New Craftsman House Plans with Character

New Craftsman House Plans with Character

 

Builders love to create homes with flair, and since the mid-19th century, the Craftsman style has been built all throughout the United States. As we continue to roll out new house plans, almost daily, we are excited to turn the spotlight on some of these eye-catching and highly functional Craftsman house plans that are loaded with character and quickly catching the attention of our customers. If you love the Craftsman style, get to know these house plans:

 

Craftsman House Plan 041-00198

 

Plan 041-00198

This popular craftsman home design is a customer favorite for many reasons. Not only does it have huge street appeal, but its 2,358 square foot layout is also extremely functional. From the street appeal to the split bedroom layout, see why it’s easy to picture your family growing up in a home like this: 

 

Curb Appeal

The farmhouse-like façade highlights board and batten siding with window panels and a multiple gable roofing. The front covered porch details a dazzling vaulted ceiling with natural timber beams and brick. The garage is a side-entry that allows for an unobstructed view of the front of the house while the rear covered porch tops off the alluring nature of the home. Right off the bat, this craftsman house plan screams character and charm.

 

Split Bedroom Layout

One of the great things about this craftsman house plan is that the master suite is tucked away from the other bedrooms. Hallways between the bedrooms and the common areas provide much-needed privacy when the house is full. 

 

Bonus Room

The overhead bonus situated above the garage adds plenty of possibilities for your family as it is complete with a full bathroom and closet. Whether your family needs an additional bedroom, guest suite, or a game room, this craftsman house plan has you covered with this bonus room.

 

Ranch House Plan 2802-00055

 

Plan 2802-00055

Homebuilders are quickly taking note of the character this exclusive plan brings to the table. Bringing back sweet nostalgic memories of spending summers playing outdoors at your grandparent’s house, this craftsman ranch house plan delivers a comfortable single-story home with an incredible rear deck, spacious garage, and walkout basement.

 

Curb Appeal

This craftsman home could easily be planted in a beautiful suburban setting where the kids can enjoy playing outside around the neighborhood. The mix of slated stonework, vinyl siding, and board and batten creates an inviting street view. The front covered porch also provides sufficient space for decorating to enhance the curb appeal and to create a welcoming front entry.

 

Garage

The large three-car garage has a tandem second bay where additional storage, a workshop, or a fourth car could be placed. With window views and a pedestrian door, the garage in this craftsman house plan adds functional character while measuring a considerable amount of square footage.

 

Outside Space

When the temperatures are favorable, it’s great to be outside to take advantage of it. This craftsman house plan provides a spacious rear porch for fabulous outdoor living. Partially covered, this porch spans the width of the home and its covering roof can provide protection from the sun’s harmful rays and allow entertaining to continue uninterrupted even on rainy days. The semi-covered porch has plenty of space for grills and a complete patio furniture set. 

 

Basement

The basement offers an exciting component of this craftsman house plan. With additional bedrooms and complete living space, the basement outlines the main floor square footage and is designed for comfortable living and privacy. This space is designed to function as an in-law suite or a young couple living with family but granting their privacy.

 

Craftsman House Plan 8594-00006

 

Plan 8594-00006

This 4-bedroom craftsman house plan is full of character you just can’t help but notice. From the bright exterior to the decorative interior, this two-story craftsman home design is full of architectural interest. The 2,011 square footprint details a main floor master with the second floor housing the secondary bedrooms and an optional bonus room for additional possibilities.

 

Street Appeal

Crafted with a decorative combination of woodwork and stonework, the exterior façade features overhead gables with board and batten siding while the middle dormer mirrors the multi-panel windows found on the base of the home. Cedar gable corbels bracket the roofing while the wood pillars and window panels add an incredible detail against the stone accent entry and the white shingle siding. The vaulted front covered porch completes the curb appeal of this home design and features a small stone step-up that grants protected entry into the home’s interior.

 

Ceiling Details

Volume ceilings run throughout the interior of the main floor creating aesthetically pleasing rooms while also creating the optical illusion of more space. From the front porch, vaulted ceilings outline the foyer, family room, and rear covered porch while the master suite and dining area boast beam ceilings. The second story details sloped ceilings allowing for the room’s occupant to get creative with decorating around the room’s angles.

