Canterbrook-Traditional, Spacious

Canterbrook-Traditional, Spacious is a home plan by Living Concepts with two stories plus a basement, six bedrooms (four dedicated), five full baths, and one half-bath. Spacious, right? This traditional home can also be considered low country, with its comfy porch that extends the length of the front. The three-car garage is on the right, with […]

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The Charleston Plan: Versatile Southern

The Charleston Plan: Versatile Southern by Living Concepts is a two-story home of 4713 square feet that is plumb full of extras. And versatile, which means you should be able to build this beautiful home anywhere, not just the sticky (and cicada loud) South. Garages are on both sides of the home. There are also […]

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The Waystrode Plan: Layers of Beauty

The Waystrode Plan: Layers of Beauty is the European home plan by Living Concepts that encourages you to think broadly, to plan ahead for a move to your new home. A basement, first and second floor include what you need as well as extras you might not have known you wanted. Four full bathrooms, two […]

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The Candler Plan: European Style

The Candler Plan: European Style by Living Concepts is a two-story home with 3538 square feet, four bedrooms, four full baths and one powder room. A three-car garage is attached. Those are the specifications, but it’s an incomplete story without a dive into what makes this European home plan a special one.  The Candler Plan: […]

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Christi Park: Your Next Home

Christi Park: Your Next Home by Living Concepts is a two-story Craftsman home with two full bathrooms and one half-bath in 2332 square feet. The two-car attached garage is on the right side. Christi Park is more than just a craftsman home plan, however. It is a house plan just waiting for the right person-you. […]

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The Greenwood Plan: Comfortable Cottage

The Greenwood Plan: Comfortable Cottage is a Living Concepts design where comfort meets purpose. The front elevation (rendering) seen below has stone and stucco for its exterior. The craftsman touch is seen in the tapered columns on the front covered porch. The two-car garage is on the far-left side. Inside, there are four bedrooms with […]

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Armitage: European Elegance

This home plan by Living Concepts, Armitage: European Elegance, is delightful as well as practical. There is a three-car garage on the right side. Stone and stucco create a warm exterior.  Round arch-top shutters and a steeply sloping roof add to the European elegance of the Armitage. The portico, or front porch, is large enough […]

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The Albany: Traditional, Well-Planned

The Albany: Traditional, Well-Planned by Living Concepts is less than 3000 square feet with two stories. Don’t let the square footage fool you, though- it has the comforts you are probably looking for in a mid-sized home. There is a two-car garage with an entrance on the right side. The master suite is down and […]

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The Salem Plan- Your Traditional Home

The Salem Plan– Your Traditional Home by Living Concepts is as warm and cozy as it is functional. You will have 4093 square feet of living, with plenty of room to spread out when you wish. The master suite and bath are downstairs while three more bedroom suites are on the second floor.  The three-car […]

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The Darrington Plan: Captivating Craftsman

The Darrington Plan: Captivating Craftsman by Living Concepts is a single story home with a basement. With 4488 square feet, the home has a three-car garage, three bedroom suites with three full baths, and two powder rooms. Need places to entertain inside and out? This plan has that, too. Let’s start at the left. The […]

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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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Back to the Basement: The Gatewood Plan

Once again, we are going back to the basement- the Gatewood Plan. The house plan with a full basement, that is. And here is another story about a basement. That old house I grew up in that I told you about last time? It must have been used for storage, plus room for one car […]

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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 Baymar, a Craftsman Cottage

The Baymar, a Craftsman Cottage I recently made plans for a beach trip next year. Why so early? Because you need to plan ahead. The bigger the event (weddings and reunions, for example), the more thought needs to go into the project. Similarly, when you are planning for your new home, you will want to […]

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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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The Promenade Plan, A Bungalow Home

The Promenade Plan, A Bungalow Home Some things are just better left to the experts. Need to drywall a room in your house? Oh, they make it look so easy on the DIY network-but, no, it isn’t. Want to cut your own hair? Yup, I’ve done that, too. (Still waiting for it to grow out). […]

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