Split Level Floor Plans

Three Distinct Levels Allow Separate Functional Spaces


Split level floor plans emerged in the 1950’s, when the popular ranch plan was merged with a multi-level home, with the garage being a primary emphasis as automobile use soared. Split level plans retained some details of the Ranch style such as a low pitched roof, horizontal lines and overhanging eaves. Split level house plans usually consist of three levels that are only separated by a few stairs, providing the convenience of a one story plan with the desire for separate functional spaces.

This type of house plan maximizes smaller lots, as the home has a more vertical emphasis and the garage is attached to the home. Building materials vary, but tend to consist of a mixture such as board and batten siding, vinyl siding, stone and brick. Exterior decorative details are usually minimal, presenting a more contemporary façade, but there is often a chimney and small front stoop leading to the entryway. Windows have a horizontal orientation, and are sometimes unusual types such as jalousie and awning windows.

As there are three distinct areas of the house, each has its own function. The bedrooms are located on the upper level, usually up a few stairs and down a hall off the main living area. The middle floor is for a formal living room that is usually open to the kitchen and dining room. Step down several more stairs onto a lower level that may house the family room and garage. This type of house plan is a convenient for a growing family that may want private areas to retire to.


Similar Styles: Ranch Floor Plans, Open Floor Plans, Main Level Master Suite.
 

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Split Level Matching Plans (148)

  • Three Bedroom

    Plan #: AFLFPW76846

    Details
    Style:
    Ranch
    Size:
    1,118 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    1
    Width:
    49’
    Depth:
    37’
    Baths:
    2
    Beds:
    3
    1/2 baths:
    0
  • Split-Level Surprise

    Plan #: AFLFPW10763

    Details
    Style:
    Split Level
    Size:
    1,432 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    2
    Width:
    47’
    Depth:
    26’
    Baths:
    2
    Beds:
    3
    1/2 baths:
    0
  • Three Bedroom Contemporary

    Plan #: AFLFPW16058

    Details
    Style:
    Contemporary
    Size:
    1,973 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    1
    Width:
    88’
    Depth:
    53’
    Baths:
    2
    Beds:
    3
    1/2 baths:
    0
  • Joplan

    Plan #: AFLFPW05894

    Details
    Style:
    Split Level
    Size:
    1,372 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    1
    Width:
    36’
    Depth:
    48’
    Baths:
    1
    Beds:
    3
    1/2 baths:
    0
  • Four Bedroom Split Level

    Plan #: AFLFPW24349

    Details
    Style:
    Split Level
    Size:
    2,495 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    1
    Width:
    63’
    Depth:
    49’
    Baths:
    2
    Beds:
    4
    1/2 baths:
    1
  • Three Bedroom Split Level

    Plan #: AFLFPW00775

    Details
    Style:
    Split Level
    Size:
    1,721 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    2
    Width:
    43’
    Depth:
    40’
    Baths:
    2
    Beds:
    3
    1/2 baths:
    1
  • Three Bedroom Split Level

    Plan #: AFLFPW24517

    Details
    Style:
    Split Level
    Size:
    1,663 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    2
    Width:
    41’
    Depth:
    42’
    Baths:
    2
    Beds:
    3
    1/2 baths:
    1
  • Three Bedroom Split Level

    Plan #: AFLFPW22108

    Details
    Style:
    Split Level
    Size:
    1,328 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    1
    Width:
    55’
    Depth:
    46’
    Baths:
    1
    Beds:
    3
    1/2 baths:
    0
  • Split Foyer Standout

    Plan #: AFLFPW76609

    Details
    Style:
    Split Level
    Size:
    2,300 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    1
    Width:
    52’
    Depth:
    36’
    Baths:
    2
    Beds:
    3
    1/2 baths:
    1
  • Three Bedroom Split Level

    Plan #: AFLFPW03791

    Details
    Style:
    Split Level
    Size:
    1,995 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    0
    Width:
    53’
    Depth:
    46’
    Baths:
    2
    Beds:
    3
    1/2 baths:
    0
  • Four Bedroom Split Level

    Plan #: AFLFPW04688

    Details
    Style:
    Split Level
    Size:
    1,897 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    2
    Width:
    53’
    Depth:
    41’
    Baths:
    3
    Beds:
    4
    1/2 baths:
    0
  • Three Bedroom Split Level

    Plan #: AFLFPW23451

    Details
    Style:
    Split Level
    Size:
    2,063 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    1
    Width:
    46’
    Depth:
    45’
    Baths:
    2
    Beds:
    3
    1/2 baths:
    1
  • Three Bedroom Split Level

    Plan #: AFLFPW04721

    Details
    Style:
    Split Level
    Size:
    1,462 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    2
    Width:
    40’
    Depth:
    38’
    Baths:
    2
    Beds:
    3
    1/2 baths:
    1
  • Three Bedroom Contemporary

    Plan #: AFLFPW19856

    Details
    Style:
    Contemporary
    Size:
    1,143 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    2
    Width:
    42’
    Depth:
    28’
    Baths:
    3
    Beds:
    3
    1/2 baths:
    0
  • Three Bedroom Split Level

    Plan #: AFLFPW05568

    Details
    Style:
    Split Level
    Size:
    1,514 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    2
    Width:
    38’
    Depth:
    28’
    Baths:
    1
    Beds:
    3
    1/2 baths:
    1
  • Four Bedroom Contemporary

    Plan #: AFLFPW26582

    Details
    Style:
    Contemporary
    Size:
    1,701 Sq. Ft
    Stories:
    2
    Width:
    42’
    Depth:
    34’
    Baths:
    3
    Beds:
    4
    1/2 baths:
    0

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