Landscaping ideas to consider when you are building a custom home!
One of the many benefits about building your own home is the fact that you can customize it to your specifications. While you do have to attend to your budget and the building guidelines of your floor plan, in reality you can have everything you want (and can afford) when you build from the ground up. This reality extends into the yard as well as the home. As you build, keep your landscaping in mind. Here are some ideas to make your landscaping an extension of your home and your creativity.
This sprawling Craftsman exterior is unified by arches over the windows, garage doors, and the front porch entry. With a spacious gourmet kitchen with island, flexible dining space, and generous great room, The Atticus is designed for entertaining and togetherness. Rear porches and a patio facilitate outdoor living when the weather is nice and allows continued use in cooler months with an outdoor fireplace. The thoughtful master suite comfortably accommodates two, with dual sinks and a divided closet.
Conceptual house plan 1533 is a modern Ranch with made for family living.
Conceptual Design 1533 is an updated version of The Georgetown house plan 393. The exterior is modernized with a mix of siding and board-and-batten. Shutters frame the windows and columns line the welcoming front porch.
Boasting a narrow width and a courtyard entry garage, The Murray is a neighborhood friendly design with Craftsman curb-appeal. Cathedral ceilings in the great room and master bedroom promote a spacious feeling while front and rear porches extend living outdoors. This modest design enjoys luxury features, including a roomy master bathroom with freestanding bathtub, an island kitchen, a mudroom and skylights.
This traditional house plan features several gable peaks and a triplet of columns to create a stunning facade. The interior layout positions rooms for ultimate privacy and convenience. A vaulted ceiling and fireplace accent the great room that also overlooks the kitchen and rear porch. Skylights brighten the back porch, showcasing detail to even the outdoor living area. The kitchen’s angled serving bar serves as a divider between the kitchen and great room. Tucked away in the rear of the home is the master suite. Two walk-in closets and an elegant master bath makeup the suite. For families that need extra storage space or constantly are tracking in dirt, the mudroom leads into the garage and utility room. Upstairs, a bedroom and full bath complete the house plan, while the bonus space awaits the homeowner’s imagination.