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Three-Story Transitional 4-Bedroom Contemporary Home for a Sloped Lot with Open Concept Living (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 3,319 Bedrooms: 3-4 Bathrooms: 2-3 Stories: 2-3 Garage: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a three-story transitional 4-bedroom contemporary home. Here’s the floor plan: This transitional contemporary home offers a multi-level floor plan designed for sloping lots. The ground level includes a double garage with direct access to the main level …

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Single-Story Contemporary 3-Bedroom Cottage with Open Living Space and Side-Loading Garage (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 1,932 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2.5 Stories: 1 Garage: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a single-story contemporary 3-bedroom cottage. Here’s the floor plan: Attractive wood siding, stone skirting, metal roofs, and expansive windows adorn this 3-bedroom contemporary cottage. A covered front porch with glazed and multi-slide stacking doors welcomes you into …

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3-Bedroom Contemporary Style Two-Story Home with Balcony and Loft (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,212 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 Stories: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 3-bedroom contemporary style two-story home. Here’s the floor plan: This 3-bedroom contemporary home is embellished with stucco siding, slanted rooflines, and a multitude of windows that bring an abundant amount of natural light into the interior. Upon entering …

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Two-Story Contemporary 4-Bedroom Traditional Home with Open Concept Living and Covered Patio (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,202 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.5 Stories: 2 Garage: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a two-story contemporary 4-bedroom traditional home. Here’s the floor plan: This two-bedroom traditional home features contemporary touches showcasing contrasting siding, stone and wood accents, gable rooflines, and an inviting front porch framed with tapered columns. Inside, the …

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2-Bedroom Contemporary Style Single-Story Vacation Home for a Narrow Lot with Covered Porch and Open Living Space (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 686 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Stories: 1 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 2-bedroom contemporary style single-story vacation home. Here’s the floor plan: This 2-bedroom cottage offers a compact floor plan perfect for a vacation retreat or starter home. It features contemporary detailing including a horizontal siding, a stone chimney, wood …

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Contemporary 5-Bedroom Two-Story Farmhouse with 2-Car Garage and Covered Patio (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,415 Bedrooms: 3-5 Bathrooms: 2.5-3.5 Stories: 2 Garage: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a contemporary 5-bedroom two-story farmhouse. Here’s the floor plan: This contemporary farmhouse radiates a traditional charm with its horizontal lap siding, an inviting front porch, and a multitude of windows bringing an abundant amount of natural light …

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5-Bedroom Contemporary Style Two-Story Home for a Narrow Lot with Open Concept Living (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 3,370 Bedrooms: 4-5 Bathrooms: 3.5 Stories: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 5-bedroom contemporary style two-story home. Here’s the floor plan: Designed for narrow lots, this contemporary home features a well-laid out floor plan that’s just 34’6″ wide and has three floors including the finished basement. The main level consists …

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Single-Story Contemporary Style 4-Bedroom Home with Open Concept Living (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 3,170 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Stories: 1 Welcome to photos and footprint for a single-story contemporary style 4-bedroom home. Here’s the floor plan:   This single-story home showcases a contemporary appeal with its board and batten siding, gable rooflines, and a sleek entry complemented with rustic timber and a concrete stoop. A …

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5-Bedroom Contemporary Single-Story Craftsman Home for a Wide Lot with Angled 3-Car Garage (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 3,813 Bedrooms: 3-5 Bathrooms: 3.5-5.5 Stories: 1 Garage: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 5-bedroom contemporary single-story craftsman home. Here’s the floor plan: This contemporary craftsman home is loaded with great curb appeal featuring a classic board and batten siding, stone accents, decorative brackets, rustic timbers, and an angled 3-car …

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Contemporary 2-Bedroom Single-Story Dogtrot Home with Open Concept Living (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 1,389 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Stories: 1 Garage: 1 Welcome to photos and footprint for a contemporary 2-bedroom single-story dogtrot home. Here’s the floor plan: A beautiful blend of gray cedar shakes, stone, and red lap siding brings an immense curb appeal to this single-story contemporary home. The home features a wonderful …

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3-Bedroom Single-Story Contemporary Ranch with 3-Car Garage and Open Living Space (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 1,648 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Stories: 1 Garage: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 3-bedroom single-story contemporary ranch. Here’s the floor plan: This contemporary ranch features a simple yet efficient floor plan with a split bedroom layout providing the primary bedroom and optimum privacy. Inside, the great room, dining area, …

