white gear

Magnificent Stone Home with Gated Courtyard

Resources / Other Articles / Magnificent Stone Home with Gated Courtyard

On the exterior of this gorgeous home, native slurried stone, dry-stack stone, and traditional stucco lend their enduring beauty and are warmed by red cedar on the soffits and porch ceilings. A gated courtyard ushers guests inside. Sunlight streams through the large, arch-topped windows into the great room, highlighting an impressive stone fireplace. The kitchen features more stone on the arched cooking area. A thoughtful island functions as well as it entertains, with room for guests to sit and socialize with the chef. In the private master wing, the spacious bathroom with a two-person shower and corner tub combine with the His and Hers walk-in closets and a cathedral ceiling in the bedroom to form a thoroughly relaxing space. This wing also houses a guest bedroom, which could easily serve as an office or nursery. Upstairs lie two bedrooms and bathrooms, as well as a game room that could be converted to a fifth bedroom. Bedroom two features a romantic Juliet balcony overlooking the courtyard, while the game room has an interior balcony overlooking the great room and reading tower. A bonus room over the garage could be finished for a variety of uses.

stone home 1

Stone pillars flanking the courtyard entrance and exposed rafters above attest to the home’s Craftsman influence, while the balcony hints at Mediterranean romance.

House Plan 472-2

  • Style:
  • Bedrooms:
  • Bathrooms:
  • Main Level:
  • Second Level:
  • Total:
  • Bonus Space:
  • Width:
  • Depth:
  • Foundation:
  • Craftsman
  • 4
  • 4 1/2
  • 2,831 sq. ft.
  • 1,106 sq. ft.
  • 3,937 sq. ft.
  • 332 sq. ft.
  • 96' - 5"
  • 63' - 11"
  • Crawlspace, Slab, Basement/Crawlspace

Have questions about this plan? Call 1-800-528-8070.

stone home 2

In the great room, the motif of arches appears in the transoms over the doors and in stone niches that house built-in cabinets.

Photos By G. Russ. This home, as shown in the photographs, may differ from the actual blueprints. For more detailed information, please check the floor plans carefully.