Get an Early Alert to Shed and Garage Deals...Join the Email List!

10 Ideas for Detached Garage Designs

[field_lastmodifieddate] Sheds Unlimited Sheds Unlimited
Detached Garage Design for Sale, PA

Are you struggling with ideas for detached garage designs? Here at Sheds Unlimited, we like to help you solve your design ideas. Let’s look at some interesting features to add to your idea list. First, we’ll look at 5 unique, unusual, and useful garage designs.

The last half of this blog will focus on 5 must-have feature ideas for your detached garage. Once you’ve worked through the list below, we believe you’ll be prepared with ideas for the perfect detached garage design for your needs.

Detached Garage Design Near Me, PA

Drive Through Detached Garage Design

We’ll put this detached garage design in the unique category. As you can see this would have the potential to be a three-car garage. Or a two-car garage with the possibility of driving in one door and out the opposite side! How about a truck with a boat trailer attached and ready to roll? With windows lining three walls you’ll shed plenty of light on the subject!

Photo Credit: The Garage Plan Shop.

Buy Detached Garage Design for Sale

1. Semi Detached Garage Design

This interesting detached garage design has an added feature. Although the main house is not pictured you can see the roof covered breezeway pointing toward the main building. Note the rustic sliding doors which provide access from both front and back. Overhead storage, as well as possible storage to the left of the vehicle, makes for an unusual floor plan, but incredibly useful space.

Photo Credit: Southern Living

Buy Detached Garage Design Chester, PA

2. Great Angles Detached Garage Design

This detached garage design has it covered from every angle! If you have an eye for offsets and interconnecting rooflines something like this may be for you.

Photo Credit: Houzz

Detached Garage Design Near Me

3. Combination Office/Detached Garage Design

There’s no reason that you can’t finish out a garage like many of the other home office sheds from Sheds Unlimited. What a great idea! If you need a private home office, this might be the detached garage design for you. If a home office building isn’t on your bucket list, perhaps you’d rather build out your garage as a rec room, man cave, or sewing room. You choose.

Photo Credit: 24h Plans.com

Get Detached Garage Designs NJ

4. Engineering Marvel 5-Car Garage Design

OK, this last one really doesn’t qualify as a detached garage design, but I really couldn’t resist. Check out the lushome.com site for details on this engineering marvel. The fully functioning porch of this hangar-type garage (with living quarters on the second floor) lifts to reveal a 5-car garage! Wow!

Now let’s move on to some detached garage design features you may want to add. While some of these may seem obvious, others may be some you have never thought of. It helps to think outside the garage!

Photo Credit: Lushome.com

Buy Detached Garage Design Near Me Lancaster, PA

5. Add Windows to Your Detached Garage Design

Of course, you want windows in your detached garage. But have you considered the many types of garage windows and their functions and benefits? For example, did you know you can add insulated windows?  No more losing what heat you have in your detached garage through the window pane!

Opting for skylight windows is a great option that adds light and value to your detached garage. Because skylights allow sunlight directly into your building, you can save a significant amount of energy you’d otherwise use for artificial lighting. Plus, natural lighting from the sun can even help improve air purity and has numerous other benefits.

Dormers are another great way to bring the outdoors right into your detached garage. Check out our dormer page for some of the many varieties available.

24x40 Buy Detached Garage Design Lancaster, PA

6. Add Attic Space to Your Detached Garage Design

Here at Sheds Unlimited, our motto is “Space for Life”. One of the best ways to add more space for YOUR life is a detached garage. Add space on top of space with an attic garage. Go to our attic garage webpage for a great selection of attic garages.

Detached Garage Design for Sale Lancaster, PA

7. Add Water to the Mix in Your Detached Garage

Ok, I realize most of us will never have cabinets like this included in our detached garage design. But think of the convenience of having a sink in your garage. No more trudging through your house entryway in search of the best place to wash up. You can even keep your wife happy and wash off your dirty boots out of her sight! Visit garageliving.com for a host of before/after pics of interesting garage makeovers.

Photo Credit: Garage Living

Detached Garage Design in NJ

8. Add a Workbench to Your Detached Garage Design

There are workbenches… and there are workbenches. This made in America “Constitution” is specifically made for gun owners who like reloading their ammunition. Another of their favorites is the “American Sprout” made with woodworkers in mind. Check out their great website for a full selection of solid workbenches.

