Looking for a special custom home? These four designs, offering a variety of styles, will wow buyers. Best of all, they’ve got plenty of photos to help your customer envision the final product. To see more homes like these, check out the summer issue of American Dream Homes.

Courtside Seats

This sleek, contemporary home offers seamless integration with the outdoors via a side-courtyard layout. Most rooms open to this outdoor living area, including the private guest suite and the luxurious master suite (well-outfitted with a separate shower and bath, and easy access to the study and laundry room). Don't miss the large, U-shaped island kitchen or the kid-friendly second floor with a media room and loft. See more images, information, and the floor plan.

Grown-Up Fairytale

Brick facing and clipped gables endow this cottage with Old World character. Interior luxury is created through artistic architectural details, such as vaulted ceilings and built-in cabinetry. Careful planning yields an efficient and comfortable interior with convenient amenities, large bedroom suites, and private bathrooms for all. Adding to the feeling of spaciousness, a loft overlooks the open dining room. See more images, information, and the floor plan.

Fabulous Farmhouse

This beautiful farmhouse, featuring prominent twin gables and bays, offers plenty of country style. The family cook will love the spacious U-shaped kitchen and adjoining bayed breakfast nook. Storage space abounds with walk-ins, half-shelves, and linen closets. The master suite is quietly tucked away downstairs with no rooms directly above. A bonus room is easily accessible from the back stairs or from the second floor, where three large bedrooms share two full baths. A curved balcony borders a versatile loft/study, which overlooks the stunning two-story family room. See more images, information, and the floor plan.

Scenic Showstopper

An open floor plan and wrapping porches provide many opportunities to enjoy calming views and outdoor living. The screened porch with fireplace creates a comfortable way to enjoy the outdoors, whatever the weather. The floor plan features a vaulted foyer, a dramatic dining room, and a lodge room complete with stone fireplace and vaulted ceiling. An open and airy kitchen precedes a screened porch. See more images, information, and the floor plan.