Vertical wood siding angled transom windows and a steeply pitched roof give a contemporary chalet character to this recreation home. The open interior blends the living and dining rooms together under a sloped two-story ceiling; there's a loft above. The sleeping quarters include a main-floor bedroom and another bedroom upstairs.
This home is perfect for active living. Its rectangular design allows the use of truss roof framing which makes construction easy and economical. The galley-style kitchen and the sunny dining area are kept open to the living room forming one huge activity space. Two sets of sliding glass doors expand the living area to the large deck. The secluded master bedroom offers a private bath while the remaining bedrooms share a hall bath. The two baths the laundry facilities and the kitchen are clustered to allow common plumbing walls. Plan H-921-1A has a standard crawlspace foundation and an optional solar-heating system. Plan H-921-2A has a Plen-Wood system which utilizes the sealed crawlspace as a chamber for distributing heated or cooled air. Both versions of the design call for energy-efficient 2x6 exterior walls. Learn More
This three-bedroom starter home boasts an efficient layout that makes it perfect for a narrow lot. The entry offers views of the open living room and dining room beyond. This entire area is warmed by the huge corner fireplace in the living room. An adjacent kitchen enjoys plenty of counter space and a sunny eating nook. Tucked away in the rear of the home the master suite offers a spacious retreat with walk-in closet and a private bath with dual-sink vanity. Two secondary bedrooms share another full bath. Learn More
This cute little house sure does pack a punch. There are three nice sized bedrooms and Bedroom #1 has a walk-in closet. The bathroom is centrally located so that all 3 rooms have easy access to it. This open floor plan consists of a Great Room made for GREAT views. A country kitchen has lots of cabinets and a cabinet style pantry. The big laundry room has easy access to the outside where there is a stoop to sit and read a book while you do laundry. There are 2 wonderful covered porches. Learn More
With its wraparound deck and soaring windows this chalet-style home is ideal for recreational living and scenic sites. The living and dining rooms are combined to take advantage of the dramatic cathedral ceiling the rugged stone fireplace and the view through the spectacular windows. A quaint balcony above adds to the warm country feeling of the living area which extends to the expansive deck. The open kitchen features a bright corner sink and a nifty breakfast bar that adjoins the living area. The handy main-floor laundry area is close to two bedrooms and a full bath. The study is a feature rarely found in a home of this size and style. The master suite and a storage area encompass the upper floor. A cathedral ceiling a whirlpool bath and sweeping views from the balcony give this space an elegant feel. The basement option includes a tuck-under garage additional storage space and a separate utility area. A family room may be finished later. Learn More
The features of this multilevel home include a deck that skirts the three sides. Inside the sunken living room is just steps away from the dining room and the U-shape kitchen. A bedroom/den and a full bath round out the first level. On the upper level you will find two more bedrooms and a full bath while a balcony overlooks the living room below. This home is designed with a basement foundation.
Step in from the adorable front porch and check out what's cooking in the kitchen which is just inside the front door and boasts a beautifully lit eating area. The living and dining rooms share a common space with a serving bar from the kitchen at one end and a corner fireplace and door to the rear patio at the other end. With a front row view of the backyard the master suite has dual sink vanity and a roomy walk-in closet.
This separated three bedroom vacation retreat boasts a warming gas fireplace in the Great Room that opens up to an inviting wrap around multi purpose deck through double French doors.
With the entire Kitchen being open to the Great Room it makes this a truly open and expansive versatile year round living space.
The upstairs Master Bedroom has two interior functionally opening windows that overlook the Great Room below creating a unique look and feel to this suite. Two skylights aligned with these windows flood this area with natural warming light. A private secluded personal balcony is accessed via triple French doors for those quiet reflective moments or sunset salutes.
Getting away from it appeals to many people. But it doesn?t mean a retreat must be so sprawling that it?s d骠 vu all over again when it comes to maintenance and upkeep. DP-1380 will end the search for many who covet a manageable vacation or starter home.
Vacationers longing to be closer to the outdoors will appreciate the three porches offered by this Southern design. The main porch welcomes guests through the great room and on into the L-shape kitchen with a bumped out dining nook and nearby laundry. The kitchen opens to porch #2.
There is an axis of three bedrooms which share a common bath. One or more of the bedrooms could be readily converted to a home office or hobby/craft room.
At the rear is porch three a covered version to play keep away from bugs and pests. Owners will find construction costs for this plan to be minimal.
Steep rooflines dramatic windows and wide cornices give this chalet a distinctive alpine appearance. The large living and dining area offers a striking 20-ft.-high vaulted ceiling and a breathtaking view of the outdoors through a soaring wall of windows. Sliding glass doors access an inviting wood deck. The upper floor hosts a master bedroom with a 12-ft. vaulted ceiling plenty of storage space and easy access to a full bath with a shower. The pice de resistance is a balcony with a 12-ft. vaulted ceiling offering sweeping outdoor views as well as an overlook into the living/dining area below. Additional storage areas flank the balcony. Learn More
This plan is perfect for a narrow lot or someone looking for a lot of house on a small budget.
A large Great Room is home to a gas fireplace flanked by built-in cabinets with windows above. The Great Room has easy access to the Kitchen/Dining Area through an arched opening.
The Kitchen/Dining area has lots of storage and a walk-in pantry. A built-in storage bench can be found in the rear hall the perfect spot for taking off your shoes after a long day.
Bedrooms 2 and 3 share a compartment style bath with easy access for guests also. A large Linen closet is located in this area for extra storage.
The Master Bedroom is located for extra privacy. French doors lead out onto the rear covered porch. The Master Bath is within easy access of a large walk-in closet.
Two porches give you options and welcome you home at the end of a long day.
The romance and appeal of the Alpine chalet have remained constant over time. With more than 1500 sq. ft. of living area this chalet would make a great full-time home or vacation retreat. The L-shaped living room dining room and kitchen flow together for casual living. This huge area is warmed by a freestanding fireplace and surrounded by an ornate deck which is accessed through sliding glass doors. The main-level bedroom with its twin closets and adjacent bath could serve as a nice master suite. Upstairs two large bedrooms share another full bath. One bedroom features a walk-in closet while the other boasts its own private deck. The daylight basement offers laundry facilities plenty of storage space and an extra-long garage. Learn More