At the present time, cost of building a unit is considerably high. Because of this, to own a house has always been a complex issue for most families because of cost implications. Similarly, other reasons refer to available lots and locations. This article features one efficiently functional three story house with narrow lot built for practical reasons.
Because of high cost of lots, most home buyers resort to purchasing a smaller lot to save some costs. However, because space matters, they resort to maximize the space by investing into vertical construction rather than horizontal. Equally, savings on the lot is an additional budget for the house. In short, it’s a smart and wise decision.
Narrow lot house plans create intentions to maximize limited space while preserving functionality. In the same way, narrow lot plans are a great idea, since they use space wisely. This is not to mention the savings on land. Consider this efficiently functional three story house with narrow lot of size 5.25 meters frontage and 14.35 meters sideways. Firewall design on both sides offers and achieves maximum utilization of area.
Floor Plan of Efficiently Functional Three Story House with Narrow Lot
Ground Floor Plan
A rectangular floor area is the easiest space to plan. Name the elements and place them in a spot where they fit and function well. A glass door with fixed sidelite and transom opens the house to the living room of 24.0 m² area. It is furnished with an L-shaped couch facing the main entrance and complete entertainment set. Beside the living room is the staircase that leads to the other floor levels. It occupies the central part of the right section of the plan.
Sitting opposite the staircase is the dining room behind the wall that separates it from the living room. Adjacent to it is the kitchen which is an open and free flowing design for easy meal service. On the far corner lies the maid’s room which is flanked by the kitchen on the left and the common T&B in front. The T&B stays comfortably below the staircase for space saving.
First Floor Plan
The staircase wraps around the first floor with two bedrooms, kitchen and a small balcony. The master’s bedroom which measures 5.66 x 5.35 meters is on the left of the staircase and with a small balcony. While the other bedroom of size 4.32 x 5.35 sits to the right and adjacent to the kitchen. Both bedrooms are furnished with private T&B unit and walk-in-closets.
Second Floor Plan
The second floor of this efficiently functional three story house with narrow lot has one bedroom with identical size as the first floor. It is also accessorized by its own T&B unit and walk-in-closet. The left section on the other hand has the terrace located above the master’s bedroom. This space is usable as recreation room, or a fitness gym or a space for family affairs and social gatherings.
The last floor which is the rooftop is an all concrete and masonry roofing that protects the whole structure.
Description of Efficiently Functional Three Story House with Narrow Lot
A slim structure, the exterior façade looks simple but with an inviting appeal. The front elevation shows two slim rectangular columns out of citadel stone craft that flank the black steel gate. A brown colored concrete column on the left side stays as an added attraction to the overall appearance of this three story building.
The second level façade offers wide aluminum framed windows which are great openings for abundant supply of natural air and light for ventilation. There is a small balcony accessible through a glass door overlooking to the whole area of the community. The third level on the other hand features the terrace with planter’s box in front serving a green environment.
If you’re planning to build in an established community or a densely developed urban area, where lots are usually slimmer, a narrow lot plan maximizes space. The creativity and smart designing adds value in making most of the narrow space. This residential house proved to be an image of size and flexibility.