By Courtney Pittman
It’s all about chic curb appeal and upscale amenities with these modern house plans. Think streamlined layouts, big island kitchens, and (of course) eye-catching exteriors. Here are ten smart designs with spot-on style.
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Modern Details Modern Details 928-367 - Front Exterior
Modern Details 928-367 - Main Floor Plan
Modern Details 928-367 - Upper Floor Plan
Stylish, sleek, and cool, this modern house plan feels fresh and up to date. The main living areas are open, with a big kitchen island and a fireplace in the great room. Just outside sits the lanai, ready for outdoor living.
Upstairs, the primary suite is complete with two walk-in closets and direct access to the balcony. The nearby laundry room makes it easy to throw in a load. Don’t miss the loft and the versatile den (discover these den decorating tips from The Spruce).
Small House Plan with Big Curb Appeal Small House Plan with Big Curb Appeal 23-2757 - Front Exterior
Small House Plan with Big Curb Appeal 23-2757 - Main Floor Plan
Here’s a small house plan with big curb appeal. With just 1,400 square feet of living space, this modern gem wastes no space. The well-designed layout includes an island kitchen that opens to the living room and dining area.
The primary suite boasts an impressive walk-in closet. Two additional bedrooms and a full bath round out this plan.
Flexible Loft Space Flexible Loft Space 1064-153 - Front Exterior
Flexible Loft Space 1064-153 - Main Floor Plan
Flexible Loft Space 1064-153 - Upper Floor Plan
A kitchen island with a sink and snack bar serves the open dining area and living room. Sliding glass doors to the rear covered porch are a nice touch. Check out the primary suite’s generous walk-in closet, which also holds the washer and dryer.
Two secondary bedrooms share a full bath on the second floor. A loft space adds flexibility.
Modern House Plan with Farmhouse Style Modern House Plan with Farmhouse Style 1070-171 - Front Exterior
Modern House Plan with Farmhouse Style 1070-171 - Main Floor Plan
Modern House Plan with Farmhouse Style 1070-171 - Upper Floor Plan
Metal roof accents and mixed siding highlight the exterior of this modern farmhouse plan. Inside, the primary suite gives you dual sinks, a relaxing tub, and a spacious closet on the first floor.
The open layout maximizes space. A home office sits near the front. Two more bedrooms and a full bath reside upstairs.
Eye-Catching Exterior Eye-Catching Exterior 23-2761 - Front Exterior
Eye-Catching Exterior 23-2761 - Main Floor Plan
Eye-Catching Exterior 23-2761 - Upper Floor Plan
This eye-catching modern house plan makes an impression inside and out. The relaxed layout gives you a big island kitchen that opens to the living room and dining area. Enjoy outdoor living on the rear patio.
The second floor hosts the primary suite, two additional bedrooms, a full bath, and the laundry room.
Outdoor Living to the Max Outdoor Living to the Max 1074-56 - Front Exterior
Outdoor Living to the Max 1074-56 - Main Floor Plan
Outdoor Living to the Max 1074-56 - Upper Floor Plan
Smart details set this modern house plan apart. For example, the island kitchen boasts a butler pantry and a walk-in pantry with a counter. The primary suite impresses with two huge closets, a walk-through shower, a separate tub, and direct access to the laundry room.
Don’t miss these details: the mudroom with lockers and the outdoor kitchen on the rear porch (check out these outdoor kitchen ideas from HGTV).
Lots of Light Lots of Light 923-214 - Front Exterior
Lots of Light 923-214 - Main Floor Plan
Here’s a modern house plan with great outdoor living. Inside, the island kitchen and great room flow into one another with ease. The primary suite pampers you with two closets, direct access to the convenient laundry room, and a spa-like bathroom.
Two more bedrooms sit on the opposite side of the floor plan. The walk-in pantry and big windows are welcome details.
Modern Design for Sloping Lot Modern Design for Sloping Lot 1070-7 - Front Exterior
Modern Design for Sloping Lot 1070-7 - Main Floor Plan
Modern Design for Sloping Lot 1070-7 - Upper Floor Plan
Modern Design for Sloping Lot 1070-7 - Lower Floor Plan
This standout design gives you a striking exterior and thoughtful amenities. Enjoy views through the floor-to-ceiling windows in the great room. The open kitchen sports an island and a sizeable pantry.
A secondary bedroom is located on the main floor, while the primary suite and another bedroom sit on the upper level.
Sleek and Simple
Sleek and Simple 20-2505 - Front Exterior
Sleek and Simple 20-2505 - Main Floor Plan
Sleek and Simple 20-2505 - Upper Floor Plan
With clean lines and a gable roof, this three-bedroom house plan delivers fresh curb appeal. Inside, the simple layout feels open and breezy. The kitchen boasts an island that overlooks the dining room for easy serving. Keep groceries organized in the big walk-in pantry. Check out the cool pocket office nearby and the pet shower near the garage.
An extra-spacious closet highlights the primary suite on the second floor. Two more bedrooms and a full bath occupy this level. Nice weather? Hang out on the cool rooftop terrace.
Small Design, Smart Details
Small Design, Smart Details 23-2772 - Front Exterior
Small Design, Smart Details 23-2772 - Main Floor Plan
Small Design, Smart Details 23-2772 - Upper Floor Plan
You’ll love the smart amenities inside this stylish 1,583-square-foot home. In the kitchen, an impressive island offers casual seating and opens to the dining room and living area. Nearby, sliding glass doors give you access to the covered back porch.
Three bedrooms live on the second level (including the primary suite). Don’t miss these great details: a bench in the foyer, built-in shelves in the living room, and a spacious pantry in the kitchen.