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Do you like grandeur old-world style houses? If so, check out these European style house floor plans that evoke history, grandeur without being gaudy all based on established architectural design concepts.

Single-Story 5-Bedroom European Home with Open Living Space and Bonus Room (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,565 Bedrooms: 4-5 Bathrooms: 4.5 Stories: 1 Garage: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a single-story 5-bedroom European home. Here’s the floor plan: This single-story European home boasts an impeccable charm with its stone and siding, steep hip and valley roofs, arched dormers, and a clipped gable over the double garage. …

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5-Bedroom Transitional Two-Story European Home with Balcony and Loft (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 3,602 Bedrooms: 4-5 Bathrooms: 3.5 Stories: 2 Garage: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 5-bedroom transitional two-story European home. Here’s the floor plan: This two-story transitional home showcases a European flair with its steeply pitched roofs, contrasting siding, distinctive curves, charming dormers, and decorative arches framing the portico and front …

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Transitional Style 3-Bedroom Two-Story European Home with Open Concept Living (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 1,523 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2.5 Stories: 2 Garage: 1 Welcome to photos and footprint for a transitional style 3-bedroom two-story European home. Here’s the floor plan: This transitional style European home features a storybook appeal with its steep gable roofs, horizontal lap siding, cedar shake accents, and an arched entry complemented with …

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European Style 5-Bedroom Two-Story Grand Home with Bonus Room and RV Garage (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 4,521 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4 Stories: 2 Garage: 2-4 Welcome to photos and footprint for a European style 5-bedroom two-story grand home. Here’s the floor plan:   This two-story grand home radiates a European appeal showcasing stone and brick siding, gable dormers, and a charming turret that houses a spiral staircase. It …

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4-Bedroom European Style Two-Story Home for a Wide Lot with Balcony and Bonus Room (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 10,185 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4.5+ Stories: 2 Garage: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 4-bedroom European style two-story home. Here’s the floor plan: This 4-bedroom European home offers a sprawling floor plan that’s loaded with luxury amenities and lots of outdoor space for the family to enjoy. Inside, the open …

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Modern 3-Bedroom Two-Story Euro-Style Cottage with Open Living Space and Balcony (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,233 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2.5 Stories: 2 Garage: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a modern 3-bedroom two-story Euro-style cottage. Here’s the floor plan: This modern cottage shows off a Euro-style appeal with its stucco siding, gable rooflines, charming dormers, and a covered entry highlighted with beautiful stones. A soaring entryway …

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Single-Story European Style 2-Bedroom Cottage for a Narrow Lot with Open Concept Living (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 1,108 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Stories: 1 Welcome to photos and footprint for a single-story European style 2-bedroom cottage. Here’s the floor plan: This 2-bedroom cottage exudes a European charm adorned with steeply pitched gables, stone and siding, cedar shake accents, and a covered front porch complemented with a decorative archway and …

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Single-Story European Style 4-Bedroom Home for a Wide Lot with Bar, Angled Garage, and Open Concept Living (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 4,834 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4.5 Stories: 1 Garage: 4 Welcome to photos and footprint for a single-story European style 4-bedroom home. Here’s the floor plan: Clad in a stone exterior, this single-story European home boasts a great curb appeal further enhanced by hipped rooflines, huge windows, and decorative brackets gracing the pillars. …

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Single-Story European Style 4-Bedroom Ranch with Open Concept Living and Bonus Room (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,485 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Stories: 1 Welcome to photos and footprint for a single-story European style 4-bedroom ranch. Here’s the floor plan: Steeply pitched gables, a stately brick exterior, cedar shake accents, and a decorative archway lends a European appeal to this single-story ranch. Inside, the foyer has a sweeping sightline …

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3-Bedroom Stately European House Plan (The Bartlett)

