Bungalow House Plans

Interested in building a timber frame bungalow? Check out these customizable, luxury bungalow house plans.

Luxury timber frame bungalow designs for urban and rural lots

Have you been considering building a timber frame bungalow? Whether you want to build a timber frame bungalow home for an urban setting or a timber frame bungalow cottage to enjoy with your family and friends, you've come to the right place.

Our bungalow designs offer the convenience of centralizing most of your day-to-day living on one main level. Many of Normerica's timber frame bungalow house designs include large decks or multiple deck walkout areas that create a seamless flow of outdoor and indoor spaces.

Elevate your bungalow build experience by taking the first step and explore our timber frame bungalow designs.


Check out some of our luxury bungalow designs and experience the beauty of timber frame!

Monochrome Cool

3,342 sq ft

  • 5 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths

This modern lakeside bungalow cottage is situated in beautiful Muskoka, Ontario cottage country. The bungalow cottage nestles nicely into the slope of the land while also maximizing views over the lake. The white and black theme is kept consistent on both the exterior and interior of the lakeside cottage, lending it a striking contemporary feel with a slight nod to the popular modern farmhouse look. 

A meandering walkway leads you from the driveway towards the entry of this bungalow cottage. The homeowners chose classic cottage board and batten siding, but the white colour with matching white trim and contrasting black windows, trusses, and brackets give the building a contemporary feel. The grey asphalt roof marries it all together. The back ‘curb appeal’ of a lakeside cottage is as, if not more, important than the front with guests often coming up from the lake to the cottage. The back of this bungalow cottage does not disappoint. It showcases the walkout basement as well as the main floor filled with huge windows to capture the views of the lake from within most rooms of the cottage.

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The Brighton 4104

2,056 sq ft

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths

The Brighton 4104 is a beautifully designed urban bungalow house plan ideal for a large urban or estate lot. We can see this urban timber house plan appealing to young families and retirees alike. With the conveniences of a main floor master bedroom and the easily accessed attached 2-car garage, the Brighton 4104 offers all the comforts of urban luxury living with the warmth, character, and wow-factor of a timber frame.

The Brighton urban bungalow immediately welcomes you with a generous timber frame front porch that gives a slight nod to a modern farmhouse look that can be played up or down depending on your personal style.

When you enter the front door, your eyes are immediately drawn to the soaring timber frame cathedral ceiling of the open concept kitchen and living area. You get beautiful slight lines right through to the backyard as well as a glimpse of a gorgeous fireplace, sure to become a natural gathering place and focal point of the main floor. The dining room is conveniently set off the kitchen and overlooks the backyard. It has a lower ceiling than the cathedral heights of the main living area, creating a cozier, more intimate feel to the space.

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Cozy Luxury

4,051 sq ft

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths

This timber frame bungalow was built for a homeowner whose main focus was to achieve a beautifully finished and well designed timber frame lakefront bungalow cottage, an investment property, within a very tight timeline - less than six months. Normerica worked together with the client to create a cozy bungalow design that met all of their needs and was completed quickly onsite by using prefabricated building systems to expedite the construction timeline.

Timber frame elements throughout the whole lakefront bungalow cottage including the bathrooms provide a mix of warm contemporary and country elements. The great room features large windows that allow daylight to fill the main level and leads into a modern kitchen and dining area, perfect for entertaining. The lower level of this bungalow house design has a walk out basement with a 10-foot high ceiling that gives a very open feel to the large family room.

The house fits perfectly with the landscape and the dark siding with white stained timber elements give a fresh modern look to this stunning lakefront bungalow.

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The Bayfield 3945

1,391 sq ft

  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • Open concept kitchen, dining, and living room
  • Vaulted great room
  • 500 sq.ft deck
  • 269 sq.ft of covered porch
  • Screened porch

The Bayfield is a simple and modern bungalow with an open concept floor plan that's been a favourite since it was first introduced a few years ago. Our design team has recently refreshed the floor plan and we're sure it will continue to appeal to those wanting a modern timber frame that packs functional space into a modest footprint.

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Urban Estate

7,073 sq ft

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms

This rustic, contemporary urban timber bungalow beautifully marries rural and urban luxury living through a perfect blend of the warmth of timber with the clean lines of modern design. The homeowners wanted an upscale country look packed with high-end finishes and all the comforts of a modern, newly built family home. A timber frame home was a perfect solution for achieving this urban estate look.

The urban timber bungalow home is located on a large 100x200-foot lot on a quiet crescent only minutes from the urban center of downtown Barrie, Ontario. A covered timber frame porch and exterior truss detailing provides immediate and unique curb appeal. Ample garage space was a must-have for the homeowners, and with 6 car bays (a 3-car attached garage and an additional 3-car detached garage) there is plenty of room to store all the family’s toys. The detached garage also includes a 720 sq.ft. workshop.

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The Redstone 3975

2,080 sq ft

  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main floor master bedroom with ensuite, cathedral ceiling, and walkout to deck
  • Open concept kitchen, dining, and living room with cathedral ceiling
  • Spacious screened porch
  • Multiple walkouts to large outdoor deck and patio

The Redstone is a popular bungalow design with our clients. It lends itself well to either a traditional or modern aesthetic. The efficient open layout maximizes views from all the rooms. The multiple walkouts to a large deck, patio, and screened porch work to bring the outdoors in.

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