Best 2 Story House Plans & 2 Story Floor Plans | Don Gardner

When you want to get more square footage out of a smaller footprint on your lot, two-story house plans are the answer. Donald A. Gardner Architects has a number of attractive, modern 2-story house design options that provide comfortable, spacious living on the first story and quiet space for sleeping on the second story. Find your favorite two-story home plan with our help today.

Two-Story House Design Choices Provide Flexibility and Style
When browsing our available two-story house plans, you will see that these designs provide many options. While some will have all of the bedrooms on the second story, others will provide a master suite on the first floor, with bedrooms and office rooms on the second story. You will also find everything from Craftsman-style exteriors to cottages and bungalows.

The Eastlake is one example of this: This floor plan offers 3,154 square feet in a Country-style home, with brick exterior, twin dormers, and an expansive, columned front porch that combines to give this home plan a stately facade. Inside, a private master bedroom wing, soaring two-story great room open to the kitchen, three upstairs bedrooms, and a secluded rear family room with adjoining screen porch make this an ideal family home plan.

Search Conveniently for Two-Story Floor Plans
Donald A. Gardner Architects makes it convenient to find two-story floor plans that fit your needs and budget. Browse our website to find your ideal home. For additional help finding a 2-story house plan that fits your lifestyle, contact our knowledgeable customer service team. We will be happy to help narrow your options, so you can find the perfect home for your needs.

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House Plan The Charlotte
House Plan The Charlotte
  • 2974Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 4Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

A sweeping gable highlights this two-story cottage. The formal living spaces are open with a staircase separating them from the hearth and breakfast rooms. An e-space, butler's pantry, mud and utility rooms are all near a two-car garage with golf cart bay. Upstairs are two bedrooms with private baths and a bunus room with dormer window and walk-in storage.

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House Plan The Bayswater
House Plan The Bayswater
  • 1943Total Sq. Ft.
  • 3Bedrooms
  • 3Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

This waterfront house plan is compact, with open living areas and secluded private rooms. Conversation flows easily from the two-story great room with open stair case to the kitchen and dining room. The bedroom/study has a walk-in closet and bathroom access. Upstairs, the master suite and secondary bedroom meet at a convenient walk-through utility room. An island basement provides storage and parking space, while a home elevator makes it easy to move between floors in this house plan.

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House Plan The Sandy Creek
House Plan The Sandy Creek
  • 3123Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 4Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

Ideal for lakefront or mountain lots, this hillside walkout home features Craftsman styling throughout. Coffered ceilings top the bedroom/study and great room, a column marks the entrance to the kitchen and dining room, and plenty of windows line the rear of the home. The back porch is massive, with skylights and a vaulted ceiling. The screened porch is perfect for outdoor meals with its summer kitchen. A home elevator provides easy access to the finished lower level with bedrooms and a rec room.

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House Plan The Pennington
House Plan The Pennington
  • 1858Total Sq. Ft.
  • 3Bedrooms
  • 3.5Bathrooms
  • 1.5Stories

Double front-facing gables with circle top windows and an arched entry create a welcoming exterior for this two-story cottage. The great room, dining room, and kitchen blend together with abundant windows for a bright and open living space. The utility room has cabinetry and a laundry sink, with a nearby linen closet for additional storage. Two bedrooms, two baths, and an oversized bonus room make up the second floor.

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House Plan The Lawrenceville
House Plan The Lawrenceville
  • 3626Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 3.5Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

This stately Country design is overflowing with special amenities that make living easy for busy families. A garage workshop and a large family studio provide space for projects and household tasks. The kitchen is open to a morning room, dining room, and great room, with a walk-in pantry and e-space nearby. A wet bar, wine cellar, and screened porch make the morning room a favorite place to relax. A well-appointed master suite and study lined with bookshelves complete the main floor. Upstairs, a walkway is open to below, connecting three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a bonus room.

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House Plan The Westlake
House Plan The Westlake
  • 2609Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 4Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

A courtyard entry and mixed-material facade give the Westlake instant curb appeal. Inside, the open arrangement of the kitchen, great room and bayed dining room, as well as nearby screen and covered porches, creates the perfect place for casual entertaining. A home elevator makes it easy to move to the lower level, where a rec room and two additional bedrooms await guests or family.

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House Plan The Braxton
House Plan The Braxton
  • 2876Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 3Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

This two-story Craftsman home welcomes with a stunning curved staircase in the foyer, opposite a study/bedroom. The great room, kitchen, and dining room are open and surrounded by windows for rear and side views. The master suite includes a bayed sitting area, two walk-in closets, a linen closet, and a spacious bathroom. The upstairs is open to below, with two bedrooms sharing a Jack-and-Jill bathroom and an oversized bonus room.

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House Plan The Mosscliff
House Plan The Mosscliff
  • 2993Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 4Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

Perfect for a view lot, the Mosscliff brings tons of livability in an efficient walkout basement home. An island kitchen serves a single dining area and great room, and accesses a massive utility room and pantry conveniently close to the garage entry. Two covered porches downstairs, and front and rear porches plus a screen porch upstairs bring the outside in.

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House Plan The Mahoney
House Plan The Mahoney
  • 2769Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 4Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

This two-story cottage provides plenty of open living space in a compact footprint. The foyer and great room are open to the upstairs balcony, and the back porch can be accessed from the great room, master bedroom, and single dining room. Extra storage can be found in the garage, utility room, and kitchen pantry, while an enormous bonus room adds flexible living space.

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House Plan The Bantry
House Plan The Bantry
  • 2498Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 3Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

An angled floor plan allows this design to take advantage of rear views. The dining room, master bedroom, and screened porch are bayed, adding architectural interest, and the rear porch is topped with a cathedral ceiling and skylights. The spacious kitchen is right by the screened porch with summer kitchen, making outdoor entertaining easy. A pantry, coat closet, and utility room lead the way to the garage, while additional bedrooms and a bonus room complete the second floor.

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House Plan The Brodie
House Plan The Brodie
  • 2872Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 3.5Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

Stone, siding, and a metal porch roof create low maintenance curb appeal for this Craftsman home. Wide open living areas and ample storage and utility space combine for a plan that is appealing and efficient, while porches and patios take living outdoors. With a rec room downstairs and a bonus room over the garage, the Brodie has plenty of flexible space.

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House Plan The Rainey
House Plan The Rainey
  • 2966Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 3Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

Perfect for sloping lots, this hillside walkout plan takes advantage of rear views with plenty of windows and porches. The main level is full of open living space, with a vaulted great room open to the dining room and kitchen. A large utility room and walk-in pantry sit behind the garage, while the indulgent master suite lies across the home. Downstairs, two additional bedrooms with patio access are separated by a family room with fireplace.




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