By Courtney Pittman
Open and modern, these new (and popular) home plan designs deliver more than just sweet curb appeal. With smart amenities, spacious layouts, and plenty of options for indoor-outdoor living, these cool house plans are worth taking a look at. Whether you’re looking for a chic Craftsman home design, fresh farmhouse plan, or a stylish modern house plan, you are sure to find it here with these new home plan designs. Our favorite part? Each house plan rendering features multiple exterior colors. Need help finding the perfect exterior color? Check out these tips from Better Homes and Gardens. Let's take a look at these standout home designs below!
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Modern, warm, and welcoming, this farmhouse plan design feels fresh and contemporary. Mixed exterior siding and a cute front porch deliver stylish curb appeal, while an open floor plan creates a spacious interior. The extra-large mudroom/laundry room just off the two-car garage keeps things clean and organized. Tucked away on the first floor, the master suite enjoys dual sinks, a soaking tub, a modern shower, and a walk-in closet.
Work from home? Check out the office/den on the main-level. Upstairs, you will find three additional bedrooms, two baths, and library/den.
Versatile and spacious, this modern farmhouse gives your family a free-flowing layout that emphasizes relaxed living. The kitchen sports an island and easy access to the back covered terrace, while the dining room boasts a stylish mini bar. Here's a cool highlight of the master suite: a private balcony!
These floor plan designs (pictured above) give you two levels of graceful outdoor living and 2,379 square feet of indoor relaxation. The great room flows into the dining room and kitchen for a relaxed vibe. The master suite is easy to reach on the first floor and includes a walk-in shower, two sinks, a walk-in closet, and more. Three additional bedrooms host family and friends upstairs.
The clean, modern Mediterranean styling of these home plan designs (which sport the same floor plan and different exteriors) delivers an elegant, sophisticated appearance. While they sport a small footprint, they definitely live much larger. The combination of an open floor plan with an efficient design makes use of many features that are usually found in much bigger home plans.
The luxurious master bath reflects a current trend of eliminating the seldom used tub in favor of a large walk-in shower. The second bath features a pocket door into the adjacent bedroom allowing private use by visiting guests. Don’t miss the walk-in closets!
This sleek design is simple and efficient making it an ideal house plan for a modern family on a tight budget. The one-story layout and universal design options make it an excellent house plan for all kinds of homeowners. Passive solar design techniques, such as southern exposure for large areas of glazing, window shading devices, and super insulated construction options, make this modern house plan green. The simple shape and D.I.Y. options make this an extremely affordable home design.
Generous bedrooms and an informal open layout create everyday comfort in this two-story farmhouse design. A wide porch off the great room segues to decks on either side, plus a screened porch on the left and extra storage on the right. The extra-spacious laundry room makes chores less of a hassle. Seating for five at the kitchen counter accommodates snacks and relaxed meals.
Hello curb appeal! This small house plan is full of character and charm. Despite its small footprint, an open layout between the kitchen, living, and dining areas, make this plan feel clean and spacious. Two bedrooms sport walk-in closets, while the bathroom features dual sinks, a soaking tub, and a walk-in shower. Front and back porches extend the living space and offer plenty of room for indoor-outdoor living.
Shingle and Craftsman elements adorn the exterior of this appealing home plan design. A three-car garage fills the lower level, while a roomy apartment resides above. The living space includes an L-shaped kitchen, light-filled living room, full bathroom, and a bedroom that features a walk-in closet. Live in this charming home or use the space for rental income.
Flexible, open, and storage-filled, this Craftsman house plan is ready for relaxing times. A living room with a see-through fireplace to the dining area gives you a cozy place for holiday evenings. The kitchen boasts a large island, walk-in pantry, and opens to the back deck via sliding glass doors. In the master suite, you’ll find a huge walk-in closet and a convenient private bath. Everything has a place in the handy mudroom just off the garage, while the laundry room is located at the center of the home for easy access.
Contemporary and cool, this home plan design showcases modern amenities and an efficient layout. The island kitchen opens directly to the large dining area and living room for a relaxed feel. Conveniently located in the front entryway, the enclosed mudroom keeps the mess at bay with plenty of room for organization and storage.
Upstairs, the large master suite includes dual sinks, a soaking tub, and a walk-in shower. Two additional bedrooms, a bathroom, and the laundry room also reside on this level.
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