1st Place Distinctive Plan & Design
Winner of the first runner-up in the Spring 2012 Parade of Homes Pick of the Parade contest, and Second Place in the Fall 2012 Distinctive Plan and Design contest, this 1st story walkout is located in Wilshire Farms in southern Overland Park. The old world Tuscan front sets the stage for a very livable floor plan that is loaded with quality ingredients such as alder cabinetry, vaulted beamed ceilings and an abundance of hard surface flooring.
Once again Ashner Construction Co. has been recognized by Kansas City Business Journal as one of the top area builders in the metropolitan area. 2011 found Ashner Construction ranked No. 7 in terms of dollar amount of homes sold and No. 15 in quantity of homes sold.
– Show Home –
Ashner Construction Co. was privileged to be selected to construct a show home to be used as a tour destination to raise funds for the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Located in the beautiful Rockwood Falls Estates in southern Johnson County, this 5,600 s.f. , 1 story walkout, while presenting a more traditional European inspired façade, features unique custom interior finishes of a more modern nature in keeping with the homeowners’ personal style. The blending of the two styles produced a stunning custom home appreciated by the 3,500 people who toured the home this summer resulting in a sizeable contribution to the Children’s Train Garden.
Best Custom Home of the Year
This Rustic/Old World style home was custom designed specifically with the intention of blending into its beautiful wooded lot in Loch Lloyd. Eastern white pine timbers, stone columns and custom wrought ironwork are some of the unique materials used in this open, 1 1/2 story plan.
Pick of the Parade
Winner of the first runner up in the fall 2010 Parade of Homes Pick of the Parade contest, this 1 1/2 story walkout is located in Wilshire Farms in southern Overland Park. The old world Tuscan front sets the stage for a very livable floor plan that is loaded with quality ingredients such as alder cabinetry, vaulted paneled ceilings and an abundance of hard surface flooring.
15148 Buena Vista
Located in Mission Reserve, a maintenance provided community in Leawood, this beautiful reverse 1 1/2 story luxury villa is the 1st Place winner in the Distinctive Plan and Design award contest and 1st Runner Up as Pick of the Parade in the fall of 2010 Parade of Homes. This home has a very comfortable old world charm with rich woods, cabinetry and beam work while the flowing, functional floor plan meets the needs of today’ owner.
Once again Ashner Construction Co. has been recognized by Kansas City Business Journal as one of the top area builders in the metropolitan area. 2010 found Ashner Construction ranked No. 7 in terms of dollar amount of homes sold and No. 15 in quantity of homes sold.
Ashner Construction Co. continues to be recognized by Kansas City Business Journal as one of the top area builders in the metropolitan area. In 2009, Ashner Construction was ranked No. 12 in terms of dollar amount of homes sold and No. 17 in quantity of homes sold in 2009.
Pick of the Parade
Ashner Construction wins the 2008 Pick of the parade 1st runner up award for their home at the Villas of LionsGate. The Pick of the Parade Awards recognizes winners based on criteria such as outstanding construction techniques, selection of materials and craftsmanship; with judges examining everything from exterior siding to interior framing. In 2008 over 435 homes were toured, making it the second-largest housing tour in the nation.
Earning a feature spread in 435 South Magazine in August of 2008, Jeff Ashner was recognized as one of the five most prestigious homebuilders of south Johnson County. With 30 years of homebuilding experience, Ashner Construction has become synonymous with Johnson County’s finest homes. Ashner homes showcase design elegance and innovation while still always retaining the livability demanded by Johnson County’s finest. As Jeff puts it, “homebuilding is about an obligation to do something that’s lasting – something everyone can be proud of.”
Located at the Links of LionsGate, this home showcases everything that we have come to expect from Ashner Construction. Balancing design elegance with function and livability, the homes interior beauty is complemented by exterior views to The Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate. Unique details in flooring, walls, fixtures and cabinetry extend through out the house furthering the beauty of this home and making it truly special.
