Honestly, who doesn't dream about living next to a beautiful body of water? Whether you fantasize about waking up next to the ocean in southern California, or next to a quiet lake full of fish in the mountains of Colorado, waterfront living is almost always a factor when it comes to "living the dream!" So, come on and browse our collection of coastal / beach house plans below and select a design that speaks to you!
While coastal / beach house plans come in a variety of shapes, sizes and styles, common features you'll discover as you review the designs in this collection include: chic outdoor living space, big windows, and natural materials, all of which punctuate the fact that you're living in a super cool environment that should be cherished as much as possible.
If you're working with a hilly lot, consider a beach
house plan with walkout basement
, as walkout basements can maximize living space on a sloping lot. On the other hand, if you plan to build very close to the water and suspect waves might get a little too close for comfort during storms, consider a beach house plan with piling (pier) foundation.