3 Bedroom House Plans
3-bedroom house plans are the best options for families with one child. The parents can have their own room, while your child has another. On top of that, you still have another room you can use for guests or as an office.
3-bedroom house plans have the perfect size for many families wanting something with enough space without being overwhelming.
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3 bedroom house plans are some of the most popular ones across the internet. It’s also a section that we are ever-increasing the size of here.
Suppose you’re a small family with one child. In that case, this design may prove perfect. You and your spouse share the master suite, and your child gets their room. A spare room can be used as an office. It can also be used as a guest room when your Mother-in-law comes around to visit.
These designs do not have to be huge. You can find 1,200 square feet designs that can accommodate 3 bedrooms and a couple of bathrooms. You won’t be feeling you lack space! Because of their flexibility and affordability, they’re the most popular options people go for. We also have bigger 2,200 sq ft house plans on here.
You could want to consider many features for your 3 bedroom house plans. Some of those include:
|Features to consider
|Tiny, with loft
|Small & luxurious
They also come in a range of different styles. Two-story homes or ones with open floor plans are very popular. Try playing around with the filters on this page. We’re sure you will find interesting combinations you didn’t even know existed. You may end up unintentionally falling in love with one of the farmhouses.
Who is it for?
- Families with one or two children
- Buyers wanting a versatile space
- Empty nesters still that want to host guests
1,400 sq ft options
1,400 sq ft designs offer more space than you will get if you choose to go for a 1,000 sq ft instead. It’s amazing what 400 square feet can do. With these additional square feet, you could opt to have an additional two bedrooms installed. If you want to rent it out immediately, having additional bedrooms always beats having fewer.
Most people usually have a square foot range to stay within. We have chosen to do the same for this page. Users will often say, “we need one that has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths in it.”
Usually, they’ll say that instead of saying they want 1,400 square feet. This page is set up to include options up to 250 square feet bigger and smaller than 1,400 square feet.
You have to narrow the range in the criteria section if you have very specific desires. Our system will update with the specified criteria.
|3 bedroom house plans
|$1,150 – 2,200
|Medium sized, not style-specific
|Mistakes to avoid
Choosing one with not enough square feet.
|1,200-2,200 square feet
|Features we love
|It’s a great size for a medium family.
|An alternative style that we recommend
- Good space for a growing family
- Good investment, also as a rental property
- A functional house without being too big
- Cost-effective to build
- More expensive than smaller homes
- Higher energy costs than smaller homes
- Not great if you have 6 children
Open floor designs have a certain appeal to them that more compartmentalized houses do not. You do not feel stuffed in. You feel like the whole place has a flowing motion. It’s the reason these types of plans aren’t just the modern option. They’ve become the golden standard for many builders. It’s the reason so many of these designs end up on the list of best-selling designs.
It doesn’t matter if it’s for a single-story or two-story place. You can find them in all sorts of sizes ranging from 1,400 to 1,800 sq ft. They’re also available in sizes bigger than 6 bedroom designs.
Open floor spaces create the ability of relaxed entertainment without having to chase down the rest of the family. What are they even up to?
Many of these designs will have kitchens that are core parts of the home. They’re structured to invite people in. Have you ever been in a place thinking the kitchen was too small to hang out in? That won’t be the issue with an open floor layout.
They have a sense of space, unlike other options such as the more historic homes. They combine the living room and kitchen, transitioning from one to the next fluid. Consequently, the space seems bigger than it would for its existing square footage.
Here’s an overlook of the most common characteristics you might be interested in. It may just be a small side note that you won’t end up paying too much attention to.
The average square footage of a 3 bedroom house is between 1,800 and 2,500 sq ft.
The average dimension of a 3 bedroom place includes 2.5 bathrooms with a median size of 2,000 sq ft.
The average price for a 2 bedroom house is between $1,000 and $1,400 for the drawings. You can find different options with lots of different styles that are either cheaper or more expensive. They have the characteristics of being great for a growing family with their 2.5 bath.
Tudor-style ones are a great upgrade to the traditional cottage with its English influence. It also gets inspiration from French country homes. Outer stucco surfaces and brick facades are extremely common and use half-timbering for the structure. With the gable roofs and high ceilings, you’re bound to feel at home by the time you step through the doors. The effect of the dormer windows and chimneys makes you feel you’re standing in the middle of a 15th-century space.
