This intricate modern farmhouse features a striking metal roof adorned with a cupola above the garage and a stunning clerestory cupola at the center of the home. The board-and-batten exterior is highlighted by shutters and wooden brackets on the front porch, which extends the full width of the home and connects to the angled garage. A coat closet is just inside the foyer entry and the dining room is adjoining. The two-story great room features an angled fireplace and opens to a screened porch with skylights. An island and serving bar highlight the kitchen and a breakfast nook and pantry are both within steps. The bedroom/study with an attached full bathroom serves as a guest suite or home office. A privacy hallway with built-in linen closets leads to the spacious master suite with direct access to the screened porch. Two walk-in closets flank the entry to the master bathroom which features a double sink vanity, bathtub, and a walk-in shower. Upstairs, the clerestory cupola brings light into the loft. This lightwell can also be viewed from the open, two-story great room below. A full bathroom is available, along with a bedroom and optional bonus room.
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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 two-story design is made for a narrow lot with its modest width and front entry garage. The siding facade is accented with board-and-batten and a metal roof. Inside, the floor plan is welcoming with a fireplace in the great room and a spacious kitchen with an island. The master suite is downstairs with direct access to the utility room and two additional bedrooms and a bonus room are upstairs.
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Brick and simple white siding complement this modern farmhouse design while a spacious front porch welcomes guests. Black frame windows and metal roof accents enhance curb-appeal. The great room is cozy and inviting with a fireplace and a coffered ceiling and living continues outdoors to the rear porch with skylights. A sun tunnel brightens the pantry and a large island is at the center of the gourmet kitchen. Decorative beams continue from the kitchen to the dining room which features a built-in nook. From the three-car garage, a drop zone is available for coats, bags, and shoes and a large family studio is adjoining with abundant cabinetry and a laundry sink. The first floor is complete with two master suites and a study/flex room that opens to the front porch. Upstairs, find three additional bedrooms, each with a walk-in closet, two full bathrooms, a media room, and an optional bonus room.
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This two-story Craftsman design features a mixed-material exterior of siding, stone board-and-batten. Decorative elements include a metal accent roof and wooden gable brackets. The great room is oversized with a fireplace and double doors that open to a skylight-topped porch. An island and wet bar service the gourmet kitchen and a walk-in pantry is only steps away. The master suite and bedroom/study are downstairs while two additional bedrooms and a bonus room are upstairs.