Article Calendar

October 2014
M T W T F S S
« Sep    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new articles by email when they are posted.

Join 8 other subscribers

House Plans

Familyhomeplans Blog – House Plans | Home Plans | House Floor Plans & Blueprints at Family Home Plans

Best Selling House Plan With Photographs

Best Selling House Plan 82162 can be classified as a Craftsman design due to the various siding materials including brick, stone and cedar shake. Heavy timber beams and stone pedestals dress up the front porch along with an arched set of French doors. European elements are noticed in the hip roof and arched windows. […]

New Craftsman House Plan

Craftsman House Plan 58255 has 2925 square feet and a two car garage set at an angle from the main living space. When entering from the front porch, you will find the formal dining room to your right and the study to your left. This room can function as an extra bedroom or guestroom […]

Brand New House Plans

House Plan 82312 looks like it could outlast any type of weather conditions with its rustic shingle style exterior. Although it’s pictured here on a sunny day with a green lawn, you can also imagine it as a cozy haven set amid layers of snow. Look up to see smoke billowing from the stone […]

Mediterranean Luxury House Plan

House Plan 50805 is replete with exotic luxury, borrowing classic elements of Mediterranean design.  A solid expanse of blue sky and clouds is the perfect backdrop to showcase this 6,493 square foot, 6 bedroom home. Greeting us as we enter is a porch with arcades (arches supported by columns), which gives you the feeling […]

House Plan with Southern Charm

What are the primary features of a home with Southern Charm? The covered porch is essential, and the wrap around, two level variety is ideal. Sometimes you will also see the influence of Greek architecture in a columned façade or Victorian style in ornamental details. Reminiscent of a time without air conditioning, abundant windows […]

New Florida House Plan

Florida House Plan 75918 is designed for enjoying tropical climates with a generous front porch and a covered lanai with outdoor kitchen in the rear. Blue shutters help filter the sun from the windows upstairs, and it’s recommended to install reflective metal roofing to save on energy costs. Another great feature seen from the […]

New House Plans for August

Perfect for a narrow lot, Historic House Plan 80229 is 30 feet wide and stretches 56 feet in depth to give you a total of 3020 square feet. From the street, we admire a symmetrical, two story design with double porch. Solid brick columns support the upper porch which features traditional Doric columns. Paint […]

New House Plans for August

House Plan 80154 offers 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in 1959 square feet.  The two story, box-like design of this home makes it appear to be much larger from the street. The hip roof is interrupted with a front facing gable and a dormer over the garage. Over the front entry and the box […]

House Plans with Finished Basements

Based on old movies, the stereotypical basement is a dark, dingy storage space lit by a single light bulb with a string pull. Laundry was a daunting task of carrying a heavy basket of clothes down a creaky wooden staircase. If laundry isn’t bad enough, I shudder to think of the grisly role that […]

Fancy Victorian Cottage Plans

Victorian House Plan 48158 presents a picturesque cottage on the banks of a lake, the view of which you may enjoy from behind the tall fanlight window of the living room or from the gazebo end of the front porch. Delicate spindlework in the porch balusters was often seen in Queen Anne Victorians when […]