By Courtney Pittman
Spacious and bright, open concept ranch floor plans bring a lot to the table when it comes to modern home design. Embracing very open layouts, these ranch house plans allow even the smallest of homes to feel larger than they actually are. Typically a single story, ranch house plans emphasize convenience and openness, with few interior walls and an efficient use of space. We've gathered some of our favorite ranch style house plans with open floor plans that showcase uncomplicated layouts, simplicity, and functionality.
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The open layout feels fresh and modern
Plan 54-400 features an impressived front porch.
Here's a spacious open concept ranch floor plan with an optional bonus space above the two-car garage. With plenty of thoughtful touches and easy outdoor living, this graceful ranch house plan would work well for all kinds of homeowners (much like these ranch house plans from HGTV). We love the master suite's large walk-in closet and the spacious island kitchen. Check out the impressive covered porch.
This ranch house plan makes everyday life easier with an open floor plan
Plan 51-1137 is all about efficient living.
We can’t get enough of this ranch house plan. With tons of features that make everyday life easier, this design would work well for all kinds of families. A large island in the kitchen (that includes room for seating on two sides) will quickly become the center of activity, overlooking both the great room and the open dining room. Busy families will appreciate the extra-large pantry. The mudroom/laundry room (with lockers) will help homeowners stay clean and organized. Unwind in the master suite, complete with a huge walk-in closet, two sinks, and access to the rear porch. Two more bedrooms share a bathroom on the opposite end of the home.
Relax on the covered rear porch (that features a bar opening up from the kitchen for easy entertaining) or generous patio. Upstairs, a bonus space could be used as guest quarters, playroom, media space…the options are endless (check out these bonus room ideas from Elle Decor)!
The master suite sports a custom shower and expansive closet space in this design
Plan 430-140 feels bright and breezy with an open floor plan.
This well-appointed ranch style house plan offers many great features (like the two-car garage, sizable laundry room, and ample storage). The large kitchen offers abundant counter space, a sitting bar, convenient eating area, and a walk-in pantry close at hand. The spacious (and open) layout between the main living areas is perfect for entertaining friends and family.
Luxurious and spacious, the master suite features a custom shower, jet tub, dual vanities, and expansive closet space. A bonus room is also provided upstairs, and could be used as an extra bedroom, guest suite, home gym, or a media space. Enjoy cozy hangs on the rear porch with guests and family.
Enjoy an organic flow between the main living spaces in this sweet design
Plan 45-576 promotes easy living.
The easygoing layout of this open concept ranch floor plan makes the interior feel bright and breezy. With an organic flow between the kitchen, dining, and living room, this design promotes easy livability. All the bedrooms (including the master suite) reside to the right of the home, along with a bathroom (and master bath).
A rear porch and patio delivers a relaxed attitude and makes outdoor entertaining smooth and simple (while also connecting the interior and exterior).
There's plenty of room to cook in the well-equipped kitchen
Plan 23-2652 features an elegant master suite.
Hello gorgeous! This ranch house plan delivers major curb appeal – neighbors and passersby will constantly compliment you on your lovely ranch home. Inside, a large living room opens to the well-equipped kitchen (which includes a large island and eating bar), and dining room (perfect for hosting elegant dinners). The master suite and second bedroom are located to the left of the floor plan and share a generously sized bath.
Enjoy outdoor living with a generous rear porch
Plan 45-578 is ready for entertaining
Boasting a large open layout (with the dining, living, kitchen, and eating rooms all connected to one another), this open concept ranch floor plan is ready for entertaining. At the back of the plan, homeowners will love the peace and quiet of their secluded master oasis. Great weather? Host guests on the sizable rear porch and patio (explore these porch and patio ideas from Good Housekeeping).
Covered porches provide seamless indoor-outdoor living
Plan 888-5 makes it easy to enjoy outdoor living.
This L-shaped ranch house plan includes covered porches on several sides for seamless connections between the interior and exterior.
Inside, opening to the great room, a two-tiered island is the only thing separating the kitchen from the rest of the main living areas. Warm up by the cozy fireplace that is centered on a floating hearth for seating and display. For added convenience, the laundry room is located in the bedroom wing, while the master suite is quietly tucked away at the rear of the plan.
An open floor plan makes this home feel bigger than it is
Plan 929-1105 delivers convenience and style.
The country porch welcomes you inside this ranch house plan. An open common delivers an easygoing flow and makes the space feel bigger than it is. Entertain friends and family in the island kitchen or rear deck.
A ranch house plan with plenty of space
Plan 124-1096 promotes community with an open floor plan.
This open concept ranch floor plan is designed to fit neatly on a corner lot. Stepping through the front door, an entry foyer brings you to the living room (that flows seamlessly into the kitchen and dining room). To the left of the entry foyer is a set of double doors that open to the den area (which could be used as a guest room, library, or home office). To the right you will find a hallway leading to the secondary bedrooms, walk-through utility room, and guest bathroom.
The living room features a fireplace which can also be enjoyed from the dining room. Providing plenty of work-space, the U-shaped kitchen is spacious and includes a large center island. The owners' suite has its own private hallway off the living room and features a generously sized walk-in closet and private bathroom.
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