Our working drawings include the following..
We use AutoCAD to produce our working drawings. This allows us to be 100% accurate on our dimensions as well as coordinate all drawings with the highest level of precision. Below are examples of what comes in each working drawing set...
Floor Plans -
For each level we include... a 1/4"=1'-0" scale floor plan indicating frame walls and masonry with dimensions, notes, door and window sizes, room names and floor finishes, cabinet, shelving, fixture locations and notes, ceiling conditions, electrical/lighting fixtures and switches.
Exterior Elevations -
We include... Front Elevation at 1/4"=1'-0", side and rear elevations at 1/8"=1'-0", plate heights, roof overhangs, material/surface notes, window heights, roof pitches, material hatching for clarity, floor to floor dimensions and any other detail we feel is necessary to explain the construction.
Cabinet elevations at 3/8"=1'-0", showing cabinets, appliance locations, plumbing fixtures, shelving, counter/backsplash surface, cabinet material and finish, niche details and any other special situation that cannot be understood from the plan view. Building Sections are included only when there is no other way to indicate the spatial characteristics of the home. This information is quite often indicated well enough on the elevations and plans.
Foundation Plans -
We offer a choice of three types of foundations, full basement, crawlspace, and slab foundations. Each comes fully dimensioned, and noted indicating wall composition and thickness, construction detail references to our detail page, beam, pier and column locations and sizes, stair locations for basements, reinforcing steel sizes and step downs in monolithic slabs and ventilation grilles for crawlspaces.
Framing Plans -
For each level we include... a 1/8"=1'-0" scale plan indicating rafter, ceiling and floor joists locations, sizes and spacing as well as lumber grade specified, additional bracing and blocking.
For each foundation type we include... 3/4"=1'-0" scale details indicating material composition, size and critical dimensions for construction of the primary foundation.
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Plan modification is a way of turning a stock plan into your unique custom plan. It's still just a small fraction of the price you would pay to create a home plan from scratch. Simply contact the modification department at...
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...and you will receive a FREE, no obligation, modification estimate to get exactly the home plan you've been dreaming of.
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QUICK Cost-To-Build estimates are available for single family, stick-built, detached, 1 story, 1.5 story and 2 story home plans with attached or detached garages, pitched roofs on flat to gently sloping sites.
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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.
Summarized cost report will provide approximately 70 lines of cost detail within the following home construction categories: Site Work, Foundations, Basement (if used), Exterior Shell, Special Spaces (Kitchen, Bathrooms, etc), Interior Construction, Elevators, Plumbing, Heating / AC, Electrical Systems, Appliances, Contractor Markup. View a LIVE Sample Cost Report.
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Previous Q & A
Previous Questions and Answers
Q:We are considering this plan. Can you tell me what the materials are that are on the outside of the house? Is it all rock or is there siding too?
A:It is stone with shake siding.
Date Posted: 13-Dec-18
Q:What is the ceiling height in the family room? If you remove the optional room over the family room, how tall would the ceiling be, and would it be flat or vaulted?
A:It would vault to a peak of about 25’. 20’ on the sidewalls.
Date Posted: 26-Jun-18
Q:This is a beautiful and unique floor plan. How would the front stairwell look without the basement door? Could more windows be added in the front stairwell if the basement door/stairs were not present? Lastly, could the garage Bonus Room be connected to the main house but maintain the vaulted family room and high kitchen ceiling? Thank you.
A:Windows could be added in the stair turret. Coordination with the roof system and a free standing stair would be a consideration.
There’s no real way to connect the garage bonus without going over the kitchen.
Date Posted: 07-May-18
Q:What is the diameter and square footage of the turret? What is the depth of the breezeway?
A:Diameter of turret is 13’-0”. Area is roughly 250 SF. Breezeway is 14’-0” deep.
Date Posted: 24-Apr-18
Q:Hello I really like this plan but was wondering if the framing and foundation is designed for using natural stone and brick or if it can only handle faux stone.
A:We design all of our homes for using real 4” thk masonry veneer in either real stone or real brick. No faux stone.
Date Posted: 22-Jan-18
Q:My wife and I love this house plan. Our only hesitance comes from the round stair case. Do you have the same plans with a matching square stair case? We would like the symmetry of the front left window and the stair case if that makes sense. Looking forward to your reply.
A:That could be done as a modification, but we do not have a standard version/option available in this form.
Date Posted: 16-Jan-17
Q:I am very interested in this plan. Is there any additional detail that you can share regarding Utility room and Kitchen layout? Are there any variations that you have with a different kitchen island without the circular bartop? I would like to have a stool area around the island, just not circular. Where would a double oven be installed? Can you show me an example of the sliding doors that would be installed?
A:Kitchen cabinets/islands are easy to rework with an interior designer or kitchen specialist. Just take the plans to someone who can do this. We are showing a commercial style range with oven in our drawing, but if you wanted a double oven you could either go with a double oven range arrangement or a double oven wall unit would work to the opposite side of the window from the refrigerator.
As for the sliding doors I highly recommend “NanaWall”. www.nanawall.com
Date Posted: 09-Jan-17
Q:If you build this house on a slab, where would the mechanicals go?
A:In the attic.
Date Posted: 19-Jun-12
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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