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40 Three-Bedroom Contemporary-Style House Plans

Check out our collection of 3-bedroom contemporary-style houses and floor plans below. I think you’ve arrived as a parent when your eldest comes to you to announce s/he is ready to own a house -or, crib as these young people call them. Take my eldest daughter, Software Engineer Cells, or Brainy Cells to her friends, …

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36 Four-Bedroom Contemporary-Style House Plans

Check out our collection of 4-bedroom contemporary-style houses and floor plans below. Four-Bedroom Contemporary Style House Plans INTRODUCTION Ever had that someone in your life who only calls you when they need money? Well, for me, someone is my married with kids younger brother, Donnie – or Dodo-when he is out of earshot. Take the …

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Contemporary 4-Bedroom Two-Story Northwest Home with Open Floor Plan and Balcony (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 3,384 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.5 Stories: 2 Garage: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a contemporary 4-bedroom two-story Northwest home. Here’s the floor plan: A combination of concrete panels, stone accents, and expansive glass lend a contemporary influence to this two-story Northwest home. Inside, an open floor plan is shared by …

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Contemporary Two-Story 4-Bedroom Northwest Home for a Narrow Lot with Bonus Room and Balconies (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 3,789 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3.5 Stories: 2 Garage: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a contemporary two-story 4-bedroom Northwest home. Here’s the floor plan: This 4-bedroom Northwest home features a contemporary appeal with its concrete panels, metal accents, and large windows flooding the interior with an abundant amount of natural light. …

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Two-Story Contemporary Style 3-Bedroom Home with Balcony and Angled Garage (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 3,650 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3.5 Stories: 2 Garage: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a two-story contemporary style 3-bedroom home. Here’s the floor plan: This two-story home exudes a luxury contemporary charm with its natural wood and stone siding, gable rooflines, and a multitude of windows that flood the interior with …

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4-Bedroom Contemporary Style Two-Story Home with Loft and Balconies (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 5,064 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 Stories: 2 Garage: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 4-bedroom contemporary style two-story home. Here’s the floor plan: A beautiful blend of wood, stone, metal, flat rooflines, and a multitude of windows enhance the contemporary appeal of this two-story home. The covered entry brings you …

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Two-Story Contemporary 4-Bedroom Waterfront Home with Bonus Room and Angled 3-Car Garage (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 3,461 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3.5 Stories: 2 Garage: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a two-story contemporary 4-bedroom waterfront home. Here’s the floor plan: This two-story waterfront home features a contemporary appeal with its stone and stucco siding, hipped rooflines, a sleek entry, and a multitude of large windows flooding the …

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4-Bedroom Contemporary Style Single-Story Ranch with Open Living Space and Side Loading 3-Car Garage (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 3,536 Bedrooms: 3-4 Bathrooms: 4 Stories: 1 Garage: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 4-bedroom contemporary style single-story ranch. Here’s the floor plan: This single-story contemporary ranch has industrial touches showcasing its clean lines, metal roofs, and steel elements. Inside, the foyer opens into the great room and a flex …

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Contemporary Two-Story 5-Bedroom Luxury Home for a Sloped Lot with Bar, Loft, and Elevator (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 7,918 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 9 Stories: 2 Garage: 6 Welcome to photos and footprint for a contemporary two-story 5-bedroom luxury home. Here’s the floor plan: This two-story contemporary home boasts a luxurious floor plan with lots of amenities including a handy elevator, lots of gathering spaces, and a daylight basement with wine …

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How much do contemporary-style houses cost per square foot (approximately)?

Costs are always added when you desire more options, and high-quality materials will cost you more than the low-quality. For example, in the Northeastern United States, a low-end cost-per-square-foot is roughly $275, while a high-end estimate can run well beyond $350 and even well over $420 for an upmarket house. You can control this amount by controlling your layout and design.

Is it possible to have contemporary-style floor plans with detached garages?  

It is possible to have a detached garage with a contemporary-style floor plan. Here is a plan for a 1,039-square-foot contemporary home with a detached garage. The garage is 360 square feet with front entry. The home itself is two-story with two full and one one-half bathrooms. It sits close to the matching garage one-car garage. There are many other similar plans for smaller and larger houses available here, as well as simply add-on garages.

