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PLAN OF THE WEEK: Three Bedroom Designs

Each of our featured plans this week are three bedroom designs. One luxury ranch and one brick cottage.

 The Padgett Plan #1124

Front Exterior of The Padgett - House Plan 1124

3 beds, 2 baths, 1784 sq. ft. Photographed home built by Kent Homes.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Suitable for narrow lots.
  • Volume ceilings throughout.
  • Master suite with dual walk-in closets.
Neighborhood cottage
First Floor Plan of The Padgett - Three Bedroom House Design 1124

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Graceful arches frame the garage, entryway and windows of the Padgett Plan. The front-entry garage is convenient for narrow lots, with low maintenance brick and siding.

Inside this house plan, cathedral ceilings draw the eye upward in the bedroom, great and dining rooms, while a tray ceiling crowns the master bedroom. With two walk-in closets, twin vanities and a separate tub and shower, the master suite is truly relaxing.

Bonus Room Floor Plan of The Padgett - House floor Plan 1124

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Entertaining is easy in this floor plan as the kitchen spills into the dining room. With a bay window, buffet niche and ceiling treatment, this room is perfect for formal meals. When nature allows, the rear porch is an optimal outdoor entertaining space and is accessed through the great room.

 

The Spencer Hall Plan #5006

Front Rendering of The Spencer Hall - Home Plan 5006

3 beds, 3.5 baths, 2866 sq. ft.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • All three bedrooms positioned for rear views.
  • Large, walk-in pantry.
  • Formal dining room lined with columns.
European influences

Luxury one-story living is yours for the taking in the Spencer Hall. Massive stone columns support the front entry porch which leads to a grand foyer and a vaulted great room. The over-sized dining room is exceptionally open and features a stepped ceiling detail. The island kitchen has abundant counter space and a cozy breakfast nook with a bow window. Two secondary bedrooms each have a private bath and dual closets. The master suite is set off in its own wing and includes a private sitting room, a gigantic walk-in closet and a luxurious bath accented by columns over dual vanities. The screen porch on the rear is topped by a cathedral ceiling and the covered porch shades the great room and master bedroom.

First Floor Plan of The Spencer Hall - Three Bedroom Home Design 5006

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It’s Here: Full Album of the Sagecrest Plan!

Take a photographic tour of the Sagecrest Plan #1226 with this full album of stunning pictures.

The Sagecrest Home Design #1226: See the full album!

Welcome to the Sagecrest, built by JWB, Inc. Custom Homes. Mixed materials create big curb appeal with easy maintenance.


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Thank you to John and Kimberly Creo for allowing us to share their beautiful Craftsman home. Builders Jeff and Debbie Bartholomew of JWB, Inc. did an excellent job with this design. With some modifications, the Creos were able to create their dream home. Enjoy the full album on our Pinterest Page!

Custom trimwork inside the Sagecrest House Plan 1226

Columns, arches, and custom millwork. The smallest details received the utmost attention in this fabulous interior.

A high vaulted ceiling creates lots of visual space in this great room! https://www.dongardner.com/plan_details.aspx?pid=3676. #Vaulted #Ceiling #GreatRoom

Neutral does not have to mean dull – Soaring ceiling vaults, massive windows, and the right pops of soft colors create an inviting space with lively atmosphere.

Open kitchen of the Sagecrest Floor Plan 1226

This sophisticated kitchen features black and white cabinetry, expansive counter tops, and tons of storage – all under a soaring coffered ceiling with recessed lighting.

Family Studio (utility room) of the Sagecrest Home Floor Plan 1226

This family studio is the ultimate utility room! Storage, workspace, and a convenient place to keep pet supplies, all in an area with plenty of natural light and room to move!

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

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Similar plans:

The Clarkson - House Plan #1117The Clarkson Plan #1117 has a similar layout with a more traditional ranch look. See it here.

Design in Progress #1409: Available Soon!Design in Progress #1409 has a similar front exterior with new interior features. See it here.