Though this 5,400 square-foot home is categorized “traditional”, its label is misleading. Well-planned spaces and attention to detail on a granular level differentiate this house from other speculative designs. The use natural materials throughout the home paired with seamless indoor and outdoor living provide a true sense of unity with nature.
HBA Pick of the Parade – 2nd place
Disinctive Plan and Design
This 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath confirms the famous saying, “great things come in small packages”. Designed in an Old World Elegance theme, this home is built around the centrally located Hearth room and Kitchen. Its award-winning ability can be credited to 20 years of creative improvements and refinement.
Boulevard of Dreams Award Winner
Innovation and quality give this home the mark of distinction. The Belmont was designed with today’s lifestyle in mind. Limestone exteriors coupled with natural materials, including iron and distressed woods, give this luxury home a “blue jean lifestyle” feel while still reflecting the classic timelessness that older Kansas City neighborhoods are famous for.
With the KCHG Boulevard of Dreams Homes Tour ticket sales benefiting the Fox 4 Love Fund, the Belmont home adds beauty to the Kansas City Community while also helping to generate funds that will improve the quality of life for Kansas City area children in need.
The Belmont was a sensation at the 2008 Best in American Living Awards, winning the following honors:
• Gold Award for Best Specialty Room
• Silver Award for Best Kitchen
• Silver Award for Best One-of-a-Kind Spec Home
Located in Mills Farm of Overland Park, this home defines luxury, style and function. Constructed from only top of the line natural materials, this home blurs the lines of outdoor and indoor living providing residents a variety of spaces for relaxation and entertainment
Earning a feature spread in Custom Builder Magazine in March of 2008, the “nook with a window seat” space is just one of the many attributes that make The Belmont a home like no other. This nook gives the home a warming touch while also serving as a useful space, further demonstrating Ashner Constructions’ design expertise. Homeowners can use the window seat as a place to wait and greet guests or as a preparation area for entering and exiting the residence, making it a perfect staging area.
Best Empty nest in Kansas
This elegant reversed story and half home is located in picturesque Mission Reserve. The Chablis floor plan has a distinct Northern European aura. Vaulted and beam ceilings are accompanied by archways and columns which allows for flowing open spaces. Classic paneled and stone walls are complimented by polished woodwork and hardwood floors creating an exquisite variety of textures. Top this home off with a gourmet kitchen, a maintenance free courtyard, and an outdoor fireplace and enjoy the finest in Kansas City living
Disinctive Plan and Design
– Grand Award –
This affordable story and a half with master on main level is loaded with luxury features including built-in niches and a balcony overlooking the entry from one of the children’s bedrooms. Wood paneled ceilings and a custom unique alder fireplace. The interior was designed by award winning Janet Alholm Interiors. Furniture provided by Madden-McFarland Pick of the Parade
– Runner Up –
This enchanting Old World flavor home is placed in a breath-taking community with waterfalls, fountains, ponds, and rolling hills. An enclosed courtyard including an outdoor fireplace takes luxury living to a new level. Interior features include built in art niches, granite countertops, and a spacious floor plan. Bordering Iron Horse Golf Course, this home is truly gorgeous inside and out. American Dream Award
– Grand Award –
Neighboring the Iron Horse Golf Course located in beautiful Leawood Kansas, this home defines luxury. The charming Old World flavor of this home gives it a unique character. Wood floors, granite countertops, and stone columns confirm that this home was designed with precise attention to detail. Waterfalls, fountains, ponds, and rolling hills are prevalent in the surrounding community. This home is breath-taking inside and out.
This Imaginative, spacious floor plan makes this elegant home a must see. With ceiling heights and textures that varies from room to room and the floors and walls alike may be of tile or stone. The polished granite counter tops reflect not only the character of the stone, but also the quality of the home
Cover for Kitchen and Bath
A young family finds a storybook setting for their Kansas log home. Featuring a screened gazebo overlooking the relaxing water garden and koi pond. The dramatic entryway is framed by two circular sand-blown glass windows, custom etched with images of ducks and Labs. The kitchen is a blend of rustic and contemporary, including a sheetrock ceiling and stone-topped island. The wood beams were literally distressed with chains and chisels before they were stained.
