Coastal Living House Plans: Coastal Home Plans & Floor Plans

Coastal Living Home Designs

Whether you're building a home on the beach, the lake or one of the many East Coast shores, the right coastal floor plans will make your dream a reality. With the coastal home plans from Donald A. Gardner Architects, you can build your dream home on the beach, with a floor plan that capitalizes on your waterfront location. From large windows to sprawling porches and two-story designs that let you take in the view and breezes, these coastal house plans will make your waterfront property exactly what you envision.

Embrace the Waterfront With Coastal House Plans

As you browse our coastal-living house plans, you will notice a number of features designed specifically for the waterfront. Coastal home designs typically have multiple stories, with large windows that take in the views well. Sprawling front porches are often included, as are large decks or patios to embrace outdoor entertaining by the water. These floor plans also often have large multi-vehicle garages, perfect for storing watercraft and other equipment for water-based activities.These coastal floor plans span a number of architectural styles. You'll find coastal cottage house plans, Tuscan-inspired villas and colonial-style homes that embrace coastal living among our home plans. This means you can choose a floor plan that fits your design ideals, while still enjoying the benefits of waterfront living. A popular coastal home plan of ours is The Watercress. A popular coastal home plan of ours is The Watercress. At just over 1,700 square feet, this home is perfect for those coastal breezes. It features an open floor with 2-story great, a second-floor Master bedroom with large windows for stunning sunset views, and much more!

Find the Exact Coastal Home Designs You Need From Donald A. Gardner Architects

Our coastal home plans fit most any taste or budget and will look great on your coastal lot. If you cannot find your perfect floor plan, take a look at our modification services, and let us make changes to a home design so it becomes your dream home! Whether you need a well-designed three-bedroom coastal home or a larger-than-life mansion at the beach, we have many coastal plans to choose from. Start with our advanced search, or call our customer service team to find out more about available options, so we can help narrow your search. With Donald A. Gardner Architects, your coastal home design is within reach!

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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 Palm Vista
House Plan The Palm Vista
  • 4441Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 5Bathrooms
  • 3Stories

With an unusual layout that offers private accommodations for a large group, the Palm Vista is an ideal vacation home or primary residence for a large family. Florida-inspired style ensures it is at home in any coastal setting. The main level is essentially one large open space encompassing the great room, dining area, and kitchen. The study, while still open to the other rooms, is tucked into an alcove to provide a modicum of privacy. On the second level enjoy not one, but two master suites, each complete with a luxurious bathroom that include a separate shower and whirlpool tub. In addition, there are two more oversized secondary bedrooms which share access to a screen porch. A spacious rec room serves as a gathering space on this floor. On the third level is a cozy built in seat and bar area with an outdoor balcony that's perfect for taking in sunrise or sunset views.

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House Plan The Firenze
House Plan The Firenze
  • 7211Total Sq. Ft.
  • 5Bedrooms
  • 6.5Bathrooms
  • 4Stories

Truly remarkable, this European villa boasts over 7000 square feet of living space. The exterior immediately commands respect, while the interior is equally as stunning. Completely modern in layout, this open floor plan boasts multiple living spaces with ceiling treatments and a first-floor master suite that was designed to indulge. Porches on every level make this home perfect for coastal living.

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House Plan The Sunburst
House Plan The Sunburst
  • 1970Total Sq. Ft.
  • 3Bedrooms
  • 2Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

This slim design with triple gables, front and back porches, and a quartet of bay windows is an optimal home for waterfront properties. The great room, dining room, and kitchen are open to one another for a spacious, casual atmosphere. Numerous windows and volume ceilings enhance spaciousness throughout the home. Columns add just the right amount of definition to the open dining room. Up front, two bedrooms, one with access to a private front porch, share a full bath. The master suite is secluded at the rear of the home with back porch access, dual walk-in closets, and a sumptuous bath with garden tub and oversized shower.

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House Plan The Capeside
House Plan The Capeside
  • 2084Total Sq. Ft.
  • 3Bedrooms
  • 3Bathrooms
  • 3Stories

Taking advantage of its beautiful waterfront views, this coastal home features numerous windows and three porches. Clapboard siding, metal roofs and an elevated pier foundation grace the exterior for a traditional beach house appearance. An open floor plan distinguishes the first floor, where the great room boasts a ventless fireplace and flanking built-ins. The kitchen is spacious yet efficient, with a helpful pantry. Upstairs, a sitting room with access to a third story loft provides privacy for the master suite and a secondary bedroom. The master suite enjoys a luxurious bath, generous walk-in closet, a wall of windows, and a private screened porch.

