Searching for “Pinterest house plans” is likely a good first step you can take when building your dream home. Pinterest is a social search engine where the best ideas in design, construction, and decoration live.
Whatever type of home you have in mind, it’s likely that you’ll find trending ideas as well as classic inspiration on Pinterest. Most folks who use the site have multiple boards for their house pins. Some have a creative “dream house” board or a “someday” board, while others have a “we are breaking ground next week, so here are a few great examples of a detached garage” board.
When it comes to house plans, Pinterest doesn’t disappoint. There are plenty of house ideas to browse through in every architectural style and size you can imagine, including the following:
• small homes
• mansion (dream) homes
• one story homes
• log cabins
Okay, okay – we know why you’re really here. For some amazing Pinspiration! So, without any further ado, here are the top 30 pins of great houses you can build!
Top 30 Plan Collection House Plans Being Pinned
#1: Luxury Country Plan with Second Level Laundry
This amazing luxury Country plan with Arts & Crafts overtones (Plan 198-1060) has five spacious bedrooms, which makes it perfect for a large family or a couple who love entertaining. It’s oozing with country charm and rustic chic, and pinners tend to comment on liking the gable roof and dormer windows.
#2: Tuscan Stunner with Walk In Closet
This luxury Tuscan house (Plan #161-1041, top) has many amenities. There are four bedrooms, three full bathrooms – including the sumptuous master bath at bottom – and an additional three half bathrooms. The lower level of the home even has three guest suites – which makes it the perfect home for entertaining guests or hosting family, even long term.
#3: European-Style Home with Classic Exterior
This 1.5-story plan (Plan #142-1160) includes four bedrooms! It’s classic facade and warm interior make it the perfect family home for relaxing, studying, and entertaining. It makes great use of its space and seems much larger than its 2399 square feet.
#4: Coastal Plan with Covered Front Porch
This extraordinary Coastal style home (Plan #175-1132) looks like it’s straight out of a Floridian magazine. It’s a generous two-story plan and has four nicely sized bedrooms, making it the perfect family home. Pinners are going crazy over the tiled roof and the covered front porch.
#5: Home, Sweet Country Home with Outdoor Kitchen
This charming Country style home (Plan #142-1205) might just be the one for you! Its large front porch has plenty of room for a porch swing. The home also has a Great Room with a cathedral ceiling, fireplace, and flanking built-in bookcases/display centers. This all connects to the kitchen and dining area.
#6: Rustic Ranch with Dining Room
This stunning Rustic Ranch style home (Plan #161-1097) is a home builder’s dream! It makes great use of its space, as the finished main area is 2,422 square feet and its bonus optional finished basement adds another 1,491 should you choose to finish it. This extra space comes in the form of two bedrooms and a bath, plus a family room and recreation room.
#7: Florida Retreat with Covered Front Porch
This is the tropical home of your dreams! The enormous villa (Plan #175-1131) is perfect for a waterfront property (or vacation home even if there’s no water in sight!). The home draws heavily on Spanish influences and sports an exterior stucco wall and tiled roof.
#8: Southern Comfort with Split Master Bedroom
This remarkable home (Plan #153-1454) highlights one of the classic elements of a southern country house – namely, the home’s deep wrap-around front porch, which provides plenty of shade from the sun and space for outdoor relaxation or entertaining. The dormer windows are another classic feature that makes this one of the most popular house plans on Pinterest.
#9: Transitional Craftsman with Nook/Breakfast Area
The three-car garage in this rustic Country Craftsman house is just one of the many exciting features that makes it such a popular home (Plan #180-1047). The home also has three bedrooms and four full bathrooms, all without losing its quaint cottage feel. Cottage house plans are a popular style on Pinterest!
#10: Luxury Rustic Manor
One of the best features of this 4531-square-foot rustic masterpiece (Plan #161-1076) is the many stone elements on the facade that really contribute to its natural feel. Many who choose to build their own homes also appreciate the visual appeal of the multi-tiered roof and semi-attached garage.
