Suggested Links to Preferred Products

Copper Finials

New South Classics has assembled links to preferred product manufacturers and sources to assist you with the planning, design and construction of your new home. Our Classic house plans are designed to reflect authentic period design with respect to detailing, materials, colors and finishes typical of the region of the world that you select.

 

Attention to accuracy and detailing makes our house plans and the products suggested here stand out from among the rest.

 

 

Cast Stone Mantels

The various components of your house plan have been carefully selected from suppliers that offer building products meeting our standards of quality and design. These components may include items such as exterior finish materials, doors, windows, shutters, cabinets, hardware, lighting, decorative elements such as copper finials and vents, cast stone fireplaces, and a range of other building materials that create the look you are after.

Clay Chimney Pots

By scrolling down and clicking on the image or an icon to the right, you will be linked to the manufacturer's site representing that product. Substitutions may be made at your discretion, however our drawings and specifications may reflect the these products for the sake of quality and consistency.

 

Your builder may need to make adjustments to the plans to reflect alternate product choices. We reserve the right to substitute products at our discretion.

Custom Period Lighting

Our Preferred Links page is offered to add to your enjoyment of selecting the perfect house plan by allowing you to understand the variety of products available. As you browse through the links provided here, you will gain a better appreciation for the quality of our homes. You may be interested in the subtle differences in products available that will enable you to personalize your decor to suit your taste.

 

Handcrafted Designer Shutters

The vendors shown here have expressed a strong desire to be associated with New South Classics because we share a commitment to quality and design accuracy. This affiliation is intended to benefit our customers and promote good design. We hope you enjoy browsing through our suggested products inventory of "old world" accessories and building products that compliment our house plans.

European Inspirations by Draper DBS Fine Cabinetry

 

 

 

 

This list will be updated regularly as we attempt to showcase premium products in an effort to make your decision making easier.

Handcrafted Garage Doors and Hardware

 

 

 

You may want to get familiar with the various products shown here during the planning process to understand a sampling of the many options available to you. 

Cast Brick and Stone Veneer

 

 

 

 

Our list of products is suggestive only, but should steer you in the right direction to achieve the look, feel and "texture" of the plans in our collection. We understand that the design components on the interior and the exterior of your home say as much about you as your wardrobe does.

 

 

 

Classical American Doors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let us help you find that perfect look for your Classic home by starting with the essential elements of good design.

European Interior Design Services

 

Some of the merchants and designers on this page specialize in high-end residential interiors services. Their products and services would enhance our design concepts and simplify your interiors decision making process. By blending the old and the new, mixing textures, materials and styles, they create distinctive interiors with comfort and elegance.

Reclaimed Antique Flooring

"Green" reclaimed flooring products: 

 

There is perhaps no concept more "green" than the use of materials which reduce excessive burdens on our precious natural resources.  Wood roducts made from resources that have been reclaimed are given new life and utility and give your home a lasting beauty.  One of the most popular flooring materials is reclaimed Longleaf Heart pine from historic factories and mills of the North.  Deserted barns and rural buildings offer up antique oak and chestnut and provide for a very durable wood for flooring.  There are many types of wood, cuts and finishes to choose from depending on the look you hope to achieve or period design you want to complement.

 

 

Authentic Clay Tile Roofing

Authentic clay tile roofing is often the roofing material of choice for European or Old World houses such as these by Northern Roof Tiles on an "Old World" design in Napa.  Some clay tile roofs actually are available with an aged look to contribute to the "Old World"

Monier LifeTile

Concrete tiles like these by Monier LifeTile serve as an alternative to natural slate offer some "green"

Francois & Co Fireplace Surrounds

The mantel defines the architectural style of the interior decor.  Hand carved limestone mantel pieces and fine hand-crafted "Scagoliola Stone" mantels, kitchen hoods and architectural accents can make a European style home come alive with authentic charm.

 

Francois and Co. has a collection of hand-carved mantle pieces that are the mirror image of antique mantels discovered in France and are hand-carved by French artisans.

 

 

Endureed Thatch Roofing

For an authentic classic English Cottage look, you may want to consider thatched roofing.   Some manufacturers such as "Endureed" have synthetic thatched roofing materials that they claim are some of the finest available, with "benefits unmatched by inferior synthetic thatch products."

Wood Flooring by Wood & Co.

Hardwood floring is one of the most important investments you will make in your home. 

