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See how one builder changed the entire look of this house design

This Craftsman plan was transformed into a European styled home with a few simple changes.

Tell us which one you like the most in the comments!

Original: The Bosworth Plan #1328

Craftsman Rendering of The Bosworth - House Plan 1328

A mix of cedar shakes and stone paired with a gabled roofline and metal accents, the original rendering is a picture-perfect Craftsman charmer.

Modified: The Carmel Bay by Kent Homes, Inc.

Craftsman Rendering of The Bosworth - House Plan 1328

A blend of stone and stucco give a European-inspired feel to this exterior, along with a hipped roof, clipped gables, and a dramatic sweeping gable.

This 3 bedroom floor plan features a single dining space facing rear views, open living spaces, volume ceilings, and walk-in closets for each bedroom. Outdoor living space is abundant, and the two car garage includes extra storage space. Check out the original and modified layouts below and see if you can spot all the differences!

Original vs Modified floor plans: The Bosworth #1328 by Don Gardner

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 Review the following areas to identify the changes:

  • Foyer
  • Great room ceiling
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Porches and patios
  • Pantry
  • Utility Room
  • Garage entry
  • Garage storage
  • Bonus room
  • Master bathroom

We want to know what YOU want in a home plan! Leave a comment below with which changes you like, which ones you don’t, and any other changes/feedback you have on these designs!

NOW AVAILABLE: Family-Friendly Craftsman Design #1409

The Austin Plan #1409 is now available for purchase!

Front Rendering of The Austin - Craftsman House Plan 1409

4 beds, 4 baths, 2966 sq. ft.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Unique, open library with built-in bookshelves.
  • Oversized utility room with a view and outdoor access.
  • Completely open kitchen with center island.
Specialized Spaces

A richly dimensional exterior brimming with special details enhances any streetscape, and distinguishes this family-friendly floor plan. Incredibly open common areas are complemented by practical specialized spaces, like the library, e-space, pantry, and Bonus Room Floor Plan of The Austin - House Design 1409huge utility room. Each bedroom has an adjacent bathroom, and the master suite enjoys privacy and access to the covered porch. Columns, decorative ceilings, built-in shelves, and a screen porch with fireplace add custom elements to this remarkable Craftsman home.

First Floor Plan of The Austin - Home Design 1409

See more information on the Austin Plan #1409 on our website HERE


Similar plans:

The Sagecrest - House Plan #1226The Sagecrest Plan #1226 is smaller and has a keeping room formal dining room. See it here.

The Clarkson Home Design #1117The Clarkson Plan #1117 has a more Traditional exterior and similar square footage. See it here.

Photographic Tour of the Chatsworth Plan

Our latest Pinterest Board features a full photographic tour of the Chatsworth Plan #1301-D!

The Chatsworth Plan #1301-D - From rendering to reality!

From rendering to reality!

Take a photo tour of The Chatsworth Plan 1301-D. Located in Ridgeway, SC, this home is built by Denton Builders, LLC. This craftsman, lakefront home offers scenic views and a rustic design.


Take the Full Photographic Tour Here


Craftsman front porch of the Chatsworth Plan #1301-D

This front porch is framed with columns and stone, creating a welcoming Craftsman entry.

Foyer of the Chatsworth Plan #1301-D by Don Gardner

Enter the foyer and be wowed by this stunning chandelier. A study and coat closet are nearby, across from the open dining room.

View from the great room of the Chatsworth Plan #1301-D by Don Gardner

French doors open to a lovely back porch with a picturesque view of the lake. A vaulted ceiling with clerestory window and plant shelf add architectural interest to the space.

Back Porch of the Chatsworth Plan #1301-D

Relax in a rocking chair and take in the gorgeous lake view. The Chatsworth Plan features plenty of outdoor living space!

Kitchen and breakfast room of the Chatsworth Plan by Don Gardner

Double ovens are ideal for preparing large family dinners! This expansive Country kitchen has amazing view and plenty of space for prep work and entertaining.

Master bathroom tub in the Chatsworth Plan by Don Gardner

Enjoy a soak in the master garden tub! Muted greens and grays create a relaxing atmosphere in this luxurious master bathroom.

Rec room in the finished walkout basement of the Chatsworth Plan by Don Gardner

This walkout basement plan has a rec room and two additional bedrooms and baths on the lower level.

There is much, much more to see on this Pinterest Board – Click here to see it!

See the floor plan and more details on our website HERE


Similar plans:

The Butler Ridge - House Plan #1320-DThe Butler Ridge Plan #1320-D is a similar home design with less square footage. See it here.

The Solstice Springs Plan #5011The Solstice Springs Plan #5011 is a luxury house design with more square footage. See it here.

Video Tour of the Birchwood Plan #1239

The Birchwood Plan #1239 is a popular Craftsman home design with tons of amazing features. We’ve put together a video tour of the home located in Hartsville, SC.

Take a look around the Birchwood Plan in this short video!

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Three car garage with extra storage.
  • Formal dining room with buffet nook.
  • Large kitchen with island and walk-in pantry.
  • Master suite with unique sitting room.
  • Walk-in closets in each bedroom.

Decorative ceilings top nearly every room in this Arts & Crafts ranch, starting with the 12’ ceiling in the foyer. The dining room has a large window and a buffet nook for furniture. The gourmet kitchen includes a walk-in pantry, island, and a pass-through to the great room, and the breakfast room leads to the screened porch with fireplace.

First Floor Plan of The Birchwood - House Design 1239

Each bedroom features special ceiling treatments, a walk-in closet, and full bathroom. A large utility room with a sink is conveniently placed down the hall from the secondary bedrooms. The master suite has porch access, dual walk-in closets, and a sitting room surrounded by views. The master bathroom is a spa-like retreat with dual vanities, a walk-in shower, built-ins and a vaulted ceiling.

Bonus Room Floor Plan of The Birchwood - Home Design 1239

View plan details for the Birchwod #1239

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NEW Craftsman Ranch Design #1317

Craftsman ranch design The Mayfair #1317 is NOW AVAILABLE!

The Mayfair - Craftsman Ranch House Plan 1317

4 beds, 3 baths, 2331 sq. ft.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Bedroom/Study with window seat and coffered ceiling.
  • Utility and mud rooms designed to keep things organized.
  • One dining space with great views.
Functional and Family-Friendly
Bonus Room Floor Plan of The Mayfair - House Design 1317

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Gables and mixed materials give inviting character to this Craftsman ranch home plan featuring an efficient, open layout. A U-shaped kitchen keeps appliances close at hand, while providing plenty of work space with a view to the rear through the windowed dining room. The study/bedroom provides flexible space with a charming window seat and coffered ceiling, and each additional bedroom has its own walk-in closet. Functional space includes a pantry, utility room with laundry sink, and mud room with coat closet and built-in shelves. The large master suite includes access to the screened porch, linen storage, two walk-in closets, and huge bathroom with extra counter space.

First Floor Plan of The Mayfair - Home Plan 1317

See more information on the Mayfair Plan #1317 on our website HERE


Similar plans:

The Satchwell - Best Selling House Plan #967The Satchwell Plan #967 is a smaller home with a similar exterior and layout. See it here.

The Trinity Home Design #1304The Trinity Plan #1304 has a similar Craftsman exterior and floor plan. See it here.