Woman-Centric Home Plans

These home designs showcase innovative design solutions and amenities for increased livability and style, derived from the challenges and feedback women have shared with us. Several of today’s most popular design trends debuted in these plans, any of which can be customized to your specific needs!

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Select the level of importance that you place on each area of Livability in a home. For example, if entertaining is most important, followed by storage; then, click the circle under "Most" for Entertaining, and a circle one or two spots to the left of "Most" for Storage. Note: If only one or two lenses are important to you, you don't have to rate all four lenses to get results.
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What Is a Woman-Centric Home Plan?

Woman-Centric home plans are designed based on the four primary “lenses” women told us they use when looking at a home in terms of its suitability for her household: Entertaining, De-Stressing, Storing, and Flexibility. This led Design Basics to introduce Livability at a Glance and color-code our floor plans to make it even easier to envision how the home lives.

Through Design Basics Plan Customization Service, we can work together to further tailor your home plan to fit you and your family's needs. Whether you want to enlarge the bedrooms, add innovative storage solutions, or enjoy a larger walk-in shower, we're here to help you create your ideal family home!

Cottage Style Homes
Bauer Creek - #56564

Why Are People Choosing Woman-Centric Floor Plans?

With research showing that women are the primary decision makers when it comes to purchasing or building a new home, it’s no surprise that homes designed around women’s preferences should be so popular.

Women tend to consider everyone in the household when making decisions for the home, resulting in floor plan layouts accommodating their entire household’s needs.

Characteristics of a Woman-Centric Home

Utilizing the four Livability At A Glance lenses provides insights into the characteristics of a woman-centric home, while helping you visualize the finished home and how it will live so you can find the perfect design that fits your personal needs and lifestyle!

entertainment area


We include spaces in the home for memorable entertaining! Whether you want a large kitchen that encourages guests to gather around a snack bar, formal entertainment rooms, or casual media rooms perfect for watching sports events or movies, you can have the entertainment spaces you want in your home.

relaxing bathroom design


To help you de-stress from daily life, we offer a variety of spaces geared toward relaxation. From private master suites to quiet porch areas, we have a variety of options so you can choose how you want to relax!

garage organization


Storage is a design priority of Woman-Centric house designs. You’ll often enjoy spacious pantries, extra storage in the garage or laundry room, and oversized bedroom closets. Several popular storage and organization amenities made their debut in Woman-Centric home designs, including the drop zone, travel center, and the Stor-N-More.

home office

Flexible Living

We understand the need to have flexible living spaces that can fit many different needs, which is why we include them in our woman-centric home plans. Whether you need a home office, a room that can be used as an in-law suite, or a den that doubles as a space for guests, you're able to customize the space to your needs!

Other Features of Woman-Centric Homes

We understand the need to have flexible living spaces that can fit many different purposes, which is why we include them in our woman-centric home plans. Whether you need a home office, an in-law suite, or a den that doubles as a space for guests, you're able to customize these spaces to your needs!


Home designs with more natural light


House plans having rear foyer entries from the garage


House designs with drop zones in rear foyer


Home plans with bench and lockers in rear foyer


Homes with pet centers


Home designs with great traffic flow


Home designs for how people actually live


Home designs with wider doors


House plans with oversized showers

Woman-Centric Home Plan FAQs

Have additional questions about our woman-centric homes?
Check out our frequently asked questions to learn more about these home plans.

What Is a Woman-Centric Home?

Our Woman-Centric approach takes home design to a whole new level. Beyond square footage, the number of bedrooms, or home style, Woman-Centric home design considers how a home lives, based upon insights women have shared with us.

What Is the Best Layout for a Woman-Centric House?

We offer many different Woman-Centric floor plans so you can choose the layout that works best for you and your family. Popular design concepts for woman-centric homes include open floor plans, private owner's suites, rear foyer entries from the garage with separate laundry rooms, and more! At Design Basics, floor plans can also be customized to fit your specific needs.

How Much Do Woman-Centric Home Plans Cost?

The cost of a Woman-Centric home plan varies depending on the home’s overall square foot size, the format you choose (PDF or CAD file), and any options you select. For more on the costs of building a home from these plans, we invite you to read Design Affects Cost – What Buyers Need To Know!

Woman-Centric House Plans with Porches

Woman-Centric House Plans with In-Law Suite

House Designs with Lots Of Storage

House Plans with Flex Spaces

House Plans with Courtyards

House Plans with Island Kitchens

The Design Basics Difference

Experience the Design Basics difference!
Our knowledgable team has more than 35 years of experience, and we're dedicated to providing you with home plans fit to your needs, prices that fit your budget, and plenty of customization options! Our friendly staff is here to answer any of your questions and assure that your home needs are met.

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