Island Kitchen Home Plans Complement an Open Floor Plan

A gourmet kitchen is the number one luxury item that most homeowners are looking for in a dream house plan. Even smaller home designs are opting for larger and more functional kitchens. To make up for this added space in the kitchen, many floor plans now offer a single dining area instead of having a separate breakfast nook and formal dining room. A gourmet kitchen with an island or bar can easily take the place of a breakfast nook.

Open kitchen floor plans are a trend that seems to be here to stay. An open concept home plan makes it easy to entertain and helps your house feel larger, even with less square footage. An island kitchen provides additional storage and counter space and aids in keeping the kitchen open to the other living spaces. Your kitchen island may hold your sink and dishwasher. You can set up your cooking range in the island or keep it completely open for meal prep and dining. A kitchen island is a great space to lay out snacks or serve family-style meals. Design your kitchen floor plans with an island layout to meet your needs.

Find Kitchen Layouts With Islands

The Ironwood 1331-D is a hillside-walkout house plan with a gourmet kitchen. A large center island is accompanied by an additional bar, perfect for serving meals or adding bar stools for casual dining. A spacious pantry is nearby for storage.

The Roseburg home plan 1378 features a chef’s dream kitchen. Large windows bring in natural light and a center island looks out into this open floor plan. A breakfast bar offers space for bar seating and a wet bar and pantry are just steps away.

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Donald Gardner Architects brings you a vast portfolio of dream kitchen plans with islands. No matter your preferred square footage or home plan style, we can help you find the perfect design with our Advanced Home Plan Search.

Our modification process lets you customize any floor plan to truly make it yours. Find a house design that is almost perfect and let our designers help you make it your dream house plan!

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House Plan The Ella
House Plan The Ella
  • 2820Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 4Bathrooms
  • 1.5Stories

This urban farmhouse creates an eye-catching composition with a combination of vertical and horizontal siding and an arched portico with large double doors and a Palladian window above to bring natural light to the foyer. An open floor plan seamlessly blends the great room, dining room, and island kitchen. Luxury features include a spacious utility room, three garage bays, and a screened porch with a fireplace and grill. A full bathroom accompanies each bedroom including the bedroom/study.

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House Plan The Zander
House Plan The Zander
  • 2574Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 3.5Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

This traditional home makes a grand impression with accents of stone, metal, and vertical siding. The foyer opens directly to the dining room and the stunning kitchen island is within sight. A fireplace and coffered ceiling create a cozy environment for the great room and a rear porch and a screened porch with a fireplace take living outdoors. The master suite is a true retreat with an opulent bathroom and a walk-in closet divided for couples or seasonally. The bedroom/study enjoys an adjacent bathroom and the utility room is nearby. Upstairs, two bedrooms have walk-in closets and share a full bathroom. A bonus room is available for entertainment or a future expansion.

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House Plan The Everett
House Plan The Everett
  • 2607Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 3.5Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

This narrow cottage, with front-entry garage, opens to a surprisingly spacious floor plan. A cooktop island overlooks the great room for easy entertaining. The pantry and utility room provide convenience while skylights filter nature light onto the rear porch. The master bedroom features a freestanding bathtub, dual sink vanity and a walk-in shower. A window bring light into the oversized master closet. Three large bedrooms are upstairs with two full bathrooms. Adjoining hall closets offer storage and the bonus room is an ideal common space for games or movies.

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House Plan The Camille
House Plan The Camille
  • 3170Total Sq. Ft.
  • 5Bedrooms
  • 4.5Bathrooms
  • 3Stories

This Urban Farmhouse features a vertical board-n-batten exterior with metal roof accents and gables highlighted by decorative brackets. The front porch is welcoming with twin columns that frame the front door. The gourmet kitchen contains an over-sized island with a prep-sink and an additional serving bar overlooks the vaulted great room. An angled pantry provides plenty of storage and a spectacular bayed-dining room is sure to impress. A utility room is conveniently located near the stairs for laundry drop-off and pick-up to the upstairs bedrooms. The spacious master suite opens to a luxurious bathroom with a freestanding bathtub and a walk-in shower. Two closets allow separation for season items, or perhaps a shoe closet. A second-floor balcony overlooks the great room and foyer below. One bedroom offers a walk-in closet and private bath while two other bedrooms have walk-in closets and share a bathroom. A bonus room and third floor bonus attic provide space for hobbies and entertainment.