Specifications: Sq. ft.: 3,322 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3.5 Home Plan The Bartlett Plan# W-1372 3322Total Sq. Ft. 3Bedrooms 3.5Bathrooms 1Stories View Plan Floor Plan Home Plan The Bartlett Plan# W-1372 3322Total Sq. Ft. 3Bedrooms 3.5Bathrooms 1Stories View Plan   About This thoughtful European design is angled with stone, arches, and decorative cupolas. The foyer opens to a …

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Single-Story European Style 4-Bedroom Home with Bar, Bonus Room, and 3-Car Garage (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,470 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3.5 Stories: 1 Garage: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a single-story European style 4-bedroom home. Here’s the floor plan: This 4-bedroom European-style home radiates a country charm with its stucco exterior, varied rooflines, wooden accents, and a covered front porch that creates a warm welcome. It …

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4-Bedroom Single-Story European Style Home for a Corner Lot with Side-Loading Garage and Bonus Room (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 3,766 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 Stories: 1 Garage: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 4-bedroom single-story European home. Here’s the floor plan:   A stately stone exterior, multiple gables, arched windows, and a sleek entry add a striking character to this single-story European home. Inside, a free-flowing floor plan provides …

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4-Bedroom European Style Two-Story The Drayton Hall Home with Balcony and Bonus Room (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 3,484 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3.5 Stories: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 4-bedroom European style two-story The Drayton Hall home. Here’s the floor plan: Buy this plan Buy this plan Multiple gables along with a striking stone exterior bring an immense curb appeal to this two-story European home. A decorative …

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4-Bedroom Single-Story The Charlton European Home with Bonus Room (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,485 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Stories: 1 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 4-bedroom single-story The Charlton European home. Here’s the floor plan: Buy this plan Buy this plan The Charlton 4-bedroom home exudes European flair with its brick and cedar shake siding, steeply pitched gables, charming bay windows, and a …

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Exclusive Single-Story 4-Bedroom European Home with Open Living Space (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,218 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.5 Stories: 1 Garage: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a single-story 4-bedroom European home. Here’s the floor plan: Buy this plan Buy this plan This single-story European home is embellished with stately stone and stucco siding along with cedar shake accents that bring a striking character …

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4-Bedroom European Style Single-Story The Celeste Home with Bonus Room (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,453 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Stories: 1 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 4-bedroom European style single-story The Celeste home. Here’s the floor plan: Buy this plan Buy this plan Cupula-topped gables, vertical board accents, and a stylish eyebrow arch over the front porch give this 4-bedroom home a nice European …

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4-Bedroom European Style Two-Story Home with Open Concept Living (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 3,031 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3.5 Stories: 1.5 Garage: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 4-bedroom European-style two-story home. Here’s the floor plan: Buy this plan Buy this plan This two-story European home shows off a unique facade adorned with stucco and siding, a graceful gable, and rustic wood trims that …

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4-Bedroom Two-Story European Style Home for a Wide Lot with Balcony (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 6,434 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 5 Stories: 2 Garages: 4 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 4-bedroom two-story European-style home. Here’s the floor plan: Buy this plan Buy this plan This two-story European home boasts a luxury curb appeal with its hipped rooflines, tall arched windows, a grand entry with a french …

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4-Bedroom European Style Single-Story The Charlevoix Stone Ranch with Bonus Room (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,607 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Stories: 1 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 4-bedroom European style single-story The Charlevoix stone ranch. Here’s the floor plan: Buy this plan Buy this plan The Charlevoix stone ranch exhibits a European flair with its stone and siding, steeply gable rooflines, and a stone portico …

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Two-Story 5-Bedroom European Home with Courtyard and Wet Bar (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 5,295 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 6 Stories: 2 Garages: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a two-story 5-bedroom European home. Here’s the floor plan: Buy this plan Buy this plan This two-story European home exhibits an impeccable facade embellished with stone and stucco siding, hipped rooflines, gable dormers, arched entry, and decorative …

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FAQ

How much do European style houses cost per square feet (approximately)?

