Celebrate Mothers Day with a Dream House Plan
By Christine Cooney, Direct from the Designers Staff Writer
Celebrate mother’s special day with a dream house plan from Direct from the Designers, where she will feel like the queen of the castle. If she loves to cook, surprise her with a home plan with a fully equipped gourmet kitchen. Special attention has been give to create functional work zones with plenty of countertop and storage regardless of the size of the kitchen layout. Everyone loves to be pampered, which is why these homes all feature master suites with spa-like baths, walk-in closets and sitting areas so mom can escape for some private time to rejuvenate and relax after a busy day of taking care of the family and juggling a career.
One can never have enough storage space, which is why all of these designs feature walk-in closets, built-ins, bonus rooms and optional basement floor plans. If you’re considering having a parent live with you, you’ll enjoy our extension collection of home plans with in-law suites, many offering the comforts of a small apartment with private entrance, full kitchen and living room.
We have put together a scrapbook of our favorite house plans designed with mom in mind:
1 The Retreat at Waters Edge House Plan is a luxurious estate featuring five unique structures that are joined by trellised arbors and covered walkways with complementing floor plans designed for large families and people who love to entertain at home on a grand scale. The kitchen is absolutely amazing with marble countertops, two center islands, including one with ample seating. There’s plenty of cabinetry including a built-in desk area to keep you organized.
Mom will love this kitchen which doubles as a dining room and is ideal for entertaining a small dinner party. Stylish and elegant cabinetry and countertops are perfectly paired with these 5-Star appliances. When it comes to luxury and performance the technology of Wolf® and Sub-Zero® Appliances remain favorites for high-end homes. You can also customize the way you cook with their virtual kitchen designer.
This master suite is the perfect retreat from a long day with a window sitting area featuring elegant drapery from smith + noble®, a spa-like bath and adjoining exercise room.
Mom will absolutely love the laundry room/craft room featuring cabinetry by KraftMaid®, which is approximately 500 square feet and located right next to the kitchen.
2 This sophisticated luxury craftsman house plan offers an abundant of unique features throughout its three floors. Beyond the soft arched entry is a gourmet kitchen that serves for casual and formal entertaining. Speaking of entertaining there’s a music room, large coffered great room, recreation room, two game rooms, a home theater and bar and wine cellar. This is home that you won’t want to leave. Upstairs is a master retreat with a sitting area, fireplace, oversized his & her closet spaces and a private screen porch where one can relax and refresh.
Gorgeous windows by PlyGem®, fiberglass entry doors by Therma-Tru®, Fypon® columns and a Cool Roof featuring Boral® concrete tiles complement the wooden shakes and intricate roof of this elegant cottage house plan.
The gourmet kitchen of the Olmstead House Plan is only one of the many appealing features of this two-story home. An optional finished basement floor plan gives this 5,342 square foot home the potential for an additional 2,092 square feet.
3 This best-selling house plan has the warmth and comfort of a home that mom will want to spend a lot of time in. For just over 2,000 square feet, this home is appointed with a maximum of amenities on the inside from a gourmet kitchen to a formal dining and two-sided fireplace to the outdoor living areas and cooking porch. Mom will love entertaining in this fabulous home.
Enjoy family time on this gorgeous stone patio designed with Boral® Cultured Stone. It's the perfect place for a family cookout or pool party.
The kitchen with island is the perfect control center for mom, who has an open view to the family room, dining room and cozy breakfast area which overlooks the lanai and cooking porch.
It is no surprise that when it comes to building a home and purchasing a house plan that over 60% of women influence or make the final decision. They know exactly how much room they will need in their new home to make it functional, yet appeal to their taste and lifestyle. Topping the list is a large and open kitchen layout with plenty of cabinets and countertops, an elegant master suite with pampering bath and walk-in closets and an open floor plan with plenty of flexibility. One of the hottest trends is having an outdoor living space. With over 6,000 house plans to choose from, we are sure that you can find the perfect home for your family!