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Ranch Style House Plans
Ranch Style house plans Click on the Image to view this floor plan. Ranch style homes (originally known as the California Ranch) were quite popular plans in the 50's and 60's. Their styling is very simple and rectangular in shape. Ranch style homes generally have shallow pitched hipped roofs that extended across a single or double car garage. The draw back to the ranch style home is that is requires a large lot because of the width. Ranch style plans are most popular with three bedrooms and two baths. This plan style has evolved over the years. You can now find a ranch style plan with various architectural styles such as Traditional, Georgian, Country and more. The ranch style home plan is popular because it generally provides all that y Read more
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Published On : 12-02-2004
Author : Steve Donegan
A Contemporary, Ranch Style Home Plan
house plan # ADI30-336 The Practical, Ranch style home will always be one of the more popular home styles. When it comes down to it, it's just hard to go away from the simple, affordable, and practicle nature that a ranch style home offers. This plan style has evolved over the years. You can now find a ranch style plan with various architectural styles such as Traditional, Georgian, Country and more. The ranch style home plan is popular because it generally provides all that you need for day-to-day living on the main level. For this reason the ranch style plan is often built without a basement. As you can see in the featured plan above, ranch plans usually make very good use of the space given. If Read more
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Published On : 01-19-2005
Author : Steve Donegan
New Eye-Catching Home Plans
Home Plans # R1725A3FT-0-SPS and # R4372A3F-0-SPS This new Architectural Firm is an industry leader in custom and speculative residential design, from efficient starter homes and carefully planned neighborhood developments to spectacular private estates. They create eye-catching designs with great curb appeal, documented by high-quality architectural drawings. From our inovative and convenient web site, you can browse hundreds of state-of-the-art home plans by this home designer, and then order the plans of your dreams on-line. We have just started entering in this designer's plans, so look for new plans being added daily. Click here to view the home designs that have been entered in thus far. Thank you for visitng The Plan Collection Read more
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Published On : 02-02-2005
Author : Steve Donegan
Ranch House Plans = Affordable Style
Most of the time, when we feature a house plan on The Plan Collection, we usually choose the biggest, the best, and the most impressive set of home plans that we can find. I have to admit, it is really fun to look at (and fantasize about) 8000+ square foot luxury homes, top-of-the-line log homes, and cutting-edge passive solar houseplans, but for most of us it just isn't practical. That is why I am featuring one of our Ranch House Plans number GAR-74007. This classy Ranch Home provides a lot of comfort and style, but won't empty your pocket-book. GAR-74007 is very attuned to the needs of today's family. There is a large bonus room above the garage that would make a great playroom for the kids, but it could be used as an office or a Read more
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Published On : 03-04-2008
Author : Steve Donegan
Ranch House Plans -- An American Classic!
Ranch House Plans The Ranch style is one of the most popular types of home designs to date. Ranch Houses (also known as California Ranch Homes, Ranchers, or even Ramblers) first began to be built in the 1920s, but they rocketed into popularity as many of the baby boomers started building homes of their own. The primary characteristic of a classical set of ranch house plans is its long, low shape. Ranch home designs can feature anything from hips to gables, and covered porches to dormers, but it still has that uniquely American profile. Another feature commonly found in ranch house plans is the minimal use of decorations. The main idea behind ranch home design is that you are combining modern philosophy with the American West -- with Read more
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Published On : 03-03-2010
Author : Steve Donegan
Ranch Style Homes: The Ranch House Plan Makes a Big Comeback
“Simplicity is beauty” truly captures the essence of today’s ranch house plan.   Once criticized as having no style, the rambling one-story structures, with their open floor plans, large windows, and sliding glass doors to a rear patio are basking in a revival these days. Typically built close-to-the-ground with a low-pitched roof, minimal exterior and interior decoration, the “ranch” really caught the imagination of America’s middle class in the late 1940s through the 1960s before falling out of favor in the early 70s as buyers and homebuilders turned to “McMansions.” But with a few modern twists to the traditional ranch house design, today’s ranch homes are attracting both Read more
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Published On : 06-05-2013
Author :Brian Toolan

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