Do contemporary-style houses usually come with a garage?  

Since the year 2000, homes with two-car garages have made up more than 60% of American single-family homes, says the U.S. Census. In 2017, two-car garages were put into 70% of single-family homes, the highest market share since 1993. So, yes is the answer and the standard is a two-car garage. Here are more statistics for garages with all styles of homes.

Is a contemporary-style home considered a luxury-style home reserved for mansions, or is it normally only used for regular-sized homes?

While they can be small or large, contemporary-style homes are not generally considered luxury-style homes. There are a few reasons for this, a few of which are: recycled or local building materials, eco-friendly, sustainable materials, like granite countertops and bamboo flooring, and green options for HVAC and plumbing, which conserve energy are usually, or at least very often used.

Can the contemporary style ever be built economically as a small home?  

Yes, you can build economically as a small or even a tiny home. Here you can build from a 797-square-foot home with one bedroom, two bathrooms, and a one-car garage to a 1,879-square-foot home with three bedrooms, and two bathrooms, or you can also search plans for contemporary tiny homes.

Can contemporary-style floor plans be open-concept?

These homes use natural light and try to become one with the outdoors. There is no unneeded deco on the outside, just crisp, clean lines and neutral colors. Most of these homes would feel cluttered without an open floor plan because it would block the natural light from shining through the home. So the answer is actually that most contemporary-style homes are open-concept.

What are the popular contemporary-style exterior colors?

Neutrals are the choice for contemporary-style homes, colors like black, grays, browns, beiges, wood, stone, and some blues and yellows.

Can you build a contemporary-style house on a narrow lot?  

Certainly, you can build a contemporary-style home on a narrow lot. Here is a 1,761-square-foot, two-story home on a narrow lot with three bedrooms, one bathroom, and a one-car garage.

Can this style be built on a wide lot?

Yes, a contemporary-style home can be built on a wide lot. Here are several contemporary-style and modern-style homes on wide lots.

Can contemporary-style homes be built on a sloping lot?

Certainly, this is an option with contemporary-style homes, like this one, which is a 3,008-square-foot, two-story home with four bathrooms, three and one-half bathrooms, and a two-car garage, which is built on a sloping lot.

How many stories or floors does a contemporary-style home usually have?

In a survey of ten pages of contemporary homes (480 homes) on this site, 94.2% were found to be either one, one and one-half, or two-story homes, with only 5.6% being three-story homes, and a mere 0.2%, or only one home, having four stories.

Do contemporary-style houses have a basement?

Contemporary-style homes can be constructed with or without a basement. Here is a 1,788-square-foot, two-story home with three bedrooms, two and one-half bathrooms, a one-car garage, and a 938-square-foot unfinished basement. Here are many other contemporary-style floor plans with basements, many of which are on sale.

Does a contemporary-style house ever come with a bonus room?

Yes, this style can come with a bonus room. Though this is not very common, you can get almost anything you desire in a contemporary-style home, but special requests will definitely add on to the cost of your home. Here is a floor plan for a 3,776-square-foot, one-story home with three bedrooms, three and one-half bathrooms, and a two-car garage with additional room features.

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

As we discussed here, energy-efficient options are actually quite common in homes with contemporary-style floor plans.

Is a porch a common design feature with contemporary-style houses?

Porches are a very common design feature in contemporary-style homes, and as you will see here, they can be very warm and inviting.

What types of roofs does a contemporary-style house typically have?

You see many flat roofs on contemporary-style homes, but there are other style roofs that you’ll see, as well, such as shed roofs, gable roofs, and other very innovative contemporary-style roof designs that you can admire here.

Does the contemporary-style house work well with contemporary interior decor, or can it work with a rustic interior?

While you can make your home whatever you want it to be, a contemporary-style home works very well with contemporary interior decor. You can give it a rustic flair here and there, but to go completely rustic in a contemporary-style home just really would not work well. Don’t confuse it, on the other hand, however, with a trend called rustic-contemporary interior design, in which you incorporate both rustic, downhome looks with contemporary sleek lines and neutral colors, but this design is for older, farmhouse-style homes, or log cabins and not meant for contemporary-style homes.