Best Maintenance Free Home
Old World elegance and gracious spaces define this four-bedroom luxury villa. The sweeping curved staircase opens to an exciting lower level. The view straight ahead is an 11-foot-tall curved wall of windows overlooking the only private Jack Nicklaus signature golf course in Kansas City. The oversized furniture fits comfortably in the spacious living room. The main floor features 11- and 12-foot ceilings, which, coupled with 8-foot doors and multitudes of transom windows, seem to expand the interior. This home features many low-maintenance materials such as clad LoE windows by Shelter.
Distinctive Plan and Design
When envisioning an ideal master suite a key component to achieving tranquility is space. This space melds together windows and walls resulting in a natural and open feeling. Escape from it all and enter a luxurious retreat architecturally defined by expansive windows, striking columns and an intimate enclave. Cool tones in a variety of textures along with elegant touches complete this neutral palette
KCH&G – Most Innovative Architectural
This Alpine-style home creates a new standard in rustic living. This five-bedroom home sets the mark for quality with its walls made of nine-inch logs and rustic pine flooring. From the front door, custom craftsmanship and detail cannot be overlooked. This one-and-a-half-story plan was designed and placed on the clients acreage to take full advantage of the spectacular views. The floor plaln flows through the open spaces that are full of vaulted, timbered ceilings.
Pick of the Parade
4 bedroom luxury villa with Old World elegance and gracious spaces, sweeping curved staircase opens to exciting lower level, 11 foot tall curved wall of windows overlooking the only private Jack Nicklaus signature golf course in KC, spacious living room, main floor features 11 and 12 foot ceilings coupled with 8 foot tall doors and multitudes of transom windows. Features many low-maintenance materials such as clad LOE windows by Shelter, a Monier concrete tile roof, all masonry exterior (stone and stucco) and elastomeric paint.
Maintenance Free Home
This reversed story-and-a-half luxury villa is of Old World Tuscan design. The homes approximate 4,400 square feet features three bedrooms and four baths as well as a spacious entertaining area consisting of the kitchen, hearth room and dining room. These living spaces feature imported Mexican tile inlaid within antiqued hardwood planking, hand-textured walls and massive beams that decorate the walkways and kitchen ceiling. Other noteworthy features include a full walk-up bar, granite and tile countertops, and a heated master bath floor
Home of the Year
Grand Prize for Maintenance Free Home
This four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bath, reverse story-and-a-half villa is approximately 4,700 square feet. The home features a full walk-out with a marvelous lake view from both the main floor as well as the lower level. Custom wall and cabinet finishes highlight the kitchen, hearth room and dining room in addition to the custom stone fireplace surrounds and tile floors throughout the home. Other features include a game room, media room, exercise room and full walk-up bar.
Cover for Kitchen & Bath Issue
This kitchen illustrates handywork in specialty spaces,
high-end appliances with many built-ins. Luxury items in
this kitchen include a butler’s pantry, wine gratto, a 2nd dishwasher, and a built-in coffee maker.
15th Anniversary Idea Home
Warm colors, well-crafted cabinetry and a plethora of interior elements make this refined residence in the woods the 15th Anniversary Idea Home. Douglas fir beams weave around the ceilings of the casual living room while a limestone fireplace anchors the room. Such complementary balance is found flowing throughout the home. With a butler pantry standing by for catering, formal company is charmed; with a pool table and ample electronics, long-standing friends are entertained.
