By Alice Wynn
This year the one-story house plan is making a comeback. These 2012 house plans are considered an Architectural gem. They are easy to live in, furnish and maintain with fairly open, modern yet somewhat modest layouts. Now these style homes maybe the comeback kid for multiple reasons. Many of the baby boomers now ask for a single story home because they do not want to climb stairs or they may want to bring aging parents to live with them. They may decide to have two master bedrooms designed in their 2012 house plans. One example of these newly created plans is a newer version of the 1920's ranch style home. The ranch is appealing, and an affordable choice for young families. Many buyers of 2012 house plans like this ranch stye home because they view it as an easier living option than some traditional designs since the living spaces can be opened up. These style 2012 house plans are easy to to make contemporary. Open-plan living has become popular with many people. One advantage is that they do not require heating and air conditioning a second floor. As we become more energy conscious, this may be an important factor for many homeowners. Some features that may be included with these 2012 house plans include an indoor barbecue in the kitchen, or a stacked stone hearth and fireplace. Some designers have compared the single story house plan the equivalent of "the little black dress: that can be adorned . Some homeowners even allow 50 to 70 percent of their newly designed 2012 house plans for entertainment space. One example of a way to do this would be opening up narrow hallways to adjoining rooms.