#11: Cottage Plan with a View
This comfortable rustic Cottage (Plan #132-1649) with large windows to take in the surroundings works particularly well if your intended lot incorporates a hill or any other sloped building lot as it can accommodate it perfectly. Boasting two bedrooms and two full bathrooms, this home is a perfect vacation or retirement property.
#12: Shingle Showcase with Master Bathroom
This 5023-square-foot Shingle-style home (Plan #161-1038) is perfect for warmer months! It has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, two half bathrooms – and 3 fireplaces! – spread over its two floors. It also has a finished basement and a lush courtyard entry.
#13: Luxury Craftsman with Vaulted Ceilings
This Intriguing home’s style is so classic that it fits into any neighborhood in any region. The transitional Craftsman house (Plan #198-1011) has 3999 square feet in conditioned living space, but it also has plenty of high ceilings, making it seem even larger. It’s multi-level outer roof and windows with shutters significantly increase its curb appeal as well.
#14: Transitional Farmhouse with Covered Front Porch
It’s no wonder that this Country style home (Plan #142-1165) is a favorite on Pinterest! The home is “barn house chic” and has four bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and one half bath. It packs a lot of punch in 2203 square feet (and it doesn’t hurt that it looks like it’s from an episode of Fixer Upper!)
#15: White Farmhouse with Split Master Bedroom
Another farm favorite, this Modern Farmhouse (Plan #142-1199) is a popular one to pin because of the clean lines of its facade, its incorporation of natural decorative elements like wood and stone, and nice indoor amenities. It’s another Fixer Upper type favorite floor plan.
#16: Transitional Country Retreat with Vaulted Ceilings
This Rustic Country style house (Plan #142-1168) will inspire you to entertain inside and out. No wonder it’s a favorite! The amazing transitional Craftsman inspired home has a nice 2597 square feet of living area. Friendly gatherings are a breeze, what with the open floor plan providing an easy layout for guests to make themselves at home. And the large kitchen, which is open to the dining area with built-ins, provides great detailing and entertaining possibilities with its eating bar and island. The siding – not to mention the brick and wood detailing – imparts s a rustic and inviting country comfort to complement the interior.
#17: Southern Country Charmer with Amazing Kitchen
This Ranch house (Plan #142-1131) with decorative dormers is definitely a dream home! It has a split-bedroom layout, so the master suite offers two walk-in closets and a master bathroom complete with his and her vanities and linen storage, a walk-in shower, a water closet, and a large soaking tub. Above the garage, there is an optional bonus room that could be converted into a game room or a fifth bedroom. It’s one of the best small-ish house plans for a family (or a couple who loves to entertain overnight guests!).
#18: Farmhouse with Vaulted Ceilings
This amazing Texas Ranch style house (Plan #142-1203) is a nice 2920 square feet of living area. It has lots of amenities like a walk-in pantry, plenty of storage, a laundry room, a powder room, and a study with closets. It’s a great home for a growing family!
#19: Country Showstopper with High Ceilings
This Rustic-inspired home (Plan #202-1016) is popular on Pinterest because it’s truly a Texas treat. It sports heated floors and has 4,964 square feet of living space. In addition, this spacious 2-story country lodge-type house also has a flexible 860-square-foot 3-car garage that's roomy enough for additional mechanical, storage, or work areas.
#20: European Manor with Dramatic Spaces
This gorgeous European-style home with a combination of Country Manor and Tudor detailing (Plan #198-1054) is the definition of luxury with 4376 square feet of living space. Pinners also love this home plan because of how well it accommodates those who love to entertain. The gourmet kitchen, for example, has an island, eating bar, and large breakfast area. The family room is right off the breakfast and kitchen area, which creates a large, open space for family and friends.
#21: Transitional Craftsman Featured on HGTV
A few of the most popular plans on Pinterest seems like they are straight out of HGTV’s Fixer Upper…well, this one was actually featured on the channel. It’s from the popular show Front Door. The exquisite transitional Craftsman style home with Country overtones (Plan #109-1013) is one of the most popular smaller house plans on our Pinterest. It has 1831 square feet of living spaces, three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and one half bath, spread across one story.
