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The Country Homestead - A New Vision

Updated: Jan 19, 2021


When thinking back of days of old, when blessed countryside homes were always something uniquely special, there is nothing that compares with the warm memories that so often emerge again and again. In many cases, even squeaky floors and stair steps, drafts from the windows and doors, and very modest furnishings were the least of the worries of owners, as well as from relatives, neighbors, and welcomed friends who returned as often as possible. In all likelihood it was the the inhabitant's love, and kindness, and selflessness that crowned the home with peace and comfort. And a Sunday dinner gathering was always so welcome as the fellowship and sharing of one's heart and soul restored everyone for the next week ahead. Of a lasting certainty, a memorable home and lifestyle tugs warmly at most everyone's heart.


In that spirit and goal, our new design has been created. Granted, the squeaky floors and steps, and breezy drafts are not included in our "amenities menu", but the warmth and welcoming ambience is instilled for many generations to come. With that said, here is a pictorial preview of The Country Homestead. A bit larger than the average country dwelling, but with all the love and care that calls folks back home. And with a special 'thank you' to our friend, Alexandra for her fondness for diamond light glass grills and stained leaded glass, and for the copper slipper tub preference in the Master Bath. The inclusion of this exterior glass option significantly impacted this design, elevating it to a distinct "stand alone" level, while the copper tub weighs in as a much welcomed upgrade.


Below are summary notes of the amenities incorporated into The Country Homestead plan.

Architectural Notes

Overall Structural Footprint: 145'-6" wide x 96'-5" Deep

Total Dwelling Size On 2 Levels: 4,400 Square Foot, Plus Garage, Covered Porches, & Patio

3 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Open Great Room & Balanced Exterior Elements

A 2 Car Garage With Exceptional Curb Appeal

An Open Car Port For A 3rd Vehicle, Surrounded Within A Bold Heavy Timbered Arbor

Showcasing Popular Contemporary And Rustic Elements, Including:

  • Choice of 2" x 6" Foamed Exterior Walls Or SIPS Panel Exterior Walls

  • Exposed Expansive Handcrafted Log Roof System Over Upper Great Room & Porches

  • Hardie Board Vertical Siding

  • Stoned Foundation, Chimney, & Pier Columns

  • Natural Finish Doors, Windows, & Trim

  • Upper Level Elliptical Windows

  • Combination Roofing Of Cedar Shakes & Standing Seam Metal

  • Foam Roof Panels

  • Furniture & Other Decor Displayed For Spatial Conceptualization

* This Plan Is Available In Timber Frame, Log, & All Other Popular Building Options


Main Level Amenities

  • Open Kitchen, Dining, & Living Area

  • Master Bedroom, Bath, & Spacious Closet

  • Large Sun Room For Master Bedroom, & For Shared Events

  • Combined Laundry & Pantry

  • Mudroom Bath

  • Exterior Front Balcony & Large Rear Porch

  • Rear Patio Gazebo

  • A Covered Outdoor Grilling Station

  • Carlisle Pre-finished Hardwood Flooring

  • Beadboard On Interior Wall Partitions

  • Premium Clad Casement Windows & Upper Clerestory Glass

  • Solid Wood Interior Doors

  • Tongue & Groove Interior/Exterior Ceiling Finish

Upper Level Amenities

  • 2 Upper Bedrooms W/Baths & Bedroom Closets

  • Upper Great Room Loft

  • Large Centered Staircase In Dramatic Opened Floor Area

Lower Level Amenities

  • This Plan Is Currently Set Up For A Full 10' High Basement

  • This Basement Plan Is Ready To Design Per Customer's Choices

  • Options Include: A Walkout Basement, Crawl Space, Full Slab, Or More

Below is a gallery of 33 images of The Country Homestead plan, showing 7 transparent exterior perspectives, 5 technical illustrative line drawing views, 7 colorized daytime and nighttime perspective views, 12 colorized interior views, and 2 interior views in watercolor.


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