Need an Outbuilding? 2 Detached Garage Plans with Flexibility

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For those who love where they live the addition of an outbuilding can add value to your property as well as flexibility. Over the years the humble detached garage has become more than just a space to store your cars. These outbuildings can add hobby space, guest accommodation, home offices, or whatever else you need to fall in love with your property all over again.

For those who love where they live the addition of an outbuilding can add value to your property as well as flexibility. If you love where you live but have found that you need more in order to meet the needs of your lifestyle than look no further than a detached garage. Over the years the humble detached garage has become more than just a space to store your cars. These outbuildings can add hobby space, guest accommodation, home offices, or whatever else you need to fall in love with your property all over again.

Garage 20-328

Graced with Craftsman accents giving Garage 20-328 the flexibility to match a wide range of home styles. Decorative beams and twin posts add to the curb appeal. The first floor offers a two-car garage which fills most of the main level. Along the back is a half bathroom with the option to finish the space with a tub/shower combination. A man door on the right opens to a stoop and an exterior staircase which wraps up to the second-floor apartment. The 672 square foot living area offers two covered outdoor spaces, the covered deck off the front door and then a comfortable vaulted covered deck that overlooks the front of the garage.

This detached garage could make a great design to consider for urban areas where accessory dwelling units are gaining popularity quickly. The open great room features vaulted ceilings and a wood stove. Near the sliding glass door that opens the living space up to the covered deck is a nook with a built-in desk. Open to the great room is the vaulted kitchen which is well-appointed and boasts an island with an eating bar. Off the great room is a small hallway leading to a second full bathroom and a bedroom.

Garage 20-318

Batt and board siding with shingle accents given Garage 20-318 a delightful country influence. On the main level, the floor plan is filled with a two-car garage. A sliding door along the back wall glides to reveal a large shop with two work benches, a sink, and mechanical storage closet. The side covered deck can be accessed from either the shop or garage. Along the back, an exterior staircase leads up to the second floor. For those looking to separate their home offices from their main living, this garage offers two offices, a main loft and kitchenette. The work day can feel like a comfortable day at the office with breaks taken on the balcony. If home office accommodations are not needed, each room has a small closet allowing it to be easily transformed and furnished as a bedroom. The possibilities are numerous for this upper level.

Garage 20-328 and Garage 20-318 are created by Associated Designs, Inc.’s talented team of residential home designers. To learn more about these designs visit www.AssociatedDesigns.com.

About Associated Designs

Founded in 1990, Associated Designs offers pre-designed plans and custom design services. Created by a talented team of designers with more than 45 years of design experience, Associated Designs offers a variety of single family homes, garage and accessory structures, and multi-family designs.