#22: Vacation Getaway with Split Master Bedroom
This attractive A-Frame inspired vacation home (Plan #126-1890) is wonderfully designed for indoor and outdoor living – no matter what season or weather. In warm weather, sit out and enjoy the sun rays on the expansive deck. When winter comes, enjoy the vestibule entry that keeps the cold out and the warmth in – and appreciate that steep roof as the snow slides off.
#23: Magnificent Modern Home with Vaulted Ceilings
If you prefer a more modern, chic look, then this California-inspired luxury home (Plan #202-1015) is perfect for you! Its clean, angular 3712-square-foot floor plan in two stories sports four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and one half bathroom. And the mudroom, walk-in kitchen pantry, and den are a few of the features that people like – and your family will enjoy.
#24: Luxury Classic with Two-Story Living Room
This classic Luxury Mediterranean style home (Plan #107-1058) features six bedrooms, three full bathrooms, one half bath, and a cabana in its floor plan. It also has a huge island kitchen with eating bar and enormous walk-in pantry. The nearby family room opens to a spacious outdoor seating area, and the living room opposite soars to the second story.
#25: Rustic Texas Ranch with Luxury Details
This handsome Rustic Ranch style home with Texas style detailing that would also be at home on a Southern California building lot (Plan #161-1094) has 3623 square feet of living space. The one story floor plan includes two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a half bath, and is very popular with Pinners for its functionality and style.
#26: Contemporary Plan with High Ceilings
This lovely Contemporary style home (Plan #161-1085) has plenty of Prairie-style influences. It has 2593 square feet of living space spread over one story. This home also has for spacious bedrooms and large living areas, making it popular with Pinners.
#27: Transitional Farmhouse with Wrap-Around Porch
Pinterest enthusiasts embrace cutting-edge ideas, and this modern interpretation of the traditional Farmhouse in a transitional floor plan doesn’t disappoint. The Country-inspired home (Plan #193-1072) sports a huge wrap-around porch that leads to the kitchen on the right side and the guest bedroom on the left, with the entrance to the house in the center.
The master suite is off the right side with its own entrance and covered porch, but of course it's also connected to the interior of the home through a short hallway leading to the mudroom off the covered rear porch. The Great Room family and kitchen areas have two-story vaulted ceilings, with overlooks from the second floor, and upstairs are two more bedrooms, a bathroom, and a loft-TV space.
#28: Modern Craftsman with Covered Rear Porch
The wood shakes and the stone accents give this transitional Craftsman style house (Plan #106-1276) wonderful curb appeal. It’s also very easy to entertain guests in the home because of its charming and spacious kitchen. The kitchen, with its full wall of windows, a 4-foot x 8-foot island, and a floor to ceiling pantry, is so charming, in fact, that it helped this particular house plan win a BALA (Best in American Living Award) from the National Association of Home Builders!
#29: Traditional Plan with Main Level Laundry
Among the Pinterest small house plans, this humble traditional Country Ranch (Plan #142-1200) packs a punch. Ten-foot-high ceilings in the living room give it a much bigger feel, while the room also warms the home with a cozy and inviting fireplace. The shallow hip roof, an iconic feature of the traditional California Ranch style, resists high winds and the wide overhang of the eaves shades the home from hot summer sun while allowing its warming rays in during the winter. Those in the market for a smaller home won’t do much better than this favorite.
#30: Rustic Plan with Two Fireplaces
Four bedrooms, three-car garage, and two fireplaces! This beautiful rustic transitional Ranch home (Plan #193-1094) has everything you could ever need, including a gourmet kitchen with two islands and ginormous walk-in pantry, huge laundry/craft room, large office at the front of the house, mudroom with built-ins, and covered grilling deck/outdoor entertainment space with fireplace.
Browsing through Pinterest house plans can help you come up with ideas and inspiration to get to the next step of choosing your plan. That’s why we’ve compiled a list to help show you the ones from The Plan Collection that people are loving the most. If you’re ready to start narrowing your search, use our search tool to find a plan that has all of the necessities you need.