One-story Craftsman House Plan 94472 is a small home design with 1,216 square feet. Though it's on the smaller side, it has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Therefore, it works for the average-sized family. Plus, it would make a great rental home property. The exterior is full of character with cedar shingle siding and stone. Cold climate homeowners will appreciate this design because it has an attached 2-car garage and a basement foundation option.
Craftsman House Plan 94472 is great for tight lots because it's only 36' wide. The exterior depth is 56', and that includes a covered front porch and back patio. The front porch is just enough room to provide shelter when you get home during a rainstorm. If you're loaded down with groceries, pull inside the garage. Quickly access the kitchen through the garage entrance door.
Interior layout is open and functional. The living room measures 15' wide by 17'6 deep. Arrange buttery-soft leather couches and armchairs in a semi-circle for comfortable entertaining. Traffic flows gracefully into the kitchen and dining space as well. The kitchen includes an island with seating for three people, and there is a small walk-in pantry for storage.
3 bedroom homes are popular among homebuyers for several reasons. Firstly, the average-sized family has two children. 3-bedroom homes are budget-friendly, yet everyone has their own private space. Use the smaller back bedroom as a nursery because it's so close to Mom and Dad. The front bedroom is great for the older child, and they will enjoy having a larger space.
Secondly, three bedroom homes are in high demand as rentals. If you are planning to build a home to rent out, this one will be snapped up quickly. Thirdly, your family will benefit for many years if you choose to build Craftsman House Plan 94472. Though modest in size, this home is perfect for many family stages. For example, a young couple will have a guest room and office. After having children, you can build a larger home and use this one for rental income. When you retire, there’s always the option to downsize and move back in.