House Plans NZ Welcome to House Plans NZ. A home designed specifically for you and your family is a rewarding experience. When we are asked to custom design a home, it is made to fit your building site, to make the most of views and take advantage of warmth from the sun.
Cottage House Plans. Cottage house plans are informal and woodsy, evoking a picturesque storybook charm. Cottage style homes have vertical board-and-batten, shingle, or stucco walls, gable roofs, balconies, small porches, and bay windows. These cottage floor plans include cozy one- or two-story cabins and vacation homes.
With the use of good design the average cottage, of approximately 100 sq. metres, feels as spacious as a larger home. Efficient floor plans avoid wasted space and leave room for character features and ensures maximum quality for your budget.
Our certified plans are FREE to use in NZ by kiwi's building their own home. With over 170 NZCB approved builders to choose from, you have complete flexibility.
Housing floor plans have changed over time. A typical 19th-century worker's cottage (1) was small and had one or two bedrooms. Long, narrow sections meant new lean-to rooms were often added at the rear of the cottage. Washhouses and toilets (usually a long-drop) were built in the back
See our image gallery here - heritage cottages, homes, studios, baches, sleepouts & granny flats. Quality timber construction. Full build anywhere in NZ!