The Camaret Plan-Open, European

What draws your glance towards a home- the exterior? The style? Or perhaps, it is the roofline. Then again, it may be all three that finally make your eyes settle and say, yes, this European home with three-car garage is for me. The Camaret Plan-Open, European is another European design by Living Concepts. And yes, […]

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The Badrick Plan, A Design with Ample Storage

Do you have ample storage in your current home? The holidays are approaching- quickly. You need more room for friends and family, and perhaps you do not want to perform the early-morning juggle with car placement. That’s one reason a three-car garage home plan by Living Concepts might be essential. Add in the Badrick Plan, […]

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The Emmerik Plan, with the Extras You Want

Like the Hyannis plan, the Emmerik Plan, with the Extras You Want, is a European one by Living Concepts. Extras? Indeed! In 7266 square feet, you have outside space to entertain, two laundry rooms, and a wine cellar. The home has five bedroom suites, five full baths and a powder room. And yes, there is […]

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The Hyannis Plan: French Country, Well-Planned

Every day is a grand day when you come home to a house you love. The Hyannis Plan: French Country, Well-Planned includes the little details as well as those which assure you that convenience and comfort do indeed walk together. The tri-level home has two powder rooms, four full baths and three bedrooms. There is […]

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Barcroft – European Charm

Want to feel like a queen or king in your own castle?  You can.  This charming Barcroft plan, with 4300 sq. feet, 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms brings French Country and European design to you for comfortable living every day. From the moment you drive into the driveway, the delights are obvious. With arched garage […]

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The Ciscayne Plan: Designed for Luxury

There are paintings of beauty that make you stop and stare. Contemplate. Like Van Gogh’s Lilies, which I saw this month at the Getty. And, there are homes like The Ciscayne Plan: Designed for Luxury by Living Concepts which you know, even from the outside, will hold treasures on the inside. This is no ordinary […]

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The Belize Plan: European Comfort

When does a house become a home? Well, when you claim it. Embrace it. Move in and add your personal touches. Pictures, paint colors, furniture. But first, you must choose the space. The Belize Plan: European Comfort may be the product you want. The European influence is evident in the architecture. Carrying that influence inside […]

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Classic Architecture – Georgetown

“I call architecture frozen music.” – Johann Wolfgang van Goethe  Georgetown, this classic European/French Country home brings you 4500 sq. feet, 3 bedrooms, and 3.5 baths of elegant style and charming living spaces.  Classic architecture is like frozen music – its beauty, emotion, and vision, inspire us to create, it is part of what makes […]

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Lynbrook: The European Plan

Are you ready for a change? I was, so I started digging in my yard. Uprooting ugly bushes (I promise) and replacing them with azaleas. Maybe you are ready for a change, too. In that case, Lynbrook– the European Plan by Living Concepts is worth delving into. The home has 5831 square feet, with two […]

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Pool Anyone – St. Marcel

Pool Anyone? – St. Marcel And I don’t mean the kind that comes with cue sticks! “Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, […]

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The Belvedere Plan-Commanding Inside and Out

Did you know that the word belvedere means designed to have a commanding view? Well, didn’t we both learn something new here today. And that is why the name fits perfectly. The Belvedere Plan by Living Concepts is one you cannot just walk on by without looking back. It begs you to look again and […]

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European Charm – The Coventry

“But soft, what light through yonder window breaks….” – Shakespeare Based on that alone, I’m ready for this home.  Frank Snodgrass of Living Concepts, has given us Coventry (E-3678), with over 4200 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4 ½ baths, and plenty more space so we can fuel our European dreaming souls daily.  With a charming […]

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The Florence Plan: Master Suite Up

Trapped. The little wren was trapped inside our home (briefly, flew out unharmed later). Have you ever had that feeling of being trapped in your own home? And know that you need more room? This European house-The Florence Plan: Master Suite Up by Living Concepts, reminds me of openness. It has four bedrooms, two kitchens, […]

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The Amesbury Plan: A Mediterranean Gem (With a Guest Suite)

I write frequently that things are not always what they seem on the inside when looking from afar. For example, a house on a hill that is old, neglected even. But on closer inspection, reveals huge fireplaces, wide plank floors. A whole lotta money needed to fix it. True story for another time. This house […]

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Versailles: Elegance with Extras (a Guest Apartment)

Have you ever driven by a home, stopped to look at it and wondered…is it as elegant on the inside as it is on the outside? That is the Versailles- elegance with extras (a guest apartment). Let me explain. This house plan by Living Concepts, Versailles, has the amenities you might be looking for. A […]

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A Brighter Basement: The Kipling Plan

A Brighter Basement: The Kipling Plan I grew up in a really old house with a basement. A creepy, dark non-functional basement that had these things that looked like a cross between crickets and spiders. And they would hop on you. I did not like that basement. However, the Kipling, a roomy Craftsman plan by […]

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Ivystone, A European Home with Extras

A European Home with Extras-extra what? Like extra cream in your coffee or sugar in your tea, anything “extra” can define a product. The Ivystone, a European home with extras, is one you will want to explore. At 4123 square feet, the house plan by Frank Snodgrass of Living Concepts, has two stories with four […]

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The Fincastle Plan, European Old World Design

The Fincastle Plan, European Old World Design Spoiler alert– do not read this paragraph if you are still watching the Great British Baking Show on Netflix. I just finished Collection 8 and Peter, from Scotland, won. The youngest ever plus the first Scottish winner. And I was thinking, because Scotland reminds me of moors and […]

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