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Jan 27 2014

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Featured Vacation Cottage House Plan – The House Plan Shop

Vacation Cottage House Plan 054H-0058This adorable vacation cottage house plan appears humble on the outside, but it is certainly grand on the inside with enough coziness to call it home away from home. A vaulted ceiling lends to a spacious feeling in the living/dining area which is bathed in natural light from the clerestory windows. Boasting efficiency, the kitchen is designed as a convenience not a chore. Storage space is offered in the bedroom to hold all of the trendy vacation-wear and in the linen closet for crisp clean sheets and fluffy towels. Whether seashells or dried mountain flowers, souvenirs are proudly displayed in a built-in niche just inside the front door. Leading to more sleeping accommodations in the loft, is a unique space saving spiral staircase. As a weekend retreat or a summer home, this cottage home plan offers the amenities of home with efficiency and class.

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Nov 08 2013

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Rustic Carriage House Delivers a Comfortable Weekend Getaway – The House Plan Shop

Carriage House Plan 039G-0001Everyone enjoys packing up for a weekend getaway and heading out into the country woods from time to time. However, when the task of packing becomes so daunting that it can persuade you into abandoning your trip, this can become a problem. Fortunately, this problem has a solution. This featured carriage house plan serves as a perfect vacation or weekend home and is equipped to handle all your storage needs that can make packing for your weekend getaway such a challenging chore. With a three-car garage located on the lower level this plan provides ample space for canoes, kayaks, ATVs, fishing equipment, and all your gear for enjoying the great outdoors. It also offers a place to kick off the boots and relax after a long day of hiking or paddling around the lake with two bedrooms, as well as, a family room and dining room to bring the family back together after everyone has had a little rest. For those looking to mix a little bit of work with their play, the upper level features a cupola, which can function as a private study, perfect for those looking to get a couple hours of work done during their break. Or, it can serve as a perfect backdrop for enjoying your morning cup of coffee or tea while being at peace with the surrounding woods. Even with all of its functionality, this vacation house plan is able to seamlessly blend with the natural environment as it’s rustic and woodsy exterior allows it to appear as if part of the natural landscape. To view additional carriage house plans please browse our entire collection.

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Sep 03 2013

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Featured Vacation Home Plan Is a Comfortable Getaway – The House Plan Shop

Vacation House Plan 010H-0016Providing a welcoming break from the daily stresses of city life, this two-story vacation home offers a chance to relax and reconnect with nature. A sundeck surrounding a third of the house provides a perfect vantage point for overlooking nearby waterfronts or distant mountains. The interior of the house also allows for great views of the surrounding areas with large windows located throughout the house including a set of French doors in the great room and the master bedroom along with a window seat creating a perfect backdrop to enjoy your latest book. On the lower level a workshop offers space for those who enjoy working with their hands or a covered patio for the couple who enjoy a glass of wine while watching the rain fall in their own little slice of county.

Click here to view floor plans and details about this vacation house plan, # 010H-0016.

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Apr 22 2013

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Featured Vacation House Plan Ideal for Hillside or Lakeside Lots – The House Plan Shop

Vacation House Plan 027H-0073This versatile vacation home plan can satisfy the needs or a broad range of buyers. It features a narrow footprint while offering comfortable and relaxed living. Furthermore, it is built on a walkout basement foundation making it well-suited for sloping or mountainous lots or those overlooking lakes and other bodies of water. Careful planning and thoughtful design deliver a floor plan that takes advantage of panoramic scenery and stunning views by incorporating plenty of windows and a covered porch to take in the surrounding views. The main level offers an efficient kitchen anchored by a cooking island with extra seating for family and friends. It is adjacent to the combined dining and living areas which enjoy access to the covered porch/deck. Here you can enjoy the sights and sounds of nature without leaving the comfort of your home. A two-story ceiling combines with sparkling windows to create an open and spacious feel in the living areas. Your first floor master bedroom features a walk-in closet and semi-private bath access. Upstairs you’ll find a sitting area as well as a second bedroom and bath, just right for weekend guests. Enjoy a relaxing get-away with this two-story, vacation home!

 

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Mar 27 2013

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Vacation House Plans for a Variety of Getaways – The House Plan Shop

Vacation House Plan 047H-0077At some point in time, we all need to escape our busy lifestyles and demanding work schedules. For some, this means a getaway to the mountains or relaxing a favorite fishing lake. For others, it means soaking up the sun on the beach or eating dinner on the deck while listening to the ocean waves crash in the distance. Whether you prefer a warm vacation or mountain escape, we have the vacation house plan for you! So if you’re the type who wants to have your own vacation home in your favorite city or town or in your favorite secluded space, considering building one of our vacation homes.

 

Our vacation house plan collection features floor plans that offer 1500 square feet of finished living space or less. Though small and accommodating, these designs are used for recreational residences or secondary homes. They are perfect for long weekends with the kids, mini-vacations, and hunting/fishing retreats. Also, they can serve as a source of income to those who choose to rent them out to others looking for a break from our fast-paced world. Vacation floor plans generally include one or more bedrooms and baths and modest features. The living areas are often open to one another creating as spacious feel for an otherwise small space. Also, this allows for flexibility and maximum use of the space. Though special amenities may be lacking, the basics such as a compact kitchen and a stackable washer/dryer unit deliver cozy yet comfortable space.

 

Our vacation home plan collection includes:

Cabin plans

Cottage home designs

Beach house plans

Coastal homes

Waterfront house plans

A-Frame house plans

Mountain house plans

 

Typically, vacation house plans blend well with their surroundings and are designed to make the most of panoramic views, natural features and location. They commonly encourage the enjoyment of nature by incorporating walls of windows, sweeping porches and large decks strategically positioned to take advantage of the surrounding landscape and stunning scenery.

 

Low maintenance is “key” when it comes to vacation homes. The exterior requires little upkeep and the interior provides simple accommodations. Fashioned with efficient living spaces, vacation homes are designed to promote relaxation and comfort giving you a place where you can get away from it all!

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