One Story House Floor Plans

Learn how to use advanced home design software to create beautiful 1-story house plans in just a few minutes.

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Design an entire home in under 2 hours

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Draw in 2D and simultaneously view in 3D

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Create photorealistic 3D renderings with one click

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Draw Professional 1-Story Home Floor Plans in Minutes

Switch to Cedreo and start creating 2D and 3D house plans in a matter of minutes, not days! Its intuitive toolset and intelligent software take care of the heavy lifting so you can draw single-story floor plans faster than you ever thought possible.

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2D One Story House Floor Plans

Whether you’re a builder, remodeler, designer or real estate agent, an accurate set of 2D plans is essential. But if you’ve been using traditional CAD software or just pen and paper, you know how tedious it is to create an accurate floor plan. That’s why you’ll love Cedreo’s smart drawing tools. Even with limited design experience, you’ll be creating detailed 1-story floor plans in no time.

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3D One Story House Floor Plans

3D plans take your 1-story house plans to the next level. They show the floor plan from above with a 3D perspective. That 3D view really helps your clients visualize the overall layout and get excited about the project. There’s no need to buy extra programs, Cedreo automatically creates a 3D plan as you draw in 2D!

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3D Visualizations of 1-Story Homes

Want to really impress potential clients? Then add 3D photorealistic visualizations to your project presentations. A 3D visualization gives your clients a first-person view of their new 1-story home. And fortunately, with Cedreo you don’t have to be a 3D artist to make it happen. After just a few clicks, in 5 minutes Cedreo creates a realistic visualization of the finished project complete with accurate textures and lighting.

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3D rendering of a ranch house designed with Cedreo

6 Key One-Story House Floor Plan Considerations

Check out these key factors to consider when creating one-story house plans.

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Before starting the layout, be sure to consider the home’s location on the site. Think about how it will be accessed and in which direction it will face in order to take advantage of natural light at different times of the year.

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Total Budget

Check with your clients to get a rough estimate of their total budget early on in the planning process. This is important since the budget will affect almost every other decision.

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Even one-story homes come in all shapes and sizes — from large ranch homes to one-story tiny house floor plans. So take into account the overall footprint of the home.

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Building Codes

Before you submit your plans to the local building authorities, check building and zoning codes. That helps you avoid surprises that could end up delaying your project.

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Sustainability is a hot topic in the building world. So look for ways to build with sustainably sourced materials and implement design solutions that create a more energy-efficient building.

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Present and Future Needs

Chat with your clients to understand any special needs they may have. What are their hobbies and interests? Do they work from home? Once you fully understand their needs, you can create a 1-story floor plan that perfectly fits those needs.

One-Story House Floor Plan Examples

Check out some examples of real 1-story house plans you can create with Cedreo — even with limited design experience!

Craftsman house 2D floor plan made with Cedreo

2D Floor Plan

black and white 2D floor plan made with Cedreo

One bedroom 2D floor plan

One story house 2D floor plan made with Cedreo

2 bedroom 2D floor plan

large colored 2d floor plan created with Cedreo

Apartment floor plan

Craftsman house 3D floor plan made with Cedreo

3D Floor Plan

1 bedroom 2D house floor plan made with Cedreo

One bedroom 3D floor plan

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2 bedroom 3D Floor plan

3d office floor plan created with Cedreo

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One-Story House Floor Plan FAQs

Still got some questions about 1-story homes? Here are a few you might be wondering. And don’t forget to check out the blog for more info. Or sign up for a FREE account with Cedreo to see how it works!

What are the advantages of a one-story home?

One of the advantages of one-story homes is more living space per square foot. That’s because there are fewer staircases that take up valuable space. And with fewer staircases, single-story homes are also safer for children and the elderly.

Is it cheaper to build a one story house?

If you compare two homes with the same square footage — a 2-story and a 1-story — the 2-story will likely be cheaper to build. Two-story homes take up less land and have smaller foundations and roofs than one-story homes of the same size.

How long does it take to create a 1-story floor plan in Cedreo?

With fewer levels to worry about, 1-story homes are really easy to create in Cedreo. Even new users can create simple one-story floor plans in just a few minutes. And most can create a complete set of 2D and 3D plans in 2 hours or less!

What are some types of 1-story houses?

Two of the most common types of 1 story homes are the Ranch and Bungalow styles. But you can also find single-story homes in styles such as Spanish Colonial, Mission, Mediterranean and Modern Industrial.

Create Stunning 1-Story Floor Plans…in Minutes!

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