Kurk Homes Presents: A Southern Living Showcase Home

Kurk Homes custom home texas grand ranch

Since 2017, Kurk Homes has been part of the Southern Living Custom Home Builder Program which allows us to create home plans with a Southern Living design. Southern Living hand-selects members based on their community reputation, the strength of presence in their respective markets, superior quality and attention to detail, innovative style, and other strict criteria. 

The brand has more than 1,000 exclusive Southern Living house plans, available in a variety of styles, that have been created by respected architects and designers throughout the nation. As an exclusive Southern Living Builder Partner, Kurk Homes is authorized to build homes from any one of these plans including multigenerational house plans.

For our Southern Living Showcase Home, we custom-designed The Kurk Homes "Legacy Ranch" — a multigenerational one-story home, with a bonus room above the garage, in Texas Grand Ranch, located just north of The Woodlands in Huntsville Texas. Here are some highlights of this featured custom home design:

  • 3,165 living square feet
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 ½ bathrooms
  • 3 + car detached garage with stairs to future living space or air-conditioned storage above
  • Casita, complete with a separate living area, bedroom, and handicap-accessible bathroom

Southern living entryway

The Kurk Homes Legacy Ranch Showcase Home, which is also our fully furnished model home and design center, has come together beautifully and we’re so excited to share it with you all. We completed construction on the home in late fall of 2019 and had a wonderful Southern Living Showcase Tour with beautiful products from local artisans and vendors over the first three weekends in November, commemorating Veterans Day.

Ticket sales and donations from the fundraiser were distributed in full to both Camp Hope (Kurk Homes selected charity) and Operation FINALLY HOME (Southern Living and GHBA selected charity).

Exterior Selections

The exterior features below were hand-picked by our team of designers to fit the Southern Living style while fitting the surroundings of Texas Grand Ranch. With the details below, you can match this style or create your own perfect home.

  • Walls - Sherwin Williams 7028 Incredible White
  • Trim - Sherwin Williams 7674 Peppercorn
  • Shutters - Sherwin Williams 9127 At Ease Soldier
  • Cedar Columns/Truss - Minwax 2716 Dark Walnut
  • Clopay Coachman Series garage door
  • Exterior door hardware from Kwikset in Ashfield style

Nestled in the woods of the Texas Grand Ranch, this home and casita combo is the perfect peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of life. A large patio with cedar-wrapped beams and a paved firepit provides a relaxing spot for get togethers and family celebrations.

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Texas Grand Ranch Home

wrap around patio

Kurk Homes patio wrapped beams

Outdoor table on patio

texas grand ranch outdoor patio

custom fire pit in woods

Interior Selections

  • Fireplace stone - Texas Grand Ranch Blend with cedar mantle
  • Interior door hardware from Kwikset in Ashfield

The interior components of this Southern Living home were carefully and intentionally selected. Everything from the door trim and chandeliers to the stained concrete works together to produce a cohesive home with a farmhouse feel like none you've seen before.

Entryway and Chandelier

Texas grand ranch fireplace

Camp Hope Operation Finally Home

Southern living custom home office

Texas grand ranch office with cabinet

guest bedroom feature wall

guest bathroom with tiled wall

Kitchen Selections:

As the saying goes, "The kitchen is the heartbeat of the home." That's why we gave special attention to this area with pendant lights, Cambria countertops, cabinets to the ceiling, and breakfast seating at the island. Of course, no kitchen is complete without a pantry so we added built-in shelving and cabinetry to this Southern Living house plan.

Custom home kitchen

chair and lamp in kitchen

custom pantry built-in shelves

pantry with built-in cabinets

Kurk homes custom dining room

This utility room will make you want to do your laundry! Cabinetry and shelving make storing the necessities elegant and a farmhouse sink keeps you from running room to room.

Farmhouse kitchen

open shelving utility room

The master suite adorns a shiplap ceiling with large windows allowing nature to shine into the home. With a walk-in shower and free standing tub with Moen fixtures, you can get clean any way you please. 

Master bedroom natural light

standalone tub master bath

custom master bathroom vanity

bathroom barndoor mirror

Casita Selections:

  • Moen Brantfors High Arch One Handle Kitchen Faucet
  • Ferguson Mirabelle Hibiscus Vessel Style Sink
  • Shaw Foundation Plank in Modeled Oak
  • Bathroom floor - Daltile Memoir Petal Black with Frost grout
  • Shower pan - Daltile Hexagon with Avalanche grout
  • Vanity backsplash - Daltile Jewel Tide with Black grout
  • Shower walls - Daltile Rittenhouse with Avalanche grout
  • Kitchenette backsplash - Daltile Cotton Classic Rounds with White grout

This casita is perfect for guests or as a mother-in-law suite with a full kitchenette and breakfast area. The bedroom in the casita has a full wall of shiplap with luxury vinyl tile throughout and floor to ceiling tile in the shower area.

Casita and garage

kurk homes custom kitchen

Casita Living Room

shiplap guest bedroom

Guest bathroom subway tile

We love this project and the organizations we were able to support through the Southern Living Showcase Home program. With so many different features and textures, we were able to bring many styles and personalities into the home. If you're looking for Southern Living floor plans or are ready to build, contact us! 

Let's Discuss Your Custom Home!

Kurk Homes, a Southern Living Home Builder

Kurk Homes is the only Southern Living home builder that offers a 20-year structural warranty on every home we build. We were selected to be a part of the Southern Living Custom Builder Program based on our community reputation, our superior quality and attention to detail, and the strength of our presence in the Tomball, Huntsville, and New Braunfels markets.

Contact us at 281-356-3314 to discuss Kurk Homes pricing, visit Kurk Homes models, or start your journey to owning your own Southern Living inspired home.

Last updated: November 12, 2021

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