Living it up small style is a trendy way to save money and simplify life. But, just because you sacrifice a little bit of extra square footage doesn't mean you have to sacrifice style, comfort and functionality. The fact that these 7 floor plans are able to fit not only two bedrooms but also two bathrooms in under 1000 square feet demonstrates that you can live big in smaller houses.
Check out some of these small floor plans to see how many options these small homes offer.
1. Country cottage by Dream Home Source.
This charming country home is 973 square feet (90.73 square meters) of comfort. The main floor features an open-concept living, dining and kitchen area, and a main bedroom. Outdoor living space includes a covered porch and a screened porch. Head upstairs for a large second bedroom and bathroom.
2. Modern cottage by Home Plans.
This charming country cottage fits 900 square feet (83,61 square meters) of living space into a 30-foot wide home. The single-story home includes 2 bedrooms and a shared bathroom. A large living space opens to the dining and kitchen rooms. The home also includes large windows,a carport, a covered porch and a back patio, for unwinding at the end of the day.
3. Charming bungalow by House Plans.
At 999 square feet (92,81 square meters), this single story bungalow offers a lot of bang for your buck. A master suite sets off the open living/dining space. The open kitchen allows for easy socializing with guests. A second guest bedroom and bathroom are located at the back of the home. A cozy laundry room is tucked away beside the kitchen. The dining area opens to a deck on the side of the home. This small floor plan also includes a one-car garage.
4. Cottage with porch by Architectural Designs.
This floor plan is a bit more spacious than other small homes at 1,000 square feet (92,90 square meters). The two-story cottage home features covered porch and open floor plan to maximize space usage. The main floor includes a large sitting area. The open dining room flows into a full-sized kitchen. One bedroom and a bathroom sit at the back of the home. The second floor features a large master suite and master bathroom.
5. Rustic cabin by EPlans.
Small homes come in many designs, including this stunning cabin-style home. At just 681 square feet (63,26 square meters), the home may be cozy, but it's elegant and charming. The single story cabin includes 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The dine-in kitchen opens up to a living room. A large covered porch provides extra entertainment space.
6. Traditional bungalow by House Plans.
This sweet bungalow packs a lot into it's 930 square feet (86,39 square meters). The single floor home offers plenty of living space with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The covered porch leads into an open living/dining space. The home also features a full-sized kitchen. Both bedrooms and bathrooms sit at the book of the home, for ultimate privacy when guests visit. The master bedroom includes a walk in closet. Perfect for simple living or a vacation space.
7. Traditional cottage by EPlans.
If a traditional style is more your speed, you'll love this single story home. With 960 square feet (89,18 square meters) of living space, there's a little room to spread out. Two bedrooms and two bathrooms take up about half of the living space. An open dining, living and kitchen area make the home feel larger and allow for easy socializing. The home also includes a large 2-car garage.