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Cheapest House Plans: Stylish Plans at an Affordable Price

September 10, 2019
Cheapest House Plans: Stylish Plans at an Affordable Price

By Courtney Pittman

Want to build your dream house plan without spending a fortune? Well, you're in luck! Some of our cheapest house plans and floor plans boast stylish features and luxurious amenities. These affordable designs make it easy (and cheap!) to build your dream home. You can keep costs down and still have a gorgeous home by keeping several principals in mind. With smaller footprints, open floor plans, smart material choices, and uncomplicated designs, our cheapest house plans utilize space in easy and efficient ways (without breaking the bank).

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We’ve gathered our cheapest house plans and floor plans that are loaded with affordable luxury. These standout house floor plans are smart, convenient, budget-friendly, and full of style - see for yourself!

Home Plan - Country Exterior - Other Elevation Plan #932-33 Plan932-33

This brand-new farmhouse plan features 2,095 square feet and a very open layout between the island kitchen and the vaulted great room. The master suite steps out to the back porch, which wraps all the way around the side and to the front. See plan 932-33 online.

Home Plan - Contemporary Exterior - Front Elevation Plan #48-944 Plan48-944

With 1,878 square feet, this fresh plan offers three bedrooms and open living spaces. Our favorite part: the kitchen's big island, which creates a natural spot for snacking and socializing with friends and family. The two-car garage boasts plenty of storage space. Like to host and entertain? A rear patio just off the dining room is great for outdoor hangs when the weather is nice. See plan48-944 online.

Home Plan - Modern Exterior - Front Elevation Plan #23-2638 Plan23-2638

Casual and cool, this design presents a simple yet memorable exterior. With the dining room, kitchen, and great room all open to one another, homeowners are able to have flexibility when it comes to arrangements and use of space (which also allows the home to feel larger than it actually is). See plan 23-2638 online.

Home Plan - Contemporary Exterior - Front Elevation Plan #23-2631 Plan23-2631

This terrific house design offers an uncomplicated design that is full of style. A small footprint and easygoing floor plan make this house plan design both affordable and modern. Multiple outdoor areas grant homeowners even more livable space, while connecting the indoors and out for seamless entertaining. See plan23-2631 online.

Home Plan - Southern Exterior - Front Elevation Plan #45-573 Plan45-573

Plenty of porch room in this house plan welcomes lazy afternoons and invites the outdoors in with a large veranda in the front, a rear terrace, and a courtyard that maximizes living space. Friends and family will have oodles of room to relax and kick up their feet while enjoying all that nature has to offer.

The living room opens effortlessly to the kitchen bar and dining room allowing homeowners to entertain friends and family easily. Two bedrooms and a master suite reside on the main floor with the master at the back of the house for extra privacy. See plan 45-573 online.

Home Plan - Contemporary Exterior - Front Elevation Plan #569-40 Plan569-40

The cheapest house to build doesn't have to be small. This home design is perfect for a bigger (or growing) family that wants to have space – without spending an arm and a leg to get it. With two stories, this home saves space (and cash) and is great for a narrow lot. The super simple design and open layout lend a spacious feeling, while cutting back on costs.

Home Plan - Cheapest House Plans: Stylish Plans at an Affordable Price

Sliding glass doors (pictured above) open to the outdoor dining and living area, extending the living space with ease and functionality. A guest suite on the first floor could also be used as an extra bedroom, home office, playroom…the options are endless! See plan 569-40 online.

Home Plan - Traditional Exterior - Front Elevation Plan #513-18 Plan513-18

Want more space in your house design but at a cheaper price? Well, you’re in luck. This affordable house plan is loaded with 1,988 square feet of pure goodness. This gem boats a family-friendly layout that encourages functional living with a splash of style.

Highlights we love include 12 foot ceilings in the living room for added luxury, four bedrooms plus a master suite on the opposite end of the house (hello privacy!), a study, a large kitchen island, and a covered rear porch to top it all off – JACKPOT! See plan 513-18 online.

Home Plan - Traditional Exterior - Front Elevation Plan #929-770 Plan929-770

In perfect symmetry, this cottage plan vividly expresses curb appeal in a modern way. The twin gables and columns, topped with a large gabled dormer, create a welcoming exterior. Compact but mighty, this design features a contemporary floor plan in a smaller square footage making it cheap to build (and we don’t hate it).

Home Plan - Cheapest House Plans: Stylish Plans at an Affordable Price

The kitchen’s L-shaped counter top doubles as a serving bar, creating additional space for quick meals. Vaulted ceilings and windows (pictured above) allow the great room to feel open, airy, and bigger than it actually is – making it the perfect gathering spot for family and friends alike! The upstairs not only includes two bedrooms, but a generous bonus room and balcony that overlook the great room.

Home Plan - Cheapest House Plans: Stylish Plans at an Affordable Price

The rear porch at the back of the plan (above) can be used year-round (just add a fire pit) and enjoys a full view of the open great room. See plan 929-770 online.

Home Plan - Modern Exterior - Front Elevation Plan #472-8 Plan472-8

Brimming with character and style, this modern (and cheap) house plan is designed for today’s living with an open layout between the main living areas. Step down beyond the bookshelves into the living room and up the tread stairs to the second floor which boasts an outdoor living balcony. The master bedroom is conveniently located on the main floor and has double the closet space. See plan 472-8 online.

Home Plan - Contemporary Exterior - Front Elevation Plan #23-2603 Plan23-2603

This tiny rustic house design provides an affordable home whether it is used as a primary residence or a vacation cabin. Highlights we love include an open living area (which has access to the front covered porch), a flexible kitchen space that is large enough for a table or an island, a dining area with a retractable wall that permits it to be used for dining, a home office, or a guest bedroom.

Both bedrooms are located at the far end of the home for added privacy. This plan can also be flipped on the lot to allow the porch to be at the rear of the home. See plan 23-2603 online.

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