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10 Contemporary and Modern House Ideas

Posted on September 28, 2017 by Administrator in News

Contemporary. Modern. If these words trigger thoughts of sleek, clean designs that cater to the minimalist’s taste, we’d say you’re on the right track. Distinctive House Plans features a wide selection of Contemporary and Modern house plans complete with distinctive features such as strong lines, minimal ornamentation, and oversized windows.

The Contemporary-Modern style is popular among our customers who are shopping for a chic home that feels clean, open, and uncluttered. Ready to get your feet wet as you dive into our selection? Great! We’ve compiled 10 Contemporary and Modern House Ideas to get you started.

contemporary modern home design idea 1The Definition of Contemporary Luxury

With an impressive 7,621 sqft of living space, this 2-story, 5 bedroom, 5 bath, and 2 half-bath home is the definition of contemporary luxury. Oversized windows are artistically composed to capture a scenic view while bathing your home in natural lighting. This house plan includes vaulted ceilings, a spacious family room, covered porch, and so much more! Take advantage of the optional summer kitchen and cabana. With a guest suite and elevator included in the design, it’s perfect for entertaining and impressing your guests.  

contemporary modern home design idea 2Contemporary Meets Coastal

Here is another 2-story contemporary/modern style with a stucco exterior, but this one takes on a coastal twist. Contemporary and Modern still remain the primary influence with crisp lines, large windows, and a minimalist design, but the cement tile roof with a 6:12 pitch breaks the mold a bit. This home is a 4 bedroom, 4 bath, and 1 half-bath home that stretches across 5,555 sqft of living area. Features include an exercise room, oversized side-entry garage, outdoor kitchen, loft, study, and much more. Perfect for large families and entertaining.

contemporary modern home design idea 3Contemporary with a Flattering Texture

This Contemporary-Modern house plan boasts its own unique character with a multi-material siding that includes stone, metal, and wood. A generous selection of oversized windows blur the line between indoors and out with a phenomenal exposure made for a stunning landscape. Composed of 5,165 sqft of living space, this 5 bedroom, 5 bath, 1 half-bath home rises 2-stories with a roomy 3-car garage. Other features include a large patio, sundecks, and much more across a unique open floor plan.

contemporary modern home design idea 4Sante Fe Goes Modern

This unique house plan captures the exotic pueblo style of the Southwest while still holding true to the minimalist, linear style so beloved of the Contemporary-Modern design. A two-story residential home, it includes 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, and 1 half-bath along with 4,490 sqft of living area. A 3-car garage offers plenty of room for both your everyday vehicles as well as that sports car you always wanted. Entertain your guests at the wet bar or get the adrenaline going in your home exercise room. While you’re browsing, click the link to get an inside view of this original, rounded floor plan. This is truly a one-of-a-kind design!

contemporary modern home design idea 5A Contemporary Beach Home

This chic, spacious 2-story residential house plan with vaulted ceilings has all the favorable elements of a contemporary-modern style home. If you’re looking to build a private vacation spot, this one is designed for luxury and entertainment. With 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, an elevator, and 4,757 sqft of living area, it has a wide array of features incorporated into its floor plan. Watch your favorite movies on the big screen inside the built-in home theater or bask in the sun from the second story sundeck.  A large tree courtyard invites a slice of nature into your home, complete with a waterfall wall to bring zen to your private oasis, and spacious rooms, walk-in closets, and pantry ensure you’ll never be left wanting for space. What more could you want?

contemporary modern home design idea 6A Modern Style with a Touch of Stone

There is something about stone that brings life and character to a structure. For this modern house plan, it’s no different. By combining stone with a white stucco interior, the architect transformed this design and gave it personality. With 4,408 sqft of living area, this 2-story, 4 bedroom, 3 bath, and 1 half-bath home has plenty of room for the whole family. Features include spacious walk-in closets, a walk-in pantry, oversized garage and more. Enjoy the outdoors with a pool and spa, as well as a pool house for guests. Inside and out, this is truly a home for modern living.

contemporary modern home design idea 7A Contemporary House Plan for Indoor and Outdoor Living

This breathtaking 2-story Contemporary-Modern house plan has an artistic flare. It includes 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, a roomy 3 car garage, and 4,368 sqft of living space just waiting for you to fill it. Enjoy a covered second story balcony, upstairs recreation room, and an elevator for easy floor access. You can also enjoy a rear covered porch and a study for business or just a bit of peace and quiet as you unwind after a productive day. Whether you’re looking for a bachelor pad, a family home, or just a vacation getaway, we highly recommend this house plan!

contemporary modern home design idea 8A Modern Coastal Escape

Spannin 2-stories, this charming 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 1 half-bath house plan is a tempting design to call your first home or vacation getaway. With stucco siding, plenty of windows, and a modern design with clean, distinct lines, you really can’t go wrong here. It’s features include an expansive kitchen complete with walk-in pantry, a study where you can work or simply escape to unwind after a long day, and a spa-like bathroom for relaxation. A generous loft is included on the second floor and a lanai downstairs where you can enjoy some fresh air whether it’s rain or shine. Cozy by the fireplace on those cooler nights or entertain your friends by the pool. However you cut it, this beautiful house plan with 3,903 sqft of living space is a tempting place to call home.

contemporary modern home design idea 9A Heartwarmingly Modern Home

Can you picture yourself writing a history in this place? Raising children, growing older, or simply experiencing the best years of your life calling this home? For all of its modern appeal, this design still has nods to a more traditional life. It includes features like a butler’s pantry, dining room, family room, great room, kitchen island, breakfast area, and a covered patio. This is truly a design that encourages family time and company. It’s spacious 3,578 sqft of living area includes 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms across 2-stories. Oh, and did we mention a 3 car garage? Yes, when it comes to home this design certainly has it all!

contemporary modern home design idea 10A Bold, Modern Design for Cutting-Edge Homebuyers

This 2-story, 4 bedroom, 3 bath home is the definition of modern. With a front lot view and upstairs living suite, you’ll want to make sure you build on a lot with a spectacular view. A private sundeck is nestled in the rear while the family room is wide and spacious, giving you all the room you need for entertaining company or enjoying a night at home. With an urban stone exterior and metal roof material, this home gives off a vibe that’s all it’s own. Are you bold enough to build it?

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