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A 3-Bedroom Cozy Farmhouse with Many Features

Farmhouse January 11, 2017

3-Bed Cozy Farmhouse w/ Many Features

This Victorian styled farmhouse is a beautiful blend of country living with modern amenities. This home has ample space inside and outside with a large porch area on both sides of the front door. The design is well-suited to a family who loves to socialize with friends and have family get-togethers.

The interior of the home is just as spacious with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths, suitable for a large family or a growing family. The gorgeous earthy green color of the home blends in with the green of the lovely scenery and it gives the illusion of a larger outdoor living space. A two-car garage completes the convenient luxuries of this modern farmhouse, as your vehicles will be protected from the sun and inclement weather. If you have only one car, the other side of the garage can be a shop space or artists area.

We highly recommend to use steel framing structure for a longer and more durable low maintenance.

Some more information about this farmhouse:

Dimensions: 1897 sq ft
Special Features:

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms

Find more from House Plans, and farmhouse companies we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more farmhouse, click here.

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A Stunning 42×100 Steel Shop and Home from $48,565

Metal Buildings January 11, 2017

Stunning 42×100 Steel Shop & Home from $48,565

If you’ve been seeking a versatile steel shop/home hybrid, you’ve come to the right location. Perka Buildings has created a design that your local contractor can construct in little time. So if you are a property buyer with time constraints, this may be the plan for you.

This amazing property is 42 x 100 and can be customized to your liking. You are able to choose steel siding or a siding that will make this space look more like a traditional home. All of the details are up to you, and modern home design has enabled Perka Buildings to be able to ship everything to you, the basic design of the shop/home, with all of your chosen details included.

Some more information about this metal building:

Dimensions:42×100

Special Features:

steel frames
sheeting
lumber
insulation
porch/roof trims,
2 x cupolas, end wall 3′,
eave soffits

Find more from Perka Buildings, and the metal and steel design and build companies we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more metal homes, click here.

Here’s a gallery of images for this Perka house. With that big open space, it really does look quite bright and airy, doesn’t it, and it leaves a lot of potential for putting walls in places to suit the particular home owner. Also, these buildings can clearly be re-purposed as guest houses, storage buildings, garages, and even barns or stables.

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Single Story House with Porch and Vintage-style Hip Roof

Home and Garden January 10, 2017

Be in A Relaxing Abode All Year Round

Here’s a house that’s not too big and has a bright, airy interior. It’s by Rivergum Homes, and it’s a single-story dwelling with a stylish hip roof.

This house is said to be ideal for the weather conditions near the tropics — like the sub-tropical zone.

The decor is vintage styled, something that lends a particular aesthetic to being in this house.

The rear patio area also has another zone, a small corner for those who want privacy.

The open floor plan includes places many elements in a single room. The front corner of the living room has a sofa with simple wooden tables. Next to it is the dining table. And a kitchen counter.

The house also has airy bedrooms with large windows. The decor matches the simple concept of other areas in the home.

In total, the house has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living area of ​​169 square meters. This one was built in Thailand for around 1.9 to 2.1 million baht ($57,000).

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from River Gum Homes and other home and garden builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more home and garden,click here.

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Upscale Two-Story House with 4 Bedrooms

Houses January 10, 2017

Upscale Two-Story House w/ 4 Bedrooms

This elegant two-story home is a family’s dream house, with its multi-level design and classy gray exterior. The interior boasts 4 bedrooms, enough for a large family or a growing one. With the beautiful siding and gray brick accessorizing the exterior, the home is only made more elegant by the multitude of windows that surround this classic looking two-story home.

The beautiful foliage and lovely walkway only add to the home’s ambiance. There is a small porch at the front door for sitting in a comfy chair in the evenings with a book, or just to stand and look at the stars. There is also a screened porch for company, outside the laundry room area, for just a small get-togther. With 4 bedrooms, you have room for a family of 6 if you choose. The master bedroom is quite a plus and will provide the privacy parents need. This is truly a family home, though couples can transform one bedroom into a home office.

Some more information about this house:

Dimensions:74′ 4″ x 50′ 2″

Find more from Donald A. Gardner Architects, and other companies we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more houses, click here.

