Whether it's fishing with the family or hiking with friends this versatile vacation home delivers fun. The combined dining and living room area with its dramatic vaulted ceiling and enormous windows makes a great gathering place rain or shine. Head out the dual sliding doors to the roomy wraparound deck then come back in to enjoy a roaring fire by the welcoming fireplace. Whip up some warm drinks in the kitchen which is just steps away and is fully equipped for gourmet meals or quick and tasty snacks. With plenty of counter space including a handy snack bar serving is a snap. At evening's end retire to one of three roomy bedrooms each with a high vaulted ceiling. A full bath and a laundry room are conveniently located near the bedrooms so cleanup is quick and easy and you can focus on getting outside and having fun. An expansive future area in the daylight basement waits to be made into a fabulous game room or media room. Learn More
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
Here’s the Beauty Queen of cottages. The 2 covered porches will give you shade in the heat of the day. There are 3 nice sized bedrooms each centrally located to the bathroom. Bedroom one has a walk-in closet. The open floor plan consists of a Country Kitchen with lots of cabinets and a cabinet style pantry. The beauty and elegance of the GREAT room says it all and wow look at that view it’s breath-taking. The large Laundry room is spacious and has a door for a quick escape into the outdoors.
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.
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.
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 Laurel Cottage
At a shade under 1600 square feet this cottage packs a three bedroom wallop.
The front view is a side-to-side porch topped by pediment-like roof facade. Notice the standing seam metal roof. Entry is through a large great room that opens to the kitchen or a hallway to the bedroom portion of the plan.
The kitchen is conveniently split around a center island for maximum use of space. Daily traffic easily moves through to the large dining area. The laundry is tucked in the corner.
Three generously sized bedrooms are lined up to the left side of this design. The master bedroom is situated at the rear and features a large walk-in closet and two basin bath areas. The middle bedroom has a walk-in closet too.
Everything you need for a leisure or retirement retreat is neatly packaged in this affordable easy-to-build design. The basic rectangular shape features a unique wraparound deck entirely covered by a projecting roofline. The efficient kitchen offers convenient service to the adjoining dining room. In the crawlspace version the kitchen also includes a snack bar. The daylight-basement option is suitable for a sloping lot and consists of an bedroom a general-purpose area and a garage. Learn More
When the daily grind gets to be too much to handle this gorgeous retreat will revive even the weariest soul. A large wraparound deck provides plenty of space to gather with friends and enjoy summer afternoons. A wall of floor-to-ceiling windows bathes the combined living and dining room in sunlight. (Note: This plan has a crawlspace foundation. It is a version of plan H-8337 which has a basement foundation. The renderings for H-8337 are provided here as a visual aid but depict a basement not present in this plan.) Learn More