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Country Farmhouse House Plan 68178 Elevation
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Traditional Country Farmhouse Design at Family Home Plans

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Question: Is the fireplace wood burning or gas? I dont see a chimney in the house.
Answer: it is gas
Date Posted: 13-Nov-18

Question: What is the roof pitch on the front porch? And is the roof framed with trusses?
Answer: The roof pitch on the front porch is 4:12 The plan shows common frame rafters with a optional roof trusses. I would build this home with trusses
Date Posted: 01-Dec-17

Question: What is the main roof pitch? And do you have a version that has the living room vaulted?
Answer: Main roof pitch is 10:12 Sorry, no version with living room vaulted, most builders can do a simple change like that as a field change.
Date Posted: 20-Nov-17

Question: What is the ceiling height for each level? Thanks
Answer: 9' downstairs, 8" upstairs, 11' in living room
Date Posted: 08-Sep-17

Question: Are the exterior walls built with standard precut studs to give it a 8 foot height. I want 8 foot ceilings
Answer: Any 8' wall is built with precut studs
Date Posted: 28-Nov-16

Question: is precut studs used to build to make a 8 foot wall?
Answer: Yes
Date Posted: 28-Nov-16

Question: Can you provide an example of how much detail is shown on the plans and sections before we buy the plan?
Answer: It is the basic contractor set;

1. front elevation and notes
2. other three exterior elevations and kit cabinets
3. floor plan with electrical
4. typical wall section (optional full building section if requested, no charge)
5. foundation details
6. roof plan
7. foundation plan

Date Posted: 15-Jun-15

Question: You`ve already confirmed that the living room can be open to above.Now I need to know if the staircase can be open(to show railing) and is there enough room to add a walk in pantry? Thanks for your quick reply
Answer: The staircase could have rails that are open to the living room.

The only place I see to add a walk in pantry is to slide the refrigerator over to where the pantry is located, then add a 4' x 4' corner walk in pantry in the corner of the kitchen next to the dining room and master closet

Date Posted: 14-Apr-15

Question: Plan 68178- Can this plan be open to below? Meaning,upstairs bedrooms visible from livingroom and kitchen?
Answer: The upstairs hall could have rails that open to the living room below, this would require going to an 18' ceiling in the living room
Date Posted: 01-Apr-15

Question: Can the top section of this house be bricked?
Answer: Yes, it can all be bricked up to the point where the front wall of the side one story roof is located.
Date Posted: 20-Oct-14

Question: Is the screen porch figured in the lower level square footage of 1,467?
Answer: The 1467 is the heated and cooled sq ft, it doesn't include porches or Garage
Date Posted: 11-Sep-13

Question: Is there any pictures of this home that has been built?
Answer: Sorry, no pictures.
Date Posted: 29-Apr-13

Question: Is there a photo gallery of the inside of this plan?
Answer: No, sorry I don't have any pictures
Date Posted: 11-Apr-13

Question: Hey, what is the front porch depth?
Answer: The front Porch is 8 feet deep.
Date Posted: 26-Jun-12

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  • Total Living Area: 1980
  • Main Living Area: 1467
  • Upper Living Area: 513
  • Bonus Area: 340
  • Garage Type: Attached
  • Garage Bays: 2
  • House Width: 67'0
  • House Depth: 51'0
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Full Baths: 2
  • Half Baths: 1
  • Max Ridge Height: 32'0 from Front Door Floor Level
  • Primary Roof Pitch: 10:12
  • Roof Load: 30 psf
  • Roof Framing: Unknown
  • Porch: 1007 sq ft
  • Formal Dining Room: Yes
  • FirePlace: Yes
  • 1st Floor Master: Yes
  • Main Ceiling Height: 9
  • Upper Ceiling Height: 8

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