By Gabby Torrenti
This collection of plans features homes with bonus rooms above the garage, creating extra space in your home for relaxing, entertaining guests, or hosting family members or friends. These spaces are also perfect for giving kids their own space to hang out with friends, offering plenty of privacy and versatility. Bonus rooms are the perfect addition to any plan, and this collection features some of our favorites.
Modern Farmhouse with a Bonus Room Modern Farmhouse with a Bonus Room 120-272 - Front Exterior Modern Farmhouse with a Bonus Room 120-272 - Main Floor Plan Modern Farmhouse with a Bonus Room 120-272 - Upper Floor Plan
Beyond the front veranda of this modern farmhouse, the space opens with a foyer, flanked by a study that’s great for working from home and a formal dining room that guests are sure to enjoy. Straight ahead, the family room sits on the left side of the home, with a built-in fireplace to help warm up chilly nights. To the right, the kitchen with a center island and walk-in pantry makes meal prepping simple, while also supplying you with lots of space to gather as a family. Around the corner, the primary suite gives homeowners space to relax in a private wing, separate from the rest of the home’s bedrooms. This secluded space includes a sizable bedroom, two walk-in closets, and a bathroom with double sinks, a separate tub, and a private toilet closet. This suite also features access to a powder room and laundry room via a short hallway. At the rear of the main level, a luxurious lanai creates a haven for outdoor relaxation and would make the perfect locale for hosting a barbecue with friends or neighbors.
Up a flight of stairs, this home’s second level opens with a balcony that’s open to the family room below and connects two bedrooms to the versatile common spaces. Each bedroom features its own closet and access to a shared bathroom, which includes double sinks and a shower. A short walk across the balcony leads to a game room, which supplies a hub for friendly competition in the comfort of your own home and also a balcony! Then head down to the home’s mezzanine level, which takes you to the convenient above-garage bonus room. This versatile space can be finished to include its own full bathroom and storage closet.
Contemporary Home with Versatile Bonus Space Contemporary Home with Versatile Bonus Space 1066-135 - Front Exterior Contemporary Home with Versatile Bonus Space 1066-135 - Main Floor Plan Contemporary Home with Versatile Bonus Space 1066-135 - Upper Floor Plan Contemporary Home with Versatile Bonus Space 1066-135 - Lower Floor Plan
This three-level contemporary home features nearly 7,000 square feet of living space, complemented by room to relax outdoors, luxurious features throughout, and lots of bonus space to fit your family’s needs. Beyond the front porch, a foyer leads into the home and the spacious, high-ceilinged great room. This airy space flows into the kitchen and out onto the covered deck, making entertaining seamless. At the rear of the island-equipped kitchen, a walk-in pantry and prep kitchen make this home an entertainer’s dream. Close by, the dining room creates an intimate space to host dinner parties or enjoy a weeknight meal with family. Across the main level, a guest suite occupies the left side of the home, featuring a walk-in closet and modern bathroom. Guests will revel in this luxe space, making them feel right at home. An office space is located next door, with a double-door entry that makes working from home feel like a treat. A mudroom entrance off the garage and a powder room round out this home’s main-floor features, but this home has plenty more room to enjoy.
Upstairs, two suite-style bedrooms with their own full bathrooms and walk-in closets create private spaces for guests or children to enjoy, while a bonus room above the garage gives your home lots of versatile space to enjoy. This room leads onto the deck, which provides sweeping views and a great space for entertaining guests. Across the second-floor bridge, a luxurious primary suite includes a walk-in closet with significant space for two collections of outfits and built-in shelving that makes shoe and bag storage simple. Back through the bedroom, a bathroom with double sinks, a private toilet closet, and shower with dual showerheads creates a luxe oasis in which to prepare for the day.
A basement-level space makes this home complete, featuring an additional guest suite with a private bathroom and walk-in closet, a recreation room for hosting get-togethers or game nights, and a gym and theater for getting in a workout or watching a favorite film. A powder room and wine room complete this space, adding unique details that you never knew you needed in a basement living space. During the warmer months, step onto the covered patio to maximize this home’s entertaining space even more.
Craftsman Plan with a Bonus Room Above the Garage Craftsman Plan with a Bonus Room Above the Garage 51-1162 - Front Exterior Craftsman Plan with a Bonus Room Above the Garage 51-1162 - Main Floor Plan Craftsman Plan with a Bonus Room Above the Garage 51-1162 - Upper Floor Plan
Beyond the welcoming front porch of this Craftsman-style farmhouse, a foyer opens to the home’s great room, which is bordered by the kitchen, dining room, and resource area. A porch sits at the back of the home, creating lots of space to relax with family or entertain guests. Back inside, the right side of the home is made up of the primary suite, featuring two walk-in closets and a bathroom with two vanities, a private toilet room, and a relaxing tub. This level is made complete with a convenient mudroom/laundry area on the way in from the garage.
Upstairs, two bedrooms sit at the top of the stairs, with a full bathroom with double sinks in the middle. This shared space is located adjacent to the loft, which could become a homework zone or reading area. Across the loft space, another bedroom features a vaulted ceiling and a private bathroom across the hallway, making the room perfect for guests to enjoy. This secluded space also provides access to another washer and dryer, making it easy to keep every floor of your home tidy. Want more space? The bonus can be finished to give you another 376 square feet.
Modern Farmhouse with Bonus Space Modern Farmhouse with Bonus Space 929-1130 - Front Exterior Modern Farmhouse with Bonus Space 929-1130 - Main Floor Plan Modern Farmhouse with Bonus Space 929-1130 - Upper Floor Plan
A spacious front porch leads into this home, with a foyer and dining room greeting guests and welcoming them inside. Straight ahead, a combined kitchen and great room space feels relaxed and modern. Behind the kitchen, the home’s primary suite features a cathedral ceiling, a walk-in closet with plenty of space, and a bathroom with two sinks and a tub with a view. On the opposite side of this level, two more bedrooms with a shared bathroom create a zone for kids or guests to enjoy, separate from the home’s main suite. This home is made complete with porch space (both screened and open) at the back of the home and a versatile bonus room above the garage.