 

Outside Space

The double vaulted porch delivers a covered and screened-in outdoor living space for seasonal entertaining. The outdoor fireplace promises warmth and comfort during chilly nights while the screened-in porch bumps the width out a little and offers protection from pesky insects and bugs. The whirling combination of this wonderful outdoor area creates an inviting environment to entertain or relax.

 

Plan 699-00258

 

Plan 699-00258

Designed with immense style, this craftsman house plan is loaded with the utmost attention to detail inside and out making a lakefront property the ideal lot for this home. Not only does this 3,773 square foot plan make the most of its single-story layout, but it also details an equally exciting basement foundation to optimize the lakefront view from the spacious rear deck.

 

Curb Appeal

Multiple gables with corbels really dress up the front elevation while the whiteboard and batten siding and stacked stone perimeter skirt create unique craftsman textures. The front covered porch showboats a vaulted ceiling with plenty of room for additional porch decor. Additionally, the beautifully arched windows truly bring out the home’s brilliance.

 

Ceiling Details

The character of the exterior flows seamlessly into the interior as various ceilings styles decorate multiple rooms on the main floor and basement level. The vaulted foyer sets the tone with the first impression and leads to the vaulted study and vaulted lodge room with built-in shelving outlining the fireplace. This room delivers loads of character as it is open to the large kitchen and breakfast nook with a dome tray ceiling. The master suite features a step ceiling over the bed with 14-foot ceiling height and a barrel ceiling in the master bathroom. Journey down to the basement and discover the coffered ceiling in the social room. This craftsman home design is dedicated to creating aesthetic pleasure.

 

Outside Space

The partially covered rear deck hosts sufficient space for lounging and entertaining guests while overlooking the gorgeous waterfront view. This large outdoor space includes a fireplace and a screened-in portion with a vaulted ceiling that captures the architectural interest of this area. With the amount of space given, this outdoor space beckons for cookouts, dining al fresco, or simply lounging around the fireplace as a family and enjoying the night sky.

 

Basement

The basement almost mirrors the main floor footprint and details a marvelous living and entertaining area. Complete with three bedrooms, two plus bathrooms, a wet bar, a theater room, two game rooms, and even a single-car garage, this basement has covered all the bases for extravagant living.

 

Craftsman House Plan 425-00034

 

Craftsman House Plan 425-00034

This single-story craftsman house plan outlines spacious living for a small family, offering two bedrooms and two plus bathrooms with a three-car garage. This remarkable layout grants incredible luxury by means of convenient features such as the home office, mudroom, and spa-like master bathroom.

 

Curb Appeal

The exterior highlights a wonderful mix of stucco, shingles, and natural materials detailing a classic, “homey” feel that only a craftsman home design could create. The warm tone of the materials together offer an invitation to roll out the welcome mat, settle in, and say “home sweet home.”

 

Outside Living

This unique craftsman home design offers a double outdoor living space not found in many other house plans. The front covered porch details a warming fireplace and living area adjacent to the entryway, while the rear covered deck also offers a spacious area to enjoy entertaining or lounging. These two outside spaces will quickly become the household favorites and will inspire fabulous decor and furniture.

 

Spacious Kitchen

The open floor concept in this craftsman house plan embraces the wall to wall wide kitchen with a corner walk-in pantry. This spacious kitchen is a delight for any home chef as it hosts plenty of space to prep, cook, and store pots and pans. The adjacent dining room is a convenient and sunlit corner featuring a raised ceiling with wood beams where the family will gather to enjoy each other’s company as they create lifelong memories.

 

Today, craftsman house plans are characterized by their simple and elegant style and are often constructed of locally handcrafted metal, glass, and woodwork. Our craftsman house plans offer a whirlwind of character varying in different sizes and functions. Get to know our extensive and growing craftsman house plan collection to learn more.

Brandon Hall
Brandon Hall

Our "go to guy" and company expert, Brandon is the visionary and dreamer of all we do here at America's Best House Plans. He manages quality assurance, audits existing processes for maximum effectiveness, and develops strategies to increase productivity and efficiency. With over 15 years experience in the home design industry, Brandon has a hand in every aspect of the day-to-day operations of our company, in addition to ensuring an unparalleled level of service to our customers.

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