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House Plan The Buena Vista
House Plan The Buena Vista
  • 2599Total Sq. Ft.
  • 3Bedrooms
  • 3.5Bathrooms
  • 3Stories

A pretty view is right! Two spectacular porches greet from the front, while three sets of French doors lead to the back porch. Old World charm is incarnated into a cathedral ceiling, which runs from the rear clerestory window through the loft. Symmetrical box bay windows grace the kitchen and master bath, while columns mark entry into the dining room and great room. Enhancing the great room is a fireplace and curved second-floor balcony. Much like the master suite, both upstairs bedrooms have their own private baths- great for children or for family and friends staying over the weekend.

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House Plan The Tidewater
House Plan The Tidewater
  • 2612Total Sq. Ft.
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 3Bathrooms
  • 3Stories

Porches front and back, a multitude of windows, and a narrow facade make this elevated pier foundation home perfect for beach property or any waterfront lot. The main living areas are positioned at the rear of the home for the best views of the water. The great room features a vaulted ceiling, fireplace, and back porch access. The kitchen is open, sharing space with a bayed breakfast area and lovely sun room. The first floor includes a bedroom/study and full bath, while the master suite and two more family bedrooms can be found upstairs. The master suite boasts a private porch and sitting room with bay window.

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House Plan The Palm Lily
House Plan The Palm Lily
  • 2390Total Sq. Ft.
  • 3Bedrooms
  • 3.5Bathrooms
  • 3Stories

Multiple gables, a center dormer with arched clerestory window, and a striking front staircase create visual excitement for this three bedroom coastal home. Vaulted ceilings in the foyer and great room highlight a dramatic second floor balcony that connects the two upstairs bedrooms, each with its own bath and private porch. The great room is generously proportioned with built-ins on either side of the fireplace and access to a spacious rear deck, which expands the room even more. Private back porches enhance the dining room and the master suite as well. The master suite boasts his and her walk-in closets and a magnificent bath with dual vanities, a garden tub, and separate shower.

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House Plan The Oleander
House Plan The Oleander
  • 2413Total Sq. Ft.
  • 3Bedrooms
  • 3Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

An impressive hip roof and unique, turret-style roofs top the two front bedrooms of this extraordinary coastal home. An arched window in an eyebrow dormer crowns the double door front entrance. A remarkable foyer creates quite a first impression and leads into the generous great room via a distinctive gallery with columns and tray ceiling. The great room also boasts a tray ceiling as well as numerous windows and back porch access. The kitchen is spacious with an island and delightful breakfast area with bay window. The master bedroom and bath each enjoy tray ceilings. The master bedroom features back porch access, while the master bath includes a stunning garden tub and a shower big enough for two.

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House Plan The Hyacinth
House Plan The Hyacinth
  • 1849Total Sq. Ft.
  • 3Bedrooms
  • 2.5Bathrooms
  • 1.5Stories

A charming trio of dormers with arch-topped windows creates curb appeal, while an irresistible wraparound porch surrounds this home with grace and comfort. The foyer is vaulted and illuminated by the center dormer above. A stunning cathedral ceiling is highlighted by a rear clerestory dormer in the great room. Bay windows add light, space and appeal to the dining room and breakfast area. The first floor master suite enjoys French door access to the wraparound porch, a walk-in closet, and private bath with dual vanities, garden tub, and spacious shower. The second floor hall overlooks the great room and connects two more bedrooms and a bath.

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House Plan The Sassafras
House Plan The Sassafras
  • 2359Total Sq. Ft.
  • 3Bedrooms
  • 2.5Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

This narrow lot home plan has a surprisingly stylish facade with first and second level porches, multiple gables and arched windows. The home features a formal living room with fireplace as well as a family room with two-story ceiling. This house plan's kitchen is spacious and efficient, conveniently positioned to service the dining room, breakfast room and family room with equal ease. Upstairs in this home plan, the hall doubles as a balcony that overlooks the family room. The master suite is a treat with its tray ceiling, private porch, his and her walk-in closets and splendid bath. Two family bedrooms share access to a segmented bath with a dual sink vanity.

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House Plan The Watercress
House Plan The Watercress
  • 1704Total Sq. Ft.
  • 3Bedrooms
  • 3Bathrooms
  • 2Stories

With its elevated pier foundation, this home is well suited to coastal and lakeside locations. Principal rooms are oriented toward the rear of the home for premium waterfront views. On the first floor, a two-story ceiling adds drama and space to the great room, which is open to the dining room and kitchen for a large gathering area. The great room, dining room, and study/bedroom all open to the rear porch. Upstairs, a balcony overlooking the great room and foyer joins the master suite and a secondary bedroom and bath. The master suite features a cathedral ceiling, walk-in closet, and its own private bath with separate tub and shower.




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