L-Shaped House Floor Plans
While standing out, they are still reasonably priced when you want to build them, and does not give you the sort of trapped feel that it may feel like when you enter the courtyard with walls on each side.
Their options are many, some have more modern or contemporary feel to them, some have a single story, whereas others may have two stories. They often have 3 or 4 bedrooms, some have courtyards, whereas some are more simple.
The great thing about this shape house is that the options are so many, with the possibility to have a courtyard that is partly blocked off, or where you get the wind protection. It can also easily be a type of home that fits the more average sized family, so that you don’t need to build something that is many thousand square feet big, while still providing the opportunity to put a pool in the middle of the shape. There’s nothing worse than a home that may look beautiful on the inside, but when you enter it, it has none of the functional reasons anyone would possibly want to live there.
It’s a style that will embrace the landscaping you could potentially want, while providing a small, private safe-haven while being aesthetically pleasing. This isn’t just one of our most popular model because it looks good, a lot of our users find it knowing the many different opportunities that it has for them.
If you have a narrow lot and you desperately want to fit a large garage on it, the L-shape could be just what you’re looking for. If you live in an area that has strong winds from one side, this home can create a shielded space where all those outdoor activities you want to engage in can happen.
Also on the note of providing protection against the wind. Where you see other homes being very prone to wind damage, if you have a one-story home with this shape, and you make sure that the wind will usually hit it at an angle instead of right on, you’ll also see a lot less needed maintenance and damage over time, than if you were to have a massive box of a home with wind hitting it right on.
But this is not just a home that can provide a beneficial shape when it comes to dealing with the potential for wind damage – it can also help shield you against a lot of noise from a busy street, or it can be placed in a manner on your property where you’re best utilizing the view that you have been blessed with.
The same way that there are certain parts of the country where you wouldn’t use specific types of building materials because of the elements your house would be exposed to, there are also house styles that don’t lend themselves well to certain types of lifestyles. The L-shaped house is an overall good house design and floor plan that will fit the lives of most people, while also giving you the best chance possible at recouping your money if you should ever think about a time when you would like to sell your home.
Although it’s not just about choosing the right floor plan, it’s also a matter of choosing the right finishes once you start building, so we encourage you to think about what it is specifically you’re looking for and which goals you have in mind in terms of functionality.
While you can go higher end with the options offered here, there are also many homes that lend themselves well to your typical 4-bedroom house, which tends to suit the average American family with 2 kids.
Using the various filters available on this page can help you narrow down your search for the features you may be looking for, whether you want something with either a more modern feel to it or instead a more traditional small ranch. Some of the designs also lend themselves better to the inclusion of a courtyard, whereas others are better suited for the family that wishes to include a pool on the property. Some of them will have more of an angled garage. You can also find options that are either single-story or two stories, depending on your preferences.
On this page, you should hopefully get a better idea of your many different options when it comes to L-shaped houses.
If you have something specific in mind, and you’re unable to find it on this site, or if you rather think that one of the house plans could be well-suited to fix your needs if something small was changed about them, you should go ahead and reach out to our support and we’ll work together with you to make your dream come true.
3 or 4 bedroom
While we have many different options available when it comes to your L-shaped homes, some of the most common ones include either the 3 bedroom or 4 bedroom options, as that it what fits most American families, having either one or two kids, often having them live at home, too.
Single-story and 2-story options
The average option you will find on this page includes having 2-stories, where the entertainment area is conveniently placed on the lower floor, while most if not all of the bedrooms are located upstairs, allowing you both to retreat while being unaffected by whatever is going on underneath, but also giving you the privacy that many people desire having for their bedrooms.
While they’re less common, you can also find single-story options to consider, which can be good to consider if accessibility is a concern, or if you simply want that typical ranch look, although not rectangular in shape, and have that L-shape.
Are you looking for something more modern with a great courtyard?
The great thing about the L-shape is that it is so popular that you will find a lot of different designers all adding their individual twists to the design, and that means you will easily be able to find the level of modern or contemporary feel while still being able to have that natural courtyard that many people appreciate, either for your car or to put something grand and majestic in the middle that will greet people as they come up to the house.
The Craftsman or bungalow look is very popular
The great thing about this design is just how versatile it is and how you can do anything with it that you may desire, which means you’re able to add the typical Craftsman or bungalow look and feel to it, whereas someone else may prefer a more typical farmhouse.
If you’re one to really love a truck, and you don’t have a small lot, a really nice luxury is to install that 3 car garage you’ve always been dreaming of but that you never acted on.
On the other hand, maybe instead of putting a courtyard in the middle, what you really want is to put a pool, as well as a grill section around it where you entertain your guests over a good bottle of wine.
Think about the features you want for the garage
If you ever thought about building a small workshop, consider whether or not there are specific things that you would really want for your garage to have. Now is the time to think about it because because it will be very expensive to add in the future if you go with floor plans that have a car smaller than the one you actually want. Are there specific measurements you are hoping to get or certain machines that you wish to install that have certain height requirements? There’s no better time to think about it than now.
Do you want access to a basement also?
While this house style does provide the great opportunity to have just the garage you want with however many doors as you want, having a house that has a basement is an incredible thing to have as it may provide the storage space that you do not want to use in the garage. We sometimes get so caught up in some of the details like that that you may forget other features that are absolutely crucial to your home. The basement can be one of them, while the porch is another common one that people may forget to think about.
No matter what you are looking for, chances are we have it available on this website where you can find various L-shaped house floor plans including everything from 3 car garages to courtyard in either one-story or 2-story options with the features you are looking for.
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