Porches, patios, and decks are easy ways to extend living space without adding to conditioned square footage. These plans thoughtfully incorporate such areas into the layout for a seamless indoor/outdoor experience.

Fabulous Charleston Row Style

Louvered shutters, circle-head windows, and a courtyard display great curb appeal. From the great room and dining room, three sets of French doors open to the covered porch and sun deck. The second floor includes two family bedrooms, a master suite, and a bonus room with a private bath, walk-in closet, and morning kitchen. For more photos, information, and the floor plan, click here.

Splendid Family Living

The ultimate in waterfront living, this Visbeen Associates home provides wide-open spaces indoors and out. French doors lead to the back deck, where sweeping vistas await from dual screened porches. Two bedroom suites and a huge bonus room (perfect for a visiting family) wait upstairs, with more space available in the optional finished basement. For more photos, information, and the floor plan, click here.

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