Looking for a smaller house plan that doesn’t fall short on style? That’s where these around-1200sq. ft. home designs come in. Just the right mix of cozy and convenient, 1200sq. ft. house plans are ideal for a variety of different situations. Browse some of our favorites below.
If you’re looking for a smaller floor plan, then this two-story contemporary design might be just right for you. At just over 1200sq. ft., there is plenty of space for you to enjoy the open dining room and living room layout. The outdoor patio is just steps away from the dining area, making it a great space for relaxing. There is ample room in the nearby kitchen for meal prep and storage, including a convenient island.
On the second story you’ll find a master bedroom with a private bathroom. There is an additional bedroom and a full bathroom on this level, along with a flex room that would be great for a home office or den.
If a modern house design is something you’re interested in, you can’t go wrong with this around-1200sq. ft. floor plan. This design has two levels, but also boasts a mezzanine level in between, complete with a secret sleeping nook.
On the first floor you’ll find an open floor plan, with space for a living and dining area and a nearby kitchen for convenience. The washer/dryer is on this level, as is a bathroom, along with easy access to the barbecue patio outside.
As you walk up the stairs you’ll pass the cool sleeping nook, and arrive on the second level where there is a master bedroom that includes a private closet. There is an additional bedroom on this level and a bathroom, as well as plenty of closet space.
This 1200sq. ft. small house plan has lots to offer, including convenient single-story living. As you enter through the covered porch, you’ll be greeted with an open floor plan which allows the living room to flow seamlessly into the dining space and well-lit kitchen. Located at the back of the home, there is a covered porch for outdoor dining and relaxing during the warmer months.
The master bedroom (with walk-in closet) is located on one side of the house, while a second bedroom is located on the opposite side, near the spacious and modern bathroom.
This modern house design is simple and cool. When you enter, you’ll find the spacious living and dining rooms flow easily into the modern and compact kitchen. The large windows throughout this home plan contribute to the spaciousness of this small house design. Through the hall and on the opposite side of the floor plan are two bedrooms, one bathroom, closets, and space for a washer/dryer.
In addition, there is a rear patio that offers plenty of space to relax or spend time enjoying a meal outside.
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Enjoy all the appealing qualities of a country style house design, but on a smaller scale. You can keep things simple with this cozy 1200sq. ft. home plan that offers more space then you might think. The large (and welcoming) front porch is sure to be your new favorite place to relax and spend time with family. When you come inside, you’ll find a vaulted great room that transitions into a spacious (and also vaulted) dining space. Here you’ll also find access to the convenient back patio.
The spacious kitchen also has high ceilings, and is within steps of a separate pantry and linen closet. Further down the hallway you’ll find a full bathroom and two bedrooms, each with their own generous closets.
Lots of light and a generous amount of space are some of the perks that come included in this 1200sq. ft. home design. When you enter, first you’ll find yourself in the open living space that easily transitions into an area for dining. The nearby kitchen has plenty of cabinet space, and includes an eating bar for casual meals.
Further down the hall are the two bedrooms that come equipped with generous amounts of closet space. Just steps away is the full bathroom that includes a tub and dual vanities.
On the opposite side of this home design is an attached one car garage with space for additional storage.
If you’re looking for additional, private space for a grown kid or family member, then this country style house plan could be just what you need. The living space is conveniently located on top of a double-car garage that offers plenty of space for vehicles and storage. You can access the main level by the side stairway adjacent to the garage.
On this level you’ll find a comfortable sitting room that flows seamlessly into a breakfast area and spacious kitchen. From there you’ll find the bedroom, the bathroom, and a generous amount of closet space. You can also enjoy some time relaxing or dining on your outdoor covered deck.
If you love the classic, timeless appeal of a country cottage, then this might be the plan for you. Step inside off of the wide and spacious front porch, and you’ll be welcomed by a bright, vaulted great room that transitions into a dining space. In the high-ceilinged kitchen, you’ll have plenty of room to prepare meals, while the convenient separate pantry makes it easy to zstore all your utensils, cutlery, and food items.
Continue further down the hall and you’ll find the modern bathroom, two bedrooms (with lots of closet space), and a spot for the washer/dryer. On the opposite site of the house is a two-car attached garage.
This welcoming and attractive small home design has lots of curb appeal. The front porch offers a great place to sit and relax and spend some time with family. As you enter, you’ll find that you’re in an open living room, with pocket doors on either side for the master bedroom and the guest room. Keep them open to create a spacious environment, or keep them closed for privacy. The kitchen comes well equipped with a walk-in pantry and an eating bar for casual and convenient meals.
The luxe master bedroom has access to a private bathroom with a walk-in shower (with dual shower heads) and two sinks. The walk-in closet provides plenty of space for storage. The guest bedroom (or home office) has access to an additional full bathroom, and whose pocket door can be closed for privacy. This house design also includes space for a mudroom, a washer/dryer, and a two-car garage.