Small Home Designs

Small Home Designs

18 Small House Plans Are you looking for small house plans brimming with charm and comfort for any size family? Here’s a select group of house plans with less than 1,800 square feet of heated, living space. Maybe you’re an empty nester, maybe you are downsizing, or maybe you just love to feel snug as a bug in your home. Whatever the case, we’ve got a bunch of small house plans that pack a lot of smartly-designed features, gorgeous and varied facades, and small cottage appeal. Apart from the innate adorability of things in miniature in general, these small house plans offer big living space, even for small house living. We love the Sugarberry Cottage, that looks like Goldilocks should be checking in, but has three bedrooms and bathrooms and a porch that extends the living area of the small house significantly. Prefer a more rustic look? The Cypress View plan is so versatile, it nestles comfortably in by the lake, in the mountains, or near the beach–a great, versatile small cottage home. Whatever your choice, take a look at some of our best plans for small house living.
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Small Home Designs

Are you looking for small house plans brimming with charm and comfort for any size family? Here’s a select group of house plans with less than 1,800 square feet of heated, living space. Maybe you’re an empty nester, maybe you are downsizing, or maybe you just love to feel snug as a bug in your home. Whatever the case, we’ve got a bunch of small house plans that pack a lot of smartly-designed features, gorgeous and varied facades, and small cottage appeal. Apart from the innate adorability of things in miniature in general, these small house plans offer big living space, even for small house living. We love the Sugarberry Cottage, that looks like Goldilocks should be checking in, but has three bedrooms and bathrooms and a porch that extends the living area of the small house significantly. Prefer a more rustic look? The Cypress View plan is so versatile, it nestles comfortably in by the lake, in the mountains, or near the beach–a great, versatile small cottage home. Whatever your choice, take a look at some of our best plans for small house living.
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Small Home Designs

Sponsored by: Small house plans can still fit big dreams. Plans in this collection are ideal for those looking to build a smart, flexible, cost-efficient, and energy-saving home that fits your family’s needs (and lot, if you already have one) without expensive excess square footage. Small homes are more affordable and easier to build, heat, cool, clean, and maintain. Of course, a smaller home should feel cozy, not cramped. Open floor plans are ideal for smaller homes. Another space-saving strategy is to forgo formal spaces such as the separate dining room in favor of an everyday eating nook that opens easily to the kitchen. Look for multi-use spaces, such as a kitchen island that can be used as a food prep space, breakfast bar, and serving buffet for larger meals. A flexible bonus space upstairs allows for future expansion. In any home (but especially a smaller design), smart placement of porches and decks is a great way to add living space. Lastly, since a small home is usually more affordable because of lesser costs for land, materials, and labor, you may be in a better position to invest in high-quality windows, flooring, and appliances. Whether you’re building a primary residence or vacation home, you’ll be amazed at how a small home can fit just right.
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Small Home Designs

Small house plans can still fit big dreams. Plans in this collection are ideal for those looking to build a smart, flexible, cost-efficient, and energy-saving home that fits your family’s needs (and lot, if you already have one) without expensive excess square footage. Small homes are more affordable and easier to build, heat, cool, clean, and maintain. Of course, a smaller home should feel cozy, not cramped. Open floor plans are ideal for smaller homes. Another space-saving strategy is to forgo formal spaces such as the separate dining room in favor of an everyday eating nook that opens easily to the kitchen. Look for multi-use spaces, such as a kitchen island that can be used as a food prep space, breakfast bar, and serving buffet for larger meals. A flexible bonus space upstairs allows for future expansion. In any home (but especially a smaller design), smart placement of porches and decks is a great way to add living space. Lastly, since a small home is usually more affordable because of lesser costs for land, materials, and labor, you may be in a better position to invest in high-quality windows, flooring, and appliances. Whether you’re building a primary residence or vacation home, you’ll be amazed at how a small home can fit just right.
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Small Home Designs

Our small home plans collection consists of floor plans of less than 1,500 square feet. While building costs will vary depending upon the quality of finishes chosen, generally speaking, a small house plan is more affordable to build. Small house plans offer a wide range of floor plan options. A small home is easier to maintain, cheaper to heat and cool, and faster to clean up when company is coming! Baby Boomers love small house plans because, after the kids have flown from the nest, smaller homes allow them to downsize a bit and relax. Young couples seek out our small house plans because they make great starter homes.
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Small Home Designs

Sponsored by: Our small home plans collection consists of floor plans of less than 1,500 square feet. While building costs will vary depending upon the quality of finishes chosen, generally speaking, a small house plan is more affordable to build. Small house plans offer a wide range of floor plan options. A small home is easier to maintain, cheaper to heat and cool, and faster to clean up when company is coming! Baby Boomers love small house plans because, after the kids have flown from the nest, smaller homes allow them to downsize a bit and relax. Young couples seek out our small house plans because they make great starter homes. Less than 1,500 square feet Strategic placement of bedrooms to maximize privacy Adaptable, flexible floor plans
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Small Home Designs

Our small home plans collection consists of floor plans of less than 1,500 square feet. While building costs will vary depending upon the quality of finishes chosen, generally speaking, a small house plan is more affordable to build. Small house plans offer a wide range of floor plan options. A small home is easier to maintain, cheaper to heat and cool, and faster to clean up when company is coming! Baby Boomers love small house plans because, after the kids have flown from the nest, smaller homes allow them to downsize a bit and relax. Young couples seek out our small house plans because they make great starter homes. Less than 1,500 square feet Strategic placement of bedrooms to maximize privacy Adaptable, flexible floor plans
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Small Home Designs

Plan 10031TT ArchitecturalDesigns.com Small Plans At Architectural Designs, we define small house plans as homes up to 1,500 square feet in size. The most common home designs represented in this category include cottage house plans, vacation home plans and beach house plans.
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Small Plans At Architectural Designs, we define small house plans as homes up to 1,500 square feet in size. The most common home designs represented in this category include cottage house plans, vacation home plans and beach house plans.
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Apart from the innate adorability of things in miniature in general, these small house plans offer big living space, even for small house living. We love the Sugarberry Cottage, that looks like Goldilocks should be checking in, but has three bedrooms and bathrooms and a porch that extends the living area of the small house significantly. Prefer a more rustic look? The Cypress View plan is so versatile, it nestles comfortably in by the lake, in the mountains, or near the beach–a great, versatile small cottage home. Whatever your choice, take a look at some of our best plans for small house living.
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