14 Craftsman-Style House Plans We Can't Get Enough Of

This Old House Cottage, Plan #1873
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Craftsman-style homes are some of our favorites because of their distinctive style and architectural details. These styles started popping up in the early 1900s as a way to show off the skills and time-honored techniques of American artisans. Because of this, they have a charming, hand-crafted, and one-of-a-kind appearance that many people have come to love. Not familiar with the craftsman style? These homes can usually be spotted because of the horizontal lines, low pitched gable roofs with large overhangs, exposed beams, wide window casings, and a welcoming, elevated front porch. Homes built in a craftsman-style commonly have heavy use of stone and wood on the exterior, which gives many of them a rustic, natural appearance that we adore. Take a look at these 14 charming house plans in the craftsman style we adore.

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Farmdale Cottage, Plan #1870

Farmdale Cottage, Plan #1870
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This charming cottage is one of our favorite house plans, because of the seamless integration of both craftsman and farmhouse styles. Visible structural details such as vaulted ceilings, exposed rafters, give this home undeniable character, while an airy layout makes it extremely livable.

3-4 bedrooms/3 baths

2,057 square feet

See plan: Farmdale Cottage

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Ellenton Cottage, Plan #1352

Ellenton Cottage, plan #1352
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Looking more a craftsman style but still want to have a classic southern appeal? Look no further than the Ellenton Cottage with its Arts-and-Crafts meets Victorian Revival façade. We love the mixture of prominent craftsman details with more traditional rooflines and, of course, a wrap-around porch.

3-4 bedrooms/3 baths

3,220 square feet

See plan: Ellenton Cottage

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Mountain Laurel, Plan #1618

Mountain Laurel, Plan #1618
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This plan is full of craftsman features like a grand, stone-clad entryway and symmetrical, cascading gables. Go rustic with the exterior and building with natural rough-hewn siding and varieties stone to create a showstopping mountain retreat.

4 bedrooms/4.5 baths

3,413 square feet

See plan: Mountain Laurel

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Carodine, Plan #1967

Carodine, Plan #1967
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Brick, board and batten, and shingles come together on the exterior of Carodine to give this house craftsman charm . We love this plan's editional features such as the spacious master suite and the ability to expand into the bonus area above the garage for an additional bedroom.

3 bedrooms/2.5 baths

2,125 square feet

See plan: Carodine

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Parkview, Plan #1130

Parkview, plan #1130
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We can't get enough of this plan for its vintage flair and subtle craftsman details like the three front facing gables and elevated wrap around porch. Thoughtful architectural features continue though the interior with coffered ceilings, transoms, and built in cabinetry.

3-4 bedrooms/4.5 baths

3,599 square feet

See plan: Parkview

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Timblethorne, Plan #1923

Timblethorne, Plan #1923
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Timblethorne is a contemporary approach to the craftsman style. Clean lines, high pitched roofs, and a modern floor plan come together with more traditional craftsman details to create a timeless look that won't go unnoticed.

4-5 bedrooms/3.5 baths

2,689 square feet

See plan: Timblethorne

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Kousa Creek, Plan #1406

Kousa Creek, plan #1406
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This spacious craftsman is the perfect house for entertaining with its large, open common spaces and 4 bedrooms across 3 floors. The casual, yet refined craftsman style is found in the stacked front porch, use of natural wood materials, and small details such as an oculus window over the garage. We love how the spacious floor plan pairs with the inviting, casual exterior.

4 bedrooms/4 baths

4,648 square feet

See plan: Kousa Creek

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Carolina Craftsman, Plan #050

Carolina Craftsman, plan #050
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We love this coastal take on the classic craftsman style. This simple, 1,120 foot square foot cottage has a large, airy family room right off the expansive front porch and an additional screened in porch on the rear.

2 bedrooms/2 baths

1120 sqft

See plan: Carolina Craftsman

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This Old House Cottage, Plan #1873

This Old House Cottage, Plan #1873
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This cottage is full of craftsman details and more. We love the use of wood and stone and the steep vaulted ceilings that fill the house with warmth and character. A bright exterior paint color adds to the distinctive look of the craftsman, but we think this house would look great in pretty much any color.

3 bedrooms/3 baths

2,011 square feet

See plan: This Old House Cottage

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Pendleton, Plan #1812

Pendleton, Plan #1812
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Although the Pendleton isn't a true craftsman home, we love its nod to the style with the intricate railings, wide window casings, and use of natural materials.

3 bedrooms/3.5 baths

2,329 square feet

See plan: Pendleton

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Craftsman Bungalow, Plan #1444

Craftsman Bungalow, plan #1444
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This two-bedroom house stays true to the craftsman style not only in its exterior styling, but the sectioned-off, cozy rooms are also typical for this turn-of-the-century style. Two spacious porches in the front and rear provide plenty of space for outdoor living and dining.

2 bedrooms/2 baths

1490 square feet

See plan: Craftsman Bungalow

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Colony Park, Plan #1765

Colony Park, Plan #1765
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This craftsman style with rustic, mountain details would make the perfect lake house. 4 bedrooms, including a luxurious master suit, and large common areas set this apart from your typical craftsman with smaller, cottage layouts.

4 bedrooms/4.5 baths

4,703 square feet

See plan: Colony Park

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Elberton Way, Plan #1561

Elberton Way, plan #1561
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It's no surprise Elberton Way is one of our most popular house plans, because the combination of craftsman and English cottage styles provides undeniable charm. Some of our favorite features are themix of stone, brick, and board-and-batten siding, wrap around porch, and outdoor fireplace.

3-4 bedrooms/3.5 baths

3,469 square feet

See plan: Elberton Way

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Braemer Lake, Plan #1564

Braemer Lake, Plan #1564
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Braemer lake is an excellent plan for a vacation home because of its abundance of bedrooms that will house the whole family, two of which are master suites. Plenty of patio space and common areas make this house a perfect fit for any family.

6 bedrooms/5.5 baths

4,085 square feet

See plan: Braemer Lake

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