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6-Bedroom Three-Story Northwest Craftsman with Open Living Space and Detached Carriage Home (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 4,952 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 5.5 Stories: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 6-bedroom three-story Northwest craftsman home. Here’s the floor plan: This three-story Northwest home delivers a craftsman appeal with its shingle shake siding, brick accents, and a gabled entry lined with tapered columns. The main level is occupied by …

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Two-Story 3-Bedroom Post Frame Carriage Home with Oversized Garage (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,388 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Stories: 2 Garages: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a two-story 3-bedroom post frame carriage home. Here’s the floor plan: A two-story barndominium home with an efficient floor plan designed with post frame construction which simplifies the building through the use of large poles buried into …

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1-Bedroom Two-Story Modern Carriage Apartment (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 932 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Stories: 2 Garages: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 1-bedroom two-story modern carriage apartment. Here’s the floor plan: Sleek and clean architectural design along with a combination of stone and cedar siding grace this modern carriage apartment. A sizable three-car garage with enough room for …

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Two-Story 1-Bedroom Rustic Carriage Home with Living Above (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 803 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Stories: 2 Garages: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a two-story 1-bedroom rustic carriage home. Here’s the floor plan: Rustic carriage home with a well-laid out floor plan designed as a standalone vacation retreat or an extension to your existing house. The ground floor includes a …

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2-Bedroom Two-Story Modern Mountain Carriage Home (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 984 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Stories: 2 Garages: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 2-bedroom two-story modern mountain carriage home. Here’s the floor plan:   A mixture of contrasting elements including textural stone, brick, wood, and metal embellish this two-story modern mountain home. The main level is composed of a …

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Two-Story 1-Bedroom Drive-Through Carriage Apartment with Second Floor Covered Deck (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 716 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Stories: 2 Garages: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a two-story 1-bedroom carriage apartment. Here’s the floor plan: This two-story carriage home exhibits an interesting visual appeal with its rustic shutters and doors, striking brick exterior, and enormous glass windows. The main level consists of a …

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1-Bedroom Two-Story Carriage Home with Open Living Area (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 650 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Stories: 2 Garages: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 1-bedroom two-story carriage home. Here’s the floor plan: Pristine white siding, barn shutters, and a shed roof adorned with decorative brackets and trellis grace this two-story carriage home. The ground floor consists of a double garage …

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Two-Story 2-Bedroom Carriage Home with Compact Design (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 1,901 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2-3 Stories: 2 Garages: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a two-story 2-bedroom carriage home. Here’s the floor plan: Two-story carriage home with a well-thoughtful floor plan designed with plenty of outdoor spaces for the family to enjoy. Covered side porches flank the ground floor that’s occupied …

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2-Bedroom Two-Story Carriage House with Shed Dormer (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 1,096 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Stories: 2 Garages: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 2-bedroom two-story carriage home. Here’s the floor plan: This two-story carriage house shows off a striking appeal with its large shed dormer, stone bases, horizontal lap siding, and a side sheltered porch framed with tapered columns. …

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Two-Story 2-Bedroom Carriage Cottage (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 908 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Stories: 2 Garages: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a two-story 2-bedroom carriage cottage. Here’s the floor plan: A beautiful 3-car garage offering a space for a 2-bedroom apartment on its upper level. Decorative columns, stone brick bases, lap siding, and cedar shingles adorn the home …

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2-Bedroom Two-Story Modern Carriage Home with Upper Level Deck (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 1,161 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Stories: 2 Garages: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 2-bedroom two-story modern carriage home. Here’s the floor plan: A rich combination of wood, stone brick, and glass embellish this two-story modern carriage home. Steeply slanted roofs and windows create a striking appeal. The ground floor …

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Two-Story 1-Bedroom Contemporary Carriage Home (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 761 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Stories: 2 Garages: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a two-story 1-bedroom contemporary carriage home. Here’s the floor plan: Contemporary carriage home with a straightforward floor plan giving you all the essential amenities that you need. The main level is composed of two separate garages connected …

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Single-Story 1-Bedroom Symmetrical Carriage Home with 3-Car Garage (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 784 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Stories: 1 Garages: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a single-story 1-bedroom carriage home. Here’s the floor plan: A carriage home with a farmhouse flair adorned by its symmetrical facade. It is clad in horizontal and vertical lap siding along with two oversized garage doors that …

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2-Bedroom Single-Story Traditional Carriage Home with Three-Car Garage (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 842 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1.5 Stories: 1 Garages: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 2-bedroom single-story traditional carriage home. Here’s the floor plan: The traditional carriage home is wrapped in horizontal siding complete with stone accents. It is crowned with a gable roof adorned with a wide shed dormer. The …

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1-Bedroom Two-Story Carriage Home with Drive-Under Garage (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 910 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Stories: 2 Garages: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 1-bedroom two-story carriage home. Here’s the floor plan: This two-story carriage home features a flexible design that’s perfect for a rental unit or a permanent residence. The main level floor plan is occupied by a double …

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Single-Story 2-Bedroom Modern Carriage Home with 4-Car Garage (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 1,673 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Stories: 1 Garages: 4 Welcome to photos and footprint for a single-story 2-bedroom modern carriage home. Here’s the floor plan: This modern carriage home is perfect for the car lover. It has a slanted roofline and four garage doors that give it the appearance of a four-bay …

