Lowcountry House Plan 46666 has a Full Wrap Around Covered Porch and an Open Floor Plan
This 1901 sq ft, Three-bedroom, lowcountry style house plan is typical to the type of design found here in Charleston South Carolina or Savannah Georgia. The full wrap around covered porch provides shade to the perimeter of the house helping to keep the house cooler during the warm humid summers. An open floor plan, formal dining room, large secluded master bedroom and large kitchen island are features of this southern style home design.
1901 Total Living Area 1901 Main Level 3 Bedrooms 2 Full Baths 73' W x 49' D
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Previous Questions and Answers
Q:wondering if the crawlspace is just under the living area or is the foundation all the way out to the end of the porch? Is the porch floor decking or concrete/poured?
A:The 18” min. crawlspace is under the main living area only.
The porch is a deck of:
Pressure Treated 2x6@16”OC Floor Joists
Lowered 4” From Main Level
Have a great day!
Date Posted: 20-Jul-20
Q:I do not want the HVAC and water heater to be in the attic. Where can it go instead ,
A:This is the answer from the designer:
Move toilet at Master Bedroom to allow for a water heater accessible from the rear porch.
Secondary bedroom work in a furnace closet.
Have a good week!
Date Posted: 20-Jul-20
Q:Can the house drawing for this home be modified before ordering this plan ? My question is, can the open area in the center of this house have a vaulted ceiling instead of 8 or 9 ft ceiling heights ? What is the measurement for the family room "wall" between the the two windows ? What size television could be hung from wall between these two windows ? Can electrical outlets "plugs" be installed in the eves 360 degrees around the eves for plugging in Christmas lights? Thanks Robert
A:1. We can not make changes to a plan before it is purchased.
2. We can vault the ceilings for you.
3. The wall is 5’-4” or 64”.
4. We can also show electrical outlets in the eaves.
The quote for these modifications is $380 and the start time is 3-4 weeks.
Have a great weekend!
Date Posted: 14-May-20
Q:Is the "wall" and "post" in the dining structural or decorative (can it be omitted)? If it's structural, is there a drawing or another plan that has a picture as to how this would look on the inside?
A:I’m sorry. I’ve tried to locate some pictures to explain this design but wasn’t successful.
The post is a load bearing post but there aren’t any walls on each side of it. What holds the weight
are two beams in the ceiling that rest on top of the posts. It’s similar to false beams in a ceiling.
These are indicated by the dashed lines that are shown. They drop down at 12” and are usually
encased in sheetrock. The dining room is totally open to the other rooms.
Date Posted: 16-Sep-19
Q:What material is used on the House itself, 1x6 White Hardie Board?
A:What is shown on both the crawlspace version and the slab version is brick
all the way around.
Date Posted: 26-Aug-19
Q:The hot water heater in the attic makes me really nervous from past experience. Can it fit anywhere else’s?
A:An enclosure could be added to a bedroom closet or added to the utility room next
to the freezer space.
Date Posted: 29-Apr-19
Q:Is the fireplace in this design a wood burning fireplace and of not could it be modified into a wood burning fireplace. Sometimes we have bad winters here, and loss of power so to use a wood burning fireplace would be amazing option.
A:The ventless fireplace can be modified to a wood burning for
a fee of $170. Start time would be approx. 2 weeks.
Date Posted: 01-Oct-18
Q:where does the water heater and hvac go, in the Utility Room? Where is the washer and dryer area
A:The water heater and hvac are designed to be in the attic. There is a pull down
stair in the hallway between bedrooms #2 & #3.
The washer and dryer are in the utility room between the breakfast room and
Date Posted: 25-Sep-18
Q:Does this plan have 8 ft doors throughout? Does plan have walkin pantry? If not where would it be?
A:This design has a 27” x 24” pantry cabinet between the refrigerator and the door to master bedroom.
If you want a walk-in pantry in addition to the cabinet you can reduce the closet for bedroom # 3 to 2’ x 5’
and use the remainder for a 3’ x 5’ walk-in kitchen pantry.
All doorways are 8’.
Date Posted: 23-Aug-17
Q:Thank you for responding back to my email. What if we were to reverse the plans where would be the option for the stairs then. Is there a way with reversing the plans you put a wall by the dining room coming into the house then add the stairs there. Thank you
A:Adding the stair between the breakfast rm and the family rm is the only place we can put it without increasing the sq footage.
It can be added along a wall inside the front door if we add 3 feet to the width of the house. That will keep your other room sizes the same.
We would also have to rework the windows on the front elevation to keep the balanced look.
I’m about to leave the office and won’t return until Friday. Feel free to ask any additional questions but I won’t be able to reply
until I get back.
Have a good Thanksgiving.
Date Posted: 21-Nov-16
Q:Is their an option for this plan to add a loft.
A:Thank you for your interest in our home design.
We can definitely add a stair and loft to this plan. The only location for the stair would be
in the space between the family room and the breakfast area. You would lose the view
between the two rooms. I’ve attached an example of what I’m referring to.
The quote to do this for you would be $510.00 and it would be approx. 2 weeks before we could start on it.
Q:Where is the water heater and A/C unit located in this plan?
A:Thank you for your interest in our home design. The plan is designed for the units to be placed in the attic. There is a pull down stair in the hallway just outside of bath #2.
Date Posted: 07-Jul-15
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