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A wonderful mountain location requires an equally beautiful home. Chalet floor plans started their popularity in the northeast but found their way to all of the mountain areas of the Appalachians to the Rocky Mountains.

Chalet floor plans can feature rustic and decorative trusses, large porches, and lots of natural wood charm. Many floor plans feature large stone fireplaces and a wall of trapezoid windows and large glass doors. Common elements of Chalet floor plans include balustrades, balconies, timbers, wood covered vaulted ceilings, and brackets.

Chalets originated in the Alps and have borrowed much of their design influences from contemporary Swiss architecture. Exterior finishes can include log siding, vertical board-and-batten siding, horizontal clapboard, and be enhanced with a number of faux elements to enhance the appeal.

Chalet floor plans invoke thoughts of cozy gatherings of family and friends in front of the fireplace while sipping on cups of hot chocolate. All of this while overlooking the rugged mountain-side setting or the nearby ski slopes. Chalets can make a great alternative to a traditional cabin and can make the perfect vacation home or be used for all year living.

Browse Popular Chalet Home Plans

Abbington
3 2.0 1488 sqft
This home is great for the family just starting out or someone downsizing. It is charming on the outside and...
Adam
3 2.5 2445 sqft
This classic two-story plan offers a variety of options. The enormous first floor great room can also be designed as...
Adams
3 2.0 1942 sqft
This house may look simple on the outside but is sure to please on the inside. This home comes with...
Addison
3 2.0 1804 sqft
The Addison has three bedrooms, two full baths and has an optional two car garage. The L-shaped kitchen includes a...
Afton Villa
4 3.0 2760 sqft
If you’re ready for a home with awesome style that raises the bar, consider the Afton Villa plan. It’s a...
Akron I
3 1.0 1040 sqft
Akron II
3 1.0 1054 sqft
This quaint ranch floor plan allows for a well laid out and generous living area with an open floor plan....
Albany III
3 2.0 1780 sqft
In this home the living space is in the center of the home. The master bedroom is on one side...
Albany MK
3 2.5 1670 sqft
The Albany has a U-shaped kitchen and is open to the dining room. The master bathroom has a garden tub...
Alexandria
3 2.0 1805 sqft
An enormous living room is the focal point of this split-level home. The generous kitchen is flanked by a breakfast...
Alexandria
4 2.5 2860 sqft
The Alexandria is a Colonial style home that has all the amenities one could want. This home is great for...
Alfarata
1 1.5 1320 sqft
Alleghany
3 2.0 1872 sqft
The Alleghany has many great features. It has a utility/laundry room that has enough room for a table to fold...
Allegheny
3 2.0 1540 sqft
The Allegheny has nice curb appeal with its reverse gable roof and a covered porch. Living area is in the...
Allegheny MK
3 2.0 1812 sqft
This home come complete with a Study right off the great room so that you can work and still what...