The Garage Plan Shop is featuring a boat storage garage plan. Fishermen and boating enthusiasts will fall in love with this detached 2-car garage design with boat storage. One overhead door opens to the double garage providing plenty of room to park the family cars. Another overhead door opens to an extra deep bay, well suited for storing the boat or even a trailer. Or perhaps you’ll want to store your boat in the deeper bay and use another bay to store fishing and boating equipment such as fishing poles, tackle boxes, life jackets, etc. Providing 1008 square feet of parking area, this flexible garage is not only ideal for boat storage, but it could easily serve as a 3-car garage instead. Or for those who need a workshop or just some extra storage space, you’ll find it with this garage plan.
For more designs like this one, be sure to browse our entire collection of garage plans with boat storage.
Tandem garage plans are detached garages designed to save space and accommodate long and lean strips of property or narrow lots. They make the most or the available space by providing auto storage with extra deep bays. The extra deep bays allow room to park two or more cars one behind the other. Most tandem garage plans published by The Garage Plan Shop are at least 38’ deep and can range in size from a single tandem bay to two or more tandem bays positioned side-by-side. Other tandem garage plans might offer one or two tandem bays attached to one or two single-car bays. Many work well of storing oversized vehicles and other equipment that requires extra depth such as a trailer or a boat. Tandem garage plans are available in a wide selection of architectural styles and sizes. Various combinations of garage doors, different rooflines and numerous exterior finishes enhance curb appeal. With a little imagination, tandem garage plans can be very versatile working well for car storage, a workshop, hobby space or home storage.
For other options, consider browsing our RV garage plans. Many of these designs could serve as a tandem garage.
Sometimes referred to as double garages, the 2-car garage plans featured at The Garage Plan Shop are detached garages designed to store two vehicles. Like home plans, they are available in a broad range of architectural styles, including Craftsman, modern, country and traditional. In addition to a variety of styles, two-car garage plans come in a multitude of sizes giving you plenty to choose from in order to find one that will fit on your lot. The exteriors of these designs feature various rooflines such as gable, reverse gable and hip. In addition, several exterior finishes like brick, siding and stucco work together with different overhead door styles creating an array of exterior combinations for the most stylish looks. You are sure to find the right sized garage for your needs with the curb appeal you love.
Many 2-car garage plans incorporate convenient features like a handy service entry or a storage space inside. Other thoughtful features include a workshop, upper level loft or drive-thru bay. Boat owners might consider two-car garage plans designed with extra deep bays nicely accommodating a boat or trailer without being cramped for space. For those who only need sheltered parking for one vehicle, a 2-car garage design still can be practical. Simply use the second bay for storage of lawn and garden supplies, the recycling center, the family bikes or mechanics tools. Others might opt to use the second bay for a workshop or craft area. The possibilities are endless. Flexible and functional, detached 2-car garage plans will complement and add value to your home when situated in the backyard or on the side of your house.
Take some time to browse our collection of two-car garages.
Here’s a 3-car garage plan that has more to offer than meets the eye. The stylish exterior is graced with tiered gables and a siding façade. Behind each of three overhead garage doors, extra deep parking bays accommodate boat storage and the oversized vehicle used to pull the boat to the lake or river. Fisherman and boating enthusiasts will love knowing everything is in one place. Use the extra parking bay for storage of lifejackets, fishing poles or other watercrafts like a pair of canoes or kayaks. Delivering 1068 square feet of usable space, this boat storage garage plan is practical and accommodating. Find out more about this garage plan.
In 2009, The Garage Plan Shop began experiencing a greater interest in garage apartment plans due to the economic downturn. Today, as the country continues to press forward in these tough economic times, little has changed. Countless families are still facing foreclosure and unemployment. They are combining households and pooling resources to survive. Many are realizing garage apartment plans continue to provide a feasible and comfortable solution to their economic woes.
For those who just do not have any more room in the home to accommodate another person or entire family or there is no basement to finish with a couple extra bedrooms and a bath, practical garage apartment floor plans deliver all the comforts of home in an affordable package. They provide all the basics including a modest kitchen, full bath, and living and sleeping area making them suitable for someone facing a budget crunch. In addition, garage apartment plans add value to home deliver flexible and usable space for the future. In time, the economy will turn around and families will go back to living independently. So, when your adult children or the grandkids move out, you’ll have the ideal in-law suite or guest room for weekend visitors. Furthermore, the living quarters could double as a recreation or hobby room. And, there is always the opportunity to rent the garage apartment out to a tenant or college student allowing you to earn a little extra income sometime down the road. Finally, don’t forget about all that added garage space. The garage area is just right for parking the cars, extra storage, a craft area or just keeping things better organized like lawn and garden tools.
Garage apartment plans come in a broad range of architectural styles and a multitude of sizes. With such a varied selecting, chances are you’ll have no problem finding the right one to blend with your home and satisfy your needs.