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This plan was built and is one of our featured Building Stories. Building A Modern Ranch House
The Long House plan by architect Nicholas Lee celebrates easy
indoor-outdoor living. It's inspired by the modern ranch house designs
of regional modern architect William Wurster. The layout is
straightforward: rooms line up like cars on a train, from the spacious
great room/kitchen at one end, past the office, bathroom, bedroom, and
laundry to the master suite at the other end. Each room opens to the
covered gallery running the length of the house. This gallery is wide
enough for sitting and outdoor dining, and doubles as the entrance porch
beside the kitchen. See also Plan 508-2, with an indoor-outdoor lanai
instead of the long porch. View more Ranch style floor plans
This plan can be customized!
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Floor Plan - Main Floor
Full Specs & Features
Main Floor : 2415 sq/ft
Porch : 997 sq/ft
* Total Square Footage typically only includes conditioned space and does not include garages, porches, bonus rooms, or decks.
Ceiling Details : Vaulted Ceiling at Great Room and Master Bedroom.All other rooms have 10'-0" Ceiling Height.
Main Ceiling : 14'
Primary Pitch : 4:12
Roof Framing : Truss
Exterior Wall Framing
Exterior Wall Finish : Board & Batten
Framing : 2x6
Additional Room Features
Den Office Study Computer
Great Room Living Room
Suited For Narrow Lot
Suited For View Lot
Energy Efficient Features
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COVER PAGE: Cover Sheet: Showing architectural rendering of residence
FOUNDATION PLAN: Drawn to 1/4" scale, this page shows all necessary notations and dimensions including support columns, walls and excavated and unexcavated areas.
FLOOR PLAN: Detailed plans, drawn to 1/4" scale for each level showing room dimensions, wall partitions, windows, etc.
ROOF PLAN: An overhead "birds-eye" view of the roof, describing roof slope
ELEVATIONS: A blueprint picture of all four sides showing exterior materials and measurements.
SECTIONS: A vertical cutaway view of the house from roof to foundation showing details of framing, construction, flooring and roofing.
ELECTRICAL PLAN: Shows the locations of lights, receptacles, switches, etc.
TYPICAL WALL SECTION & DETAILS
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Ideal for level lot, single layer concrete poured directly on grade.
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Additional hard copies of the plan (can be ordered at the time of purchase and within 90 days of the purchase date).
Audio Video Design
Receive an overlay sheet with suggested placement of audio and video components.
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Unless you buy an “unlimited” plan set or a multi-use license you may only build one home from a set of plans. Please call to verify if you intend to build more than once. Plan licenses are non-transferable and cannot be resold.
We offer a 90% credit when you upgrade from a set, that is not for construction, to a 5-Copy set (or greater).
“ Design should be accessible to everyone. It's not only how something is designed, but how it's delivered -- i. e. the process -- that's important. I'm excited to be part of Houseplans' growing collection of architects and designers who are making high quality professional home design affordable and available to more people through ready-made plans. ” Nicholas Lee, AIA is an architect. He designed our exclusive Plans 508-1 and 508-2, both of which have been constructed. A graduate of the University of Oregon architecture program, Nick is also an artist, lighting designer, and trombone player.