The Pros and Cons of a Shoreline Two Story House

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The Pros and Cons of a Shoreline Two Story House


With the growing population and the high cost of land, two story houses have become very popular especially in urban areas. There are both advantages and disadvantages to this type of house.

Here are some of the most common pros and cons to consider about Shoreline two story houses.

Pros of a Two Story House


  • Space Utilization

A Shoreline two story house requires less land than a bungalow. You can make use of a small piece of land to construct a more spacious house.

  • Design and Style

Many people find Shoreline two story houses appealing to the eye and many of these beautiful structures are being used as hotels and guest houses. You can build your dream house in a smaller piece of land and leave enough room for a beautiful garden.

  • Interior Arrangements

With a two story house, you are able to have more rooms when compared to an average (Your City) bungalow. You can put the spaces provided to good use including space underneath the staircase.

  • Cost

Less material is needed to construct a two story house, especially with the roofing structure. The roof of a two story house is much smaller than that of a bungalow.

Cons of Shoreline Two Story Houses


  • Safety

The house comes with more hazards like staircases, multiple floors and balconies. Families with small children find these features especially challenging.

  • Movement

Moving up and down the stairs can be a challenge for the elderly or physically challenged family members.

  • Cleaning

Cleaning a two story house can prove to be hectic especially for upper floors and staircases.

If you need to make a decision on the type of house to build or buy, you can consider these pros and cons of a Shoreline two story house to help you make the best decision for you and your family.

For more information regarding Shoreline Washington real estate contact Adrian Willanger.

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