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Stylish Metal Barndominium Home with Abundant Storage

Metal Buildings January 10, 2017

Stylish Metal Barndominium Home with Abundant Storage

Morton Buildings has done it again by creating something rare, what we call, a barndominium. This very modern, yet traditional and stylish home and barn combined, is quite special. For those who desire to live outside the busy environment of the city, this special living and working space is ideal.

Great for family living and socializing with 5000 Sq.ft. of storage space, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Large families will have plenty of room to make a part of this home something special for them. The fact that it sits near a gorgeous lake adds to the appeal of this barndominium. Whether you are a serious farmer or cattleman, or simply a family man who loves to be with family and friends for gatherings, this home will satisfy your needs. The scenery alone makes this home worth its price and then some, and anyone who lives here will get the best of a luxurious and spacious interior and a magnificent outdoor scene.

Stats: total 6640 sq. ft (5000 sq.ft. storage space), 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms.

Find more from Morton steel buildings, and the metal and steel design and build companies we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more metal homes, click here.

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Exquisite Rustic Home with Timber Decorations

Metal Buildings January 10, 2017

Exquisite Rustic Home with Timber Decorations

Goforth Gill Architects has created this exquisite rustic style home great for couples or singles who want to live in luxury without too much extra space. This company is on trend with some of the largest European architectural companies by designing a modern home with a traditional accents, such as timber. What an unusual, but beautiful combination. A modern home with a rustic feel is what this company has offered buyers.

With a beautiful scenery, this home could be an oasis for a lifetime. The timber pillars are simply grand and add such beauty and warmth to this metal home. This has a great open space inside with a minimal look, perfect for those who love to entertain and gather with family and friends.

Ask your contractor for better options; that is, building a house like this using steel framed and metal sidings.

Stats: around 1,600 sq.ft., great room, bedroom, bath and mudroom/laundry on main floor with open loft above.

Find more from Goforth Gill Architects, and the metal and steel design and build companies we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more metal homes, click here.

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Spectacular Feature-Packed Rural Farmhouse

Farmhouse January 10, 2017

Spectacular Feature-Packed Rural Farmhouse

Just short of a mansion, this expansive and luxurious home is a home buyer’s dream. A farmhouse with every room that a family can desire; from a big country kitchen to an in-law suite, and everything in between. This beautiful home boasts a family room for socializing and spending quality time together, plus a living room/parlor. There is also a Great room where the family can enjoy solace with a book or laughs over a movie.

The formal dining room is quite special because many homes don’t have that feature anymore. The fireplace is just the perfect accent to a space like this one. It is traditional and cozy and ready for a cool winter and Spring evening. This is a home that encourages you to spend time with family and even extended family, such as parents and grandparents. There is room for everyone in this super stylish and grand farmhouse.

Some more information about this farmhouse:

Dimensions: LIVING AREA:5,466 sq. ft. WIDTH/DEPTH:85′ x 85′ 6″

Special Features:

Country Kitchen
Family Room
Fireplace
Formal Dining Room
Formal Living Room/Parlor
Great/Gathering Room
Guest/In-Law Suite
Office/Study/Den/Library
Side-Loading
Wraparound Porch

Find more from Eplan, and farmhouse companies companies we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more farmhouse, click here.

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A Quick View of Fan’s Metal Cabin in Missouri

Cabins, Metal Buildings January 10, 2017

at Fan’s Metal Cabin in Missouri

A cabin the beautiful state of Missouri is the place for a family seeking a great view of nature and a bit of solace away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This Metal cabin not only sits in the midst of perfect scenery, but also has everything a small to mid- sized family needs. It’s simple and minimalist on the outside but full of space within the interior.

This cabin is basically move-in ready. With two bedrooms, one being a large master bedroom and the other room for one or two small children, the layout is versatile. For singles or a couple, the extra bedroom can be used as an office, storage, guest room or nursery. This metal cabin also comes equipped with a laundry room/mudroom which is extremely convenient whether for a family or couple, especially living outside of the city.

If you are looking for a practical and comfortable home to live in, coupled with a touch of nature in the surroundings, then this metal cabin located in Missouri is definitely a top choice.

Some more information about this metal cabin:

Location:Missouri
Dimensions:  14′ x 60′
This home was built for Michael J. of Missouri

Find more from Morton steel buildings, and the metal and steel design and build companies we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more metal homes, click here.

