With the promise of longer days and warmer weather ahead, now is a great time to think about exploring new places. A vacation home is a great option for adventurers who want a home wherever their travels take them. But the perfect vacation home design takes into account its location and natural features. Fortunately, a variety of designs currently featured by The House Plan Company are available to you, no matter what your dream vacation home setting is.
With the promise of longer days and warmer weather ahead, now is a great time to think about exploring new places.
A vacation home is a great option for adventurers who want a home wherever their travels take them. But the perfect vacation home design takes into account its location and natural features. Fortunately, a variety of designs currently featured by The House Plan Company are available to you, no matter what your dream vacation home setting is.
Beach lovers will delight in the extensive amenities of the Watersound #77655 design. This bungalow-style vacation home plan offers a wide range of interior and exterior design features, including four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and a four-story two-car garage, making it an ideal build for a lot. of classic narrow beach house.
Private balconies are a design highlight, giving vacationers quick access to the pristine outdoor elements. The wood-framed walls and stucco exterior and sheathing under the lattice roof provide a solid foundation for this open concept living plan.
A garage level front door takes entrants up a flight of stairs to a full main floor with an open plan kitchen, living and dining area, walk-in pantry and easily accessible multi-purpose bonus room. convertible into an office or guest bedroom, as well as a bathroom. From the kitchen island or dining room, enjoy a rear view of the beach beyond. Or, take a closer look as you exit through sliding doors to an expansive covered back porch, which leads to a pool deck, infinity pool and hot tub that make this place ground zero for entertaining visitors.
Take the stairs to the upper floor to reach the master bedroom, with main bathroom and walk-in closet. Enjoy ocean views from the private covered porch on this floor, accessible only from the master suite. A pair of additional bedrooms with smaller private balconies, a full bathroom with dual sinks, and a laundry room are across from the master suite. Each of these floors is accessible by elevator in addition to the staircase. Yet the stairs end with another surprise: a versatile bonus room on the top floor, with a vaulted ceiling and carpeting.
If farm life is a more desirable location, Sylvan Lake #83262 may be a perfect fit for a large family. Enjoy the open range with this grand three-story plan that spreads five bedrooms and full bathrooms over more than 5,300 square feet of living space. A siding and stone exterior under the lattice roof gives this country-style farmhouse a modern touch.
A front door under a covered porch supported by posts opens to a spacious open ground floor. Walk past a closet and powder room as you enter the open family room, with fireplace and rear-facing glass windows providing plenty of natural light. An adjoining dining room and kitchen with a large island and pantry create a spacious interior on the main level. Sliding glass doors open from the dining area to a covered back patio that runs the full length of the home. The terrace is also accessible from an office located next to the dining room. Double doors open from the kitchen to a utility room which leads to a three car garage. On the other side of the house, next to the family room, a door opens to the master bedroom, with a fireplace, private access to the rear terrace, a large walk-in closet and an adjoining master bathroom with two sinks, bath and step. in the shower.
Back at the entry, take the main staircase to the top floor which features a pair of secondary bedrooms, each with its own full bathroom and connected by an open hallway to the family room below. An additional staircase, from the garage, leads to a private guest suite, with its own full bathroom and additional storage space. The main staircase also descends to a lower level which includes a finished living room and adjoining media area, complete with bar and kitchen facilities. A multipurpose exercise room is accessible from one side of the living room, while the other side accesses another guest bedroom with full bathroom and a walk-in closet. More unfinished storage space is also available.
For those looking for a more comfortable retreat by a lake or river, the Riviera #91559 offers plenty of luxury in a small footprint. Park this contemporary cottage-style plan by a dock and enjoy a slice of natural serenity. A clapboard exterior cladding under a shed roof design creates vaulted ceilings and sends natural light into the main level. Entering through the front door leads directly to an entrance and dining room, connected to an open plan kitchen and living room. A master bedroom on one side includes a walk-in closet and private access to the main floor bathroom, also accessible from the main entrance. A secondary bedroom is located on the other side of the entrance. Vaulted ceilings and windows are an essential part of this design, brightening up the cozy interior.
There are possibilities to customize this plan by descending a staircase from the dining room, reaching a basement with space to create an additional bedroom and bathroom, as well as additional living or play space. A back porch on the main level can tie the design together with all the outdoor wonders that await you nearby.
If no vacation is complete without picturesque mountain views, the Seaward #38251 can bring modern cabin living anywhere you plan to call home. A craftsman cottage design takes advantage of the natural surroundings, with timber framing, exterior cladding, and a pitched stick roof framing to shed snow, evoking the classic winter cottage retreat.
Yet, this design is great for all seasons and locations. With a wrap-around porch and a main level that features an open living and dining area, window seats under vaulted ceilings, a wood-burning stove and a guest suite, this is a perfect getaway to enjoy with the family or between friends. A staircase from the guest suite leads to a second floor comprising a master bedroom with full bathroom and a flexible studio with double doors opening onto a second floor balcony.
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