Split Level House Plans
A popular variation of the Ranch house plan, a Split-level or Raised Ranch home has several levels. A split-entry Raised Ranch may have a main floor and a partially submerged basement. A split-level Raised Ranch floor plan has at least three levels. The front door leads to an entryway between the other levels, with stairs leading up and down. The main living areas and bedrooms tend to be located on the main floor, while the garage and a large room are in the basement.
Split-entry style houses may have many of these features:
- Two stories
- Attached garage
- Partially submerged basement with living quarters
- Low pitched gable roof
- Large windows: double-hung, sliding, and picture
- Sliding glass doors leading out to patio
Lack decorative detailing, aside from decorative shutters and porch-roof supports.