You might have at one time admired a room or even several after visiting a custom built house. You may have discovered that the kitchen of that custom home was perfect and even decided to make yours the same way. What you may not have known is that the secret behind all the beauty lies in a unique floor plan the homeowner had in mind. In some cases you may have thought the master suite design cramped or found the bedrooms small and it is obvious that some floor plan considerations were overlooked. So what are some of the floor plan questions you need to ask as you make a floor plan? Read on to find out!

How will your land you affect your floor plan choice?

It is important to know that the plot of land you have will in various ways determine the floor plan you choose. You can build your custom built home anywhere as long as you have a competent custom home builder to guide you. If your plot is within the city or town, you may need a different floor plan than one for a plot of land in a more rural area. If you have farmland, you need to know if you intend to split off a few acres from it.

Chilliwack Custom Home with Open Floor Plan and Beautiful Nature Views
Consider a floor plan which highlights the surrounding natural elements.

What lifestyle expectations do you have?

Some people will first choose the custom built they want to have and then try to fit it in their lifestyle. Your lifestyle will not be a good match for your house until you first customize it. Is your family outdoorsy? Do you play ball during fall or hike in summer? You need accurate answers these questions when choosing a floor plan. You must think about features that would benefit your day to day life such as a large mudroom if you have various dirty shoes and muddy boots enter your house daily.

Will you age in that house?

Most people today find a custom home the forever-home they need in life. If you want to live in this house , you need . It is always wise to make sure that the floor plan you have can allow access to your house irrespective of what life throws at you. If you come from a family with a history of mobility issues, you should think about the stairs the house should have. If climbing the stairs in your custom built home would be a problem when you’re old, having a floor plan that is wheelchair friendly is the best decision you can ever make.

How happy you will be with your custom house highly depends on the floor plan. If you have no idea of how to go about this, the above questions will come in handy!