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Riva Ridge Plan #5013
Summerhill Plan #1090
Small homes have always been popular as starter homes and retirement homes, and the trend continues because smaller homes are cheaper to heat and cool, and easier to clean and maintain.Check out the Riva Ridge plan featured on page 30, a hillside walkout perfect for a golf course home or mountain retreat, or the Summerhill plan on page 18, a family-friendly design with completely open living spaces.
The New Home Plans section on page 50 is a convenient way to search our latest homes under 3000 sq. ft. A special On The Drawing Board feature on page 64 shows two conceptual plans we’re working on with highlights and insights on what’s new. Big One-Story and Two-Story sections also help narrow down your search.
From cozy Craftsman cottages to traditional neighborhood charmers, Small Dream Homes has something for everyone.
Ranch Home Plan #1328 – The Bosworth
Home Design Quick Facts:
- Craftsman exterior with plenty of curb appeal.
- A double pantry and large utility room
This Ranch home plan with gables and metal accent roofs creates a welcoming, Craftsman exterior with plenty of curb appeal. Cathedral ceilings add volume to the great room and dining room, with a spacious island kitchen between them. A double pantry and large utility room provide plenty of storage space, and the garage has a convenient personnel door to the outside. Walk-in closets in each bedroom, as well as coat and linen closets, keep things in their place.
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Plan #1258 The Greenbranch
Home Design Quick Facts:
- Open space single kitchen and dining area with vaulted ceiling.
- Large utility and mud rooms make it easy to accommodate hobbies, quick clean ups and gear storage.
- Convenient Jack and Jill bathroom.
Today’s busy lifestyles call for an efficient family ranch floor plan that offers a well-planned layout but also provides the amenities one expects in a quality home. The Greenbranch Ranch floor plan by Don Gardner offers a convenient floor plan that is great for people on the go. Family meals are easy to cook and serve in the kitchen that flows directly to the dining area. This part of the home offers a natural gathering area and its adjacent e-space is a great place for kids to do their homework.
Featuring 1885 sq. ft. of living space with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths The Greenbranch is a small home that surprises with its large, airy feel. The home is practically designed with an eye toward casual comfort. The open great room invites you in to enjoy the fireplace and vaulted ceiling. Throughout the home you’ll find conveniences you’d expect in a much larger home such as a Jack and Jill bathroom, extra storage throughout, large walk-in closets, utility room, mud room and lots of attic storage.
This is a great home for people who like to spend time outdoors as it includes a patio area with room for a spa. The bonus room above the garage offers many possibilities as a fourth bedroom, game room or hobby area
See more house plans like this on the Don Gardner website.
Craftsman Old World Charm Blends with Modern Details
Home Design Quick Facts:
- Windows, porches, skylights and vaulted ceilings define the atmosphere
- Room for expansion
- Lower level suite offers many possibilities
This Craftsman home design exudes Old World charm but it’s intended for the modern homeowner. Luxury and utility go hand in hand throughout this nearly 2900 sq. ft. angled floor plan. The square footage doesn’t include the 550 sq. ft. bonus room. This two story hillside walkout features four bedrooms, four baths, great room with fireplace and cathedral ceiling, and well-appointed master suite. For those who prefer an open home plan, this home provides a single dining area as the kitchen and dining space flow together.
A Family-Friendly Craftsman Home Plan
Family living couldn’t be easier with the mud room and utility room located just off the attached garage. Storage can be accessed in every area of the home, via walk-in closets, pantry and e-space. Invite guests to stay in the lower level that features two bedrooms and two baths plus a rec room. These rooms would make a great in-law suite.
Luxurious and Fun Outdoor Living with this House Design
Outdoor living is easy with this single living space Craftsman home plan. A relaxing screen porch with cathedral ceiling is located off the dining room, and a covered porch with skylights can be accessed from the great room. The rear view allows enjoyment of scenery from multiple directions. The back of the home beckons people outside with patio space just outside the rec room.
Convenient, luxurious living awaits in The Butler Ridge
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