Have you ever thought about building a house of your own? If your answer is yes, you might consider getting away from gridlocked and polluted cities to build a small and cozy farmhouse in the country. It might sound difficult and inconvenient, but it does not have to be that way. You just have to plan everything out very carefully.
If you do not know whether it is something worth trying, this article should help you make up your mind. Here, you will find a list of the pros and cons of building a small farmhouse.
Graceful arches contrast with high gables for a stunning exterior on this Craftsman house plan. Windows with decorative transoms and several French doors flood the open floor plan with natural light. Tray ceilings in the dining room and master bedroom as well as cathedral ceilings in the bedroom/study, great room, kitchen and breakfast area create architectural interest, along with visual space in this house plan. Built-ins in the great room and additional room in the garage add convenient storage. While a screened porch allows for comfortable outdoor entertaining, a bonus room lies near two additional bedrooms and offers flexibility in this house plan. Positioned for privacy, the master suite features access to the screened porch, dual walk-in closets and a well-appointed bath, including a private privy, garden tub, double vanity and spacious shower.
This simple design is at home on a narrow lot and gains curb appeal from metal roof accents and shutters. The first floor is bright and open with skylights in the master bedroom and rear porch and a sun tunnel in the kitchen. Functional spaces include a powder room, pantry, and a utility room with laundry sink. Two bedrooms and a bathroom are upstairs, along with a bonus room.
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This narrow, two-story cottage has a modest floor plan and a charming exterior. The roofline is accented with a shed dormer and the gables feature board-and-batten. The kitchen is at the heart of the home and a sun tunnel brings in natural light while a pantry is just steps away. A coffered ceiling tops the great room and a fireplace creates a focal point. When the weather is nice, step out to a spacious porch with skylights. Two equally sized master suites are on the first floor while a third bedroom and bathroom are upstairs with a bonus room.
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Multiple gables grace the roofline of this Craftsman design. A simple siding exterior makes this home plan efficient and a front porch welcomes guests. The open floor plan comprises a dining room, great room and island kitchen and a screened porch invites outdoor living with a cathedral ceiling and skylights. The master suite offers dual walk-in closets and a thoughtfully arranged bathroom. Two additional bedrooms are available and share a full bathroom. The utility room is just inside the garage entry and open storage offers space for coats, shoes, and bags.
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