1,000 sq ft house plans
1,000-square-foot house plans are best suited for those who want smaller and more affordable homes. They come with lower maintenance costs. 1,000-square-foot house plans can be ideal for first-time homebuyers or if you're downsizing. It's great for those who want a second home for vacation or rental purposes. Additionally, 1,000-square-foot house plans can be customized to fit different styles and needs. You'll have a versatile option for those looking to build their little piece of heaven.
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1,000 sq ft house plans are ideal for the small family only needing 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms. It’s a perfect cost-conscious option for a couple wanting something slightly bigger than an 800 square feet design. You may have no desire to incur the cost of a 1,800 or 2,000 square foot alternative. Not to mention taking care of the inherent maintenance that comes with a bigger home.
Even with 1,000 square feet, you have many options for features. Some of the features include the ones listed below.
|Features to consider|
|With basement||7 bedrooms||Tiny|
|Stilts||Tower||Small, 3 bedroom|
Some may think that bigger is better. The plans listed here show that that is not always the story. Sometimes the tiny option may be the right one for your family.
These designs come in various shapes and forms, depending on your needs. They include the typical rectangular option. Others have a more modern appeal to them. 1,000 square foot house plans make for that cottage you have always dreamed of.
You have landed on this page by looking for 1,000 sq ft house plans. We have chosen to set up this page, ranging from 750 to 1,2500 sq ft. You can find blueprints as small as 750 square feet and ones that go up to 1,250 square feet.
Who is it for?
- First-time homebuyers
- Small families
- Investors looking for rental properties
Small & Luxurious
Are you waiting for your adult kids to move out within a couple of years? Expecting to downsize as a consequence of an empty nester is not uncommon. Maybe you’re looking for small luxury house plans that fit your needs.
You may currently be living in a 6 bedroom modern, mid-century option. The time is coming when that is too much space to deal with. Was it structured as a multi-generational space? Are you finding out that your needs are changing for another reason? This page may be what you’ve been looking for.
The houses on this page aren’t designed to be especially cost-friendly. You’re getting something where there’s an amount of detail that goes into creating the place you will live in for many years. Do you have wild aspirations? Your dreams could be bigger than simply owning your standard cottage. If that’s the case, these are the homes you will want to consider.
Given the fewer square feet, you may have chosen to upgrade other aspects as well. Considering this category is a great first step.
- Great if you want to live mortgage-free
- Good for the environment
- Great for rental property
- Easy to maintain
- Limited storage
- Limited room for growing families
- Lack of privacy
- Difficulty hosting guests
- Not great for families with several children
Small Mountain Space
There are so many options for building your dream mountain retreat. You can build a charming cottage or cabin. A dogtrot a 3,000 sq ft mansion with exposed wood all over the place are all great options. A small luxurious place can provide the space to go to in the summer. Whenever you do not want to experience the hustle and bustle of the city, go there. This page is dedicated to small mountain designs. If it isn’t what you’re looking for, click the links across the site and find the category that serves your needs.
We do not want to pretend like everyone has the same needs. We have set up the site, so it creates an easy-to-navigate section. It’s easy to find designs of interest by doing so. People often think of mountain retreats when they think of a rustic retreat they can go to. Some people want something modern. Others want big facades of beautiful, exposed stone.
You can use the filters to indicate if you want it to be a two-story option or something else.
Coastal designs are houses usually intended to be built near the coast. Some are built on stilts, while others may not be. Local building departments or FEMA could require building on stilts.
Coastal abodes are where you go to relax and enjoy the beach. Getting a tan and enjoying life is a nice consequence. Coastal homes are built with a special charm that is different from ones built further into the country. Historical inspiration is sometimes included, too. They usually have a nice porch greeting you as you’re approaching the house. Some designs are featured in an L-shape with a beautiful courtyard.
You find the many beautiful and inspired coastal home blueprints on here. Make sure you get the house you want for your retreats. It’s no matter whether you need two bedrooms or significantly more than that. Apply filters and browse the site to inspire your upcoming building project.
|1,000 square feet house plans||Characteristics|
|Layout||Typically one story|
|Mistakes to avoid||
Thinking you can cram too many bedrooms in.
800-1,200 square feet on this category page.
|Design features we love||Its simplicity|
|An alternative style that we recommend||1,200 square foot homes|
Small Living Spaces Under 1000 sq ft
You don’t always need a massive mansion. Sometimes the best option for your future building project is small designs under 1,000 sq ft. There are a lot of really beautiful small, luxurious 800 sq ft homes that can get the job done. May you want an empty nester. Maybe you’re simply looking for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath. You can still have an office or host guests when they come over.
Tiny houses have many benefits that you won’t get from building something massive. There is a lot less maintenance associated with owning something smaller. You also pay significantly less in property taxes. You can get away with buying a small and narrow lot to build on. Not everyone needs 3,000 sq ft or 6 bedrooms, for that matter.
If you desire to be energy efficient, choosing a small design is a great idea. It means your utility bill is significantly smaller than a house 2 to 4 times the size. The amount of space that needs to be heated and cooled depends on size. Choosing a smaller option has so many benefits. It’s especially if you live in an urban setting where land prices are incredibly high.
Features to include:
- Multi-functional furniture that doubles in function
- Large windows
- Smart home technology
- Smart storage options
- Open floor plans to increase the perception of space
One-story or 2-story?
