<![CDATA[Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed]]> https://www.dongardner.com/feed Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Description en Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:26:59 -0500 House Plan The Atticus https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1429/the-atticus https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1429/the-atticus This sprawling Craftsman exterior is unified by arches over the windows, garage doors, and the front porch entry. With a spacious gourmet kitchen with island, flexible dining space, and generous great room, The Atticus is designed for entertaining and togetherness. Rear porches and a patio facilitate outdoor living when the weather is nice and allows continued use in cooler months with an outdoor fireplace. The thoughtful master suite comfortably accommodates two, with dual sinks and a divided closet. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 House Plan The Elise https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1410/the-elise https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1410/the-elise This Craftsman exterior is highlighted with multiple front-facing gables and accented by arched windows. Front porch arches mirror the windows and columns provide definition. The front porch leads into a spacious foyer with coat closet and nearby, the study offers a full closet and adjacent bathroom. The two-story great room welcomes rear views and a fireplace and built-ins are instantly welcoming. A coffered ceiling tops the dining room and a column creates distinction from the open kitchen. A central island with sink simplifies meal prep and an over-sized walk-in pantry is just steps away. A multi-functional utility room and mudroom, with seating area and storage closet, provide much needed organization for busy households. After gardening or yard work, a side entry porch allows entry directly to the mudroom for easy cleanup. Completing the first floor is an opulent master suite with sitting room, dual walk-in closets, and a luxury bathroom. Rear porches, including a screened porch with fireplace and summer kitchen, bring the joy of indoor entertaining to the outdoors. Two sets of stairs provide access to the second floor. The open great room is visible from the balcony above offering a loft with desk and built-in shelves. Two bedrooms share a bath and a bonus room provides space for future expansion. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 House Plan The Zander https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1478/the-zander https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1478/the-zander This traditional home makes a grand impression with accents of stone, metal, and vertical siding. The foyer opens directly to the dining room and the stunning kitchen island is within sight. A fireplace and coffered ceiling create a cozy environment for the great room and a rear porch and a screened porch with a fireplace take living outdoors. The master suite is a true retreat with an opulent bathroom and a walk-in closet divided for couples or seasonally. The bedroom/study enjoys an adjacent bathroom and the utility room is nearby. Upstairs, two bedrooms have walk-in closets and share a full bathroom. A bonus room is available for entertainment or a future expansion. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 House Plan The Applecross https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1501/the-applecross https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1501/the-applecross This two-story design is made for a narrow lot with its modest width and front entry garage. The siding facade is accented with board-and-batten and a metal roof. Inside, the floor plan is welcoming with a fireplace in the great room and a spacious kitchen with an island. The master suite is downstairs with direct access to the utility room and two additional bedrooms and a bonus room are upstairs. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 House Plan The Gavin https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1517/the-gavin https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1517/the-gavin A stone and siding exterior is complemented by board-and-batten gable accents. Tapered columns and an archway create a welcoming entry. The great room is open to the kitchen and dining and a stunning screened porch takes living outdoors. Just steps from the spacious master suite, the utility room offers a laundry sink and built-in cabinetry. Two additional bedrooms share a bathroom and a bonus room is upstairs for storage or recreation. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400 House Plan The Coppernorth https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1516/the-coppernorth https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1516/the-coppernorth Board-and-batten meets stone in this modern Ranch design. A front-view kitchen overlooks the porch and an island and L-shaped counter create multiple meal-prep stations. A cozy great room opens to incredible outdoor living, from the rear porch with skylights, to the screened porch with a cathedral ceiling, fireplace and wet bar. The master suite is a spacious retreat and two additional bedrooms, and a bonus room are perfect for children, guests, and a home office. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400 House Plan The Thurman https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1515/the-thurman https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1515/the-thurman Modern farmhouse style graces the facade, from the board-and-batten siding to the black frame windows, while an arched portico presents a grand entry with an eye-catching red front door. The great room, kitchen, and dining rooms create an easy flow and a rear screened porch with skylights takes living outdoors. The master suite is a private wing with a tray ceiling, outdoor access, dual walk-in closets and a spacious bathroom. A bedroom/study provides versatility and two additional bedrooms are available. The mud room entry offers convenient storage, along with a pantry, and the utility room is adjoining with a laundry sink and built-in cabinets. A bonus room above the garage meets the homeowners needs for storage or additional square footage. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Mon, 08 Oct 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, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400 House Plan The Sarafine https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1403-D/the-sarafine https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1403-D/the-sarafine The Sarafine is a luxury design on a hillside walkout. Arches and a cupola highlight the exterior, along with a metal accent roof. The kitchen island, with cooktop, faces the great room and the dining room offers a serving bar and a nearby walk-in pantry. A sitting room accompanies the elegant master suite. The oversized utility room enjoys a laundry sink, built-in cabinetry and access to the side porch. Downstairs, find two bedrooms, a media/game room, and a workshop. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 House Plan The Althea https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1460/the-althea https://www.dongardner.com/house-plan/1460/the-althea A narrow lot is not a problem for The Althea, with a 40-foot width and a rear entry garage. The modest floor plan is exceptional with a spacious island kitchen and open living spaces for entertaining. A walk-in pantry, powder room and study offer convenience while front and rear porches extend living outdoors. The master suite is upstairs with dormer windows welcoming natural light. Dual sinks, a walk-in shower, and a soaking tub complete the master bathroom. Two additional bedrooms with walk-in closets share a bathroom and the utility room is conveniently nearby. Finish the bonus room for a home gym or media room. Donald A. Gardner RSS Feed Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400