Detached Garage Design for Sale Chester PA

Buy a Ready Made Workbench for your Garage

These are beautiful ready-made workbenches and would look great as part of any of our detached garages. If you have something simpler in mind, check out the plans on wayneofthewoods.com  for the one below.

photo credit: American Workbench

Detached Garage Design Near Me Chester PA

Build your own Workbench in Your 24x24 Garage

Even simpler yet, you can build your own workbench shelf in your detached garage design from the very beginning!

photo credit: Wayne of the Woods

9. Add an Interior Package to Your Detached Garage Design

Most of us want to make the most of what we have. Even if you add skylights or dormers to let natural light into your detached garage you’ll likely want interior lights as well. How about a garage door opener? Maybe a ceiling fan or two? Our Electrical Package is a great start! Take a look at our interior-electrical page to see what we offer, and remember you’re not limited to what you see there. Call us or stop by and we’ll be glad to discuss your unique detached garage design.

Whether you’re interested in one of the more unusual detached garage designs we looked at in the beginning, or just want to make your detached garage more of a practical addition to your life, we can work with a combination of these design ideas and combine them with a few ideas of your own. You’re the one who needs more Space for Life… we can create it for you! Request a Free Estimate, and we’ll get started.

Sheds Unlimited Customer Reviews...

Over 450 Reviews

and
4.906375
4.9/5
Average Rating

Working with High Point Buildings was a pleasure from beginning to end.  The salesperson,  Donna, was knowledgeable and courteous . We had to have our shed built on site and the two men who did the job were efficient and friendly.  We would definitely recommend this company. 

Romuald Bogdan from Rosedale, MD

My contractor told me to order my shed from Sheds Unlimited. He was 100% right. The quality and pricing was excellent. The whole process from ordering to delivery was a good experience--which is hard to come by these days! I would definitely recommend Sheds Unlimited.

Joanna from Glen Cove, NY

Working with Sheds unlimited has been by far one of the best professional experiences I have ever had. At first we chose them for a garage to accommodate one a custom race boat we added to our fleet of yachts for charter and selected Sheds unlimited for there great price. Working with them prior to delivery was seamless and when our garage was delivered on April 12th the driver/installer arrived exactly when we where told he would. We actually videos the install as the driver transported our 26x12 foot garage through some tight spaces and did it with ease and total professionalism. I have already recommended Sheds Unlimited to a family friend and would to anyone considering a shed or garage for any application. You can use me as a reference anytime for any potential customers that may have concerns. The quality of the garage exceeded my expectations.

Capt. Paul S from Parsippany NJ

The process was very easy and everyone was helpful and professional. The delivery driver was great and I was impressed by how easy he made it look to move a huge shed onto the shed pad. I will use Sheds Unlimited again!!!

Alex Rota from Pottstown, PA

Wonderful, professional company with outstanding customer service and a really good product. I don't often have a purchase experience this positive! Highly recommended. 

Kim T from Wayne, PA

Best price I could find by far. The shed dealer 10 minutes from my house was 1500 more for the same size. Shed was delivered on time and looks amazing.

Phil loch from Danbury Connecticut

Great service from time of order to delivery!

MMK from Owings Mills, MD

WELL BUILT SHED. GREAT PEOPLE TO DEAL WITH AND
THE DELIVERY EQUIPMENT IS AMAZING.

tony alesandro from Lavallette nj

hi ,just wanted to say thank you. I over research everything i purchase / have been looking at sheds unlimited for at least 7 years and all the others in between.these sheds are the best!!! purchased 2 . built quickly / delivered and placed just where we wanted, driver dan was a pleasure ,
office staff was also a pleasure, will recommend to everyone,thanks again, jim

james d stashenko from stamford ct

Wow, is all I can say. What a great company to do buisness with. The shed is excellent and you cant beat the price. Plus Chris was a master when it came to placing the shed exactly where I wanted it even took the time to level it even though I know that was my responsibility. Shed was here in 2 and a half weeks. Would definitely reccomended.

Jeremy reed from Westminster, md