Plan 1164ES - The Park Place - Narrow contemporary home designed for efficiency. Excellent Outdoor connection
2 Car Garage
Main Floor Plan
A Walk Through The Park Place
The Park Place is a quintessential example of a rising trend in neighborhood development – narrow lot house plans. With the rising cost of land, house plans for narrow lots are designed to maximize a ranch-style home’s efficiency with open spaces, natural light and unique elements found in contemporary house designs.
This one-story home includes three bedrooms, two full bathrooms and an attached two-car garage. When you walk into the foyer, you’ll find a bedroom that faces the street on your left and an entrance into the garage on the right. Next to the bedroom is a full bathroom, followed by an office with a vaulted ceiling, which easily converts into a third bedroom. Past the foyer is the combined living and dining room, with a vaulted ceiling that shares the space with a spacious kitchen. The kitchen features a large walk-in butler’s pantry and an island that provides some separation from the living and dining areas. To the left of the living room is a small hallway that leads to a laundry area as well as the master bedroom, where you’ll find a picture window, a private bathroom with dual sinks and a large walk-in closet. The garage, which you access from the foyer, has a dedicated space for essential appliances (like the hot water heater), a workbench and a side door that leads to the exterior of the home.
Main Floor1613 SqFt
Total Area1613 SqFt
Beds and Baths
Height (to Midpt)14'-7"
Garage Bays2 Car Garage
Roof MaterialMetal/Standing Seam Roof
Wall Framing2 x 6
Main Roof Pitch1/12
"Modern" describes a fairly wide scope of homes designed in the current age. This somewhat ambiguous term could include homes people describe as contemporary with flat or shed roofs or comprised of simple geometric massing elements, as well as revivalist styles such as modern prairie. View more plans of this style in our Modern House Plans collection
Modern Prairie homes are characterized by their horizontal lines, low-pitched roofs, and integration with the surrounding landscape. They often have wide, overhanging eaves, and may incorporate elements such as cantilevered balconies and large windows to bring in natural light. In modern versions of the style, materials such as glass, steel, and concrete may be used alongside traditional wood and brick. Modern prairie style homes often emphasize open, flowing floor plans and a connection to nature.
Our Ranch style house plan collection comprises single level homes with elongated elevations that suit placement on acreage or suburban lots, and the easy living open floorplans are ideal for families with both young and aging family members. The homes you'll see in this collection typically have a rectangular or L-shaped footprint, and low-pitched roof. They are ideal for placement of photovoltaics! Take a look and tell us what you think.
This plan is based upon another design - 1164A
- Overall Width decreased 12ft.
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