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Apr 30 2019

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Garage Apartment or Vacation Home?

Want to build a vacation home? Build a garage apartment plan. They are practical, provide sheltered parking and deliver all the basics you need in a vacation home. Many of our garage apartment plans make great vacation homes. They provide comfortable living quarters for you, family and guests plus protection for vehicles and/or storage for all your vacation toys. Below are a few garage apartments plans that are suitable for weekend getaways.

063G-0001: Slow down and relax with this laid-back Southern style garage apartment plan. The garage accommodates two autos. Upstairs you’ll find a simple but completely comfy studio apartment. There is a coat closet in the main living area and a walk-in wardrobe in the bedroom.  A stacked washer/dryer resides in the full bath providing means for keeping your duds clean. 

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039G-0001: With its rustic style, this unique garage apartment plan is very suitable for a wooded lot. A three-car garage provides space for you and your guest’s vehicles or perhaps use one bay to store quad runners and fishing gear. The apartment above offers two bedrooms, full bath, kitchen, family room and dining room.  Enjoy the outdoors on the wrap-around porch. Ascend the nifty spiral stairs in the family room to the cupola. Use it as an extra bedroom for guests or perhaps a hobby room getaway.

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006G-0106: If you have a great view on a sloping lot, consider this garage apartment plan. Vaulted ceilings throughout contribute to a spacious feel. A walk-in pantry and walk-in closets provide lots of storage in this open design. A garage with a double and single bay offers a world of choices for storing vehicles and other necessities like wave runners or quads. You may even decide to use the single side for a fabulous workshop or hobby room. Add the optional deck, and you are set for one great weekend at the lake.

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062G-0116: This totally modern looking garage apartment plan fits the space of a narrow lot.  Wherever you find to build it, this is simplicity at its best. All of life’s necessities like a place to sleep, eat, clean up and visit are all wrapped up in a neat contemporary package. A two-car garage even offers a work bench for your puttering or hobby needs. Interior stairs can be accessed from both inside and outside the garage bay. Enjoy planning your day from a nifty second floor balcony.

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Check out or full collection of garage apartment plans to find one that is suited for your ideal vacation home.

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Apr 01 2019

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Traditional-Style Detached Garage Plans – The Garage Plan Shop

Traditional-style detached garage plans are available in abroad range of sizes and offer a variety of features from lofts and workshops to attached carports, storage space, half baths, and full apartments. Additionally, they blend well with most architectural home styles. Below are a few traditional garage plans that will help you discover what you are looking for in a traditional-style garage plan.

009G-0007: With its obvious curb appeal, this traditional-style garage plan accommodates three vehicles. Two overhead doors expand its usefulness for vehicle storage. You may be tempted to use the single bay for storing a tractor or lawn equipment instead of a car. It would also make a great space for a workshop or storage. A convenient side porch serves as a pedestrian entrance. 

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006G-0018: Handsome functionality is expressed by this double garage plan. Its traditional styling will compliment most architectural home styles. It has a 9’ ceiling and a side-entry service door. With 538 square feet, it will accommodate two of your family vehicles.

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051G-0091: This traditional-style garage plan features excellent curb appeal with a brick and siding façade. Its 2000 square foot vaulted interior will appeal to the home owner. One bay houses your RV and the other holds the family car plus plenty of room for bikes, kayaks and lawn equipment. There’s lots of windows for light and a handy utility sink.

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050G-0003: Front facing gables give this garage plan with loft traditional styling. A handy covered porch protects the front and rear service entries. Imagine setting up a shop or storage area on the first level. Stairs lead to a loft space with a cathedral ceiling. It is ideal for storage or create your own hobby or party room.

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Take some time to browse our full collection of garage plans to find more ideas or the garage plans that fits your needs.

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