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Top 20 Best House Plans with First Floor Guest Bedrooms

Posted by Penny Hull on Thu, Nov 17, 2016 @ 17:11 PM

20 Best Floor Plans with First Floor Guest Bedrooms

For North Carolina New Homes

Thinking about where to put your guests for the holidays this year? First floor guest suites are a top request for new home builders, with privacy and convenience at the top of the “must have” list. 

Typical plans have a first floor guest bedroom with an attached (or near-by) bath, but the layout for new home plans can vary. Here are some examples of NC new home floor plans with a guest bedroom - see highlights of most requested floor plan features for each new home:

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The Cabot is 3,430 Sq Ft Modern Farmhouse with 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and a first floor master bedroom. This new home floor plan features:

  • Island Kitchen - "Secret" Pantry
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom 
  • Large Mudroom
  • Secret Entrance to Laundry from Master Closet  

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The Dinsmore B is 3,008 Sq Ft with 5 bedrooms, 3.5 to 4.5 bathrooms and a first floor master bedroom. This new home floor plan features:

  • Curved Front Island Kitchen 
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom 
  • Large Mudroom
  • Media Room, and Separate Loft

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The Glenview is 3,474 Sq Ft with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a first floor master bedroom. This new home floor plan features:

  • Island Kitchen - Vaulted Great Room
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom 
  • Jack and Jill Bath
  • Laundry with Built In Sink, Separate Mudroom Area with Drop Zone
  • Game Room, Bonus Room

 

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The Mackinaw is 3,400 Sq Ft is a Farmhouse with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a first floor master bedroom. This new home floor plan features:

  • Wrap Around Front Porch
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom 
  • Laundry with Drop Zone
  • Loft, Media Room, Bonus Room

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The Sawyer is 2,907-3,245 Sq Ft with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and a second floor master bedroom. This new home floor plan features:

  • Open Concept Island Kitchen
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom 
  • Secret Passage Between Kids Bedrooms
  • First Floor Office
  • Mudroom Style Laundry

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The Cassiopeia is 3,144 Sq Ft with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a second floor master bedroom. This new home - currently for sale in Chatham County - features:

  • Open Concept Island Kitchen
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom 
  • Drop Zone Hallway
  • "Hers" Accessory Closet with Barn Door
  • Formal Dining and Breakfast
  
 
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The Elkin is 3,142 Sq Ft with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a first floor master bedroom. This new home floor plan features:

  • Curved Island Kitchen - Open Floor Plan
  • "Secret" Pantry
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom
  • Game Room, Play Room

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The Highland Place is 3,414 Sq Ft with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a first floor master bedroom. This new home floor plan features:

  • Curved Island Kitchen
  • Luxury Master Bath with His and Hers Separate Vanities
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom
  • Game Room, Bonus Room, Loft
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The Sullivan B is 2,548 Sq Ft with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a first floor master bedroom. This new home floor plan features:

  • Island Kitchen with Seating
  • Vaulted Great Room
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom
  • Spa Style Master Bath with Makeup Counter

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The Maple Lane is 3,275 Sq Ft with 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms. This new home floor plan features:

  • Island Kitchen with Seating
  • Two Story Great Room
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom
  • Option for Mother In Law Suite with Separate Living Room

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The Mitchells Farmhouse is 3,658 Sq Ft with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. This new home floor plan features:

  • Huge Island with Seating
  • Unique "Wrap Around" Staircase with Overlook
  • First Floor Pocket Office
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom
  • Loft, Optional 3rd Floor Media Room, Office

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The Statesman is 3,160 Sq Ft with 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and a first floor master bedroom. This new home floor plan features:

  • Huge Island with Seating 
  • Grand Staircase
  • Custom Arched Openings and Faux Columns
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom

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The Cotswold is 3,281 Sq Ft with 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms. This new home floor plan features:

  • Courtyard Entry
  • Traditional Island Kitchen
  • Luxury Master Suite with Sitting Room and His and Hers Bath Layout
  • First Floor Office
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom

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The Shoal Creek is 2,765 Sq Ft with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, first floor master bedroom. This new home floor plan features:

  • Open Concept Island Kitchen
  • Vaulted Two Story Great Room
  • First Floor Office
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom
  • Bonus Room

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The Greenhaven is 3,716 Sq Ft with 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and wheelchair accessible rooms. This new home floor plan features:

  • Traditional Peninsula Kitchen
  • Library
  • Wheelchair Accessible Downstairs Guest Bedroom
  • Bonus Room
  • Optional 3rd Floor Office

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The Beaufort is 2,313 Sq Ft with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. This new home floor plan features:

  • Peninsula Kitchen with Window to Living Room
  • Two Story Barrel Vault Foyer
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom
  • Bonus Room

 

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The Harwood is 5,279 Sq Ft with 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms. This new home floor plan features:

  • Open Island Kitchen
  • Two Story Foyer
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom
  • Den, Dining Room
  • Games Room, Library

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The Avonlea is 4,154 Sq Ft with 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms. This new home floor plan features:

  • Island Kitchen
  • Vaulted Keeping Room
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom
  • Formal Living Room
  • Spa Master Bath 

 

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The Wynter Park is 3,965 Sq Ft with 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms. This new home floor plan features:

  • Open Island Kitchen
  • Vaulted Grand Room
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom
  • Vaulted Keeping Room
  • Bonus Room
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The Morgan Falls is 3,536 Sq Ft with 4 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms. This new home floor plan features:

  • Open Island Kitchen
  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom
  • Two Staircases
  • Bonus Room
  • Pocket Library

 

 

New homes with first floor guest bedrooms are popular with families planning for multigenerational living, or long-term guests. Homes with a downstairs guest bedroom also tend to have higher resale value, too.

Let us know the features you like best in these plans and we’ll email you more to think about.  You can also work with our design team to create a brand new plan with everything just the way you want it. Request more floor plan ideas here.

 

 

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