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20 Home Plans with a Great Indoor/Outdoor Connection

Today’s homeowners crave home plans that feature an indoor/outdoor connection, which allows them to not only bring the outside in, but to enjoy additional living space as well. Today we’re featuring 20 Mascord home plans that feature this much desired connection!

These home plans embrace natural light by incorporating side-by-side windows, offer covered patios off the dining areas and living spaces, and much more. Want your house plan design to blend seamlessly with the natural environment? Looking for a home plan that takes advantage of natural light without compromising privacy? You can find the house plan of your dreams at Houseplans.co, the online home of Alan Mascord Design Associates, Inc., award-winning home designers.

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The Langley Home Plan 1329A: An expansive outdoor living space is just off the oversized great room and includes a fireplace, barbecue and built-in storage. Plus, downstairs bonus space of the Langley home plan boasts a wine storage room and snack bar.

European-style Home Plans 1329A – The Langley 

European-style Home Plans 1329A – The Langley

The Rivendell Manor Home Plans 2470: Featured in the NW Natural Street of Dreams, the Rivendell offers a stunning outdoor living area off the great room, complete with built-in grill. The sliding doors in the vaulted master suite open to a relaxing outdoor space.

Storybook Home Plans 2470 – The Rivendell Manor 

Storybook Home Plans 2470 – The Rivendell Manor

The Willard House Plan 22158: The Willard impresses with a gorgeous outdoor patio design, which is covered – making it a joy to use all year round! The fireplace and stone patio are extra special touches for homeowners and guests to enjoy!

Craftsman House Plans 22158 – The Willard 

Craftsman House Plans 22158 – The Willard

The Tasseler House Plan 1411: Amazing views and a wealth of outdoor entertaining space helped the Tasseler house plan win numerous awards at the Portland Street of Dreams. The combination of natural elements, such as stone and wood, blend seamlessly and embrace the natural surroundings.

Lodge Craftsman Home Plans 1411 – The Tasseler 

Lodge Craftsman Home Plans 1411 – The Tasseler

The Senath House Plan 2447: This hillside home snuggles up to the terrain, to blend effortlessly into the natural surroundings. The Senath house plan includes an open-air porch with a fireplace for gatherings or even intimate dinner parties with friends.

Craftsman House Plans 2447 – The Senath 

Craftsman House Plans 2447 – The Senath

The Parnell Home Plan 2418: Take one look at the exterior of the Parnell house plan and you can see its resplendent indoor/outdoor connection! Part Craftsman, part country, this home plan brings the outside in, with its wealth of windows, patios and so much more.

Country Craftsman Home Plans 2418 – The Parnell 

Country Craftsman Home Plans 2418 – The Parnell

The Letterham Home Plan 2465: The Letterham offers homeowners a variety of outdoor living spaces, including a vaulted outdoor living area with a fireplace just off of the kitchen and adjoining porch.

Craftsman Lodge House Plans 2465 – The Letterham 

Craftsman Lodge House Plans 2465 – The Letterham

The Timbersedge Home Plan 1411D: The Street of Dreams award-winning home plan, the Timbersedge, incorporates all the best of Northwest living in a richly detailed floor plan. With a total living area over 5,000 square feet, this home plan includes a stunning outdoor kitchen!

Northwest-style Craftsman Lodge Home Plan 1411D  

Northwest-style Craftsman Lodge Home Plan 1411D

The Halstad House Plan 22156: Sit-down dining is truly a sensory experience in the Halstad home plan. Diners are treated to views of natural surroundings through glass doors that lead to a covered patio – a perfect place to relax for dessert or a nightcap!

Lodge-style Craftsman House Plans 22156 – The Halstad 

Lodge-style Craftsman House Plans 22156 – The Halstad

The Houston Home Plan 1246: Suitable for a north or south facing lot, the Houston house plan’s great room and kitchen face a sheltered backyard area so that you can take advantage of your outdoor amenities - like a back patio, pool, garden, and more.

Contemporary Ranch House Plan 1246 – The Houston 

Contemporary Ranch House Plan 1246 – The Houston

The Terrebonne Home Plan 2459: This home offers an unmatched indoor/outdoor elegance! Featured in the Street of Dreams, the home is awash in gorgeous French country details, but with all the modern conveniences and environmentally friendly perks homeowners desire.

French Country House Plans 2459 – The Terrebonne 

French Country House Plans 2459 – The Terrebonne

The Halsey Home Plan 21124BA: The rear-facing covered patio off the dining room/great room gives the Halsey home plan a perfect indoor/outdoor connection. Enjoy your backyard all year long thanks to the solid-roof patio!

Small Craftsman Home Plan 21124BA -  The Halsey 

Small Craftsman Home Plan 21124BA - The Halsey

The Vidabelo House Plan 2396: Make the most of your outdoor space with the Vidabelo house plan. A vaulted porch leads out to the backyard and sprawling deck – a perfect spot for morning coffee and croissants or an al fresco dinner with friends.

Craftsman House Plans 2396 – The Vidabelo 

Craftsman House Plans 2396 – The Vidabelo

The Cotswolder House Plan 22198: The Cotswolder home plan features an 18-foot-by-20-foot outdoor patio with a solid roof cover and 13-foot ceilings - a major outdoor living feature!

Cottage Craftsman Style Home Plan 22198 – The Cotswolder 

Cottage Craftsman Style Home Plan 22198 – The Cotswolder

The Hendrick House Plan 2467: The Hendrick is a beautiful mountain ranch house plan with a terrific outdoor connection. There’s a three-season porch just off the dining room (perfect for entertaining), as well as a porch off the master bedroom (complete with hot tub!) and a porch off the second master suite.

Lodge-style Craftsman House Plans 2467 – The Hendrick 

Lodge-style Craftsman House Plans 2467 – The Hendrick

The Queensbury Home Plan 1163A: The stunning great room of the Queensbury home plan will draw you in with its 13-foot ceilings, fireplace and sliding glass doors to the covered back patio. Entertain in grace and style with this well-planned indoor/outdoor connection!

Modern Ranch House Plan 1163A – The Queensbury 

Modern Ranch House Plan 1163A – The Queensbury

The Copper Falls Home Plan 2458: The Copper Falls home plan lets you entertain in style! This home comes complete with a vaulted outdoor living space, which includes a fireplace and outdoor kitchen with vented hood. So many gorgeous details inside and out for a grand indoor/outdoor connection.

Craftsman Home Plans 2458 – The Copper Falls 

Craftsman Home Plans 2458 – The Copper Falls

The Keighly Home Plan 1161: The back patio of the Keighley house plan is truly something to be admired. It stretches across the master bedroom and the living/dining room – showcasing sliding glass doors, which not only let in light, but allow for some stunning outdoor gatherings!

Contemporary Home Plans 1161 – The Keighley 

Contemporary Home Plans 1161 – The Keighley

The Brunswick Home Plan 2466: Light, airy and contemporary, the Brunswick house plan has it all! Looking for a kitchen worthy of a cooking show with built-in bar level dining? How about a large open great room and stunning views? This may be the perfect house plan for you!

Contemporary Home Plans 2466 – The Brunswick 

Contemporary Home Plans 2466 – The Brunswick

The Brandywine Home Plan 1244: The Brandywine allows homeowners to maximize their outdoor living and entertainment with a daylight basement and second story deck! The downstairs recreation room has 9-foot ceilings with a wet bar built in to one end and a wine cellar nearby for convenience.

Craftsman Home Plans 1244 – The Brandywine 

Craftsman Home Plans 1244 – The Brandywine

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