HOME OF THE YEAR
Gold Award (again)
This selection for the Home of the Year is located on a farm in Platte City. The homeowners wanted Ashner Construction Company to provide a rustic getaway that would blend in with the natural surroundings while sustaining a stylish interior. Modern art and bold furniture bring flare intrigue the eye while the natural log beams and stone fireplaces maintain a warm and natural feeling
HOME OF THE YEAR
The people at Ashner Construction Company pour energy, innovation and quality into everything they build, and in so doing, they are rewarded yet another prestigious award. Kansas City Homes and Gardens has selected a home they constructed as the Home of the Year. This residence contains massive logs and mossy river stones that compliment the eclectic and contemporary interior design. Such innovation truly deserves such recognition.
Building one’s dream home is always a challenge. This journey to a final product can be overwhelming since so many expectations are involved, but the process will come together smoothly when Ashner Construction Company is on the job. With years of expertise and outstanding craftsmanship, custom homes not only become possible, they become a reality. If you are ready to place a welcome mat in front of your custom home, call Ashner Construction Company.
– Leap of Faith –
The phrase leap of faith is etched in stone just outside the entrance to this marvel. The homeowners, builders, architects and interior designers took that leap together and have reaped gloriously. Logs struck by lightening frame the inside of every room. Other outdoor elements such as slate and river rock accent other portions of the house, but this rustic mood is perfectly balanced by the bold and contemporary colors, art and lines. The merging of these two different worlds shows how they truly compliment each other.
Midwest Region’s Best Home
This lodge-like home is more than it seems. Indeed, its rustic persona is enhanced by the natural logs, slate and river rock, however; a contemporary class is exhibited via modern artwork and sleek lines. With the blending of two such different styles, this house slips beautifully into the surrounding woods yet is cosmopolitan enough for Kansas City class
10 hot Kitchens and Bath that Splash
Whether you are building your dream home or just looking to expand, Ashner Construction Company provides the innovation to make your expectations a reality. With their experience the blending of styles, colors and materials is seamless and striking while keeping a warm and welcoming feeling.
Home of The Year
Where there could have been conflict or at least differing views, Ashner Construction Company and the American Society of Interior Designers found harmony that resulted in a distinct work of art. This house possesses a deceptively rustic exterior; the inside is filled with contemporary art and bold French furniture. The builders and designers created the perfect balance for the stylish homeowners who wanted a lodge of their own.
Home of The Year
This home contains lodgepole pines from Montana, stone fireplaces with actual moss softening the edges, and views that display stunning foliage. It is surprising that this log home is only minutes away from the Plaza. Modern lines and cunning curves prove to be the perfect exhibit for contemporary art pieces.
Best in American Living Award
In happy homes we see the light of household fires gleam warm and bright. This phrase, which is stenciled above one of five hearths in the home, captures the essence of this marvel inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement over a century ago. Fashion and function flow freely in the carefully selected woods, tiles and textures throughout the home.
Kitchen Planning Guide
The evolution of kitchen design is transforming the archaic to the aesthetic. Integrating family needs, trendy styles and timesaving tricks allows for a perfectly personalized kitchen. More of your time is spent in the kitchen so make it a kitchen in which you wish to spend time.
Tenth Anniversary Idea Home
This home proves that numerous styles, inspired by differing eras, can flow together effortlessly. Subtle details as well as bold selections exceed the expectations of any eclectic palette. Noble sophistication is enveloped by an uncomplicated lifestyle.
Back to Nature
Albeit this masterpiece is in Kansas City, one may feel tucked away in the wilds of Montana. This feeling is inspired by the clever use of logs that were reclaimed from forest fires in Montana. Still displaying dark streaks from lightening strikes, they bring a rustic tone to this sleek abode.
Hearthside is evidence of the legacy of craftsmanship and comfort inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement from over a century ago. Rich woods, warm colors and aesthetic lighting create not only a masterpiece but also a home. Past traditions and modern standards are exemplified in this selection
Nestling in the woods does not mean limited options for modern amenities anymore. Seamlessly blended, this lodge-like haven is sleek while still finding its niche in nature. Interior woods, textures and colors feel as natural as the surroundings one can admire from the windows.