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House Plan The Fletcher
House Plan The Fletcher
  • 2512Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 3.5Bathrooms
  • 1Stories

Decorative gable brackets and arches highlight this Craftsman design with a stone and shake exterior. The wide foyer is perfect for greeting guests and storage closets keep the space tidy. Multiple cooks will feel welcome in the spacious kitchen featuring an island with prep-sink. The master suite is truly luxurious with private access to a rear porch, an opulent master bath, and an oversized walk-in closet with bench seat. To the rear of this design, find a screened porch and a two-car garage with a bonus room above.

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House Plan The Celeste
House Plan The Celeste
  • 2453Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 3Bathrooms
  • 1Stories

This European inspired design is instantly appealing with cupula-topped gables, vertical board accents, and a stylish eyebrow arch over the front porch. The living spaces are completely open and a screened porch to the rear offers premium outdoor living with a fireplace and kitchen. The master suite is comfortable for two, with dual walk-in closets and a double sink vanity. Sun tunnels bring natural light to windowless rooms, including the mud room, pantry, and bedroom closet.

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House Plan The Stella
House Plan The Stella
  • 3418Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 4.5Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

The Stella home plan doesn't sacrifice square footage or comfort to achieve a narrow footprint. This stylish exterior features sloping roof lines, arched windows, stone accents, and a front porch framed in columns. Interior columns divide the open great room and dining room and the island kitchen leads the way to a pocket office, pantry, mud room, and spacious utility room. The master suite expands to the rear of the home with an intricate tray ceiling and bayed sitting room. Take living outdoors with rear porches and a patio. Upstairs, two bedrooms are separated for privacy, each with a full bathroom and walk-in closet. A library with built-in shelves welcomes an extensive book collection.

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House Plan The Bridgette
House Plan The Bridgette
  • 2985Total Sq. Ft.
  • 5Bedrooms
  • 3Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

Don't be fooled by the narrow footprint, open living spaces and generous bedrooms await inside. A cathedral ceiling adds visual space to the great room while the dining room gains distinction and style with columns and a tray ceiling. The multi-function kitchen offers ample space for cooking, as well as casual dining at the bar. A walk-in pantry keeps dry goods and small appliances organized and out-of-sight. The master bedroom enjoys dormer windows on each side to bring in natural light. Dual closets, a private master bathroom, and a sitting nook with built-in shelves provide a relaxing retreat for the homeowner. Three additional bedrooms, a full bathroom and a spacious utility room complete the second floor along with a balcony overlooking the great room below.

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House Plan The Lindstrom
House Plan The Lindstrom
  • 2169Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 3Bathrooms
  • 1Stories

This storybook cottage design charms onlookers with striking roof lines and a mixed exterior of stucco, stone and cedar shakes. The foyer welcomes an open floor plan with a column accented dining room and a dream, island kitchen overlooking the great room. Outdoor living is abundant with screened and open rear porches and a patio. The master suite enjoys excellent views from an arched wall of windows while the master bathroom is a spa-like retreat. Notable features include an oversized utility room, pantry, mud room, and multiple storage closets throughout. Two additional bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a flexible bedroom/study round out this thoughtful floor plan.

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House Plan The Hedlund
House Plan The Hedlund
  • 3347Total Sq. Ft.
  • 5Bedrooms
  • 4.5Bathrooms
  • 3Stories

This stone-and-shake home plan features a whimsical exterior with sloping gables, arched elements, and metal accents. Exceptional details highlight the first floor, from the island kitchen and oversized walk-in pantry to the multi-functional utility room. Expect royal-treatment from the master suite with a vast, tray ceiling topped bedroom, abundant closet space, and an opulent bath. The second floor offers secondary bedrooms, a bonus room, and a convenient laundry chute. Bonus space on the third floor is a treat for the homeowner to add a home theater, game room, or gym.

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House Plan The Wallace
House Plan The Wallace
  • 2940Total Sq. Ft.
  • 5Bedrooms
  • 4Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

Cedar shakes mix with siding and stone to create a richly textural Craftsman exterior. This floor plan is ideal for large or growing families with open living spaces making it easy to be together. The master suite and a bedroom/study are downstairs while three large bedrooms with walk-in closets are upstairs. A second-floor pocket office is a great space for children to complete homework or projects and a bonus room provides additional square footage for recreation or storage.

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House Plan The Waylon
House Plan The Waylon
  • 2960Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 3Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

Multiple gables adorn this hillside walkout and cedar shakes and timber details serve as rustic accents. An island kitchen is open to the great room and shares a cathedral ceiling with the dining room. A walk-in pantry is nearby and an oversized utility room is multi-functional. The master suite and study complete the first floor while two bedrooms, a full bath, and rec room are downstairs.




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