 

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The Perfectly Designed Steel Kit Home

Steel Kit Homes January 10, 2017

Enigmatic Home Perfect for Steel Frame! (HQ Plans)

Thinking outside of the traditionally built home may be difficult for some home seekers but for others having alternatives is a an appealing idea. The steel framed home is an option many families are taking a liking to, and are moving forward with plans to live in an alternatively-built home. There are many reasons to be drawn to the steel kit home and we’ll explore a couple of those reasons below.

The proud owner of this home has the option of having porches on two levels. This not only enhances the design and look of the home but also gives the homeowner more outside space. Today, homebuyers are seeking to live in and outside the home, and this design offers that option.

The master bedroom suite is another big draw because everyone loves an en suite bathroom design. It can lend the illusion of a larger master bedroom and also offer the homeowner privacy, especially if they have children. The media room is another draw, particularly for a family that loves to live the social life.

This is a house which can easily be built using wooden or steel frames. We recommend to get it built on steel frames for durability and longevity.

Key Specs:

Heated/living area:2,296 sq. ft.
Total area:2,875 sq. ft.
Foundations:Crawlspace
Framing Wood – 2×4
Facade Siding
Roof material:Metal
Roof framing:Conventional
First Floor:1396 sq ft/ height 10
Second Floor:900 sq ft/ height 10
Porch:579 sq ft

Stats: total area 2,875 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 stories, 2 garage bays.

Special Features:

Bedroom with Private Bath
Bedroom with Walk-In Closet
Built-In Cabinets, Shelves, Desks
Dual Sinks
Family Room
Formal Dining Room
Front Porch
Garden Tub
Laundry Room-Main Floor
Master Suite – Shower
Master Suite-Main Floor
Media Room
Open Floor Plan
Rear Porch
Soaking Tub + Shower
Split Bedrooms
Walk-In Closet
Water Closet

Find more from Home Plans, and other steel builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look for builders near your area. And to see more steel kit homes, click here.

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Never Seen a House Built Like this Unique Vacation House in the Middle of Nature

Houses January 3, 2017

Never Seen a House Built Like this Unique Vacation House in the Middle of Nature

You have to see this house! We can all learn something from this unique mastery of simplicity when it comes to building.

This vacation house, set in the middle of nature, is an attractive design in a nice setting, but there’s something else to it. While on this site we’ve featured a number of prefab homes, tiny houses, modular construction projects, metal building home options, and a ton of other things, I’ve never seen a building style like this. I’m interested.

We’re always seeking for simple building styles, because that’s part of our ‘mission’ on the site — to try to find enough options for everybody to find something that suits them and move towards a goal where everybody has their own home, whether a prefab, modular, tiny house, house boat, park model, cabin, house on wheels, whatever. So check out this building style.

It’s a building called the “Rio Bonito” and it’s by architect Carla Juacaba (of Brazil). She’s simply constructed two stone walls (although in my conception of making this simple I’m picturing cinder blocks or even concrete perhaps). Then she’s embedded the flat metal frame of the floor and ceiling into these two walls.

This sets the house up off the ground. Then she’s just slid stairs in front of the patio that is part of the entire floor.

There’s also a stone stairway on one of the walls, which leads the “cabin” (can you call it that?) up onto the roof.

She set a few walls in the center of the building to have a private bathroom, and for walls she just glazed them with large glass panels / sliding doors.

Heat? She left part of the stone wall hallow, so it can serve as a fireplace. It has a grate in front of it. The decor is minimalist. It has lights, but I suspect the kitchen stove might be wood burning, set in an adobe or other clay constructed cooking “desk”. There’s also a propane-style cookstove set up there.

For floors, she used plain long wooden floor boards with a shiny finish.

The furniture is minimal.

While this construction is an example of how simplicity can lend itself to style, you can tell this project was undertaken by a real stylish architect because of how she harmonized the shapes and sizes, the various materials, and even the colors (look at the colors of the patio, for example). What do you think?

As for lights, they have some set up. I’m not sure whether they power these with solar panels or a generator or what. I’m not sure how they get water to the cabin, either, for showers and cooking / washing. There are off-the-grid options for these things though that could be implemented.

These images and the one above are big, so they’ll look best on a large computer screen. They might also take a minute to load.For more work by Carla Juacaba, find her in our directory, where you can also find a bunch of other listings depending on your style interests, from prefabs to tiny homes. You can also check out some cabins here, tiny homes here, prefabs here, and metal buildings elsewhere on our site.

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