Author: Bethany Warner

Seven Floor Plans with Dual Owner’s Suites

Gaining popularity throughout the Midwest, dual owner’s suites are the perfect answer to today’s multi-generational families. With separate, spacious bedrooms and large ensuite bathrooms, dual owner’s suites can be home to aging family members and the perfect guest bedroom or quiet space away from a snoring spouse. Can we redesign one of our floor plans […]

A Redesigned Clark: Photos & Floor Plan

Boasting over 2,400 square feet of living space, this one-story, three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom Clark was “flipped” so the garage and owner’s suite are on the left instead of the right as shown in the standard plan. A 12′ x 12′ dining room bump with cathedral ceilings and distressed pine beams is located between the kitchen […]

The Meadowbrook: Modified Floor Plan and Photos

The Meadowbrook, a modern take on an old farmhouse, stands tall with its large wrap-around porch and white board and batten exterior.  Inside, Dolomite countertops, a stone fireplace, and a large kitchen island are just a few fantastic ways these homeowners customize their home. Check out the modified floor plan below.   Want to see our […]

Building A Custom Home – FAQ

Building a custom home on your land is different from buying a pre-existing or production house.  To help, here are some common questions we’ve heard lately.  If you have more questions, feel free to reach out to us and ask.  We’re always happy to help! 1.  How much does it cost to build a custom […]

A Modified Clark: Floor Plan & Photos

This one-story, three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom Clark floor plan boasts over 2,300 square feet of living space. Some modifications these homeowners made to the standard floor plan include bumping the flex room and foyer into the porch about 2′. They also redesigned the powder room and laundry room areas, making both rooms easily accessible from the […]

Kyle Assenheimer: Drafting is his fame. Football is his game.

Though he rarely gets out of the office, Kyle is one of our draftsmen at American Heritage Homes. He hails from Hilliard, Ohio, which means he loves his Buckeyes (O-H) and the Cleveland Browns. Don’t hold that against him, though, because he can whip up a home in no time and is always willing to […]

Madison II Redesigned: Photos and Floor Plan

Nightfall siding, Tuxedo Gray trim, and cedar accents on this Madison II make a bold statement and adds loads of curb appeal!  Inside, the open staircase to the basement really brightens things up!  Also, don’t miss some great selections including the Family Room’s stack ledge fireplace, the herringbone backsplash in the kitchen, and more! Check […]

Modified Madison II Design: Photographs and Floor Plan

We’re excited to share with you this beautiful modified Madison II! A large, covered back porch runs along the rear of the home, giving these homeowners the perfect outdoor space! Inside the home, check out the dining room bump-out with built-in cabinetry and large windows. Also, don’t miss the stone fireplace with shiplap above the […]

Modified Fairmont Design: Photographs and Floor Plan

From the gable detail and spacious front porch to the large farmhouse trim inside, this modified Fairmont floor plan is perfect inside and out! Check out the modified floor plan below.   Want to see our standard Fairmont design?  Click here. CLICK FLOOR PLAN TO ENLARGE CLICK PHOTOS TO ENLARGE

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Custom Home On Your Land?

Setting a budget and understanding the cost to build a custom home on your land is important in understanding the overall building process.  Keep in mind that total home building costs can vary widely depending on the type of property you buy, the site work necessary to make the lot buildable, and the type/size of […]

Modified Walnut Creek: Photographs and Floor Plan

Enjoy photos of this beautiful modified Walnut Creek design!  An 18′ x 12′ back covered porch and gorgeous hickory, stained cabinets are just a few features you won’t want to miss! Check out the modified floor plan below.   Want to see our standard Walnut Creek design?  Click here. CLICK FLOOR PLAN TO ENLARGE CLICK PHOTOS […]

Customization Ideas for Your New Home

We encourage our customers to “personalize” their homes!  We know that no two families are the same, which is why we encourage our customers to customize our plans and personalize their homes. Our New Sales Consultants are dedicated to making your dreams a reality.  They will lead you through the customization process of creating the […]

Madison II Photo Gallery

Is it an Adams? Or a Madison II? Technically – it’s both! We’re excited to share the pics of this home showcasing our Adams design on the outside but our Madison II floor plan on the inside.  Click to see our standard Adams or Madison II designs. CLICK PHOTOS TO ENLARGE

What Is On Your Lot Construction?

American Heritage Homes is a custom home builder focused on your lot construction.  What that means is that we are a home builder who will build a home on your land.  We don’t develop land or carry an inventory of lots to build on, but we work with customers who have purchased land or are actively looking […]

Modified Walnut Creek Photo Shoot

Resembling the popular home-style barndominium, this modified Walnut Creek design features a white board and batten exterior with contrasting black windows and an 8′ deep covered porch with wrapped cedar posts.  Inside, the open floor plan and stunning selections do not disappoint! Check out the modified floor plan below.   Want to see our standard Walnut […]

Typical Lot Development Costs

The typical lot development items listed below are provided as a general reference for you to start developing a budget for land improvements.  When planning your development budget, we recommend obtaining quotes for all fees and services.  American Heritage Homes does offer assistance with some of these services, and if we cannot assist you, we […]

A Modified Adams Design: Floor Plans and Photography

We’re feeling the farmhouse vibes with this modified Adams design! On the first floor, these homeowners moved the garage to the front, left side of the home, and added a 10’x6′ covered porch to the right side – off the family room.  The homeowners will supply and install the decking to this covered porch. Other […]

