Plan #493-2

Key Specs

  • 1985 sq ft

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • 3 Floors

  • 2 Garage

Plan Description

This plan is designed for very small waterfront lots. The shape of the house plays with positive and negative spaces to make the house feel larger than it really is. By providing large walls of glass and outdoor decks, the house seems to flow to the outside visually. The first floor is an over-sized 2 car garage that allows plenty of storage. The second floor is the main floor with an open plan for the kitchen, dining and living room. The open space looks out onto the decks and the water beyond. The outdoor deck has a grille area just outside the kitchen for outdoor parties. The oversize decks allow for lounging and enjoying the ocean breezes. A bedroom that could be converted to a study is on this floor too, along with a full bathroom. The top floor has the master suite with a large a bathroom with a soaking tub and steam shower. The closet is a large walk-in closet. The master bedroom is over-sized to allow for a sitting area to relax and enjoy the ocean views or you can go out onto the deck to relax. There is a third bedroom that is a suite with its own full bath on the top floor. The exterior of the house is designed to resist the salt air. The walls are hardi-board siding, the roof is aluminum metal roof and the soffits are a composite material. The storm shutters roll up into a concealed space when not in use. The house is built on pilings that go 25 feet into the ground to resist storms.
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Floor Plans

Floor Plan - Lower Floor Plan
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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 : 3
Garage Stalls : 2
Stories : 3
Potential Bedrooms : 0
Bedrooms : 3


Depth : 41'
Height : 35'
Width : 40'


Main Floor Sq Ft : 987 sq ft
Garage Sq Ft : 706 sq ft
Lower Floor Sq Ft : 92 sq ft
Upper Floor Sq Ft : 906 sq ft
Decks Sq Ft : 772 sq ft
Total Sq Ft : 1985 sq ft *
*Total Square Footage only includes conditioned space and does not include garages, porches, bonus rooms, or decks.


Ceiling Details : third floor ceiling vaulted
Main Ceiling Ft : 9'


Primary Pitch : 3:12
Roof Type : Metal
Roof Load : 49L.L.
Secondary Pitch : 5:12
Roof Framing : 2x10

Exterior Wall Framing

Insulation : 13
Seismic Rating : n/a
Framing : 2"x6"
Wind Rating : 120 mph (3 second wind gust)

Bedroom Features

Guest Suite
Upstairs Bedrooms
Split Bedrooms
Walk In Closet
Upstairs Master Bedrooms
Main Floor Bedrooms

Kitchen Features

Peninsula Eating Bar
Kitchen Island
Breakfast Nook

Additional Room Features

Main Floor Laundry
Great Room Living Room
Den Office Study Computer
Master Sitting Area

Garage Features

Front Entry Garage
Garage Under
Oversized Garage


Split Entry

Lot Characteristics

Suited For Sloping Lot
Suited For Narrow Lot
Suited For View Lot

Outdoor Spaces

Grill Deck Sundeck
Outdoor Kitchen Grill
Wrap Around Porch
Covered Rear Porch


Unusual Shape
Suited For Vacation Home

Code Compliance


Structural Information Provided

Structural 3rd Floor Framing
Structural 1st Floor Framing
Foundation Drawing
Structural Notes
Structural Roof Framing
Structural 2nd Floor Framing

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  • Cross Section: A vertical cutaway view of the house from roof to foundation showing details of framing, construction, flooring and roofing.
  • Interior Elevations: Detailed drawings of kitchen cabinet elevations and other elements as required.
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