Architectural Styles

How to Achieve a Modern Farmhouse Style and Look

How To Get A 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.

The Urban Farmhouse – What is it?

House Plans That Utilize Urban Farmhouse Design

The Coleraine is an urban farmhouse design.

The Coleraine Plan 1335

Create Unique Style With Urban Farmhouse Designs 

If you enjoy design elements from both traditional and modern homes, you may appreciate a house plan that blends the popular features of each into one cohesive design. That is exactly what you get with Urban Farmhouse design, it’s a modern twist on a traditional home. These designs perfectly blend classic elements with modern amenities, providing you with a unique look that will fit your personal style.

Tips to Utilize a Narrow Lot to Your Homes Advantage

Utilizing A Narrow Lot To Your Advantage

The Leland is designed for a narrow lot.

The Leland – 50’0″ x 58’8″

If you’re considering building a home on a narrow lot, you will need to know how to make the most out of the space. With the right narrow lot home designs, you’ll find that narrow lots have quite a number of benefits. Here are some ways that you can use your narrow space and your home plan to your advantage.

URBAN FARMHOUSE HOME PLAN COLLECTION

We are working on a collection of Urban Farmhouse designs to meet the growing trend!

The Coleraine plan 1335 with an urban farmhouse exterior.

The Coleraine 1335 (Modified with an Urban Farmhouse exterior)

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.