<![CDATA[Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed]]> https://www.dongardner.com/feed Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Description en Fri, 22 Jun 2018 22:41:56 -0400 House Plan The Ridley https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1466/the-ridley https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1466/the-ridley This sprawling ranch is wrapped in stone with board-and-batten accents and the efficient roof is topped with a unique clerestory dormer. Modern and open, the great room and dining room are combined and clerestory windows to the front and rear flood this space with natural light. The kitchen overlooks the living spaces and a wet bar and pantry are nearby. The garage enters the home through a hallway framed in floor-to-ceiling windows. The bedroom/study serves as an office or guest room with an en-suite bath and a walk-in closet. The master suite is private with sliding doors that open to a rear patio. Homeowners will love the adjacent utility room that can be accessed from the master closet, as well as the hallway. Two additional bedrooms share a luxury Jack-and-Jill bathroom and a half bath is convenient for guests. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 House Plan The Ashbry https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1506/the-ashbry https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1506/the-ashbry This quintessential urban farmhouse features a board-and-batten exterior with a metal accent roof and a welcoming front porch. The great room and dining room share a cathedral ceiling and a spacious screened porch extends living outdoors. The kitchen is highlighted by an island and a pantry is nearby. A mud room entry offers a seat to comfortably remove shoes and a closet to hang coats and bags. The master suite is truly versatile with two bathroom configurations for the homeowner to choose from and a luxury walk-through closet that accesses the utility room. Two additional bedrooms are perfect for children and the shared bathroom offers a double sink vanity. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 House Plan The Macon https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1489/the-macon https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1489/the-macon This modest design features a front-entry garage and a narrow footprint to accommodate a smaller lot. A trio of gables are accented with vertical boards and columns highlight the front porch. The garage offers entry to the home through a mud room with a pantry and a drop zone for bags, coats and shoes. The utility room is adjacent with a window above a utility sink and built-in cabinetry on either side. The kitchen is open to the great room and features an island with bar seating. The great room has a vaulted ceiling that frames the fireplace and the rear porch with skylights is the perfect place to relax when the weather is nice. A dramatic tray ceiling tops the dining room. The master suite is elegant with a vaulted ceiling and the master bathroom enjoys a freestanding bathtub. A double-sink vanity and walk-in shower complete this space. Two additional bedrooms are available, along with a full bathroom, and a bonus room provides optional square footage for a recreational room or future expansion. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 House Plan The Vincent https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1480/the-vincent https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1480/the-vincent This simple design offers just the right amount of curb-appeal with board-and-batten accented gables and a discerning usage of metal roofing. The open floor plan showcases the dining room with a tray ceiling and a low built-in bookshelf. The kitchen features a breakfast counter for additional bar seating and opens to a screened porch with skylights. Living is extended outdoors with a side porch and a rear deck that are connected by an expansive patio. The utility room has its own access door and a laundry sink provides easy clean-up after yard work. The master suite is generous with a massive walk-in closet, a double sink vanity, and a spacious shower. A bedroom and bedroom/study share a full bathroom with linen closet. Storage options include a garage storage closet, a pantry and a coat closet. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 House Plan The Goldmoss https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1481/the-goldmoss https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1481/the-goldmoss Multiple gables highlight the roofline of this one-story design. A welcoming front porch provides entry to an efficient floor plan with the dining room flowing into the island kitchen and great room. Double doors access a rear porch with outdoor storage. A private hallway leads to the master suite with skylights adorning the tray ceiling and sun tunnels bringing natural light to the closets. To the opposite side of the home, two bedrooms share a bathroom with a dual sink vanity. The garage enters the home via a mud room and a drop zone designates space for coats, bags and shoes. The pantry is convenient for dropping groceries on the way to the kitchen and the utility room has a laundry sink and built-in cabinetry. A bonus room provides abundant storage or additional living square footage to meet the needs of the homeowner. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 House Plan The Alice https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1494/the-alice https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1494/the-alice This neighborhood-friendly design features a modern farmhouse exterior and a narrow footprint. The gourmet kitchen is designed around a cook-top island, features an adjacent pantry, enjoys double ovens, and has a window over the sink. The master suite is downstairs with a bedroom/study and two additional bedrooms are upstairs with a Jack-and-Jill bathroom. An optional rec room and bathroom provide additional living space and a bonus room with walk-in closet makes a perfect guest suite. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 House Plan The Oxley https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1465/the-oxley https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1465/the-oxley This modest cottage is instantly charming with a stone-and-shake exterior and welcoming front porch. Multiple gables and dormers add dimension to this narrow design. The living spaces are cozy and create a continuous flow between the open great room, island kitchen and dining room. The spacious master suite is downstairs with the utility room while two additional bedrooms and a bonus room are upstairs. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 House Plan The Liam https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1461/the-liam https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1461/the-liam This Urban Farmhouse exterior mixes vertical and horizontal siding and is highlighted with metal roof accents and an exposed stone chimney. This house plan features multiple gables that create instant curb-appeal and a front entry garage works well for narrower lots. The gourmet kitchen features a large island and a bar with prep-sink that services the great room. A breakfast nook is available for casual meals while a separate dining room with buffet niche is great for entertaining. This floor plan meets every need with a powder room for guests, a walk-in pantry, spacious utility room, and a mud room with storage and bench seating. The master bedroom is topped with a tray ceiling and opens into a spa-quality bathroom and a walk-in closet with ample space for two wardrobes. The study completes the first floor and enjoys French doors and built-in shelves. Upstairs, three large bedrooms each have a walk-in closet. One of the bedrooms has a private full bathroom while the other two bedrooms share a bath with a double-sink vanity. The bonus room could function as a guest suite or storage area and has its own closet. The second-floor media room makes the perfect space for games, movies or hobbies. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 House Plan The Ethan https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1445-D/the-ethan https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1445-D/the-ethan Prominent gables with decorative brackets meet arched windows and an angled garage in this elaborate hillside walkout design. A large kitchen island overlooks the great room while the dining room extends to the rear for exceptional views. The screened porch enjoys a fireplace and skylights top the rear porch. The master suite and a study are upstairs, and two bedrooms and a rec room are on the basement level. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 House Plan The Ella https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1344/the-ella https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1344/the-ella This urban farmhouse creates an eye-catching composition with a combination of vertical and horizontal siding and an arched portico with large double doors and a Palladian window above to bring natural light to the foyer. An open floor plan seamlessly blends the great room, dining room, and island kitchen. Luxury features include a spacious utility room, three garage bays, and a screened porch with a fireplace and grill. A full bathroom accompanies each bedroom including the bedroom/study. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400