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Need a Dependency? 2 detached garage plans with flexibility

For those who love where they live, adding an outbuilding can add value to your property as well as flexibility. Over the years, the humble detached garage has become more than just a space to store your cars. These outbuildings can add recreation space, guest quarters, home offices, or whatever you need to fall in love with your property all over again.

For those who love where they live, adding an outbuilding can add value to your property as well as flexibility. If you love where you live, but need more to meet your lifestyle needs, look no further than a detached garage. Over the years, the humble detached garage has become more than just a space to store your cars. These outbuildings can add recreation space, guest quarters, home offices, or whatever you need to fall in love with your property all over again.

Garage 20-328

Adorned with Craftsman accents giving the Garage 20-328 the flexibility to fit a wide range of home styles. Decorative beams and twin posts add curb appeal. The first floor offers a two-car garage that takes up most of the main level. Aft is a half bathroom with the option of finishing the space with a tub/shower combination. A man door on the right opens to a front porch and an outside staircase which leads to the second floor apartment. The 672 square foot living area offers two covered outdoor spaces, the covered patio near the front door and then a comfortable arched covered patio that overlooks the front of the garage.

This detached garage could be a great design to consider for urban areas where accessory living units are rapidly gaining popularity. The open great room has vaulted ceilings and a wood burning stove. Near the sliding glass door that opens the living space to the covered terrace is a nook with a built-in desk. Open to the great room is the vaulted kitchen which is well appointed and has an island with a dining bar. Next to the great room is a small hallway leading to a second full bathroom and a bedroom.

Garage20-318

Batt and plank siding with shingle accents gives garage 20-318 a charming country influence. On the main level, the floor plan is completed with a two car garage. A sliding door along the far wall slides to reveal a large store with two workbenches, a sink and a mechanical storage cupboard. The side covered terrace is accessible from the store or garage. At the rear, an exterior staircase leads to the second floor. For those looking to separate their home offices from their main living, this garage offers two offices, a main loft and a kitchenette. The working day can feel like a cozy day at the office with breaks taken on the balcony. If a home office is not required, each room has a small closet allowing it to be easily transformed and furnished into a bedroom. The possibilities are numerous for this higher level.

Garage 20-328 and Garage 20-318 are created by the talented team of residential home designers at Associated Designs, Inc. To learn more about these designs, visit www.AssociatedDesigns.com.

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Founded in 1990, Associated Designs offers pre-designed plans and custom design services. Created by a team of talented designers with over 45 years of design experience, Associated Designs offers a variety of single family homes, garage structures and accessories, and multi-family designs.