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Beautiful Lennar Homes in Sonoma Mesa

I love these homes by Lennar in Sonoma Mesa, a community in San Antionio, TX.

The golf course community features brick hillside homes mostly over 3,000 square feet.

Here are some of my favorite photos:













Do you have a favorite bedroom?  Would you love to have an office or a kitchen like this?  Which was your favorite space out of these?  Let me know in the comment section!

Or start your own home search today at Rosemary Sells Tampa!

Photo credit:  Lennar Homes

Modern Craftsman Home Plan

Modern Craftsman Home Plan

This Visbeen Associates craftsman home incorporates plenty of outdoor living while still fitting onto a narrow lot.

The plan includes 2 bedrooms plus a bunk room, 3 bathrooms, a study, and a large theater room.

There are 3 fireplaces, one in the two-story family room, and the outdoor spaces include a large patio with a built-in grill, a screened porch, and a covered balcony.  And the light-filled interior brings the outdoors in through the many expansive windows.

The home has a great traffic flow and includes plenty of storage options, like a huge walk-in-pantry in the kitchen and two over-sized walk-in-closets in the luxurious master suite.

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Modern Craftsman Home Plan

Modern Craftsman Home Plan

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To see more details or purchase the plan visit and search for plan HWEPL64894.

And if you’re looking a lot of land to build on in Florida, start your search at Rosemary Sells Tampa.

All photos courtesy of ePlans.

Stylish Custom Home in St. Pete

Custom Modern Home in St. Pete

Devonshire Custom Home Builders is a local St. Petersburg and South Tampa builder.  They focus on using local craftsmen to produce a high level of detail.

This particular home in St. Pete struck me as special because of the way they punctuated the modern home with a bright blue color, reminiscent of the local gulf, and still managed to keep it elegant.

Custom Modern Home in St. Pete

Custom Modern Home in St. Pete

Custom Modern Home in St. Pete

Custom Modern Home in St. Pete

And even though I love the chandelier over the stairs (is that Chihuly?), my favorite room is the bathroom:  the winding tile/river rock patterns that dip down to a statement standing tub with clean lines that’s nestled under a window overlooking the water.

Custom Modern Home in St. Pete

Photos Copyright Devonshire Custom Home Builders.

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First House Built by a 3D Printer

The first house to be built by a 3D printer will be in Amsterdam by Dus Architects.

They’ve developed a 3D printer (the KamerMaker) large enough to print big sections of a house that can then be stacked and connected like LEGO blocks.

They’ve only built a small section at this point, and they have yet to find a way to make it sturdy while still remaining biodegradable, which is the end goal:  a recyclable house made with zero waste.

House to be built by 3D Printer!

It’s an amazing concept, but I’m curious:  would you live in a home printed by a 3D printer?

Watch the video and let me know your thoughts in the comment section!

See more at ArchDaily.


House in La Jolla With Open Views

House in La Jolla With Open Views

This beautiful modern home in La Jolla, Peru was designed by Metropolis architects and features a wonderful open view over the serene seascape.

The spacious home is open to the surrounding environment through the generous use of glass throughout.

A rear deck flows out into a sleek pool with open views of the beach.

House in La Jolla With Open Views

House in La Jolla With Open Views

House in La Jolla With Open Views

To see more photos, visit ArchDaily.

Castle for Sale in Dordogne, France

Castle for Sale in Dordogne, France

This beautiful castle in Dordogne, France features a 12th century tower that, according to legend, housed the treasures of King Richard the Lionheart in its subterranean vault.

The interior has a rustic charm with stone floors and wood beams, and a fairytale exterior nestled upon a 125-acre wooded property highlighted by an orchard and private lake.

Castle for Sale in Dordogne, France

The listing is courtesy of Christie’s International Real Estate.

See more at Magnificent Estates for Sale in England, France, and Ireland.

Australian Angophora House

The Angophora House was designed by Richard Cole Architecture, and it located on the lower North Shore of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

I love the lines of this house:  the curves, the expansive windows.  And the contrast between the white and the wood and the concrete.

But, honestly, my favorite spot is the bathroom, with the rustic rock wall curved over the sleek, modern tub.

What’s yours?

Check it out at HomeDSGN.

Now You See It…

This mysterious “Lucid Stead” house is an art piece by Phillip K. Smith III, nestled in the stark California desert, near Joshua Tree.

A study in reflected and projected light, it feels like a dessert mirage.

See more at Booooooom.

Rob Gronkowski Sells His Tampa Mansion

Rob Gronkowski, of the New England Patriots fame, recently sold his 4 bedroom, 7 bathroom, 4,781 square foot waterfront home in Tampa, FL.

Everything from the wood-paneled elevator to the iPhone-controlled surround-sound system to the gulf-side billiards room shouted “party pad.”

And outside, the pool, spa, wet bar, fire pits, and outdoor kitchen took full advantage of the beautiful Florida weather and scenery.

And those amazing sunsets?

They’re one of the many reasons I love Tampa Bay so much!

Search for your own piece of paradise at Rosemary Sells Tampa.

Photos are courtesy of Mike Palermo and Copyright 2014 MFRMLS.  See more at

A Room With a View

House Beautiful has collected a dozen rooms with spectacular views, from mountains to oceans to skyscrapers.

Here are a few of my favorites:

See more at House Beautiful.