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1-Bedroom Two-Story Southern Carriage Home with Double Garage and a Balcony (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 506 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Stories: 2 Garages: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 1-bedroom two-story Southern carriage home. Here’s the floor plan: Experience tiny living in this two-story carriage home graced with a Southern appeal. The main level is occupied by the double garage which features garage doors situated …

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1-Bedroom Single-Story Carriage Home with Studio Apartment and Double Garage (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 420 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Stories: 1 Garages: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 1-bedroom single-story carriage home. Here’s the floor plan: Blue siding and a combination of hip and valley roofs adorn the single-story carriage home. Two-man doors sitting side by side on the left elevation grant access to …

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Three-Story 2-Bedroom Contemporary Carriage Home with Artist’s Loft (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 1,727 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Stories: 2-3 Garages: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a three-story 2-bedroom contemporary carriage home. Here’s the floor plan: This 2-bedroom carriage home showcases a contemporary exterior with its sloped roofline and a clean box architecture. The ground floor consists of a bedroom, a full bath, …

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1-Bedroom Two-Story Contemporary Carriage Home with Balcony (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 881 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 2 Stories: 2 Garages: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 1-bedroom two-story contemporary carriage home. Here’s the floor plan: This carriage home exhibits a contemporary design with its slanted roofline, stucco siding, and plenty of sleek windows for a bright and airy interior. A sun deck …

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How much do Carriage Style houses cost per square feet (approximately)?

Carriage houses are generally around $180 per square foot. The cost will depend on the floor plan, the area where you are building, and the type of materials you use.

Are there Carriage style floor plans with a detached garage?  Is it possible?

Generally, the carriage house is the detached garage. Carriage houses often have a garage on the lower level, with living space above. Some modern carriage style home floor plans may have a detached garage, but it isn’t common.

Does Carriage style house usually come with a garage?  

As mentioned above, carriage style houses usually come with a garage on the lower level. They usually come with a two or three-car garage. Some have more garage bays or an RV bay. Not all carriage houses come with a built-in garage. Some offer two separate living spaces, usually with an outside stairwell to access the upper floor. This works well for multigenerational living or as a rental space because it provides privacy.

Is Carriage style considered a grand or luxury style of home?  Is the style used for mansions or normally regular-sized homes?

Originally, carriage-style homes were actually for carriages. They were buildings separate from the main living quarters where carriages were parked and horses were housed. The upstairs often contained living quarters for servants. The architectural style isn’t ideal for a mansion. Today’s carriage style homes are usually average size, although the interiors can be luxurious.

Is Carriage style ever built as a “small” home?  Can it be built economically?

Carriage style homes can be very economical. Part of their charm is their utility. They provide a garage and living area in one simple structure. The heated square footage can be less than 1,000 sq ft. This adds to the economy of building the structure and maintaining it.

Can Carriage style floor plans be open concept?

Carriage style floor plans are often open concept. The construction of the home works well with an open floor plan. Traditionally, carriage houses had large doors and an open ground floor to accommodate a carriage. Today’s carriage houses carry on the tradition with open living quarters that makes the best use of the available space.

What are popular Carriage style exterior colors?

White, blue, and gray are popular choices for the exterior of a carriage house. Red brick and wood siding are also commonly seen. Some of the best looking carriage stye homes combine a cabin style log exterior with large windows for a modern look.

Can you build Carriage style house on a narrow lot?

Carriage style homes are typically rectangle-shaped and ideal for a narrow lot.  Their small footprint makes them a perfect choice for building on a narrow lot, and a lower level garage can also help conserve lot space.

Can this style be built on a wide lot?

Most carriage style homes are designed for narrow lots. It’s possible to build on a wide lot, but other styles of home are more suited to a wide lot. 

Can Carriage style homes be built on a sloping lot?

There are a few carriage style floor plans ideal for building on a sloping lot. Designs for a sloping lot usually include a basement.

How many floors/stories does Carriage style usually have?

Carriage style homes typically have two stories. The lower story can be a garage or a separate living quarters. There are three-story carriage house plans available as well. This gives an abundant amount of living space with a simple yet charming design.

Do Carriage style houses have a basement?

Traditionally, carriage style houses did not have a basement. Carriage style floor plans with a basement aren’t common, but they do exist. Some floor plans offer a basement or daylight basement as an option.

Does this style of house ever come with a bonus room?

Bonus rooms are fairly common with carriage houses. They are frequently used as a guest house or garage apartment, so bonus rooms are often added. They may have a lower level garage with storage and a bonus room, or include the bonus room on the upper level.

Do Carriage style floor plans come with energy-efficient options?

Nearly any home style today offers energy-efficient options. Carriage style homes lend themselves to being energy efficient by design. They typically have smaller square footage than other styles, which reduces energy costs because there is less space. If there’s a garage on the lower level, the top level will have to be well sealed and insulated to keep out dangerous fumes, which also contributes to energy efficiency. There are many options for energy-efficient doors and windows as well.

Is a porch a common design feature with Carriage style houses?

Porches aren’t common on carriage style homes. Traditionally porches were reserved for the main house. A few modern carriage style floor plans include porches, however.

What types of roof does Carriage style house typically have?

Carriage style homes usually have a gable or gambrel style roof. These work well because carriage houses have a rectangle shape.

Does Carriage style work well with a rustic interior decor?  Or is it more suited to a contemporary interior?

Carriage style homes are often decorated to have a cozy cottage style feel that works well with their small size and open floor plan. It also helps preserve the original character fo the home. However, they also work well with a modern design. A minimalist approach can give a carriage house an updated look and provide space-saving furnishing options.