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Small Ranch House Plans: Historically Unique

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Small ranch House Plans The first Small Ranch House Plans were most popular from the 1940s through 1970s when tract housing was built for the post-war middle class. 

Due to their cost-effective construction, these starter homes were built in response to the rapid population growth and demand for housing at that time. Usually on a single level with separation between living and sleeping spaces, this home plan was ideal for growing families.

True Ranch-Style Homes first appeared in the 1920s and were first influenced by Spanish Colonial architecture. In keeping with that original Spanish style but with a more contemporary floor plan is Sater Design’s “Adora”.

 Adora-Front Elevation Rendering-Plan #6502

This home plan boasts 10-foot ceilings with open, flowing rooms. Outside, a low-pitched roof, arches, and stucco finish reflect features first used in Small Ranch House Plans in the American Southwest.

Borrowing from a number of other house styles, Small Ranch House Plans are unique in their design. The “Alston” home plan reflects the Sater Design Collection’s take on a modern Prairie style.

Alston-Front Elevation-Plan #6572

Ideal for entertaining, the free-flowing layout eliminates barriers that were the norm in the early Small Ranch House Plan. This home plan boasts 1808 square feet of open concept living.

Combining modern architectural touches with the basic Ranch design has created a home style that is diverse and continues to have broad appeal.

Whether its Mediterranean, Farmhouse, Craftsman or another style influence, the Sater Design Collection has the Small Ranch House Plan to suit your personality and needs. See our full catalog of home styles online, in our home plan publications, as well as on Pinterest!

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