Living

The Gellar is a simple ranch home plan with an efficient exterior and a thoughtful floor plan. The kitchen centers around an island and enjoys an adjoining breakfast nook and a separate dining room. The great room gains visual space from a cathedral ceiling and continues outdoors to a screened porch with skylights. Designed for couples, the master suite offers two walk-in closets and a dual-sink vanity in the master bathroom, along with a freestanding bathtub, walk-in shower and skylights. The garage is oriented to the rear of the floor plan and just inside is a drop zone for everyday items and a utility room with a laundry sink. A powder room and a coat closet in the foyer are available for guests while two additional bedrooms share a full bathroom with a double-sink vanity.

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Bathroom Trends | Spa-like Bathrooms

Bring a Sense of Luxury to any Bathroom

Luxurious, spa-like bathrooms are growing in popularity and are the perfect space in which to add a touch of elegance. Incorporating elements such as tiled floors, decorative backsplashes, multiple showerheads and freestanding tubs along with fixtures in luxe finishes like polished stainless steel, matte black stainless and champagne can elevate the look of any bathroom space and create a welcoming retreat. Check out some popular bathroom trends! 

Master bathroom of The Clearlake house plan 1272.

Linear drains are particularly well suited to more modern bathrooms, including curbless, open plan showers. Not only are these sleek, clean-lined drains aesthetically appealing – creating a seamless, contemporary look – but they are also versatile since they can be located almost anywhere within the shower area. 


House Plan 1564 | Modest Modern Farmhouse

House Plan 1564 has been named The Virgil and is now available

Front rendering of The Virgil house plan 1564.

The Virgil: House Plan 1564

This simple, modern farmhouse offers a board-and-batten exterior and large windows. The floor plan is impressive, given the square footage, with a spacious island kitchen, breakfast nook, and dining space. The great room with fireplace opens to a screened porch with skylights. Skylights are also found in the master bathroom and sun tunnels are in the master closet and utility room, which happen to be connected. Two additional bedrooms and a bonus room complete this thoughtful design.