Big and extravagant homes might be beautiful to admire from afar, but how many homeowners really want the mortgage payment that comes with it plus spend their nights and weekends maintaining them – or incur huge expenses to have others do so for them? Below I explore some of the advantages and comforts offered by a smaller home floor plan as well as my “Top 5 Tips” to enhance your smaller space design.
If you have had any contact with young adults—those in their 20s and 30s—you have probably heard it: a fascination with small houses. The attraction? There is less to pay for, less to take care of, and more creativity involved in living day to day.
Stylish, versatile, and affordable, 1000–1500-square-foot home plans come with all the wonderful “big-home” elements that you can want – minus the huge price tag. From various architectural designs that feature open floor plans, vaulted and high ceilings, bonus spaces, and mudrooms, there’s everything to love about these smaller house plans.