Plan #456-8

Key Specs

  • 1419 sq ft

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2.5 Bathrooms

  • 2 Floors

  • No Garage

Plan Description

Whether it's used as a ski house, a cabin or a year-round residence, this delightful rustic home will be a pleasure to come home to. The main entrance stems from a porch with a covered entry and leads to a vaulted Great Room with a fireplace. The spacious eat-in kitchen, also with a dramatic high ceiling, offers a serving bar and a pantry. The vaulted sun porch at the back of the home has private access from the kitchen and the master bedroom.
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Floor Plan - Main Floor Plan
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Floor Plan - Upper Floor Plan
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Full Specs & Features

Basic Features

Baths : 2.5
Stories : 2
Garage Stalls : 0
Potential Bedrooms : 3
Bedrooms : 3


Depth : 47'
Width : 37'
Height : 26'


Porch Sq Ft : 173 sq ft
Main Floor Sq Ft : 1008 sq ft
Basement Sq Ft : 1008 sq ft
Total Sq Ft : 1419 sq ft *
Storage Sq Ft : 42 sq ft
Upper Floor Sq Ft : 411 sq ft
*Total Square Footage only includes conditioned space and does not include garages, porches, bonus rooms, or decks.


Upper Ceiling Ft : 8'
Ceiling Details : Vaulted great room, kitchen and porch
Main Ceiling Ft : 8'


Roof Framing : stick
Roof Load : 30
Primary Pitch : 9:12
Roof Type : gable

Exterior Wall Framing

Wind Rating : 90
Exterior Wall Finish : Siding
Insulation : 19
Framing : 2"x6"

Bedroom Features

Upstairs Bedrooms
Walk In Closet
Main Floor Master Bedroom

Kitchen Features

Peninsula Eating Bar

Additional Room Features

Great Room Living Room

Garage Features

Detached Garage

Lot Characteristics

Suited For Narrow Lot

Outdoor Spaces

Covered Rear Porch
Covered Front Porch
Screened Porch Sunroom


Empty Nester
Suited For Vacation Home

Code Compliance

Irc 2006

Structural Information Provided

Structural Roof Framing
Structural 1st Floor Framing
Structural Notes
Structural 2nd Floor Framing

Energy Efficient Features

Passive Solar Systems

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  • Exterior Elevations: showing the front, rear, and side views with standard and alternate material choices; all elevations are usually ¼" scale.
  • Foundation plans: separate foundation plans are usually provided for a basement/crawl space, and slab, unless otherwise noted. All are drawn at ¼" scale and include first floor framing information for basement/crawl spaces, including beams, girders, columns and piers. Some plans include walk-out(daylight) basement options as well.
  • Floor plans: ¼" scale for each floor, including all room dimensions, door and window sizes and locations, stairways, kitchens, baths, etc. Framing information for stick framed ceiling beams and/or second floor framing is included.
  • Cross sections: ¼" scale cut-away views for each distinct area, showing all framing, ceiling details, heights, roof pitches, etc.
  • Roof plan: a separate roof plan is usually provided showing all pitches, rafter sizes, valley, hip and ridge locations, and areas of double roof framing.
  • Schematic electrical: shows suggested locations for outlets, switches and fixtures on either a separate drawing or directly on the floor plans.
  • Kitchen cabinets: schematic drawings of all kitchen cabinets.
In addition, each blueprint order includes the following extra helpful information:

  • Specifications: a separate 8 page outline specification of most materials, construction methods and techniques, in a format for customizing; for use in obtaining bids and as a contract document.
  • Standard details: 2 additional drawing pages filled with standard construction details.
  • Energy conservation details: 2 more drawing pages chock full of drawings and ideas on how to build to conserve energy.
  • Making changes: finally we include a separate 6 page primer on choosing a contractor and making changes, as virtually everyone makes some changes in building their home.
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Plan Options
5 Copy Set $635.00 5 printed plan sets mailed to you.
8 Copy Set $685.00 8 printed plan sets mailed to you.
PDF Set Best Value! $785.00 PDF plan sets are best for fast electronic delivery and inexpensive local printing.
Reproducible Set $810.00 For making minor changes to your house plans and inexpensive local printing. 1 printed set on Vellum or Bond paper.
Foundation Options
Crawlspace $0.00 Ideal for semi-sloped or level lot, home can be built off of grade, typically 18” - 48”.
Slab $0.00 Ideal for level lot, single layer concrete poured directly on grade.
Basement $100.00 Ideal for level lot, lower level of home partially or fully underground.
Additional Options
Additional Copies $50.00/each Additional hard copies of the plan (can be ordered at the time of purchase and within 90 days of the purchase date).
Mirror Reverse Sets $50.00/each Choose how many sets of the 5 or 8 copy set to mirror. Text and dimensions will be backwards. Click here for more information.
Material List $110.00 A list of building supplies needed to construct the infrastructure of your new house. Click here for more information.

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