This home plan conceals its true square footage behind a cute front elevation that hides a full two-story volume in the back. This home will fit perfectly in historic neighborhoods with tight architectural restrictions. Even from the side, the back volume is well hidden and does not look out of character. The upstairs fit 2 full bedrooms, a bathroom, and a nice master suite. That leaves plenty of downstairs space for the living area. The living room is quite large and could accommodate a furniture layout with a TV and/or fireplace on the outside wall or against the stairs. The kitchen is quite large with a huge island and pantry. The dining room has amazing views out to the back deck and beyond. We’ve shown a French door and side windows but there really are many options on windows/doors in this area. One thing every family needs is plenty of storage space for shoes, jackets, school bags, etc. This home plan has a nice mudroom and even a little desk area along the side of the house for easy entry. Lastly, it would be easy to build this plan on the side of a hill and have a great walk out basement with a workshop, bunk room, or family room.
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Floor Plan - Main Floor Plan
Floor Plan - Upper Floor Plan
Full Specs & Features
Depth : 40'
Height : 23' 4"
Main Floor : 1024 sq/ft
Upper Floor : 779 sq/ft
*Total Square Footage only includes conditioned space and does not include garages, porches, bonus rooms, or decks.
Main Ceiling : 9'
Upper Ceiling Ft : 8'
Roof Framing : Stick
Roof Type : Shingle
Exterior Wall Framing
Exterior Wall Finish : Siding
Framing : 2x6
Walk In Pantry Cabinet Pantry
Additional Room Features
Great Room Living Room
Main Floor Laundry
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“We're taking the complication out of creating energy-efficient Craftsman-style home plans and communities. It's an incremental process that homeowners and builders don't have to be afraid of.” Brooks Ballard founded Home Patterns LLC in 2001. With a Masters in Architecture from Georgia Tech and a Masters in City Design and Social Science from the London School of Economics, he brings a holistic perspective to the design of homes and communities. Experience working with affordable housing experts to produce inexpensive houses that fit into surrounding bungalow neighborhoods lead Brooks to develop reinvigorated Craftsman style home plans that not only reduce the initial carbon footprints, but also work well in infill construction and newer, small-lot developments. It's a "build green" approach. Home widths are based on 4-foot increments for less waste during construction. Bump outs are kept to a minimum because extra corners are expensive, energy-inefficient, and time consuming to build. Roof lines are simple. Less waste and complication means savings that can be put into energy-efficient appliances, solar power, and/or insulation. Smaller but well functioning living spaces mean less energy is needed over the long haul. A smaller footprint means less valuable land is needed. More compact housing encourages walking and mixed use neighborhoods. This translates into healthier living, more freedom of movement and choice, and less reliance on polluting fossil fuels. Brooks' home plan packages allow any builder to construct a first class energy-efficient and sustainable Craftsman-style home that's comparable in price to a "normal home." Energy-efficient, green details are called out separately on our Green Sheets so that a builder can learn incrementally. Think of the plan package as an introduction to sustainable design. The builders can learn and incorporate these details at their own pace while realizing the interconnectedness of each system.