As with any home design style, the final price depends on location and the amenities chosen. European style homes are consistent with pricing for other styles, with a national average in the United States of $123/ square foot. The price can be as high as $1,000/ square foot in the most expensive neighborhoods of large cities, or as low as $42 in rural areas.

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

The simple answer is “yes,” as European styles are defined by their timeless elegance and classic details. A freestanding garage can be built on any lot with enough room, and either follow the home design or use more utilitarian styles.

Does a European style house usually come with a garage?

There are exceptions to every rule, but typically a modern European style home will include a garage. It depends on the choice of floor plans whether the home is intended for a modest 2-car garage, a larger garage for more cars and perhaps with space for storage and shop use, or either no garage or a separate freestanding one. Floor plans without a garage can usually be modified to include it if the homeowner loves the plans but requires a garage.

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

European style homes tend toward luxuriousness, but include many styles from mansion to cottage. European style refers more to the stucco, stone, or brick exteriors and intricate molding patterns inside than to the size of the home.

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

Absolutely! Smaller houses and cottages tend to have open spaces to allow versatility in how the rooms are used. The fine craftsmanship associated with European style houses can be more expensive than other styles, but is economical in the sense that it is well worth the money and maintains its value over time.

Can European style floor plans be open concept?

European style house are known for providing a light spacious feeling, either with open rooms in smaller designs or large defined rooms in homes with the square footage to accommodate them.

What are popular European style exterior colors?

European style homes tend toward neutral exterior colors: natural brick, off-whites, tans, and browns. Exterior trim, shutters, windows, and doors can either maintain the neutral palette or be used to add a splash of brighter color.

Can you build a European style house on a narrow lot?

Narrow lots can be difficult to find appropriate plans for and European style houses tend to be a bit spread out for a regal appeal, but there are available designs within the style which can be suited for a narrow lot.

Can a European style house be built on a wide lot?

European style homes are especially well suited for wide lots, as they often have a spacious and spread out footprint. They also will nearly always suit the needs of any homeowner’s association, even the more intricate rules of more expensive neighborhoods which tend to consist of wider lots.

Can European style homes be built on a sloping lot?

European style homes are generally better suited for a flat lot, but can be modified to suit a sloping lot. A sloping lot often utilizes an intricate multi-layered deck system. A good designer and talented contractor should be able to devise and implement such a plan which doesn’t disrupt the overall design style of the house.

How many floors/stories does a European style usually have?

Traditionally, a European style house tends to have two stories, but there are certainly one story and three story designs available.

Do European style houses have a basement?

European style houses are as likely to have a basement as any other style of house. It’s a matter of choosing the appropriate blueprints according to the needs and preferences of the homeowner along with the contractor’s determination of the lot’s suitability for a home with a basement.

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

Yes, many European home designs include an extra room over the garage, in the attic, or in the basement which can be finished for regular use.

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

Of course, European style homes are available with energy-efficient options. Eco-friendly lighting and plumbing fixtures can be used, solar panels can be installed on the roof, traditional styled doors and windows are available in energy efficient configurations, and the exterior itself tends to be energy efficient stone, brick, or stucco.

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

European style houses often incorporate front, back, and side porches of varying sizes. They can also utilize decks or patios for outdoor living.

What types of roof does a European style house typically have?

Hip and valley roofs are most commonly associated with European style homes, along with cross or intersecting hips and dormers. Such a typical style doesn’t rule out the possibility of some plans have boxed gable roofs, or even to include a section with a flat or lean-to roof.

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

European styles tend to be chosen by people who have a more contemporary or classical interior design preference than a rustic style. Of course, a den, study, or basement can often accommodate a rustic décor in contrast with a more formal styling throughout the rest of the home. With that said, well-crafted furniture, art, and decoration is more important to a nice interior design than the styling chosen by the homeowner according the atmosphere they prefer to surround themselves with.