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Having a separate guest house always comes in handy, when you are packed up with visitors at your house. It can also double up as a weekend home for you and be a place of relaxation. Making your own guest house plans gives you an opportunity to create an extra living space that meets your expectations. The rough plan that you make, inculcating all your expectations, can later be refined by a professional architect. In this article, I share some tips in how to create your own guest house plans.
Designing a guest house is adding more space to your house, which gives you an opportunity to be a gracious host to friends and relatives who visit often. It gives you an opportunity to include all those things which you always wanted to inculcate in your house plan, but couldn’t! Before you start making your own guest house floor plans, you need to have a clear idea about the budget you can afford to allocate it and the dimensions of the piece of land, on which you plan to build it.
This will help you create a plan that is customized to your requirements. People opt for small guest house plans that are generally built on adjoining extra space of land to their houses. Of course you could also be planning to build a guest house which is built farther away and doubles up as a weekend getaway. Of course, you don’t want to make your guest house too comfortable or else, your guests would never plan to leave! Let us see how one can go about creating his own small guest house plans.
Tips on Designing Guest House Plans
Building a guest house is a big construction project and requires very detailed planning. You will need professional help later from an architect, but creating small guest house plans of your own, will help you in conveying your demands to the architect in a better way.
Study Guest House Plans
First thing to do before you begin is, acquaint yourself with the latest architectural trends in guest house plans. Check out architecture devoted magazines for different guest house plans. Visit guest houses built by friends and neighbors. Make a file of design aspects in these various guest house plans that you would like to include in your own guest house plan.
Make List of Amenities
Make a list of features and amenities which you plan to have in your own guest house. Make an exhaustive list of all your expectations from your dream guest house.
Look For Online Guest House Floor Plans
There are many architecture devoted websites, that offer guest house plans of various types and sizes that are planned to suit your needs. You could check out these plans and print out the ones that catch your fancy.
Begin Planning Floor By Floor
Once you have started getting a feel of what you have in mind, the start making a plan taking your budgetary limitations into consideration. Decide on the number of floors, rooms and general layout. Start designing floor by floor. Make sure that you take measurements into consideration everywhere.