Luxury Mountain Home – New Photos

The Jasper Hill is a mountain home design filled with fabulous details!

The Jasper Hill - Mountain Home Plan 5020

5 beds, 5.5 baths, 3920 sq. ft.

A mixture of stone and stucco lends an earthy feel that allows the home to blend with the surrounding landscape. A series of bay windows on the rear of the home maximizes views from every room.

Great Room of The Jasper Hill - House Plan 5020The main level begins with the grand foyer that overlooks an open staircase and out into the sprawling great room, where a towering hearth and custom ceiling design draw the eye upward. The breathtaking dining room is completely open to a huge gourmet kitchen, and leads to both screened and covered rear porches to enjoy mountain views. Kitchen of The Jasper Hill - House Plan 5020

Truly luxurious, the master suite includes two massive closets with exterior windows and a spectacular octagonal bath. A bedroom/study shares the private wing, while a bonus suite over the garage has closets and a full bathroom.

Wet Bar of The Jasper Hill - House Plan 5020Elegant living spaces continue on the lower level, where a sizable rec room enjoys abundant windows, a fireplace, wet bar, and wine cellar tucked away by the stairs. Three large bedrooms, two with patio access, and three full bathrooms provide space for guests or family.

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Command Centers, Home Offices, and E-Spaces

Command centers and built-in desk areas are ideal for a multitude of tasks


E-space of The Newcastle House Plan #994

Built-in e-space in the kitchen of the Newcastle Plan #994

Stay organized with a dedicated workspace

Busy families need a home plan that not only emphasizes their personal style, but is also convenient and functional. More and more activities in the home are centered around the kitchen, and Don Gardner Architects has created the e-space to offer even greater  functionality in the area where family members congregate. An e-spaces are like the command centers of the home, and function as an accessible place for the family computer — perfect for looking up recipes, paying bills, doing homework or supervising younger users. E-spaces also serve as a place to charge cell phones, MP3 players and other electronic gadgets.

A larger e-space, like the one in the Drayton Hall Plan, is well suited to be a small home office or homework area. It’s open to the living areas, allowing conversation flow and a pleasant atmosphere.First Floor Plan of The Drayton Hall Design 1238

Small corner office

The large, semi-private e-space in the Fincannon Plan is almost a full home office. It’s still open, but is set back  from the living areas for a quieter place to focus. Cabinets and built-in L-shaped desk mean tons of storage and room to work.

E-space of The Fincannon House Plan 1234. Command Centers

Study/home office

If you do a lot of work from home, or prefer a workspace where you can shut out the busy world around you, a home design with a study or home office may be the best fit. The Laurelwood Plan has a study right off the foyer that welcomes you with French doors, a stately coffered ceiling, and a bay window. Many of our home plans include a bedroom/study, to use whichever way is ideal for your household.

Study of The Laurelwood House Plan 5024

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BRAND NEW PLAN: The Rowan #1366

Originally a custom modification, the 2 bedroom Rowan Plan is the ideal empty-nester or vacation home!
The Rowan House Plan 1366

Front exterior

 Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Two bedrooms, plus a bonus room with full bathroom.
  • Big, open kitchen with tons of prep space.
  • Well-appointed master suite with relaxing bath.
Luxurious living in just over 1800 square feet

This versatile home design is perfect as a starter home, retirement home, or vacation retreat, showcasing rustic Craftsman style and easy living. The great room, kitchen, and dining room are open to one another, with a peaceful sun room positioned to take in views all around. The full master suite includes a tray ceiling, walk-in closets, and a roomy bath with barrel vaulted ceiling.

First Floor Plan of The Rowan House Plan 1366

Bonus room and more

An oversized bonus room with full bathroom can easily serve as an extra bedroom or private guest suite. Other special details include a bedroom/study with window seat, e-space in the kitchen, spacious utility room, and extra garage storage.

Bonus Room Floor Plan of The Rowan House Plan 1366

Photos already available

Because the Rowan Plan was originally a custom modified version of another popular plan, we already have photos to share! See them all on our website here.

Plan #1366-The Rowan    Plan #1366-The Rowan   Plan #1366-The Rowan

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Similar plans:

The Silvergate - House Plan #1254-DThe Silvergate Plan #1254-D is a similar hillside walkout design – See it here.

The Bantry - House Plan #1336The Bantry Plan #1336 is a new two-story house design – See it here.

Plan of the Week: The Silvergate #1254-D

The Silvergate is a hillside walkout design, perfect for lakefront or mountain lots.

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Unique, Craftsman exterior

Arched garage doors and a metal accent roof are just two of the thoughtful exterior details that lend curb appeal to the Silvergate. The angled courtyard garage is inviting, while a mix of shingle siding and stone add texture and curb appeal.

The details continue inside

The main level includes a great room and bedroom/study with coffered ceiling details along with an open kitchen and dining room arrangement that simplifies entertaining. The master bedroom features twin walk-in closets and a bay window that serves as a peaceful sitting area. Outdoor living space is abundant, with a screen porch off the dining room and an oversized, skylit covered porch on the rear.


Lower level living

Downstairs is a cozy rec room and two more bedrooms, one with a private bath. A covered porch leads to a patio that is perfect for a pool or lakefront setting. The unfinished mechanical/storage area can easily be converted to a home theater, exercise area, or for any purpose you desire.


Spacious bonus room

Dormers and skylights brighten the bonus room over the garage, which provides an additional 509 square feet of flexible space not counted in the total living space of this plan.



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Similar plans:

The Hunter Creek #1326 is a smaller, one-story design. See it here.

The Silvergate - House Plan #1254-DComing Soon: The Bantry Plan #1336! A new two-story house design. See the concept here.

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