Best House Plans of 2021

Top 10 House Plans of 2021

As we approach the end of 2021, we wanted to look back at our best house plans of the year. From our top selling designs to our best new photography, check out these front-runners!

Best house plans of 2021 - The Ashbry

The Ashbry House Plan 1506

This quintessential urban farmhouse features a board-and-batten exterior with a metal accent roof and a welcoming front porch. The great room and dining room share a cathedral ceiling and a spacious screened porch extends living outdoors. The kitchen is highlighted by an island and a pantry is nearby. A growing family will appreciate this farmhouse because of the expansion capabilities afforded to them by the 438 sq. ft. bonus room. Whether it’s used for an additional bedroom, playroom, or guest room, this space allows for a range of possibilities.

Home plans of 2021 - The Thomasina

The Thomasina House Plan 1497

The Thomasina is one of our best house plans of 2021! This quintessential modern farmhouse features a white board-and-batten exterior with contrasting dark shutters and roof. A welcoming front porch leads to an open floor plan. The great room gains vertical space from a vaulted ceiling and opens to a spacious rear porch topped with skylights. The kitchen enjoys an adjacent breakfast nook and a dining room is just around the corner for larger family gatherings. The master suite offers every amenity with a cathedral ceiling, luxury bathroom and a walk-in closet. Two additional bedrooms share a bathroom and a bonus room is available for extra square footage.

Best house plans of 2021 - The Oliver

The Oliver House Plan 1427

This Craftsman design offers copious curb-appeal with an angled garage, decorative gables adorned with timber wood accents, a shed dormer, and a column-framed front porch. This floor plans thoughtful layout maximizes its square footage. The kitchen cooktop-island overlooks the great room and the spaces share a cathedral ceiling. A luxury screened porch enjoys a fireplace for year-round enjoyment and is topped with a cathedral ceiling and skylights. The master suite enjoys privacy at the rear of the home and opens to a relaxing porch. A mud room, oversized utility room, and walk-in pantry provide added functionality.

Home plans of 2021 - The Gemma

The Gemma House Plan 1587

This modern farmhouse design features simple wooden gable brackets and black frame windows to complement the white board-and-batten facade. A front entry garage and narrow width make this home neighborhood friendly. Inside, the floor plan is thoughtfully arranged with open living spaces, a cathedral ceiling for vertical height, and a skylight and sun tunnel to bring in natural light. The master suite is spacious and separate from the secondary bedrooms. Luxury amenities include an island in the kitchen, a fireplace in the great room, pantry storage, and a rear deck.

Best house plans of 2021 - The Silvergate

The Silvergate House Plan 1254-D

Arched openings over the garage doors and a metal accent roof are just two of the thoughtful exterior details that lend curb appeal to this Craftsman home plan. The details continue to the interior of the home plan. The main level includes a great room and bedroom/study with coffered ceiling details along with an open kitchen and dining room arrangement that simplifies entertaining. The master bedroom features twin walk-in closets and a bay window that easily accommodates a sitting area. Outdoor living space is abundant, with a screen porch off the dining room and an oversized, sky lit covered porch on the rear of this home plan. Downstairs is a cozy rec room and two more bedrooms, one with a private bath. The ample unfinished mechanical/storage area can easily be converted to a home theater, exercise area, or for any purpose you desire.

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Home plans of 2021 - The Coleraine

The Coleraine House Plan 1335

This traditional charmer house plan welcomes with its country porch and prominent gables with decorative brackets. A cathedral ceiling spans the open great and dining rooms of this house plan, with bar seating facing the roomy kitchen. A mud room off the garage includes a pantry, closets, and an e-space for looking up recipes. The master suite features two oversized walk-in closets and a linen closet for extra storage in this house plan.

Best house plans of 2021 - The Butler Ridge

The Butler Ridge House Plan 1320-D

This Craftsman-blend, hillside walkout home plan has European and Old World influence found throughout. The vaulted great room opens out to a covered porch with skylights, while the unique angled dining room accesses a screened porch with views all around this home plan. The open kitchen has room for multiple chefs to work and a walk-in pantry for plenty of storage in this home plan. A mudroom greets you by the garage, and a separate utility room includes a sink and counter space. The lower level includes a rec room and two bedrooms – each with their own bathroom to round out this home plan.

Home plans of 2021 - The Roseburg

The Roseburg House Plan 1378

This five-bedroom sprawling ranch home plan features generous walk-in closets, skylights and elegant ceilings. Columns and a tray ceiling define the dining room, while a massive serving bar brings the entire living space together by the kitchen. With its cooktop island, nearby pantry, and large front-facing window, the kitchen has an exceptionally open feel. The master suite offers a sitting room with porch access.

Best house plans of 2021 - The Tanglewood

The Tanglewood House Plan 757

Form and function blend wonderfully together in this Arts-and-Crafts style house plan. A bold combination of exterior building materials elicits interest outside, while inside, a practical design creates space in the house plan’s economical floor plan. To maximize space, the foyer, great room, dining room, and kitchen are completely open to one another. A cathedral ceiling spans the great room and kitchen, expanding the rooms vertically. The bedrooms are split for ultimate master suite privacy, and a cathedral ceiling caps the master bedroom for an added sense of space. A bonus room, accessed near the master suite, offers options for storage and expansion. Two family bedrooms and a hall bath are located on the opposite side of the house plan.

Home plans of 2021 - The Birchwood

The Birchwood House Plan 1239

The birchwood is a top contender for one of our best house plans of all time! It’s in our top 10 list every year. This Arts & Crafts styled sprawling ranch house plan has so much to offer in a home design for today’s homeowner. A three car garage floor plan with extra storage adds space for a third automobile, workshop, or golf cart. Inside, each bedroom of this home design features elegant ceiling treatments, a walk-in closet and an adjacent full bathroom. The large, gourmet kitchen of this house plan includes a walk-in pantry and a large central island. The spacious dining room offers large windows and a buffet nook for furniture. Custom-style details abound in this luxurious homeplan with built-ins in the great room and breakfast areas. The master bathroom is a spa-like retreat with dual vanities, a large walk-in shower, built-ins and a vaulted ceiling. The screened porch offers the best in year-round outdoor living with a fireplace.


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