Maggie Campbell: Designer By Day, Mom By Night

If you know Maggie, you know how incredibly knowledgeable she is about design!  Born and raised in Circleville, Ohio, Maggie is warm, wonderful, and always willing to go out of her way! Whether she’s helping a client choose between carpet and LVP or writing change orders, Maggie balances being a mom and designer by organizing, scheduling, […]

Modified Madison II Photo Gallery

Moving the Owner’s Bedroom of this Madison II allows for some awesome adjustments on the first floor including relocating the family room to the front of the home and allowing for an open kitchen/dining area.  We also love the lighter tone of the Premium Blue dutchlap siding complemented by the darker, Nightfall board and batten […]

Modified Adams Photo Gallery

This modified Adams farmhouse design looks remarkable with Pewter board and batten siding and white exterior details.  Inside, the farmhouse vibe is carried throughout with white walls (Alabaster by Sherwin Williams) complimenting deep wood tones.  An office, dining room, and an open living and dining space complete the main floor.  Upstairs, you’ll find all four […]

Modified Somerville Floor Plan Photo Gallery

A beautiful cultured stone water table, board and batten siding, and shake in the main front gables give this Somerville design a rustic, homey feeling.  The warmth of the exterior is carried inside, with Knotty Alder stained kitchen cabinets, stained vanity cabinets in the baths, and Sherwin Williams Dover White (SW6358) paint throughout. Check out […]

Modified Cherry Creek Photo Shoot

This cottage-style Cherry Creek boasts a beautiful cultured stone accent on the front porch.  Inside, the homeowner added a cathedral ceiling in the family room, giving the space an open and airy vibe.  The kitchen looks great with its recessed panel cabinets painted Pure White and contrasting island in Iron Ore. Check out the modified […]

Custom Home Design Styles

Some customers have dreams of a quaint farmhouse, while others want a more contemporary home. Whatever the customers’ vision, a custom home builder like American Heritage Homes can capture it. While categorizing homes into styles can sometimes create confusion, we’ve frequently incorporated our floor plans into the following design styles.   Cottage Originating in England, Cottage-style […]

Photo Gallery: A Modified Charles Pointe

This modified Charles Pointe design featuring Cream colored board and batten siding and a Heartthrob painted front door is bursting with southern charm!  Inside don’t miss the brick hearth and surround in the Family Room designed for a future woodstove.  Also, some great paint colors are featured in the bedrooms of this home.  Enjoy colors […]

Photo Gallery: Modified Anthony Design

This modified Anthony design is sending some adorable farmhouse vibes with its white board & batten exterior siding and stained gable bracket on the garage side of the home.  Also, check out the redesigned floor plan below.  Some great changes these homeowners made include flipping the floor plan, deleting the closet in the laundry room, […]

Bob Munson: The Man With A Plan

Bob has been with the company since 2000 and has been a part of nearly every department.  As our Operations Manager, this jack-of-all-trades keeps things moving in the right direction. In his free time, you can find him sharing his musical talents as a member of the Westerville Symphony, Dublin Silver Brass Band, Village Brass […]

Photo Gallery: A Redesigned Oxford

This modified Oxford design looks fabulous with its open floor plan, gorgeous open stair, and railed loft area overlooking the family room. Also, notice how the first floor was redesigned to create a dining room area instead of an office shown in the original Oxford floor plan. CLICK IMAGES TO ENLARGE.

At Home With The Anthony

This modified Anthony is standing tall with its cathedral ceilings and walkout basement.  Click the thumbnails to see larger images and to “walk around” the exterior of this great design.  In addition to the walkout and cathedral ceilings, these homeowners also added 4ft to the rear of the home, a walking pantry, redesigned the master suite, […]

A Show Stopping Modified Oxford Design

This one-of-a-kind Oxford design is simply stunning!  The Mountain Berry siding complemented by vertical board and batten in the gables gives this home great curb appeal!  Inside check out the private office located at the front of the home and the second family room upstairs. Click the thumbnails below to see larger images or enjoy […]

Tips for Finding Land

Finding Land for Your Custom Home Sometimes finding the right land for your dream home is easier said than done. Everyone has different priorities – close to work, few neighbors, a specific school district – so make a list of all the features you want before you begin your search. Then, let the hunt begin! […]

The Perfect Place to Call Home: A Modified Newport Design

We recently wrapped up a modified Newport design. This 1,966 square foot home includes a finished walk-out basement with a bathroom and basement bar. On the first floor, the homeowners flipped the owner’s suite and the garage. A spacious dining room was created by removing the powder room and utilizing the flex room square footage. […]

The Franklin Photo Gallery

This charming custom home designed for a narrow city lot started with the Franklin floor plan. The homeowners worked with our team to customize the original design making this home uniquely theirs.  Some great changes made include flipping the laundry room and powder room locations to accommodate a laundry chute from the second to the […]

Kitchen Design Trends for 2021

While an all-white kitchen will likely never go out of style, here are some kitchen design trends we’ve been following. From pops of color to mixing tones and textures, gone are the days where kitchen cabinets blend into the background and wallpaper borders add a pop of color! Colorful Islands Like a great piece of […]