Choosing the Perfect Style for Your Dream Home

Choosing the Perfect Style for Your Dream Home

With hundreds of styles to choose from, finding the perfect solution for your dream home floor plans proves to be a daunting task for anyone. With each style designed to give off a different feel and atmosphere both inside and out, determining a specific style that meets all of your lifestyle needs may be a challenge. From classical country homes to small ranch house plans, understanding what each different style offers a homeowner can help one to better choose the home design that is perfect for their needs.

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Assessing Your Situation

Before you begin browsing the hundreds of different styles of home floor plans, it is important to first take the time to carefully plan out both your needs and limitations to make sure you choose the style that provides the best fit to your home needs. When looking at new home designs, think of the characteristics of homes you have lived in throughout your life. What features did you like? What did you dislike? How much living space do you need? Establishing a list of features to look for with your new home can help you to better select one that is suitable for you and your family.

Beyond the features, it is crucial that you take note of any restrictions of limitations you may have in place when choosing your home design. If there are any space limitations on the lot you plan to build on? What is your planned budget for your new home? Your answers to these questions can help you when it comes to selecting your home floor plans.

Choosing a Floor Plan Style that is Right for You

After you have carefully assessed your needs and restrictions, you can then begin to identify a specific style that is the best fit for your home. When looking into different styles, work to understand the pros and cons of each. Prioritize the features that you simply cannot live without and make certain that the final floor plan you choose either has these features in place or can be easily modified to include them.

When narrowing down your decision, look at the other home styles in the area of the lot you plan to build on. Consider if your dream home will be a welcome fit to the neighborhood. Most importantly, the floor plan you choose should feel like “home” to you. When looking at home floor plans online, focus on how you can make your home even more personalized. Think of your home floor plans as the blank canvas for which to paint your dream home and design style onto.

Choosing a home style suitable for your floor plan needs may be one of the biggest decisions you face, so do not hesitate to consult the professional advice of architects or designers. Not only can they help you determine the home floor plan that best fits your needs, but they may be able to modify an existing home floor plan to help turn your dream home into a reality.

No matter what design you make with your home floor plans, it is important that you purchase your plans from a professionally respected architect. Choosing from the hundreds of floor plans and home designs available through Donald A. Gardner Architects guarantees you just that. Since 1978, every home plan designed by Donald A. Gardner Architects is guaranteed to provide functional living and timeless design. Additionally, our home floor plans are easily modifiable to fit any lot limitations or your specific needs. Contact Donald A. Gardner Architects today, and let us help you move one step closer to making your dream home a reality.

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PCBC Award Winning Home Products

Here are some of the winners from the 2014 PCBC Parade of Products

PCBC is a gathering of America’s most prominent residential builders, developers, architects, building scientists, lenders, investors, marketers and product manufacturers.

KitchenAid 24″ 5-Cycle/6-Option Dishwasher, Architect Series II.

Uses up to 33% less water without sacrificing cleaning and drying performance. Water from the last rinse is used to pre-rinse the next load. Fresh water is used to finish the cleaning cycle. One-touch operation with ProWash™ that customizes the wash for each load.

Nuheat’s SIGNATURE Thermostat

The first WiFi enabled floor heating thermostat, it can be controlled by an Apple or Android smart phone app, or on the web from your computer. SIGNATURE easily connects to your home Wifi,  has 7-day progammability, and makes it easy to track energy usage.

Feeney LED Rail Light Kits

Feeney LED Lighting - 2014 PCBC Award Winner

Feeney CableRail is a perfect solution for stairs, balconies, and deck railings where you want to maintain an unobstructed view of the outdoors. The new LED Rail Light Kit for DesignRail not only provides safety in low-light areas, it’s a lighting accent that creates a charming atmosphere for outdoor entertaining.

Hampton Products International:
Push Pull Rotate Door Locks

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Innovative door hardware that opens 3 different ways. When your hands are full, simply bump or lightly tug to release the door latch.

XeriBrix by Xeripave

Brick-sized pervious pavers engineered to provide stormwater  relief. Ideal for driveways, they are non-slip, UV resistant, and able to withstand freezing/thawing.

This is just a sample – Check out PCBC’s Pinterest Page to see more winning products!

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