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Best House Plans for Narrow Lots

Posted on October 6, 2017 by Administrator in narrow lot

Despite what some may think, a narrow architectural design doesn’t necessarily equate to smaller square footage. You can purchase narrow house plans with a luxurious amount of living area, as well as heightened efficiencies in heating and cooling.

House plans designed for a narrow lot have become popular in suburban and highly populated areas where land is limited, not to mention expensive. Arising as a solution to limited space, architects have been pushing the envelope on narrow lot house plans in order to make affordable and appealing designs.

Distinctive House Plans has compiled a sample of house plans suited for small plots of land that are bound to capture your interest. Take a look!

european narrow lot house plan distinctive house plansEuropean Inspired Multi-Family Floor Plan

This multi-family house plan is a magnificent example of how  a narrow lot design can offer spacious living. Rising three stories high, it features 2 bedrooms and 1 bath each and 2,982 sqft of living area.

Beautiful windows paired with a gray stone exterior capture the allure of the European style. Interior features include a dining room, main floor master suite and laundry room, spacious living area, balcony, and sloping top floor ceilings.

With multi-family living options a popular choice among renters, homebuyers, and real estate investors, this house plan brings a wealth of personality that is bound to sell or rent quickly.

scottish highland castle house plan narrow lot distinctive house plansFor Those Whose Home is Their Castle

We’ve all dreamed at some point of owning our own castle, but why does it have to stay a fantasy? Build a home fit for a king (or queen!) with this gorgeous and unique narrow lot house plan. Built with a stone exterior and an ornate entry gate, you’ll truly feel like Scottish Highland royalty every time you come home.

This house plan showcases several attractive features, including a rose garden, motorcourt, 2-car garage, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1 half-bath, a sundeck, large overlook, bonus room, as well as a pool with a waterfall. With 2,966 sqft of living space, you won’t feel cramped under this roof, so don’t be afraid to fall in love with this regal, 2-story design. Marked at an affordable price, you can turn this house plan into your personal palace.

bungalow narrow lot house plan distinctive house plansA Bungalow That Fits Just About Anywhere

This beautiful bungalow with bright, open windows that welcome in the cascading sunlight is perfect for becoming a “home with a view.” Adaptable and sturdy, it is suited for both narrow and sloping lots. With a spacious total living area of 2,912 sqft, it includes 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, and 1 half-bath across a 2-story design.

With a bungalow and cabin style influence, this home features window seats, french doors, an eating bar, verandah, sundeck, balcony, and much more across an open floor plan. Residents will enjoy walk-in closet space and a room suited to be a study or library as a quiet haven.

craftsman narrow lot house plan distinctive house plansA Compact Craftsman Beauty

A 2-story Craftsman style beauty, this house plan is designed to make a classy impression on a narrow lot. With 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and a spacious 2 car garage option, you won’t have to worry about having room for you and the family. The total living area equals 2,758 sqft.

With beautiful plank siding, this design will look right at home near the crystalline shores or in a suburban neighborhood. It also has plenty of interior features to delight its residents. Settle in and enjoy some at-home entertainment in the great room or gather around the kitchen island as you socialize with guests. Spacious walk-in closets give you abundant room for all of your favorite clothes and accessories, and a beautiful porch and balcony offer room to enjoy some fresh air.

Plus, this design is handicapped accessible, making it an excellent option for those seeking ease of access!

tuscan narrow lot house plan distinctive house plansA Narrow Tuscan Haven

This Tuscan home may look small from the front, but don’t be deceived! This charming house plan includes 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, and a 2 car garage across 2,665 sqft of living area.

With elegant archways and earthy stucco tones, this single story home looks and feels like paradise. Residents will find the interior floor plan and features are no exception. A beautiful blend of indoor and outdoor living, it comes with an optional pool bath and summer kitchen designs.

Other features include a roomy 2-car garage, private study, walk-in closet space, a covered back lanai, and breakfast nook. Once look and you’ll find yourself gravitating to its wonderfully open floor plan.
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