Basement house plans, or house plans with basements, offer homeowners one main perk—an extra level of living space. Multi-generational house plans that feature a basement might use the space to house a second kitchen, living room, and bedroom suite, so a grown child of the homeowner, for example, could move in just after college or during financial hardship. Other times, a basement will feature space for extra bedrooms, storage, and/or a rec room. If you’re looking for something especially luxurious, consider a house plan with a sports court featured on its basement level.
As you browse the below collection of basement house plans, consider what kind of basement will work best for you and your family. For instance, a walkout basement (also called "daylight basement") is ideal if you have a sloping (or hillside) lot. A house plan with walkout basement could also work well if you’re planning to accommodate an elderly parent or inlaw on the basement level. Why? Because, instead of being forced to walk up and down stairs to reach their living quarters, the parent or inlaw could simply walk straight into the basement from the attached outdoor patio.
On the other hand, maybe you’re interested in having a fun home theatre in your basement. If that’s the case, having a fully underground basement might be great, as this will allow movies to be watched in total darkness regardless of the time of day or quality of drapes.
No matter what your basement needs are, Dream Home Source's collection of basement house plans is sure to please!
Related categories include: House Plans with Walkout Basements and Baby Boomer House Plans.