If you’re looking for an empty nest house plan (also called a retirement house plan), that probably means the kids have moved out and it’s just you or you and your partner left to live life as you please… THANK GOODNESS! What’s more, congratulations--you’ve just survived 18 years of tantrums, homework, spilled drinks, and never-ending flu seasons. Peace, relaxation, and sanity have returned, at last!
The collection below typically features small to medium sized, easy-to-maintain, affordable house plans that offer comfortable amenities where it counts. Take simple house plan
, for instance. This home plan is merely 1 level with 1,604 square feet of living space, and yet it manages to feature a luxurious master bath equipped with a jetted tub, two walk-in closets, and dual vanities separated by plenty of counter space. That said, note that size and affordability can and often are defined differently depending on who you’re talking to. If someone has lived in a 7 bedroom house plan for the past 20 years, an “empty nest” house plan might be a 3 bedroom design. On the other hand, someone who has lived in a 3 bedroom house plan for the past 20 years may wish to downsize to 2, or even a 1 bedroom floor plan. That’s why you’ll see a variety of house plan sizes in the collection below.
When it comes to affordability, we recommend purchasing a cost to build report for the home plan you intend to buy, assuming you're not sure or concerned as to what the final price tag of the building project is going to be. Note that the price of a cost to build report is nominal. Furthermore, if you pay for a cost to build report for House Plan X now, and then decide to buy House Plan X next week, month (etc), the cost to build fee will be deducted from the price of the corresponding plan. To purchase a cost to build report, simply visit the plan detail page of the design you’re interested in. Click the blue Get Cost-to-Build Report button and follow the instructions from there. You can also call us at 1-800-447-0027. We’re here to help!