Today’s house plans fall under the Tudor Revival style revived in Great Britain from 1890 to 1940. They’re often characterized by being single-story or two-story. They’re asymmetrical with overhanging second floors and commonly have decorative brickwork. The smaller homes that would follow would later be the English cottage. Dormers and overhangs are incredibly common with this style. The exterior finishes are what give your Tudor-style home the right feel. It’s the reason certain types of siding are also recommended. Stucco or shingle is the most common type.
They will surely turn heads with their elaborate window grids and interesting patterns, and they are commonly relatively big. Some options aren’t necessarily the size of a mansion. You can easily find them ranging from 1,400 to 3,000 sq ft. These sizes are more appropriate for many families.
English Tudor houses come in many sizes and budgets. If you look around the site, we’re sure you’ll find the one that matches your family’s needs. There are also versions of this that are more modern than others.
Features to include:
- Adequate storage
- Adequate natural light
- Energy-efficient appliances
- A patio
What’s typical for Craftsman-style houses is that they usually include a covered front porch. It’s the place where you and your family can spend some lovely summer nights.
It’s no surprise that Americans love their wraparound porches and the Craftsman style. They’re popular, and they’re all around the country.
The porch is perhaps the most obvious characteristic of these designs.
Some of the most common features include:
- Tapered columns
- overhanging roof eaves
- single dormers
- detailed woodwork
- beautiful fireplaces
- handcrafted stone
Are you ready to enjoy the features of the Craftsman style?
They started rising in popularity at the turn of the 20th century and have stayed in the hearts of Americans ever since. British Arts are said to have had a big influence on the style. They stand simpler than Victorian designs. Before Craftsman, Victorian homes used to be the golden standard.
You should know the four main types:
- Four Square
- Mission Revival
- Prairie Style
Most of the Craftsman homes have been filtered into their subcategories if there is a particular style you’re especially interested in.
Craftsman ones aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. There’s nothing to worry about with such a universally appealing design if you’re concerned about their future resale value.
3 bedroom 2 bath
You’re at a stage in life where you have figured that a 2 bedroom &, 2 bathroom house is too small for you. You’ve now landed on the page that offers 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms.
They’re bigger than what most singles may need. This style offers more flexibility given their slightly bigger size. If you’re a young couple hoping to add to the family, the design offers room to grow. Who knows if someone new decides to pop out sometime next year?
Having an additional bedroom can ensure you aren’t forced to find something bigger straight away. Maybe things start changing suddenly. The third bedroom can also be used instead of a guest house if that Mother-in-law shows up unexpectedly.
Use the various filters on the platform to specify what you desire. If you can’t find it, you can always reach out. We’re happy to help you.
|3 bedroom house plans
|Ease of access
|Are fireplaces typical?
|Is it good for natural light?
|Are garages common
|Typical ceiling height
|Typical number of bedrooms and bathrooms
|3 & 2
|Not for massive families
|Is it a good budget option?
|Is it easy to modify?
Mistakes to avoid:
- Getting a design with a bad layout
- Overlooking proper ventilation
- Not getting the proper building permits
Some families choose to opt for 1.5 story or 3-story homes. The most common option that families choose to go with is single-story options. If they have a narrow lot, they may build taller houses instead. Building a bungalow is a popular option rather than going for something taller. You may get a different view if you are built towards the sky. Not all families have small plots of land. Small plots of land are the main reason someone would build up instead of out.
There are many advantages to a single-story design. They include having the majestic feel of a bungalow. They also provide better accessibility than is the case with designs that have stairs in them.
Do you want your ground-floor home to have 2 to 4 bedrooms?
For ground floor homes, bedrooms usually range from 2 to 4. You may find other options on this page. Those are the ones requested by most of our users. They’re also the ones that we are the most likely to increase our offering significantly.
Suppose you are building a house with several stories. Have you considered whether you want upstairs bedrooms? Are you fine having some of them on the ground floor?
What are your requirements for the master suite?
Many families will start looking for plans to realize that they have specific needs for the master suite. It could be either the closet or the bathroom. Do your families foresee living in the same house for a long time? You and your spouse must sit down and figure out your exact requirements. What do you want in the master suite? Figure out if you want a single story or not. Our architects can offer to alter the various bedrooms of the house to your liking. If you want the floor plan altered, know that it is better to choose an option that resembles your end product.
