House Plan 1553 | Rustic Two-Story

The Lorelai house plan 1553 is now available!

A rustic facade and angled courtyard entry garage create instant curb appeal for this idyllic, two-story mountain retreat. The island kitchen enjoys a nearby pantry and the great room features a fireplace and access to the rear porch with skylights. Casual and formal gatherings are easily accommodated with a breakfast room and a separate dining room. A drop zone with adjoining utility room provides storage space to create an organization system for the entire family. The exquisite master suite is downstairs with a study/bedroom and two additional bedrooms are upstairs with a full bathroom and a bonus room.

Front rendering of The Lorelai house plan 1553.

See all the details of The Lorelai house plan 1553 on our website!

The Butler Ridge 1320-D | Lake Hartwell

The Butler Ridge 1320-D is being built on Lake Hartwell.

Currahee Home Builders is currently building The Butler Ridge plan 1320-D on Lake Hartwell in Toccoa, GA. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Butler Ridge plan 1320-D.

This Craftsman-blend, hillside walkout home plan has European and Old World influence found throughout. The vaulted great room opens out to a covered porch with skylights, while the unique angled dining room accesses a screened porch with views all around this home plan. The open kitchen has room for multiple chefs to work and a walk-in pantry for plenty of storage in this home plan. A mudroom greets you by the garage, and a separate utility room includes a sink and counter space. The lower level includes a rec room and two bedrooms – each with their own bathroom to round out this home plan.

The Crowne Canyon House Plan 732-D

Take a photo tour of The Crowne Canyon House Plan 732-D!

The Crowne Canyon was built by Fairview Custom Homes in The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards. This home is currently for sale and you can contact the realtor, Justin Winter or find the listing here for more information!

The Crowne Canyon house plan 732-D.

A stunning center dormer with arched window and decorative wood brackets cap the entry to this extraordinary hillside estate home plan. Exposed wood beams enhance the magnificent cathedral ceilings of the foyer, great room, dining room, master bedroom and screened porch, while ten-foot ceilings top the remainder of the first floor. The great room takes in scenic rear views through a wall of windows shared by the media/rec room. Fireplaces add warmth and ambience to the great room, media/rec room, screened porch and the master suite’s study/sitting. The kitchen is complete with its center island cook-top, pantry and ample room for two or more cooks. A three-and-a-half-car garage allows space for storage or a golf cart.

Hunter Creek Home Plan | Rendering To Reality

The Hunter Creek Home Plan 1326 is under construction in Wilmington, NC!

The Carter family is building The Hunter Creek home plan at Waterberry Plantation in Wilmington, NC. This is the third Donald Gardner home plan that the Carters have built and they plan for it to be their forever home. The homeowner states, “it is important to love the space where you live.  Hopefully, this will be our retirement home, so we are pouring a great deal of thought into every material”. In this Rendering-to-Reality story, we will follow the construction process from breaking ground to move in ready! Check back often for updates as the dream home plan progresses!

Update: Completed Photos!

Front elevation of The Hunter Creek home plan 1326.

1962 sq ft, 3 beds, 2 baths

Mixed materials give a rustic feel to this angled floor plan. Inside, coffered and tray ceilings add visual interest and abundant rear windows bring in light. The large island kitchen has a view of the great room and single dining room, a walk-in pantry, and nearby e-space for looking up recipes. Both the utility room and garage offer extra storage and convenient outdoor access. Perfect for relaxation, this plan includes a master bedroom sitting area, rear porch with skylights, and striking octagonal screen porch with fireplace.

Watch the Hunter Creek home plan progress from Rendering-to-Reality!

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Building a Small Farmhouse | Pros & Cons

Guest Blog Post

The Pros and Cons of Building a Small Farmhouse

Have you ever thought about building a house of your own? If your answer is yes, you might consider getting away from gridlocked and polluted cities to build a small and cozy farmhouse in the country. It might sound difficult and inconvenient, but it does not have to be that way. You just have to plan everything out very carefully.

If you do not know whether it is something worth trying, this article should help you make up your mind. Here, you will find a list of the pros and cons of building a small farmhouse.

Building a small farmhouse like The Gemma house plan 1587.