A Blend of Many Architectural Styles

Simple Exteriors

Emphasis on Family Gathering Spaces

Traditional House Plans

The Traditional style house plan represents a true melding of various architectural styles over the years as a symbol of how American families live. Traditional house plans feature simple exteriors with brick or stone trim, porches and varied roof lines. Inside of American style homes, the emphasis is on gathering spaces for family and friends. Great rooms, family and recreation rooms and big airy kitchens dominate the floor plan. Many of the single-story house plans also offer a second floor “bonus” room that can be used as an office, a hobby room or storage space.

Perhaps no other residential architectural style epitomizes the Great American Dream as the Traditional house plan. While these house plans can incorporate various design elements, they focus on simplicity and function and can easily be customized to different lifestyles. For example, as a family grows, the bonus space on the second floor of a single-story American style home design can be converted into bedrooms or a recreation room. And the simple design easily allows homeowners to add decks, porches and other outdoor living spaces. Every aspect of the Traditional house plan centers on spaces for families and friends to gather, entertain and relax.

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