 

Flooring choices come in a wide variety of new domestic, imported, and antique possibilities and include natural, engineered and speciality options such as this by Wood & Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Tropez" By Pave Tile Reclaimed Flooring

Like a prized antique, quality hand made terra cotta tile transcends time and place...it will patina and age with your family...it will be a valued asset for your next generation to come.  This is an example of fine terra cotta tile by Pave Tile, reclaimed flooring.

 

For decades in the United States, top designers and architects, who are attuned to Old World European aesthetics, have been choosing hand made terra cotta tile pavers as their flooring in homes around the country.

 

Aesthetically, hand made terra cotta tile pavers bestow beauty upon one's floor - a patina glow that radiates warmth. The natural earth tones of terra cotta clay - like reds, wheat, golden oak and walnut hues, caste a backdrop of warm color throughout a room making it extremely livable and inviting. As well, the idea that artisans hand mold each tile before the firing imparts the human touch that will forever be engrained onto your floor.

 

Solid Wood Moldings

Solid hardwood trim is a traditional standard for elegant, interior millwork,  famous for its warmth and character.  It has a reputation for quality and durability.  In addition to its benefits it can have some drawbacks such as cupping and warping.  Advantages include availability, strength, ease of coping, cutting, nailing, and finishing. 

 

A wide variety of solid shapes and curved moldings  are available for any profile in a wide variety of wood species, grades and cuts including antique, imported and domestic.

 

 

Combination Screen and Storm Door in Solid Wood

YesterYear's Vintage Doors was created in 1990 with a vision and passion for fine woodworking and craftsmanship. Each solid wood door is built just like the olden days - one at a time - and made to endure the test of time. The very first solid wood door productions were the Victorian style screen & storm doors. Initially, only six designs were offered to the public. As demand grew, additional Victorian and Traditional screen & storm designs were added, as well as a small collection of interior and exterior door models.

 

YesterYear's solid wood doors have graced countless prominent homes across the country. YesterYear's even has doors present in highly established business buildings, including the U.S. Capitol! Working directly with homeowners, leading architects, builders and designers YesterYear's will ensure that your home or business captures the attention of all who encounter it for generations to come.

 

Natural Beauty of Cut Stone

“Timeless Beauty”. . . There’s nothing more durable or more breathtaking than the beauty of natural stone. Natural Stone Veneers International, Inc.® (NSVI™) brings that beauty to you from all over the world including the United States. Nowhere can you capture the variety and quality of stones fabricated to a thin veneer than at Natural Stone Veneers International, Inc

 

Wood Carriage House Doors

Wayne Dalton garage doors offer a wide selection of wood garage doors, carriage house style garage doors, classic steel garage doors, contemporary aluminum garage doors, designer fiberglass garage doors, vinyl garage doors and insulated garage doors. With over 16 residential garage door collections and a multitude of color, window and decorative hardware options, Wayne Dalton is able to suite the personal taste and architectural style of virtually every customer.

Preferred Product and Source Links

New South Classics Blog
Mouser Custom Cabinetry by New South Classics
Quality Wood Windows and Doors
Authentic Charleston Lanterns
Custom Designer Shutters of Reinforced PVC
Cast Stone Fireplaces, Mantels, and Overmantels
Interior and Exterior Doors and Shutters
Handcrafted Garage Doors and Hardware
Plasti-Fab EPS Product Solutions, Insulated Concrete Forms
Cast Brick and Stone Veneer
New, Antique and Custom Chimney Pots
Hand Carved Linestone Products
Thin, Cut, Natural Stone Veneer
Quality Custom Distressed Cabinets
Handmade Copper Lighting Fixtures
"Old World" Copper Cupolas, Finials, Roof Vents, Guttering, Weather Vanes and Chimney Caps
Fine Craftsmanship in Woodworking
Custom Crafted "Old World" Wood Doors, Windows and Hardware
Luxury Hybrid Framing
Design and European Antiques
Antiques & Furnishings, Kitchens and Baths
Authentic Clay Tile Roofing
Synthetic Thatch Roofing
Furniture grade hardwood doors
Certified Green Antique Hardwood Flooring
Old World Door, Custom Crafted Wood Doors
Wood Panelling, Flooring, Beams and Doors
Reclaimed European Tile
Carriage House Doors
Concrete Planters and Garden Sculpture
Antique European Flooring and Roof Tiles
Member, National Association of Homebuilders
USGBC "Green Home Guide"

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