Top 12 Best-Selling House Plans

Tideland Haven House Plan
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Celebrating over 30 years of offering exclusive custom designed homes, here's a look at some of the most popular plans offered by Southern Living House Plans.From the very first issue of Southern Living, the magazine has featured and sold house plans. These architectural drawings give readers access to some of the South's top architects, allowing you to build a custom home at an affordable price. While styles and trends may change over the years, we've stayed true to designing classic and authentic Southern homes. Today, we offer more than 1,000 house plans that are just as diverse as our region and the people who live here. Here we've rounded up our 12 best-selling house plans of all time and they range from quaint cottages to roomy family homes. Look closely, you just might find a Southern Living house plan that you'd like to make your own.

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1) Tideland Haven, Plan #1375

Tideland Haven House Plan
Designed by Our Town Plans

Sheltered by deep overhangs and a wraparound porch, this award-winning plan is detailed in comfort.

Square Footage: 2,418
3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths

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2) Elberton Way, Plan #1561

Elberton Way, Plan #1561
Designed by Mitch Ginn

The picturesque appeal of the English-cottage style, which can be found in so many longstanding neighborhoods across the South, gives this design a ready-made presence.

Square Footage: 3,469
3 or 4 Bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths

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3) Farmhouse Revival, Plan #1821

3) Farmhouse Revival, Plan #1821
Designed by Historical Concepts

Our 2012 Idea House, this plan is all about casual comfort. Exterior detailing and a wraparound porch add a classic, Southern feel.

Square Footage: 3,511
4 Bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths

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4) Cottage of the Year, Plan #593

#4 Cottage of the Year, Plan #593
Designed by Moser Design Group

Here's a warm and inviting year-round retreat where friends and family can relax.

Square Footage: 2,612
4 Bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths

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5) Abberley Lane, Plan #683

#5 Abberley Lane, Plan #683
Designed by John Tee

Inside and out, this classical house teems with ideas that reflect the historic charm of traditional, Southern architecture.

Square Footage: 3,816
4 Bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths

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6) Stone Creek, Plan #1746

#6 Stone Creek, Plan #1746
Designed by Mitch Ginn

This classic cottage combines simple vernacular styling with open, free-flowing interior spaces.

Square Footage: 2,639
4 or 5 Bedrooms and 4 baths

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9) Sugarberry Cottage, Plan #1648

#9 Sugarberry Cottage, Plan #1648
Designed by Moser Design Group

This classic one-and-a-half story home takes advantage of every square inch of space.

Square Footage: 1,679
3 Bedrooms and 3 baths

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7) Wildmere Cottage, Plan #1110

Wildmere Cottage, Plan #1110
Designed by Moser Design Group

A classic interpretation of coastal and Lowcountry architecture, this home gathers views from almost every side. The open, contemporary floor plan helps to create a relaxed, casual style.

Square Footage: 2,345
3 Bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths

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8) Lowcountry Cottage, Plan #1121

Lowcountry Cottage, Plan #1121
Designed by Moser Design Group

With an easy-going, compact floor plan, the house may be built in stages to suit budget or family size.

Square Footage: 2,148
3 Bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths

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10) Tucker Bayou, Plan #1408

Tucker Bayou Plan #1408
Designed by LRK Architects

Inspired by historic seaside architecture, this design combines the comfort of a vacation home with thoughtful features that make everyday life easier for today's busy families.

Square Footage: 3,554
5 Bedrooms and 4 baths

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11) Stewart's Landing, Plan #024

#11 Stewart's Landing, Plan #024
Designed by Frank Betz Associates

Timeless design details like a classical-influenced pediment above the entrance mesh well with a smartly designed, airy floor plan and wonderful outdoor spaces.

Square Footage: 2,691
4 Bedrooms and 3 baths

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12) The Langston, Plan #273

#12 The Langston, Plan #273
Designed by Frank Betz Associates

This one-level house feels larger than it is, with high ceilings, numerous windows, and an open floor plan.

Square Footage: 1910
3 Bedrooms and 4 baths

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