Deciding on the right house style can leave you skimming through hundreds of home plans to find the best fit. Do you want something modern that still captures a handcrafted artistic feeling? A Craftsman style home may be right for you.
If you’re moving near a lake, building a house from scratch will ensure it has all the features you desire. Whether you’re looking for a space to entertain, want to enjoy the view or simply wish to have unhindered access to the water, Donald A. Gardner Architects has lake house designs that will suit your needs. With one of our stunning house plans, you can fully enjoy your lakefront living experience.
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Choose a House Plan That Captures the View
The view is a major factor to consider when mulling lake house ideas. Hillside walkout designs are great for sloping lots and often will feature large windows are doors oriented to take advantage of a view. Typically these designs offer rear views, featuring windows — often with a sliding glass door for access to a porch or patio — at the rear of the home.
When it comes to your home, bigger is not always better. While big homes offer benefits of their own, a growing number of people are finding that they prefer a smaller house. In fact, small house plans have several advantages that are impossible to enjoy with a large home. Here are some of the benefits of a smaller house that are worth considering.
Building a custom home plan is a dream come true for many families, and you’ll likely spend a lot of time trying to decide which features you need and want for the people who will reside in your new house. If your family includes a fuzzy kitten or a playful pup, you might want to consider some of the pet-friendly home plan features below that will help your favorite animal feel at ease in its new space.