Do you want a single or double garage?
There is nothing better than knowing you can drive into your home through the garage on a cold day. Having to get out on a slippery surface isn’t fun. The garage specifications may be of great importance to some families. This space may be very convenient when it’s cold outside. You shouldn’t forget that it can also serve as a great space to store all your awkward belongings.
You may be someone who wants a double garage. Do you want none at all? It is still an important consideration when choosing the right design. You are very likely to be living there for years to come. It’s more important to figure out the right number of bedrooms.
Do you know that this home will have a waterfront? Are you planning on using it as a guest house? Here are some additional factors to consider.
|Special factors to consider
|Under 100k to build
How big do you want it to be?
There is a big question regarding how big you want the main house to be. Some users start by first searching for the size of the house. Use the filter to only show houses with 3 bedrooms of a certain size. It’s a way to disqualify designs. People wanting to find a more simple option with 3 bedrooms may be looking for a home that ranges from 1,000 square feet to 1,600 square feet. Those are the most common ones. We also have many more sophisticated options that are bigger than those dimensions.
Designs geared towards our international users tend to be slightly smaller. You can find 3 bedroom options of 800 to 1,200 square feet.
The most common widths and depths of the homes
These may not be the most sought out houses in general. Some people have very specific dimensions that they are looking for. The easiest way to address that concern is by using the filters on our website. You can filter out certain homes by dimensions.
If you are an architect who has 3-bedroom house plans with the following dimension, please reach out:
- 24 by 60 feet
- 15 by 90 feet
- 15 by 60 feet
- 35 by 90 feet
- 30 by 60 feet
We have a lot of users looking for options with those sizes.
As a user, you can always filter the results by dimensions if you have specific requirements you are looking for.
Do you have specific features in mind?
Suppose you have dreamed of waking up and enjoying your morning coffee on your balcony. You may not necessarily be looking for a single-story option. Instead, you want to build something taller. You want to sit and enjoy the morning sun. Are you looking to build that gourmet kitchen of yours? If so, you’re looking for something with a sizable space in the middle that can accommodate those wishes.
All these individual requirements are great. It simply means that you already know what it is you are looking for. You can then narrow down your search rather than look through 1000s of different results. Instead, only feature the ones that match your criteria already. Perhaps you want something like the Mediterranean designs.
Are you looking to build a modern beach property?
You may not be looking to build a single-story home if you are building one intended for the beach. We have a variety of perfect options for those wanting to enjoy that nice ocean view from their newly built glory. Several of those options will include very extravagant and modern options. You can enjoy the view from the 3rd floor and perhaps even have a small outdoor kitchen set up.
Since plots of land on the beach are expensive, you may want to narrow your search down. You can set the maximum width of the house’s front facade. Some of the options include:
- 9 feet
- 15 feet
- 18 feet
- 21 feet
They’ll be great for that modern beach house.
3 bedroom blueprints don’t have to be constructed in the modern farmhouse style if that’s not what you want. Here’s a subsection of other options that could work well for your family.
|Styles to consider
Do you want to have one in a specific shape or built in a specific material?
You can build these designs in almost any material you choose. Some of them are better suited to be built in wood. In contrast, other homes may be better suited for other materials. You may also have other wishes. It could include the shape of the house, with our L-shaped and U-shaped options being very popular.
If you build that nice L-shaped home, do you want a pool in the middle? It’ll create that small piece of paradise that you can call your home.
The 3-bedroom is a great option.
The 3-bedroom options are great for most families. If you and your spouse have one or two kids, choosing one of these house plans may suit you. Most of these are decent in size. They will also make sure that you make a good financial decision for your building project.
When you don’t need a big 6-bedroom mansion, there is no need to build one. It will just have a lot of disadvantages for your family. The absolute best financial decision you can make is to ensure that you don’t go entirely overboard. First of all, you will spend a lot more money if you build a larger home than one of a more modest size. Every room that needs to be finished will include electrical work. They’ll also require a paint job and flooring. All the work that goes into making sure you can live in it needs to be done. Having one extra room can be a great idea that you are happy you are committed to. If you have 3 or 4 bedrooms that you never use, you just spent a lot of money on your building project.
We have both bigger and smaller 3-bedroom designs on here. Suppose you’re building and want something that is a good investment. You can find it. You can even find 3-bedroom duplexes.