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Cold Spring Lane, Plan #1416
Photo: Designed by Todd Wilson

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Cold Spring Lane Plan #1416

Cold Spring Lane, Plan #1416
Designed by Todd Wilson

Cold Spring Lane is full of details that simplify busy lives. From the mail drop-off spot next to the rear "friend's entry" to the keeping room perfect for storing heirloom china, you'll marvel at the thoughtful design touches throughout this plan.

Square Footage: 3,291
4 or 5 bedrooms, 4 ½ baths

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Cotton Hill Plan #286

Cotton Hill, Plan #286
Designed by Eduardo Contreras

Whether nestled in a suburban neighborhood or built along a lakefront, Cotton Hill Cottage proves that special things come in small packages. The entry and front porch offer a quaint first impression, hinting at the interior's inviting, light-filled spaces.

Square Footage: 2,083
3 bedrooms, 3 baths

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Forest Glen Plan #238

Forest Glen, Plan #238
Designed by Gary/Ragsdale Inc.

Inspired by architectural styling of the Old South, Forest Glen will charm you instantly. Deep front porches, wrought-iron railings, arched dormers, shutters, and multiple French doors add a Southern accent to the elegant exterior.

Square Footage: 4,081
4 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths

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Hemlock Springs Plan #1590

Hemlock Springs, Plan #1590
Designed by Stephen Fuller Inc.

Hemlock Springs offers both a casual and polished look, as it is the perfect family respite or primary residence. A simple roofline of low intersecting gables provides a silhouette that references the mountain terrain beyond. Classic double windows lighten the visual weight and provide glimpses into the home's light-filled interiors.

Square Footage: 3,748
3 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths

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Kinsley Place Plan #1131

Kinsley Place, Plan #1131
Designed by St. Joe Land Company

With a Victorian influence, Kinsley Place draws from Florida vernacular architecture with a hint of the modest wood-frame Cracker-style homesteads most commonly found in rural areas of the state. However, this design is a combination of lap siding and board-and-batten siding as it offers interesting twists on the traditional Florida look.

Square Footage: 3,510
5 bedrooms, 5 ½ baths

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Kousa Creek Plan #1406

Kousa Creek, Plan #1406
Designed by John Tee Architect

Kousa Creek is the perfect offering with elegant columns, the stacked front porch shelters visitors and provides a covered seating area on the second level. An oculus window on the front of the garage, multiple dormers, and a seamless mixture of stone, lap siding, and shingles lend casual, inviting style to the house’s exterior.

Square Footage: 4,648
4 bedrooms, 4 baths

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Nautical Cottage Plan #224

Nautical Cottage, Plan #224
Designed by Scott Ziegler

Our Nautical Cottage is warm, spacious, relaxed, and friendly. Inspired by small summer cottages built along the East Coast, this plan is adaptable in a variety of climates and locations. Charming details and cottage styling give the house its distinctive personality. Cedar shakes for the exterior and the Nantucket star design for the porch detailing add to the authentic look and feel.

Square Footage: 1,315
3 bedrooms, 2 baths

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Newberry Park Plan #978

Newberry Park, Plan #978
Designed by Allison Ramsey Architects, Inc.

This is classic curb appeal. Newberry Park is created with the spirit and style of an old Carolina manor. The exterior offers distinct proportions, relaxed porches, and graceful columns for true Southern flavor. The graceful expanse of each porch offers an environment perfect for outdoor entertaining or relaxation. Inside, the kitchen offers space for the family with an adjacent breakfast room as well as ample storage in the convenient butler’s pantry.

Square Footage: 3,625
4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 2 half baths

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West Bay Landing Plan #076

West Bay Landing, Plan #076
--St. Joe Land Company

Inspired by vintage coastal cottages, this home began with the idea of a simple, one-room-wide design that allows for cross-ventilation and balanced light.

Square Footage: 2,051
3 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths

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Winonna Park Plan #503

Winonna Park, Plan #503
Designed by Thomas Construction Services

The Winonna Park offers all the amenities characteristic of larger homes, but in a manageable footprint. It’s well suited for the way families live today. Free-flowing spaces abound, including an upper-floor loft area that’s open to the main floor. The living and dining rooms are punctuated by a see-through fireplace, and a wall of front-facing windows in the living room that ensures this area receives plenty of natural light.

Square Footage: 1,872
3 bedrooms, 2 baths

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Sand Mountain House Plan #977

Sand Mountain House, Plan #977
Designed by John Tee Architect

Warmed by an easy comfort that honors age-old traditions of country life, Sand Mountain House is modern in every way. Designed with dozens of ideas, special features include a home office with a separate entrance, spacious mudroom, and a detached barn.

Square Footage: 2,853
3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2 half baths

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Potter’s House Plan #1484

Potter’s House, Plan #1484
Designed by R. N. Black Associates, Inc.

Truly Southern best describes this raised cottage. For entertaining, casual enjoyment and everyday living, step inside to find style and space in only 2,500 square feet. Organized, comfortable spaces and sensible planning are the hallmarks of this design.

Square Footage: 2,504
3 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths

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