written by Rob Maggin
If you’re in the market for a new home and are considering different floor plan options, you may want to consider new home plans with first floor bedrooms.
These types of plans are becoming increasingly popular because they offer a number of benefits and conveniences.
By having the primary bedroom located on the first floor, you can have easy access to it without having to climb stairs, which can be especially appealing if you have mobility issues or just prefer the convenience of everything being on one level.
Also, a house with a first floor bedroom eliminates the need to use stairs, which can be difficult or impossible for some people with mobility issues, young children, or elderly individuals. This makes it easier for these individuals to access and use the bedroom, improving their overall convenience and comfort.
And new homes with a first floor bedroom can also be accessed more easily by guests or caregivers.
Additionally, having a first floor primary bedroom can provide extra privacy and separation from the rest of the house, making it feel like a retreat within your home.
The additional convenience of a plan with a first floor bedroom can make the home more appealing to a wider range of buyers, including those with mobility issues, young families, or elderly individuals, which can increase the overall value of the home.
And if you ever wanted to make the home a rental home, a main level bedroom can increase the potential income of the home, adding value to it.
And finally, a first floor bedroom may also be used as a home office or other type of flexible living space, which can increase the overall functionality and usefulness of the home. This can also increase the value of the home, as it allows for more diverse use and appeal to a wider range of buyers.
If you’re interested in exploring new home plans with first floor bedrooms, there are many options available to choose from, each with its own unique features and benefits.
We’ve been designing and building more and more new homes with the primary bedroom or a secondary bedroom on the first floor and below you’ll see some home plans with an office that can also be used as a bedroom.
Keep in mind all our plans are designed to fit perfectly on each building lot and we can design and build the new home to your exact requirements.
We can also create the home plan to whatever size and square footage you’d like.
New homes with first floor bedrooms offer lot’s of flexibility.
The homes can be used for out of town guests, allow you to
age in place and can easily be set up to function today as
one use and be converted to a bedroom in the future.
For example, you can use the bedroom space as a
home office today and it can be converted in the future to
In the Washington DC market, we see a large and growing demand
for first floor bedrooms (and homes with elevators).
Here’s an ideal Chevy Chase lot for a version of this new home plan
We can also design and engineer the second floor so
it is not finished.
This may be an option worth considering
if you travel alot and this is a second home.
Or if the second floor will not be used for you but you want to be mindful
of resale in the future.
Garage included, just not shown. All our new
home plans can be easily modified, enlarged or decreased in size.
watch a video of our Woodmont Model with a first floor primary bedroom suite in McLean
Garage included, just not shown. All our new
home plans can be easily modified, enlarged or decreased in size. Watch video of this home with primary bedroom on first floor here See video of this home here.
Here’s a 9,700 square foot lot in Chevy Chase we could create a version of this home plan on
Garfield Model with a first floor primary suite
Check out a video of this new home with a first floor bedroom suite here
And, keep in mind, we’ve never designed or built the same
home twice. But, we’ve been designing new home plans with first floor bedrooms
for many years.
So, all of these plans are easily modified to suit
your lot or one of ours.
Also, we will create a floor plan that meets your exact requirements.
it’s common for us to take an inventory of your artwork and furniture,
and layout the floor plan so everything fits perfectly.
Basement included, just not shown. All our new home plans can be easily modified, enlarged or decreased in size.
Watch this video tour of the Worthington new home plan with first floor bedroom:
This is a very small sample of our new home plans with first
floor bedrooms (we also design and build lots of new homes with elevators. Here’s one).
We feel if you’re spending a million dollars or more on a new home,
you’d prefer to have us design the new home to meet your exact requirements.
And it’s even better if the new home we create for you is designed to fit perfectly on the unique building lot you choose.
Our new home designs are based on the unique characteristics, topography and features of each building lot we build on.
And if you like the idea of a first floor bedroom, I’m certain we can create a new home plan you’ll love.
And if you are looking for a wide, large lot in Bethesda we have a ideal prime building lot at 5900 Durbin. This lot is flat and is 13,800 square feet.
This lot is perfect for a first floor suite, an elevator, a swimming pool and a multi-car side load garage.
The property is in the Walt Whitman/Pyle/Bradley Hills school cluster. And a few minutes to downtown Bethesda shopping and dining, Bethesda Metro and Bethesda Row.
Here are a few McLean building lots ideal for first floor bedroom primary suites: