The Best Closed-Floor-Plan House Plans

Melissa Bradford

We love these not-so-open floor plans. If you prefer some separation between your living space, dining room, and kitchen, these house plans are for you. The separation of rooms allows space for storage and organization and ensures that everyone in the family can have their own space. Even though rooms are separate, large doorways, high ceilings, and windows still make these homes feel bright and airy.

There are Some Drawbacks to Open Floor Plans

Celebration Cottage, Plan #1891

Laurey W. Glenn

This floor plan allows for a traditional formal living room and formal dining room separate from the kitchen. A family room adjacent to the kitchen provides space for casual entertaining.

Abberley Lane, Plan #683

Designed by John Tee

High ceilings and plenty of windows create a bright and airy atmosphere, while the layout keeps the spaces separate. The design features historic Southern architectural features like French doors, copper accents, and a formal entrance marked by a pediment and columns. An iron balcony overlooks the family room.

New Vintage Lowcountry, Plan #1831

Lucas Allen

While the main living spaces are open, this best-selling house plan provides additional areas to close the door. It’s an ideal floor plan for work-from-home professionals. The separate side entrance leads to a main-level office. The house welcomes visitors with classic charm with its deep front porch.

Cottage Revival, Plan #1946

Southern Living

An L-shaped layout allows you to move about this home with ease. This cottage gives a lived-in, cozy vibe and a modern approach to a traditional cottage home. Placing the great room towards the back of the house makes entertaining simple because it is near the deck and kitchen.

Newberry Park, Plan #978

Southern Living

Plenty of porches make this home ideal for outdoor living. The relaxed porches and graceful columns add a distinct Southern flavor to this house. The kitchen is adjacent to a conveniently placed breakfast room and a spacious butler’s pantry.

Pendleton, Plan #1812

Southern Living

This charming cottage still has plenty of entertaining space, even though each room is separate. Covered porches in the front and side offer plenty of space to entertain. Two bedrooms and full bathrooms upstairs allow spaces for guests to visit.

The Potter’s House, Plan #1489

Southern Living

Organized, comfortable spaces and sensible planning are the hallmarks of this design. This welcoming design has a vaulted living room in this raised cottage. An alternative floor plan for this house is available.

Cold Spring Lane, Plan #1416

John O’Hagan

You’ll walk into a spacious foyer that allows you to flow easily from room to room. A library and keeping room add plenty of storage space to this classic floor plan. Thoughtful design touches throughout this plan make this a house to marvel at and enjoy.

Sand Mountain House, Plan #977

Rob Lagerstrom

This warm and inviting floor plan allows everyone to have their own space while remaining on one level. The stone fireplace, soaring fireplace, and classic detailing make this warm and inviting floor plan ideal for any mountain town getaway. Natural materials help make this home blend with its surroundings.

Eastover Cottage, Plan #1666

Southern Living

This simple cottage has a high ceiling in the living room, opening the space to the upstairs loft. However, a fireplace divides the dining and living space to create cozy gathering spaces.

Aberdeen Place, Plan #013

Southern Living

The flow of this home makes everyday living and entertaining enjoyable. A foyer opens to an impressive two-story family room with a fireplace. The dining room, kitchen, and breakfast room all align for a practical flow on the left side of the house.

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