Top Ten Dream House Plans

Editor's Note: It is a little silly saying we have the top ten dream house plans for you.  Everyone's dreams are different, but Richard Jones presents some pretty nice houses here.  

by Richard Jones

If your dream house plans consists of features preferred by a buying population, then definitely that's a best seller. Here are the top 10 house plans that feature in the dreams of most potential home buyers.

Outdoor Living to the Max

Outdoor Living Dream House Plans

With myriad wrapping terraces, an outdoor hearth and a breezeway, this one-storey house is ideal for outdoor living. Off the rear of the house, there is a great enclosed terrace with an open-air hearth. An open kitchen flows into an enclosed porch. The interior is typical of picture windows, a breakfast nook and an arched lodge room. The house has an arched entrance hall and spectacular dining room, which flows into the lodge room, typical of a stone hearth and a domed ceiling.

Big Value Proposition

Big Value Dream House Plans

This vintage one-story, spacious-room design from Don Gardner concentrates a lot of living space into a scanty 2097 square feet. Cathedral ceilings litter the vaulted great room, breakfast area, and a private study. Interior columns accentuate the great room, with a hearth and neighboring built-ins. The plan has two bedrooms, a master bedroom, a formal dining room and a breakfast nook.

Loads of Luxury

Loads of Luxury Dream House Plans

This majestic, 4376-square-foot design features a two-story entrance hall, a dining room, and a private study complete with integrated desks. It has a huge master suite that includes a walk-in closet, a backyard tub, a meeting area plus a morning kitchen. Three family bedrooms lay upstairs. For laid-back entertainment, there is a game room. A three-auto garage completes this design.

The Outdoor Connection

Outdoor Connection Dream House Plans

The plan highlights links between indoor and outdoor spaces. The master bedroom offers private admittance to a small back porch. Living and storage rooms are located in the rear of the plan. The plan is perfect for a family that needs open spaces for congregation and for time alone. The plan also has 3 upstairs bedrooms each with a bath and two walk-in private areas.

Old World Charmer

Old World Charmer Dream House Plans

The highlight of this one-story home is an impressive huge room with a middle fireplace. It is bordered by a kitchen along with a breakfast nook. The master suite features a relaxing area, integrated bookshelves, a detached shower, a whirlpool tub, a dual-sink conceit, a segmented toilet as well as a walk-in private room. The plan has two extra family bedrooms and a three-auto garage.

Eastern Shore Cottage

Eastern Shore Dream House Plans

A dream vacation experience on the Eastern shores is completed with a stay in this vintage three-bed roomed cottage house designed by William E. Poole. The plan features a huge covered front porch that spills to a foyer. A more conventional, covered kitchen leads to a breakfast area which in turn leads to a huge room. The plan has a formal dining room.

Farmhouse for the Ages

Farmhouse Dream House Plans

This 2090-square foot country house has a certain timeless appeal associated to it, highlighted by a porch wrapped all across the house. This fairly open plan features a garage, a contemporary floor plan, a kitchen that spills into an over-sized room as well as a huge master bedroom section featuring a sitting area. A spa and a sun veranda are situated off the master suite. It also has a formal dining room and a laundry area.

European Charm, American Functionality

European Charm Dream Home Plans

Carmichael & Dame are attributable to this dream house plan that covers 4629 square feet. A series of unique stone arcades lead initially to the garden patio later to the front door, with windows through the rear of the home. A huge chunk of the four-bedroom blueprint is dedicated to family living area at the backyard-including a family room, breakfast room and a kitchen.

Graceful Details

Graceful Details Dream Home Plans

This 2246 square feet plan packs plenty of features, including 4 bedrooms, a huge master suite, and an extra bonus room located on the second floor above the garage. The house's rather geometric structure design is highlighted by a snapped tower that hosts a sunny master suite as well as a canted bay relaxing area. The plan also offers a vaulted huge room that leads to a large kitchen section with nook.

Luxury Living on a Single Level

Luxury Living Dream Home Plans

This is a great design from the Fillmore Design Group typical of majestic stone exteriors. Its timber-layered entrance leads to an arcade bordered by an official dining room and a specious room with a pane wall soaring above the rear veranda. A spacious master bedroom consists of a sitting area as well as a large walk-in closet similar to the master bedroom. The arcade spills into a three-bedroom section. The 3310 square feet plan features an integrated two-car garage as well as a separate garage plus workshop accessed by an enclosed breezeway.

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