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Naples Architect has completed a West Indies style spec home in downtown Naples, Florida for a private investor currently being built by Lexa Construction, LLC. This two story, great room house plan delivers 6,152 square feet of living space with five bedrooms, five full baths, large island kitchen, loft with wet bar and a study.  Outside features include two, four foot spillover water features, a three car garage, outdoor kitchen with fire feature, covered lanai and balconies and a second level sun deck.  Designed by Bill Weber, President of Weber Design Group, this house sits on a prime piece of real estate.  The unique corner lot is just steps from the beach and Naples Pier. A light grey stucco finish with a tabby finish around the base, white precast...
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Weber Design Group, Inc. of Naples Receives Best Of Houzz 2014 Award   Annual Survey and Analysis of 16 Million Monthly Users Reveals Top-Rated Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals   Naples Architect, Weber Design Group has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for the second year in a row by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The architecture and planning firm was chosen by the more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community. The Best Of Houzz award is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Customer Satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2013. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 16 million monthly users on Houzz, known as “Houzzers,” who saved more than 230 million professional images of home interiors and exteriors...
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The final month of 2013 we take a look at the most popular house plans. There was a great deal of variety with the house plans that received the highest amount of traffic, everything from Florida house plans to Tuscan house plans made the list. Below we reveal the house plans that took the top 3 spots. Coming in third place, the Arabella House Plan is the perfect plan for building on a narrow lot. At 1,758 square feet, the Arabella offers 2 – 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a study, his and her walk-in closets and a luxurious spa tub in the Master bath. This home is mainly Mediterranean in style with some European accents that show off its high ceilings and open, airy floor plan. It’s perfect for...
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It’s rather obvious that the Coastal style house plans are quickly rising in popularity, making them a close competitor to the always prevalent Mediterranean style house plans and West Indies House Plans; this month in the battle for the hottest house plan it was clear that Coastal takes the cake! We had a tie for third place with the Mustique Model and the Tavernier Model. Both plans are 2-story Coastal house plans with a great room layout and similar square footage. The Mustique Model below is perfect for a waterfront lot with virtually every room complimenting waterfront views. Offering 3 – 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, this home also features 20 feet of sliding glass doors that tie back to an additional 8 feet of pocketing sliders. If a...
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  You can only imagine that the first Thanksgiving feast wasn’t prepared in a five-star kitchen, or even a kitchen at all for that matter. Colonists had the bare essentials for most everything needed for day to day life. The earliest houses in Plymouth had thatched roofs, dirt floors, split wood to make thin boards called clapboards for the walls and a prominent fire and chimney area, since this was the only source of heat as well as the only way to cook. Each house also had its own garden, where vegetables and herbs could be grown during the appropriate seasons. The colonists were assigned land plots that were approximately 50 feet deep. The width of the lot was approximately 8 feet multiplied by the number of members in...
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Here you will see an interesting story about the use of  limestone for a custom designed residence that is nestled at the base of a mountain where rivers meet in New Bern, North Carolina.  This waterfront beauty custom designed by Weber Design Group, Inc. will feature the unique masonry work of Tri-Stone, Inc. The picture below shows several rough limestone slabs.  These special slabs were once four very large limestone blocks measuring 9 feet in length by 5 feet in height and width.  Each individual limestone block has been given a weight and serial number from it’s hailing quarry so that no matter what is made from the stone, this special identification code will be carved into it. Collectively, these slabs will be used to create step treads and...
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Here in beautiful Naples, Florida we know all about the joys of outdoor entertaining as more and more homes are being built with the necessities to take your entertaining outdoors. Recent advances in technology as well as creative architectural design features have provided us with new ways to enjoy the company of our friends and family alfresco, especially with the “cooler” weather starting to flow in. Visit our Home Plan Search Engine Naples Florida Architecture highlighting outdoor living – This custom designed lanai covers the basics of outdoor spaces in a modest yet elegant way. The open layout provides the essentials for an enjoyable afternoon grilling out with friends with enough space to fit everyone comfortably. An interesting component added to this design is the speaker system that’s been...
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These days it’s not just an interesting paint technique or a textured wallpaper that’s taking interior surfaces to the next level. Step up your (inside) game with these innovative, stylish and unlikely choices described below! Say goodbye to average, bland walls and hello to InterlockingRock Panels. Shown below, these dimensional panels work in multiples to create a continuous, uninterrupted sculptural wall. Cast entirely of mineral, they’re durable, safe and healthy and can easily be used to create the illusion of depth for the perfect focal wall. Better yet, breathe easy because these panels also contain no plastics, no VOC’s (volatile organic compounds) and no urea-formaldehyde. Visit www.modulararts.com to view more design options.   modulararts.com When you envision using a material like cement in the design of your dream home,...
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The North Naples community of Talis Park is quickly becoming one of Naples, Florida’s sought after golfing communities.  The Norman & Dye signature golf course, is just one of the experiences available in this community.  Interestingly they will have a professionally cultivated kitchen garden, where residents can stop and pick your own herbs and vegetables for a garden to table experience.  Also, they will have the “Vyne House” with a series of relaxed indoor & outdoor gathering spaces, a swimming pool, market cafe, health club and day spa! These “interactive” type communities are really appealing to the new population of home buyers, with health and fitness on the fore front of their minds. We are so happy to be part of the experience with the recent completion of Architectural plans for a 23,386 square feet home! You can find all the details here: http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/apr/21/construction-of-23836-square-foot-estate-home-in/ There are many “communities” within Talis for all...
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The Galleon house plan was chosen as one of the homes featured in the first annual Naples Florida Women’s Club kitchen tour.  This charity kitchen tour featured several homes in the affluent Port Royal community, benefiting the Naples Historical Society, Naples Women’s Clun and Baby Basics. The event showcased some of the many exceptional kitchens in the Naples area and raised money for the charities. Below are some photos of the contemporary house that was featured.  The homeowners did a great job with all of their finishes and BCB Homes did a great job in the execution of the house design.
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