By Gabby Torrenti
These new garage apartment plans are ideal for enhancing your property with extra living space or lots of room for storage. These structures also can serve as private apartments for visitors, helping them to feel at home just steps from yours. Check out these garage apartments to truly maximize your property’s potential.
Cozy Craftsman Apartment Craftsman Garage Plan with Apartment 48-1049 - Front Exterior Craftsman Garage Plan with Apartment 48-1049 - Main Floor Plan Craftsman Garage Plan with Apartment 48-1049 - Upper Floor Plan
This 987-square-foot space makes a versatile addition to your property. On the lower level, a two-car garage makes an ideal place for storing vehicles and includes a workspace for home improvement projects or a favorite hobby. An additional space on this level is designated for storing an RV or boat, making this structure perfect for those who need room for storing these extra vehicles. Upstairs, a large combined living and dining space borders the kitchen, which comes with a center island for easy meal preparation. A primary bedroom around the corner features two closets and a second bedroom with built-ins and closet space makes this structure ideal for visiting guests. A full bathroom, linen closet, and washer and dryer help this garage apartment feel like home, too.
This large garage apartment makes a convenient space for housing guests or creating a quaint escape just steps away from your home. The lower level comprises space for two cars, a designated RV garage, and a separate kitchen that makes outdoor entertaining simple. This kitchen space leads onto a covered porch, giving you space to enjoy a cocktail at the end of the day with those inhabiting this apartment. On the opposite side of the main level, a powder room and mudroom allow you to freshen up or drop belongings before heading upstairs.
On the second level, a family room opens the space, leading into the kitchen with dual pantries and a sizable center island. On the left side of this level, a primary bedroom comes equipped with a walk-in closet and bathroom with double sinks. Across the main living space, an additional bedroom with a walk-in closet and full bathroom gives guests more room to relax. This garage apartment doesn’t spare a single detail, allowing visitors to enjoy all of the comforts of home.
Contemporary Two-Story Garage Modern Garage Plan with Workshop 932-461 - Side Exterior Modern Garage Plan with Workshop 932-461 - Lower Floor Plan Modern Garage Plan with Workshop 932-461 - Upper Floor Plan
This 430-square-foot garage makes a terrific workspace or additional living space. On the lower level, this home can house a single car and includes lots of storage space. A convenient flight of stairs leads to the upper level. A vaulted loft creates lots of space for relaxing, while a mini kitchen makes it simple to prepare a favorite snack or beverage. A bathroom with a shower adds extra versatility. Guests also have the opportunity to relax on the apartment’s balcony, overlooking your property.
Luxe Modern Garage Luxury Garage Plan with In-Law Suite 932-386 - Side Exterior Luxury Garage Plan with In-Law Suite 932-386 - Lower Floor Plan Luxury Garage Plan with In-Law Suite 932-386 - Upper Floor Plan
This large garage apartment includes abundant storage and living space, creating an accessory structure that feels like a luxurious getaway. On the first floor, three cars can be stored with ease, while separate woodworking and crafting rooms are the perfect workspaces for the hobbyists in your family. A convenient flight of stairs leads to the second level, which is outfitted to house a small family with ease.
The staircase leads directly into the living room, with simple access to the kitchen with a breakfast bar for enjoying a family meal. The primary bedroom sits at the rear of the space, including a walk-in closet for guests to store all of their belongings. A second bedroom is located across the hallway, with simple access to the apartment’s full bathroom. A laundry room and pantry make the space both convenient and homey, helping to maximize the space further.
Simple, Stylish Garage with Apartment Simple Garage Plan with Apartment 410-3611 - Front Exterior Simple Garage Plan with Apartment 410-3611 - Lower Floor Plan Simple Garage Plan with Apartment 410-3611 - Upper Floor Plan
This two-story plan includes 622 square feet of living space, making it a useful addition to your property. The first floor features space for two cars, with an exterior flight of stairs leading up to the main living area. A small foyer opens to the combined living room and kitchen space. A space-saving open kitchen helps to maximize this apartment’s square footage as well. The bedroom provides access to its own full bathroom, which includes a washer and dryer for added convenience. The space is completed by a walk-in closet, helping guests feel comfortable in this accessory structure.
Modern Garage Living Space Modern Garage Plan with Living Space 117-905 - Front Exterior Modern Garage Plan with Living Space 117-905 - Lower Floor Plan Modern Garage Plan with Living Space 117-905 - Upper Floor Plan
On the first floor of this bold structure, three garage bays make storing vehicles simple, while a washer and dryer make it easy for visitors or homeowners to do laundry with ease. Up a flight of stairs, the primary living space includes a spacious great room, which leads toward a dining space and kitchen with a breakfast bar. The kitchen also includes a convenient pantry for storing groceries, while a linen closet in the great room adds even more storage. The primary bedroom includes its own full bathroom and two closets, creating the perfect space for a visiting couple. A second bedroom enjoys easy access to the second bathroom, located just around the corner.
At 522 square feet, the living space in this farmhouse-inspired garage plan features all the necessary details to create a miniature home-away-from-home right on your property. The main level of this structure comprises space for vehicle storage, an entry porch, and a separate storage bay for additional tools or belongings. A flight of stairs leads to the second level, which opens with a living room, leading toward the kitchen and laundry appliances. A bedroom with closet space and a full bathroom complete the living area, supplying plenty of room for visitors to relax. Additional attic storage on the second level adds to the convenience of having a structure like this on your property.
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