Traditional farmhouse style home with long, wraparound covered porch, gable roof, and an informal yet inviting feel.

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Farmhouse Plans

Farmhouse style house plans are timeless and remain popular today. Classic plans typically include a welcoming Read More

Farmhouse style house plans are timeless and remain popular today. Classic plans typically include a welcoming front porch or wraparound porch, dormer windows on the second floor, shutters, a gable roof, and simple lines. The kitchen and dining room areas are common gathering spots for families and are often quite spacious.

From the first "folk" houses built of mud, grass, stone, or logs in the 1700s to today's version, the American farmhouse remains one of the most picturesque and charming home styles. Today's farmhouse house plans have the same elegant beauty but with design elements that are practical to modern needs, including open floor plans, green living amenities, and bonus rooms.

Inspired by traditional country homes, this style has a visual appeal that evokes a feeling of hearth and home. With the rustic look trending in the architectural landscape, many home buyers are building, restoring, and preserving farmhouses. There's even an emerging style, the modern farmhouse, dedicated to combining the classic farmhouse look with modern touches throughout. Another popular style that complements the farmhouse is the "barnhouse" or "barndominium." Barndominium floor plans are inspired by the barns found across the country landscape and on a traditional farm but with a layout to accommodate today's family.  


Farmhouse Plans with Classic Charm

The term "Farmhouse" speaks more to the home's functionality than its form, as the classic designs were built to match the large scenic plots of land on which their owners lived.

First constructed out of necessity, old-fashioned farmhouse plans were built to be sturdy and purposeful. Today's modern farmhouse plans have comfortable, inviting designs, allowing the home to become the property's focal point.

Some other common characteristics include the following:

  • One- or two-story homes with simple, vertical lines and often a gable roof. Bedrooms are generally on the second floor, although many have main-floor primary suites.
  • Dormers are typically found on the second floor to allow natural light.
  • A classic front porch or wraparound covered porch that marks the outdoor living space's transition to indoor living.
  • A clear division in the floor plan between formal and informal dining rooms and living rooms. The front of the home is used for entertaining guests, while the kitchen, bedrooms, and staircase are typically located at the back.
  • Spacious kitchens were a must for old-fashioned farmhouses, and the kitchen is still the place where families gather. Today's designs typically have an expansive cooking area, roomy countertops, and an open layout that flows into the living room space.
  • Today, because farmhouses aren’t always built on large land plots, deep house plans for narrow lots and wide plans are available to fit the varying sizes and shapes of lots.   
  • Wood frame construction and wood siding are traditional. Vinyl siding has become more popular, however.
  • Fireplaces that provide warmth and comfort and a design focal point in the room.

We carry a wide selection of options in this architectural style, from simple farmhouse plans to luxurious family homesteads. Many different layouts are available to fit varying sizes and shapes of lots. Browse through the beautiful designs, and find the house of your dreams!

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The Farmhouse Steps Into 21st Century Chic

TPC author Rexy Legaspi

Charming and Quaint, the Farmhouse Can Be Stylish and Modern.   Look around as you drive along country lanes and rural highways; watch as all these quaint farmhouses come into view. No other house style can be more innately American than the farmhouse. If beauty in its simplicity defines the ranch house, then classic American ingenuity and creativity epitomize the farmhouse. A few years ago, I moved from one of the world’s busiest cities to a relatively quiet, mid-sized town, where I traded skyscrapers and high-rise apartmen

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