Vacation style house plans evoke a casual and relaxed atmosphere. Whether on a lake shore, river front, or a remote rural setting, these home plans are designed to capture views. They make home owners feel like they are connected to their settings. The exteriors may have lap siding with standing seam metal roofs reflecting a true cottage style. Most of our Vacation house plans are designed to give a sense of being on vacation all the time. Many vacation style house plans feature elevated living spaces over an island style basement that is designed for coastal site conditions or where flooding is a concern. These lower spaces may feature parking, storage and unfinished areas that can be converted into such uses as game rooms, exercise rooms, or flex rooms that can accommodate visiting grandchildren (conditional upon site zoning requirements). All our vacation style home plans incorporate sustainable design features make for less maintenance and promote energy efficiency.