Popular A-frame House Plan with a steep roof and a prow window wall
This classic contemporary A-frame house plan 43048 has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and an opportunity for spectacular views. The glass prow window wall lets the sunshine in and provides an excellent view from the living room, kitchen, dining area, and balcony outside bedroom 3 on the second floor. The design is suitable for heavy snow zones due to it steep roof and also is easy to maintain. This "A" shaped house makes a great getaway home.
1274 Total Living Area 974 Main Level 300 Upper Level 3 Bedrooms 2 Full Baths 23'8 W x 55'10 D
Exterior Elevations: show the front, rear and sides of the house, including exterior materials, details and measurements.
Foundation Plans: All necessary notations and dimensions are included. (Foundation options will vary for each plan. If the home you want does not have the type of foundation you desire, contact Familyhomeplans.com of your plan.)
Interior Elevations: (call 1-800-235-5700 before ordering to confirm availability) show the specific details of cabinets (kitchen, bathroom). We suggest contacting local cabinet and fireplace distributors for sizes and styles.
Schematic Electrical Layouts: (call 1-800-235-5700 before ordering to confirm availability) show the suggested locations for switches, fixtures and outlets. These details may be shown on the floor plan or on a separate diagram.
Detailed Floor Plans: show the placement of interior walls and the dimensions for rooms, doors, windows, stairways, etc., of each level of the house.
Due to regional variations, local availability of materials, local codes, methods of installation, and individual preferences, it is impossible to include detail on heating and plumbing work on your plans. The duct work, venting, and other details will vary depending on the type of heating and cooling system (forced air, hot water, electric, solar) and the type of energy (gas, oil, electricity, solar) that you use. These details and specifications are easily obtained from your builder, contractor, and/or local suppliers
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Q:Please send a list of specifically what is included in this plan. Do you have this plan in metric measurements?
A:It has floor plans, elevations, foundation plan and typical sections, roof diagram, etc. Everything to be able to build the house. If wanted a materials list can be purchased as well to show what materials are needed to build the house.It’s not available in metric measurement unfortunately.
Date Posted: 30-Jun-20
Q:What is the roof pitch? What the height of the ceiling? What are the dimensions of the second floor? What size are the floor joists of the second floor? Are they 16 on center for running duct work? Are they quiet trusses?
A:Thanks for the inquiry..
1st Floor: 7’8” 2nd: 7’
10’6 wide 25’8 long
Date Posted: 21-Jan-20
Q:Can this plan’s roof handle a 70 lb snow load? That’s a building requirement here in Northern Michigan. We love this plan and will buy it if that question can be answered. Thanks.
A:Thanks for the inquiry. The plan will need to be brought up to code by a local licensed professional to meet any and all building codes required in your area.
Date Posted: 20-May-19
Q:I’m not sure if this home will fit on our lot. We have a survey. Are you able to superimpose home into survey?
A:We do not but recommend getting that work done by a local professional.
Date Posted: 29-Dec-17
Q:Are the vertical 2x4's in the living/dining 23'-24' in length from the ridge beam to the floor?
A:Yes..The ridge height is 23'. This plan is available with a material list with lumber quantities and sizes needed to build the house.
Date Posted: 05-Dec-17
Q:What is the size of the vertical framing timbers?
A:They are 2x4.
Date Posted: 04-Dec-17
Q:Good Day, Plans say basement but do not show. Does it come with a basement? Regards Steve Wulff
It has a basement. Thanks for the inquiry.
Date Posted: 21-Aug-17
Q:We don't need the fireplace, second floor bathroom and want to make the first floor bathroom tub and shower just one large shower stall. Can all of that be done? Thank you. Richard
A:Thanks to the inquiry. All of your changes can be made. Discuss your wishes with your builder to make sure they are feasible.
Date Posted: 17-May-17
Q:This home, for us, would be on a slab foundation. Where would the furnace /ac unit and the water heater be located. Also, washer and dryer would be located where ? We are very interested in this design.
A:They could be located in a utility room or wherever you prefer.
Date Posted: 27-Mar-17
Q:Where in the mechanical room for this house?
A:It's in the open basement section of the plan.
Thanks for the inquiry!!
Date Posted: 17-Mar-15
Q:I would like to see real home that are not only drawn paintings
A:Thanks for the inquiry. The plans have been sold all over the US and the world over the years. Though we request photos of the finished home unfortunately we currently don't have any to offer.
Date Posted: 09-Oct-12
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A:Yes you can! Please click the "Modifications" tab above to get more information.
Q:What is the estimated price to build this plan?
A:The national average for a house is running right at $125.00 per SF. You can get more detailed information by clicking the Cost-To-Build tab above. Sorry, but we cannot give cost estimates for garage, multifamily or project plans.
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