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All home plans are based on the following design assumptions: 8 foot basement ceiling height, 9 foot first floor ceiling height, 8 foot second floor ceiling height (if used), gable roof; 2 dormers, average roof pitch is 12:12, 1 to 2 covered porches, porch construction on foundations.
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Q:Can this house be built on pilings?
Date Posted: 05-Aug-19
Q:We are seriously studying this plan. Where is the back door to the kitchen on the website picture? the drawing only shows windows. Thank you
A:It is only available there with the garage option. If you purchase the plans, just ask for the version with this option.
Thank you and have a wonderful day!
Date Posted: 06-Jun-19
Q:Where would the mechanical closet be located?
A:It would be based on the code for the area.
Date Posted: 14-Jan-19
Q:My county requires a 4/12 roof pitch. Can I get blueprints for this?
A:That would cause the entire 2nd floor loft would be considerably smaller. And there is a possibility that the stairs may not even work.
Date Posted: 23-May-18
Q:Is the 17' ceiling in living room a cathedral ceiling and is it 17' at peak?
A:Yes but it does slope on both sides due to the loft. And it does flatten out in the middle. It's actually 18'
Date Posted: 13-Mar-18
Q:I saw in previous comments the open to below ceiling height is 17’. Is that based on cathedral ceiling with a peak in the center? Do you have pictures showing the staircase I’m not understanding where Head room is coming from to get up the steps
A:At this time, we do not have any finished photos of the interior.
Date Posted: 12-Mar-18
Q:Not sure how the stairs going up to the loft have enough clearance with the roof line? Do the stairs turn to the right at the top? If so how many steps?
A:It's a vaulted open ceiling. They go straight up
Date Posted: 12-Mar-18
Q:what are the various ceiling heights i.e. main living space and what does it drop to in the kitchen; bedroom ceiling heights?
A:They are 9 throughout the house and then 17' to the very top on the open to below area
Date Posted: 19-Jan-18
Q:What size are the prints?
A:24 x 36
Date Posted: 09-May-17
Q:Does the set of blueprints include architectural drawings?Do the plans include structural and MEP drawings As well? Does it include specifications for the building of the house?
A:All plans and details are drawn at 1/4" scale or larger and include: designer's rendering of front elevation; foundation and dimensioned floor plans; electrical plans; section through house; all exterior elevations; selected interior elevations; door and window sizes; fireplace details; stair details; molding details; cabinet details; roof plan and exterior details. Most plans include alternate basement plans. Floor plans and elevations depicted are subject to minor changes. Floor plan dimensions on layout are approximate. Consult working drawings for actual dimensions and information. All total square footage figures represent heated square floor space only. They do not represent two-story vaulted spaces, garages, unfinished areas or basements.
Date Posted: 08-May-17
Q:Do the elevations show the heights and all measurements?
A:Yes they do.
Date Posted: 01-May-17
Q:Can I make modifications to this plan?
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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