The Best Plans for a Farmhouse Home

Updated April 17, 2017

Whether you are dreaming of building a farmhouse sometime in the future or are ready to make that dream come true, the best plans are the ones you can bring to life according to your specifications. Relax and entertain on a wraparound porch, or build a pitched roof with gables that you helped design. The designs are unlimited when you plan your farmhouse. There are several companies and websites that can help you decide what is best for you and give you ideas to incorporate into your home.

Country Farmhouse Plans

Country Farmhouse Plans offer designs that will fit in a suburban area or a site on 100 acres of land. These plans offer functional, practical living spaces, a quality seen in most traditional farmhouses. Large kitchens for gatherings and cosy fireplaces are also included in these plans, adding to their charm. Large porches welcome visitors and columns add to the appeal of these designs. Home sizes average from 1,600 to 3,100 square feet. Bedroom areas are well separated from the hustle and bustle of the kitchen and living areas, and plans can be chosen for any number of bedrooms you desire. You can see the many combinations of designs and plans that Country Farmhouse Plans offers on their website. Blueprints and plans are available from the website, as well.

Architectural Designs

Your head will swim with the many farmhouse designs and ideas offered by Architectural Designs. Traditional farmhouse lines and large porches are inviting features of these plans, as are interiors that offer clustered bedrooms and separate living and dining areas. The simplicity of the designs is relaxing, while interior options give these plans a modern feel. Architectural Designs also offers plan books, blueprints and building quotes. You can see what Architectural Designs has to offer by browsing through the company's website.

The Sater Group

The Sater Group is an award-winning team of residential designers. As of 2010, they have received over 450 regional and national awards for their design expertise and outstanding services. The Sater Group has been helping people build their dream homes for more than 15 years. The Sater Group farmhouse collection website helps you design your farmhouse dream from start to finish. You can choose from a wide selection of designs or customise your own. Get started by choosing the features you want and then view a matching selection of plans and designs. You decide how many bedrooms and bathrooms, whether or not to have a garage, how many stories your home will be and the square footage of the home.

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About the Author

Loren Estes became a licensed wildlife rehabilitation professional for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife in 1998. She cares for wildlife native to Kentucky. In her spare time, Estes also lectures and volunteers for various nonprofit organizations involved in animal care and adoption.