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Craftsman Cottage: Courtyard Entry

Craftsman detailing was a natural choice for this couple's farmland retreat. The owners wanted a home wide open to the surrounding views, full of sunlight, and perfect for entertaining.

The center of this house is a single open living/dining/kitchen space that flows into an open porch at the back and a screened porch just off of the kitchen. A rooftop deck over the screened porch has been a big hit with overnight guests.

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August 29, 2012
068841 wrote:
How could I purchase a copy of this house plan?
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Thank you for your interest, but all of our homes are one-of-a-kind custom homes; they are not house plans that are for sale.
    Bookmark   August 30, 2012 at 9:22AM
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I received a returned phone call back saying that all you plans are custom made and not for sale. How does one work with you to design a custom home? I am semi- retired and want a wide open concept like in these photos- one main floor living though- I do not need more than two bedrooms.
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November 25, 2011
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The Shabby Nest
Valspar's Cayenne is a similar paint color.
    Bookmark   November 26, 2011 at 11:19PM
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can we add this big of a dormer? Instead of two separate. It achieves the bringing in light issue, but is more mountain lodge than cape.
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