Are you looking for a simple, low cost 2 bedroom house design? Featured in this article are 3 simple 2 bedroom plans all less than 60 sqm suited to cater for all the basic needs. The first two designs feature a single bathroom while the last one features an ensuite bedroom and a common bathroom. The trick with these houses is going for a smaller footprint and introducing shared walls where possible.
There are various factors that come into play when determining the cost of building. These include things such as the cost of materials and the labour required to get the project done. These elements are highly influenced by the design and size of the buildings.
Today, I feature simple small sized affordable two bedroom house plans that can easily be done with a budget of between 1 Million and 1.5 Million Kenyan shillings. This figure could be lower if the walling material is locally available, such as using bricks in place of masonry stones. Another way of reducing the cost is by opting for simpler roofing designs in place of the high pitch roofing systems that are currently in place that use more timber for trussing and roofing material.
The two bedroom house plans feature an open plan living room, with the kitchen separated by a short masonry wall, two bedrooms and one bathroom. The two bedroom designs are also designed in a way to allow incremental housing, which means one can build a one bedroom unit and add another bedroom later.
This layout is about 55 sqm. As previously mentioned, the Kitchen is open plan with a half wall to allow maximum light in the open area. It requires an area of about 8m by 8m. The cost of construction can vary between Ksh. 1 Million – 1.5 Million depending on the level of finishes.
This layout is is also about 55 sqm. The Kitchen is also open plan with a half wall to allow maximum light in the open area. It requires an area of about 10m by 8m. The cost of construction will also vary between Ksh. 1 Million – 1.5 Million depending on the level of finishes. This design however emphasizes on the front porch area.
This affordable two bedroom house plan option has an extra bathroom and is generally a little bigger than the other two units.
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Another sinkhole for funds is usually the finishing process. Simple things like Keying the outside walls instead of plastering usually cut costs. Many homeowners usually do a basic finish for their units and add the luxurious finishes later on.
Lastly, always consult with a professional on the state of the ground on which you wish to lay your foundation on as this could have both financial and structural impact on your home. Here are types of affordable housing available in Kenya.
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