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Jul 22 2019

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Charming Southern House Plans – The House Plan Shop

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Southern house plans are easily recognizable for their architectural features such as sweeping covered porches, decorative columns and handsome staircases. They are popular for their elegant yet functional floor plans and their ability to deliver relaxed living or host exquisite dinner parties. Southern house plans are available in a variety of sizes from starter homes to mansions. Below are a few designs that are worth taking a closer look.

080H-0014: The stately columns supporting the roofs of porches on each story of this Southern house plan, present a most regal elegance. A dramatic front entry opening to the story above will sweep you inside the home. Warm yourself by the great room’s cozy fireplace and notice its handsome beamed ceiling. Proceed to the covered rear porch to enjoy your evening coffee and then retire to one of the three spacious bedrooms upstairs. Inside and out this plan has everything one needs to find home.

Southern House Plan 080H-0014

079H-0016: This Southern house plan shows off a fabulous looking front façade with homey window shutters, a half round window over the front door and an inviting columned front porch.  Move around the side to find another porch, convenient to the driveway of the side-entry garage. Shaped like an “L” the rear porch is accessible from several rooms including the master bedroom. This porch includes a cozy fireplace, a centerpiece for outdoor events. Of course, not to be ignored, is a fantastic interior full of amenities for a growing family.

Southern House Plan 079H-0016

031H-0237: Massive columns punctuate the exterior of this Southern house plan and hint at the splendor found inside. Cathedral and beamed ceilings, handsome built-ins, cozy fireplaces and a sweeping spiral staircase are just a few of the features that will grab your attention. A porte cochere provides a protected entry to the residence which delivers a family room, formal living room and dining rooms plus a billiard room, library, fitness room and game room. The private in-law suite over the four-car garage includes a kitchen and living room. While there is no end to the luxury indoors, move outside to enjoy covered porches including a summer kitchen and grilling porch to fully enjoy this home.

Southern House Plan 031H-0237

022H-0104: A handsome and charming front porch defines this Southern house plan. The front entry ushers you directly into the friendly family room or diverts you to either side where you will find the formal dining and living rooms. Directly out back is an impressive deck with hot tub.  Upstairs, three secondary bedrooms, walk-in attic storage and a bonus room await you. On the first level, the master bedroom and bath are sure to pamper you. Remember the hot tub on the deck?  One can exit the master bath to access it, how convenient is that? 

Southern House Plan 022H-0104

021H-0237: Here’s a beautiful Southern house plan. Guests will be beguiled by the grand receiving porch before being awed by the two-story ceiling of the front foyer. Enjoy a feast in the formal dining room serviced by a wet bar or party-on at the impressive kitchen food bar. There’s even a luxurious screen porch for moving the party outside. A guest room with full bath accommodates overnight revelers and the master suite presents its owners with sumptuous lodging. This is Southern living at its best.    

Southern House Plan 021H-0237

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May 07 2014

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Featured Southern House Plan Delivers Comfort

Southern House Plan 055H-0010Perfect for large or growing families, this Southern style, two-story house plan delivers plenty of style and comfortable living. Two covered, full-length porches (one on top of the other) give this home striking curb appeal reminiscent of the plantation homes of yesteryear. Sturdy columns and an upper level porch railing add touches of characteristic elegance that cannot be matched. Upon entering, the foyer greets guests and directs traffic to the generously-sized family room just right for conversation and activities with the kids. At the back of the home, the island kitchen and breakfast nook join forces making it easy to serve snacks and quick meals on the go. Additionally, this arrangement is convenient for supervising the kids as they work on homework assignments while dinner is prepared. Don’t miss the walk-in pantry, snack bar and butler’s pantry. For special occasions and holiday meals, the formal dining room is sure to accommodate a crowd. On pleasant days, you’ll enjoy spending time in the backyard or on the patio. A half bath, storage closets and the 3-car, side-entry garage complete the left side of the home. There is plenty of room for everyone upstairs where three bedrooms deliver comfort and rest at the end of the day. Your master bedroom is outfitted with a large walk-in closet and deluxe bath. It also enjoys double door access to the deck. Pay attention to the pocket door connecting your master bedroom to the peaceful study. This space works well as a home office and is conveniently located for those who like to pay bills online or read quietly before bed. Bedrooms 2 and 3 share a compartmented bath, and each enjoys its own private vanity and dressing area. The bonus room reveals a wet bar and makes a nice TV room for the kids. Notice the thoughtful positioning of the laundry room saving steps on wash day. A turned staircase leads to the third level where Bedroom 4 delights in privacy. Outfitted with its own bath and a walk-in closet, this space is perfect for your teenager or it could be reserved for guests. If you’re looking for comfortable family living that’s brimming with charm and comfort, this Southern home plan can’t be missed!

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Dec 17 2013

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A Home for the Holidays

House Plan 025H-0124There are so many aspects involved in your decision of choosing a house plan. As the holidays approach, consider whether your home plan will accommodate your needs to host or house your friends and family.  With that in mind, take a look at this Southern two-story house plan. Its stately columns are just begging to be wrapped in garland and holiday lights. Imagine your guests approaching the front door following a walkway lined in luminaries. With the dining room windows in the front of the house, this is a perfect place to display a menorah. Your guests can turn left into the formal dining room with its Kwanzaa feast already on the table, or they can continue straight into the great room. Just think of a grand Christmas tree to fill that great space with its spacious two-story ceiling. While the guests enjoy the view through the multitude of windows or cozy up to the fireplace, the family chef can take command of the kitchen. With plenty of elbow room and work space including a stand-alone island, don’t think twice about recruiting helpers. The walk-in pantry makes it convenient to store snacks for the bowl games. Even if you’re not located in a warm climate, stalwart tailgaters will certainly be willing to step out onto the covered deck and grill up some goodies by game time, and play some dreamjackpot.com/de games. Dining options are plentiful. Too many for the dining room? Some traditions separate the younger ones by seating them at the “kids’ table” which works well in the breakfast room. The snack bar provides adequate space for serving buffet style meals whether it’s latkes or the Christmas goose. Informal munching can be accomplished in the great room lap style. Chase the kids upstairs to that bonus room that you’ve converted to a playroom, while you clean up the kitchen and then enjoy visiting with the rest of the guests. When it comes time for that long winter’s nap, you are well equipped to handle all those that sleep over. Convert the study, conveniently located near a full bathroom, into a guest room. Utilize that bonus room on the second floor or double up in the two secondary bedrooms. Once you have settled everyone in, take a moment for yourself. Wash away an exciting but hectic day in your own whirlpool tub in the bathroom of your master suite. Happy holidays to all and to all a good night.

If you’d like to view the details of this design please check out home plan 025H-0124. And if you’d like to see some of the other home plans we’ve features in the past, check out our blogs representing this featured collection of home plans.

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