You need to make many important considerations when building a home. One of them is how tall the house should be. Our most popular options on this page are one-story options. We also have 2-story homes that are perfect for building on a small plot of land. Both options have their unique advantages. The former is more accessible for individuals with limited mobility. You won’t have to struggle with climbing stairs when going to your bedroom. In contrast, the latter offers more privacy in the bedrooms. Many homeowners appreciate people can’t easily look in through the windows.
Mistakes to avoid:
- Underestimating the amount of space your family needs
- Neglecting light
- Neglecting the need for outdoor space
- Not incorporating multi-functional features
Different building materials may seem more or less fitting for different types. Many users love our wooden options if you are building a mountain retreat. Some house plans lend themselves more to including a lot of wood as the primary building material.
With or without an attic?
Attics are great spaces that can provide you with additional storage options. When you consider whether 1000 square feet may be too small, you can choose an option that includes an attic. When you choose to go with an attic, you should know that you are forgoing the flat roof. Some families find that feature very appealing. You will have a space a teenager will love to have as their bedroom if you remodel the attic. It is a unique space they can retreat to.
With or without garage
It is better to realize beforehand whether a garage is an important feature for your future home. Whether you want a garage or not is something you need to think of as you choose the design. A garage can serve many of the same purposes as an attic. It is a reason they’re seen as alternatives to each other. The advantage of a garage over an attic is that you can park there. It is also more accessible, which is important if you spend a lot of time working on projects. Such handyman projects are not possible to do in the attic.
Do you want a modern option with a flat roof?
Some people prefer the more modern options available on the platform. A lot of them have flat roofs in their designs. We have various options available with flat roofs. If you change the filters, you will also see bigger house plans than you’re seeing now.
2 bedroom, 2 bath
For designs of this size, the 2 bedroom is a very popular option that suits many families. You manage to get the house of your dreams. It is done without feeling you are stuffing the house with an unnaturally large amount of bedrooms.
Three bedrooms are usually the maximum amount of bedrooms that we suggest for 1,000 square feet. If you are sure that this is the right amount, pick the right filter. Some families may think you are putting too many bedrooms in if you have this square feet. It’s important to know to put in an adequate number of bathrooms to go with your bedrooms.
These designs are some of the smaller ones we offer on the platform. They can fit a lot of families perfectly, especially if you aren’t planning on expanding your family. You are not getting a mansion when you build 1,000 square feet. You are still building something you can be proud to return to after a long day at the office!
Want to put your 1,000 square foot design on a mountain? There are various things you should consider, like the lot’s slope. Here are other factors that could play a huge role in finding the right design.
|Special factors to consider|
|Cabin||Open concept||Walkout basement|
|With mother-in-law suite||Hillside||Mountain views|
What are your options?
Here at Passion Plans, we pride ourselves on helping families with various needs. We have something that may fit the growing family. We also have designs that may better fit a small family. 1,000 square foot house plans are great at limiting the size of your building project. It also depends on where you are currently. What are your family’s most important needs? We don’t want to sell you the blueprints to build a home that doesn’t fit what it is you’re looking for. We will help you make sure you’re building exactly what you want your family to enjoy for years to come.
Some popular designs include ranches for these smaller options at about 1,000 square feet. The reason is very obvious. Many people may not have massive plots of land to build on. They may still want the benefits that you can get from having a single-story house. It’s the case if you’re at an age where mobility is becoming a concern. It’s not practical to start building towards the sky. 2-story homes commonly include the master bedroom on the top floor. You will want to avoid that if you’re building this for a senior. Your current mobility is maybe good. It may still be a couple of years before you wish you had built something more practical. Something that included a ground–floor master bedroom that you could easily get to.
Staying active is an important part of aging. There’s no reason you should feel like a stranger in your own home. It is very easy to achieve if you don’t elegantly build the house. The advantage of the 1,000 square foot design is that you will usually be able to build them on most plots of land.
You may not have chosen the right style to go with the size yet, even if you have chosen the appropriate size. Here are some of the options that these sizes come in.
|Styles to consider|
You should not expect it to be comfortable if you’re trying to fit 7 people in the house. It is not going to be the house built like a mansion. You’ll want to look at other sections if you wish to fit 8 bedrooms and host 20 people for a party.
1,000 square feet may be great if you and your spouse have seen your kids move out over time. The previous 2,200 square foot home you used to live in now feels excessive. There are both more affordable and practical options for you to consider!
Are you tired of spending hours every week making sure your home is tidy? Your kids moved out, and everything now seems cleaner than it used to. A 2,200 square foot space still takes a lot to clean. It will save you a lot of time cleaning by moving into a small house. 1,000 square feet is less than half of 2,200 square feet. The time you spend cleaning may not be proportional to the size. Living in a small house is sure to make a difference.
You will also spend less time and less money on general maintenance. When you have a bigger roof, you will have more roof leaks. A house with square footage takes a bigger beating.
In a big house, there are large sections that you’re not using. You may not even notice a water leak before it becomes an expensive endeavor to fix.
|1,000 square feet house plans||Characteristics|
|Ease of access||Yes|
|Are fireplaces typical?||No|
|Is it good for natural light?||It depends|
|Are garages common||No|
|Typical ceiling height||9 foot|
|Typical number of bedrooms and bathrooms||2 & 1|
|Limitations||Its small size|
|Is it easy to modify?||No|
|Simple vs complex layout||Simple|
Are you looking for an option that is bigger than 2,000 square feet? Or are you looking for some of the smaller options? We’re sure something could fit your needs if you keep looking around! We also help people customize blueprints they find here. Maybe you’re interested in taking it from 1,100 to 1,200 square feet instead.