Plan #493-1

Key Specs

  • 3238 sq ft

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3.5 Bathrooms

  • 3 Floors

  • 1 Garage

Plan Description

The southern coastal house is designed for narrow lots fronting the water including the ocean. The structure of the building is designed to withstand class 2 hurricanes and storm surge. The design allows the owner to take in the morning sun from their third floor balcony off the master bedroom suite or they can enjoy sunsets on the third floor sunset room and deck. The house is ideal for vacation home with master bedroom suites on all three floors.
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Full Specs & Features

Basic Features

Bedrooms : 3
Garage Stalls : 1
Potential Bedrooms : 0
Stories : 3
Baths : 3.5


Depth : 55'
Width : 36'
Height : 37'


Decks Sq Ft : 327 sq ft
Garage Sq Ft : 360 sq ft
Main Floor Sq Ft : 1446 sq ft
Porch Sq Ft : 476 sq ft
Total Sq Ft : 3238 sq ft *
Patios Sq Ft : 391 sq ft
Lower Floor Sq Ft : 992 sq ft
Upper Floor Sq Ft : 800 sq ft
*Total Square Footage only includes conditioned space and does not include garages, porches, bonus rooms, or decks.


Main Ceiling Ft : 11'
Upper Ceiling Ft : 9'
Lower Ceiling Ft : 9'
Ceiling Details : upper floor ceilings are vaulted
Garage Ceiling Ft : 9'


Roof Framing : trusses & 2x8
Roof Type : Metal
Secondary Pitch : 3:12
Roof Load : 20
Primary Pitch : 7:12

Exterior Wall Framing

Exterior Wall Finish : stucco & hardi-board siding
Seismic Rating : n/a
Framing : Concrete block
Insulation : 19
Wind Rating : 120 mph (3 second wind gust)

Bedroom Features

Guest Suite
Upstairs Bedrooms
Main Floor Bedrooms
Upstairs Master Bedrooms
Walk In Closet
Split Bedrooms
2 Master Suites
Main Floor Master Bedroom

Kitchen Features

Kitchen Island
Breakfast Nook

Additional Room Features

Storage Area
Master Sitting Area
Family Room Keeping Room
Hobby Rec Room Game Room
Den Office Study Computer
Great Room Living Room

Garage Features

Front Entry Garage
Oversized Garage

Lot Characteristics

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

Outdoor Spaces

Covered Rear Porch
Grill Deck Sundeck
Covered Front Porch


Universal Wheelchair Access
Suited For Vacation Home

Code Compliance

Irc 2003

Structural Information Provided

Foundation Drawing
Structural Notes
Structural 1st Floor Framing

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  • Floor Plan(s): Detailed plans, drawn to 1/4" scale for each level showing room dimensions, wall partitions, windows, etc. as well as the location of electrical outlets and switches.
  • 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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Foundation Options
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