When you are ready to build your own home on a narrow lot, you will find these house plans to be a good choice for your. These homes offer a different take on the traditional home that more people are beginning to love. With this type of house, the name really does say it all. ‘I-shaped house plans’ have the house literally shaped like an “l”. This type of home can be a great choice if you have an odd-shaped lot, or if you prefer simple house layout. I-shaped homes often boast unique features and standout details.


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Benefits of L-Shaped House Plans

Besides of being a little bit outside of the everyday box, there are more benefits to building these houses. Learn more about expanding your home-building horizons with this different style of home.

Resell Value and Interest from Buyers will be High

If you have a home that has something special, home buyers will have no trouble at all remembering it. Simplicity always sticks in peoples’ minds. They’ll also enjoy the straight forward layout, and will want to have that for themselves.

The house value might be higher than a traditional rectangular house which does not use I-shaped house plans. In short, this home could bring a wow-factor that people who are looking to buy will love.

Enjoy the View

Another big selling point for ‘l-shaped house plans’ is that they offer a stunning natural view for anyone inside. The home is shaped like an I so that the windows will face out specific ways. They also can be shaped like an I in order to have space for a courtyard. The home serves as wind protection for the courtyard, so you can enjoy your outdoor spaces in the shade.

They Fit on Your Lot

I-shaped house plans can be a great choice for you is if your lot has an off shape. If you have purchased a lot in a wooded area or on a lake, chances are that it’s an odd shape. Your home will have to be designed to fit into this space. Which means an “I” might just be the only shape that will fit there.

You’ll also find that side garage house plans might also be necessary if you have an odd-shaped lot. These plans ensure that you get a garage and also a home that fits on your property. It might turn out to be the best option you could make for your new home.

House construction drawings

What's included in House Plan Set drawings?

Construction Notes

Foundation Plan

Slab | Crawl | On request - Basement, Pier & Beam, etc.

General foundation design showing foundation layout with structural elements. There are three types of foundation to choose from: slab, crawl, and basement.

As in all building locations ground condition varies, your local structural engineer would need to approve foundation design and specify foundation structural elements.

Plumbing Plan

Shows the layout of plumbing fixtures with specifications.

Floor Plan

Indicates house layout with dimensioned walls, doors and windows.

Roof Construction Plan

Shows the layout and dimensions of the required roof structure such as rafters and beams. As show load requirement is different in each location your local structural engineer would need to approve and specify roof structural elements.

Roof Plan

Dimensioned roof layout indicating slopes, roof areas, chimneys, and decorative elements.


Cut through the building showing detailed floor, wall, and roof construction elements. Indicating room ceiling heights and structural element heights.


Shows all sides of the house indicating building elements with its heights, specified materials, and all decorative elements.

Construction Details

Detailed house cut-away with outline specifications.

Electrical Plan

Floor plan layout indicating locations of electrical elements such as lightning, switches, outlets, etc.


Indicates location and specifications for heating, ventilation and air conditioning.

Furniture Plan

Representative floor plan layout indicating room sizes and suggested furniture layout. Useful during the interior design stage.

Door and Window Schedule

List or all windows and doors with indicated specifications for manufacturer.

General Specifications

Plumbing, electrical and mechanical specifications