#Small Home Plans

New Small Cottage Plan is NOW AVAILABLE!

The Avant Plan #1346 is our latest small cottage home design. Take a look!

The Avant - House Plan 1346. New small cottage design

3 beds, 2.5 baths, 1856 sq. ft.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Stone and stucco exterior with copper roof detail.
  • A laundry room with extra workspace is near all 3 bedrooms.
  • Huge covered porch with fireplace.
Decorative details and practical spaces

Clipped gables, box bay windows, and a shed dormer give dimension to this efficient cottage design. Stone and stucco create Old World curb appeal. Inside, the kitchen is open to the great room, breakfast nook, and dining room, with a mud room and powder room tucked away behind the garage out of sight. Decorative ceilings are found throughout, with curved walls of windows echoed in the breakfast room and master bedroom. The home’s three bedrooms are arranged around a central utility room for convenience, while skylights and a fireplace enhance the back porch. A bonus room offers flexible space.

First Floor Plan of The Avant - House Plan 1346

Bonus Room Floor Plan of The Avant - House Plan 1346

Get more information about the Coleraine home design here.

Similar plans:

The Lucerne - House Plan #1319The Lucerne Plan #1319 has a similar front exterior with a split bedroom layout. See it here.

The Ramsey Plan #1347The Ramsey Plan #1347 is larger with a similar layout . See it here.

PLAN OF THE WEEK: Over & Under 2500 sq. ft.

This is our first week with the new options. Here are the featured plans!

The Raleigh Plan #1303:

The Raleigh House Plan 1303: Under 2500 sq. ft.

3 beds, 2 baths, 1818 sq. ft.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Exceptionally open, with columns and volume ceilings.
  • Convenient utility and mud room arrangement.
  • Split bedroom layout with extra-roomy hall bathroom.
Open-concept, single dining space

Arches and twin columns adorn a welcoming front porch with double doors leading to an inviting, open floor plan. Columns mark the entrance to the great room and, along with a tray ceiling, distinguish the single dining space. The master suite is positioned for privacy with convenient access to the mud room and utility room. Additional bedrooms are found across the plan with a bathroom featuring a double vanity. A screened porch with skylights is accessed by the great room, dining room, and back bedroom.

First Floor Plan of The Raleigh House Design 1303

The Rockledge Plan #875-D

Front Exterior of The Rockledge House Plan 875-D: Over 2500 sq. ft.

4 beds, 3.5 baths, 2949 sq. ft.

Home Design Quick Facts:

  •  Oversized garage with an extra bay for a golf cart or workshop.
  • Walkout basement with rec space, storage, and bedroom.
  • Second floor open to the great room below.
3-story living

A portico sets the tone of this rustic, Craftsman exterior with a gentle arch and four stately columns. A clerestory above the front entrance floods the two-story foyer with natural light.

First Floor Plan of The Rockledge Design 875-D

Inside, Old World charm gives way to an open, family-efficient floor plan. The kitchen partitions the dining room and breakfast area and easily accesses a screened porch for outdoor entertaining. The great room features a two-story fireplace and French doors that lead to the rear porch. A family room downstairs also sports a fireplace and patio access.

Basement Floor Plan of The Rockledge House Plan 875-D

The master bedroom is crowned by a tray ceiling, while a balcony with a curved alcove separates two additional bedrooms upstairs.

Second Floor Plan of The Rockledge House Plan 875-D

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Plan of the Week: Now YOU Can Choose!


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Now you can choose to receive only Plans UNDER 2500 sq. ft., or only Plans OVER 2500 sq. ft. in your Plan of the Week emails! We are excited to be able to offer this new option, allowing you to subscribe to the list that’s relevant to your needs.

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NOW AVAILABLE: The Coleraine Plan #1335

Check out the Coleraine, a charming, country cottage!

The Coleraine House Plan 1335

Front rendering

Home Design Quick Facts:

  • Completely open great room and dining room, under a cathedral ceiling.
  • Pantry, two closets, and a window seat just off the kitchen.
  • Secluded master suite with dual walk-in closets.
Completely open living spaces

This traditional charmer welcomes with its country porch and prominent gables with decorative brackets. A cathedral ceiling spans the open great and dining rooms, with bar seating facing the roomy kitchen. A mud room off the garage includes a pantry, closets, and a window seat or desk space for convenience. The master suite features two oversized walk-in closets and a linen closet for extra storage. Relax or entertain on the huge screened porch with skylights and summer kitchen.

First Floor Plan of The Coleraine Design 1335

Get more information about the Coleraine home design here.

Similar plans:

The Violet - House Plan #1016The Violet Plan #1016 is smaller, with separate breakfast and dining rooms. See it here.

The Powell Plan #1281The Powell Plan #1281 is slightly larger, with an added powder room . See it here.

First Photos of the Ives Home Design

Julie submitted photos to our 2014 Photo Contest – there’s still time to enter!

Enjoy these photos of the Ives Plan #1075

Eye-catching exterior

A unique dormer with Palladian window tops the front porch of this Country Craftsman home, with its vibrant green exterior and classic gabled roofline.

Decorative ceilings

Ceiling designs create an open feel, and add architectural interest and dimension. The great room and master bedroom have cathedral ceilings, and the dining room has a tray ceiling .

Bonus room

A flexible bonus room above the garage is accessed near the master suite, making a perfect space for a rec room, media room, or even an extra bedroom.

Custom finished basement

The Ives Plan is a one-story design, which Julie had modified to have a finished walkout basement – here’s a quick peek at the basement layout. View the entire Flickr Album to see more!
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Similar plans:

The Runnymeade Plan #1164 has a similar layout with a completely different exterior – see it here.

The Snapdragon Plan #724 is a little bit bigger with a similar exterior and layout – see it here.

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