"wow" features photo gallery
Welcome to our "Wow" Home Features Gallery! At DFW Custom Homes, we specialize in creating custom-built homes with unique features that will make you say "wow." From integrated appliances to luxury fireplaces, we offer a wide range of premium features that can be incorporated into your custom home design.
A servery links your kitchen to the outdoor space via a folding glass window. The servery will usually have an extended countertop that can be used as a bar.
This is a great feature if you like to throw parties or have kids that like to play outside!
Integrated appliances are "hidden" from plain sight. A cabinet panel is placed on the front of the appliance so that it appears flush the the surrounding cabinetry.
This often gives the appearance of a modern, streamlined kitchen for people that do not want all of their appliances on display.
Appliances that can be fully integrated with the cabinetry: Fridge/Freezer, Dishwasher, Warming/Cooling Drawers, Wine Fridge and Range Hood.
Ceiling Height Cabinets
Ceiling height cabinets require less upkeep than traditional cabinets because the space above does not collect dust and will give you extra cabinet storage space.
Ceiling height cabinets also have the added effect of making a kitchen look more high-end and custom than traditional cabinets.
Waterfall countertops drop vertically down one or more sides instead of stopping abruptly at the edge of a cabinet or island.
This creates a continuous flow and becomes a beautiful statement feature in your kitchen.
In a hidden pantry, a kitchen pantry is hidden behind doors that mimic the appearance of your kitchen cabinetry.
Using a hidden doorway to access a pantry is an easy way to add touch of luxury to your home.
Slider / Bi-Fold Doors
Sliders/Bi-Fold Doors are a great way to integrate your indoor living space with the outdoors. This allows for seamless indoor/outdoor living.
When the doors are closed, they act as a beautiful wall of windows, providing a beautiful view of your outdoor spaces.
Genuine or Faux ceiling beams are a simple and budget friendly way to add drama and luxury to any room.
Ceiling beams can be left raw, stained or painted to give your desired look.
We can build luxury gas fireplaces using a wide range of materials which can be configured to your specific style. This can become a beautiful feature in any room.
Oversized windows offer maximum sight-lines to the outdoors. Oversized window sizes also offer more customization than traditionally sized windows as you can create the perfect windows for each room.
A Home Theater is a room that seeks to reproduce a movie theater experience using electronic audio and video equipment and comfortable reclining chairs.
Mud Room / Hall Tree
A mudroom acts as a transition between the outdoors and the indoors, mainly functioning as a drop off point for shoes, bags and coats.
A hall tree is a built in piece of furniture that is most commonly located the the mud room, but can also be found in a hallway. It often features hooks for hanging, a bench for seating and storage, and an upper shelving area.
Custom Closet Built-Ins
Custom made closets add incredible value to your home. A custom built in closet allows for you to make a closet that perfectly fits your lifestyle.
Outdoor Living Area
Whether you want a clever way to hang a swing, a bit of shade, or an attached living space that houses an outdoor kitchen and lounging area, a custom outdoor area can make a big difference in how you can enjoy your new home!
Make a bold statement with ornate single or double entry doors. Add scrolls and spirals or other intricate details of your liking.
An ornate entry door will turn heads as your neighbors walk by and leave a lasting impression on your guests as they walk into your home.
Library / Office Built Ins
Built-ins provide so much more than just a place to stash your stuff.
They can create an alcove for furniture, or wrap an existing nook, they can add style, charm, and architecture to an interior, all while offering custom storage and display space.
A feature wall is a wall that adds interest and energy to a room through texture, color and contrast.
Feature walls are usually specified when the rest of the room is decorated in a neutral color palette. By selecting one wall and applying a stone veneer, painting it in a different color or adding wallpaper, your instantly creating a unique and desirable feature.
Interior / Exterior Stone Features
An interior or exterior stone veneer wall is a great way to add character and a touch of natural style.
Adding an oversize kitchen island is a great idea for your kitchen no matter what the style. By making a large island the centerpiece of your kitchen you will create a space that is well-designed and functional - especially if your house is an open floor plan design.
Most kitchen islands are designed with seating on one side. With an oversized island, you can add seating on two or three sides to provide enough seating area for family and friends.
Sliding Barn Door
Sliding barn doors are an easy way to integrate a farm feel in your modern home.
Sliding barn doors are not just a popular style - they are also convenient and functional and work great as barn closet doors!
For the family that loves to entertain, outdoor kitchens by the pool are a great option. An outdoor kitchen makes entertaining for large groups much easier, as all food and food prep items are in one place. An outdoor kitchen usually has a grill, a small refrigerator, a sink, seating and tables.
Premium Garage Door
One of the main reasons homeowners choose to upgrade to premium garage doors is for the look. There is no doubt investing in new garage doors will boost the curb appeal of your home.
Premium garage doors not only make your home look better, they can help increase your home’s value.
Premium roofs last the longest out of all roof options. While asphalt shingles may be the most popular because they are the cheapest option, they have the shortest lifespan of any roofing system. If you want a roof that will last for decades, get a premium roof.
A freestanding tub is a bathtub that is finished on all sides and is able to stand alone.
Often, freestanding tubs are more like furniture than an actual bathroom fixture, although they function in the same way as built-in tubs.
Tankless Water Heater
Tankless water heaters take up much less space than storage water heaters as they heat the water directly. When you turn on the hot water, the cold water travels through a pipe and into the tankless water heater unit where it is heated by a gas burner or an electric element.
This allows you a constant supply of hot water.
A swimming pool is a structure designed to hold water to enable swimming or other leisure activities.
In-ground pools are most commonly constructed from materials such as concrete, natural stone, metal, plastic, or fiberglass, and can be of a custom size and shape or built to a standardized size.