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Jul 26 2016

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Three-Car Garage Plans Designed for Various Uses

If you have the need for extra parking or storage space or you need add more living area to your home, three-car garage plans are the ideal solution! These plans are available in a variety of sizes and architectural styles, but they are also designed for a multitude of purposes and uses. Your lifestyle and needs will determine what type of detached, three-car garage plan is right for you. Consider these examples:

 

Basic Three-Car Garage Plan – 028G-0028Three-Car Garage Plan 028G-0028: This detached, three-car garage is a basic plan designed primarily for the purpose of parking three automobiles and protecting them from the elements. Simple garage plans like this are also suitable for storage handling basement and/or attic overflow, accommodating the family bikes, providing room from the recycling bins, and a storage area for lawn and garden tools.

 

Garage Apartment Plan 023G-0002Garage Apartment Plan – 023G-0002: Take a look at this three-car garage apartment plan. Not only does it offer parking for the family cars on the main level, it offers comfortable living quarters on the upper level that are ideal for your weekend guests, your college student, or even the nanny. With garage apartment plans, the garage handles all of the usual expectations of a garage, but the living quarters provide versatility. Depending on your needs, the apartment can accommodate boomerang children who have moved back home after college and are seeking independence, or it can offer privacy to your overnight guests. A typical garage apartment plan provides a full bath, compact kitchen and modest living space.

 

Garage Plan with Loft 012G-0045Garage Plan with Loft – 012G-0045: Designs like this three-car garage plan with loft offer extra parking and extra storage. In most cases the loft area is accessed by a staircase, and can be used for storage or it can be finished as extra living space such as a home office, workout room, hobby area or home theater. In other cases, the loft is accessed by a pull down stair or ladder and is intended to be used simply for storage or seasonal items and old family treasures that you just can’t seem to part with.

 

Garage Plan with Boat Storage – 050G-0076: Fishing and boating enthusiasts will need a garage plan that offers boat storage. TGarage Plan with Boat Storage 050G-0076hree-car garage plans with boat storage are ideal because they offer at least one extra deep bay (28’ deep or more) to accommodate the boat and trailer. One of the other two bays can be used for parking the truck or SUV that is used to pull the boat to the lake, and the third bay can be used for another family car, motorcycle, jet ski or other motorized items. Some garage plans with boat storage even offer a drive-thru bay eliminating the hassle of backing the boat into the garage.

Garage Plan with Flex Space 051G-0037Garage Plan with Flex Space – 051G-0037: As your lifestyle and needs change overtime, you might find that a three-car garage plan with flex space would be beneficial to you and your family. These designs offer a typical three-car garage plus a flexible finished space that can be used for a variety of needs. Additionally, the flexible space can “flex and change” just as your lifestyle will over time. It can be used to satisfy your family’s needs now, and it can be adjusted or converted into another space to satisfy your needs in the future. With this specific plan, the recreation and hobby rooms provide a space for the kids to hang out with friends, work on crafts, and discover new things. When the kids are grown and have moved out of the house, you might opt to turn the flexible area into a guest suite for when they come home for holiday visits. Or you might wish to satisfy your own needs a create a workout room, art studio or home office several years from now.

 

No matter what type of 3-car garage plan is suitable for your needs and lifestyle, one thing is certain. Building a new garage will add value to your home and offer more usable space.

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May 20 2013

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Featured 2-Car Garage Plan with Functional Flex Space – The Garage Plan Shop

Garage Plan with Flex Space 051G-0032Traditional styling allows this 2-car garage plan with flexible space to blend well with most homes. The exterior features a siding façade and a covered porch. Two overhead doors open to the double garage where bays 27’ deep easily accommodate larger vehicles like pick-up trucks and SUVs. Windows at the back of the garage lend natural light and a service door provides convenience. The flexible space attached to the garage can be used for a multitude of purposes. This small studio features a full bath and ample closet space. It could serve as a guest suite for weekend visitors providing privacy from the main home. For those who work from home or own their own small business, the flexible space could serve as an office allowing you to go to work and never actually leave home. Finally, crafters, artists and music enthusiasts might choose to finish the flex space as their own private studio for whatever hobby they prefer. Add functionality to your home and extra parking space too with this 2-car garage plan with flex space.

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Aug 22 2012

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Featured Two-Car Garage Plan with Flex Space – The Garage Plan Shop

2-Car Garage Plan 051G-0014Add functionality and value to your home with this 2-car garage plan with flex space. On the left, an overhead door opens to the 2-car garage delivering 462 square feet of unfinished parking space, ideal for two family vehicles, or maybe one vehicle and a pair of ATVs it is sure to protect your investments from the elements. A front entry service door adds convenience. On the right side, a separate office works well for a home based business or the work-at-home-parent who needs a little privacy but doesn’t want to go far from home. The office provides 198 square feet of finished space and features a separate entry. It is flexible enough to serve as a hobby area, exercise room, storage space or even a rec room if you prefer. This flexible, detached garage offers sheltered parking and storage or finished space for whatever you might need. Learn more details about plan 051G-0014 now!

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Nov 10 2010

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Detached Garage Plans with Flex Space and Flexible Rooms

051G-0014 Garage Plan with Flex SpaceDetached garage plans are often the ideal solution to parking and storage needs. But what if a garage plan can offer you and your family more than unfinished parking and storage space? Garage plans with flex space and flexible rooms are a growing trend among home owners. Not only do  they add functionality and value to your home, but they also offer finished living space for a variety of purposes. Generally, garage plans with flex space feature a parking area for one to three cars and an attached finished area either positioned beside or above the garage. The flexible, finished living spaces include offices, recreation rooms, hobby areas, art studios, exercise rooms and more. Some flex spaces provide a full bath and even a kitchenette making them perfect for an in-law suite. In some cases, the work well for home based businesses providing an office space or place to meet with clients without disturbing the rest of the home. In other instances, these modestly outfitted spaces can serve as a multi-purpose room, such as a full time hobby or craft room that easily converts to guest quarters when overnight visitors arrive. Or, use the flex space for your college student delivering privacy. When he or she finds a place of his or her own, you can use the space for playing cards or scrapbooking with friends.

 

Garage plans with flex space are available in a variety of sizes and styles. Various features, rooflines and garage door configurations further extend the selection. With a little imagination, garage plans with flexible rooms can be used for almost anything. Take some time to browse The Garage Plan Shop’s collection of garage plans with flex space.

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