If you have spent any time around older folks, you may have heard of a radio show from way back in the day called Fibber McGee and Molly. Fibber had a hall closet that he stored everything in and when the door was opened an avalanche of items fell out. Anyone who lives with a minimal amount of storage space can certainly sympathize with this situation. Just where can you go with all of your stuff? This two-car garage plan that is right up your alley or maybe just behind the house. Not only is there space to house two autos and a workbench for all those projects that you can’t do without one, there is a loft with 485 square feet of storage. Organize all of that extra clutter that has nowhere else to go. If you miss Fibber’s closet, don’t worry, there’s one included with this garage loft plan right next to the workbench.
For those looking to make a getaway on weekends, holidays, or vacations this 2-car garage includes a third bay large enough to park the family RV. The 2-car garage offers a 16’ wide x 8’ tall garage door and 9’ ceiling, while the RV bay’s accommodations include a 10’ wide x 12’ tall garage door and a 13’ ceiling height. However, with these measurements not only does the RV bay allow a place to park an RV or motor home but even allows space for boat storage. Not being limited to only RV and boat owners, the spacious large bay can also be used as a gym space, providing enough room to support several pieces of workout material and equipment. Located above the 2-car garage is a loft allowing space for storage. The amenities of the garage go beyond the interior, as the exterior features a Craftsman style design promising to be a perfect complement to any Craftsman style home. View details about this RV garage plan with loft.
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Check out our featured garage plan! This unique garage loft plan boasts Williamsburg styling and thoughtful design. From the exterior, it appears to offer a 2-car garage, but take a closer look. There is more than meets the eye! Due to its unique design, the exterior neatly hides a third bay. With one single bay and one tandem bay, this 3-car garage plan works well for storing three cars. Or use the tandem bay for something larger like a boat and trailer. With the extra deep/tandem bay, this garage loft design is more versatile than you might expect at first glance. Additionally, interior stairs lead the way to the second floor loft, which delivers plenty of storage room or a flexible space that could be finished as a game room, home theater or hobby area. Better still, the full bath makes it the perfect guest suite, offering your overnight visitors a bit of privacy if necessary. Fashioned to satisfy many different needs, this unique 3-car garage design is worth taking a second look.
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If you are planning to build a 2-car garage plan, why not build a garage that can do more? If you have enough space on your lot and your budget that will allow it, consider this featured 2-car garage plan. Not only does it offer a double bay for storage of two vehicles, but it also provides a workshop area, just right for the family handyman. There will always be a place to work on small home repair and DIY projects and enough room to store tools. The main level delivers 700 square feet of usable space and a 9’ ceiling. The upstairs loft is a great place to stash seasonal items like holiday decorations or boxes you might otherwise leave in the basement. The loft area provides 358 square feet of storage space, and the ceiling slopes upward from 4’ to 8’giving you plenty of room to store family treasures and move around. Don’t miss other practical features like the covered porch, coat closet and the easy-to-access interior stairs making it simple to get to the loft without having to worry about rain, snow or ice when trying to retrieve something from loft. If you are in the market for a 2-car garage plan and could use a little extra storage space and a workshop, this garage loft plan with workshop is the ideal solution for your needs.
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If you have a need for a basic garage, there are plenty of designs to choose from. The Garage Plan Shop offers everything from simple 1-car garages to 4-car garage plans and even larger designs. But wouldn’t it be better if there were a bonus? Have you considered a garage loft plan? Garage plans with lofts are fairly common especially in the one-car, two-car, and three-car styles. If you are going to take the time to build a garage, you might want to consider other needs you can satisfy by incorporating a loft.
Detached garage loft plans accommodate a broad range of needs and come in a generous selection of sizes and architectural styles allowing you to find one to blend perfectly with your home and satisfy your needs. The loft space is an unfinished space located above the parking area and is accessed by a pull-down stair or an enclosed staircase. Some loft areas are strictly designed for storage having low overhead clearance but provide plenty of room to stash boxes and store other family treasures. This type of garage with loft is great for attic or basement overflow, seasonal storage and holiday decorations. Face it. Most families have a lot of “stuff” cluttering their living areas and other storage spaces. So consider reducing your clutter and organizing your belongings with the help of a garage loft plan.
When a garage offers a loft space that is large enough to move around freely and has a standard or slightly lower than standard ceiling height, the loft opens up many other possibilities that go far beyond unfinished storage space. Think about what special living space you’d love to have if you had the opportunity to add it to your home. Would you like a home office that is part of your home but outside the main house? Do you want a place to work in peace without ever leaving home? Would your family enjoy a recreation or game room? Do you enjoy crafts? Could you use a hobby or craft room? How about an exercise area to help you like a healthy lifestyle? The possibilities are endless when it comes to finishing the loft space of a detached garage. Talk with your builder about the numerous ways you can finish this space to accommodate your family’s specific needs.
If you are planning to build a detached garage plan in the near future, consider the advantages of building a garage loft plan. Your family will surely reap the benefits for many years to come.