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Plan 453-37

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Plan 453-37

Key Specs

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Plan Description

Reminiscent of Jeffersonian designs, this best-selling plan incorporates a striking portico and Palladian windows. Formal living and dining rooms with 12 foot ceilings flank the 2 story foyer. Expansive glass can be found at the rear of the home in the gathering room as well as bays of the master suite and morning room. The master suite features a 9 foot tray ceiling in the bedroom and a deluxe bath with separate tub and shower.
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Floor Plans

Floor Plan - Lower Floor Plan


Floor Plan - Main Floor Plan


Floor Plan - Upper Floor Plan


Full Specs & Features

Basic Features

Bedrooms : 5
Baths : 4.5
Stories: 2
Garages: 2


Depth : 67' 2"
Height : 30'
Width : 82' 6"


Total : 4330 sq/ft
Basement Living: 1088 sq/ft
Bonus: 373 sq/ft
First Floor: 2293 sq/ft height 9'
Second Floor: 949 sq/ft height 8'
*Total Square Footage only includes conditioned space and does not include garages, porches, bonus rooms, or decks.


Lower Ceiling : 9'
Main Ceiling : 9'
Upper Ceiling Ft : 8'


Primary Pitch : 10:12
Roof Framing : Conventional

Exterior Wall Framing

Exterior Wall Finish : Brick
Framing : 2"x4"

Bedroom Features

Guest Suite
Main Floor Master Bedroom
Upstairs Bedrooms
Walk In Closet

Kitchen Features

Breakfast Nook
Eating Bar
Walk In Pantry Cabinet Pantry

Additional Room Features

Den Office Study Computer
Family Room Keeping Room
Great Room Living Room
Hobby Rec Room Game Room
Main Floor Laundry
Master Sitting Area
Play Flex Room
Storage Area

Garage Features

Oversized Garage
Side Entry Garage

Lot Characteristics

Suited For Corner Lot
Suited For Sloping Lot
Suited For View Lot

Outdoor Spaces

Covered Front Porch
Covered Rear Porch


Suited For Vacation Home

Structural Information Provided

Foundation Drawing


Bedroom 2:

206 sq/ft width 13' 4" x depth 15' 6"

Bedroom 3:

206 sq/ft width 12' 6" x depth 16' 6"

Bonus Room - Finished:

201 sq/ft width 11' 6" x depth 17' 6"

Breakfast Room:

112 sq/ft width 12' 6" x depth 9'

Dining Room:

162 sq/ft width 12' x depth 13' 6"


88 sq/ft width 8' 10" x depth 10'


529 sq/ft width 23' x depth 23'

Gathering Room:

467 sq/ft width 27' x depth 17' 4"


255 sq/ft width 17' x depth 15'

Living Room:

162 sq/ft width 12' x depth 13' 6"

Master Bedroom:

253 sq/ft width 13' 4" x depth 19'

What's included in this plan set

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This plan typically includes:
  • Dimensioned and detailed Foundation plan (type as listed on home plan description)
  • Dimensioned and detailed floor plans
  • Framing plans
  • Complete front, side and rear elevations
  • Roof plan
  • Typical building sections (as deemed necessary for construction)
  • Typical foundation details, wall sections, and cornice details necessary for construction
  • Separate electrical plan (may be shown on floor plans in some cases)
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Plan Options


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Reproducible Set

For inexpensive local printing / making minor adjustments by hand. 1 printed set, typically on Bond paper.


For use by design professionals to make substantial changes to your house plan and inexpensive local printing.
Foundation Options


Ideal for level lot, lower level of home partially or fully underground.

Daylight Basement

Ideal for sloping lot, lower level of home partially underground.

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Additional Options:

Additional Construction Sets

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.

Construction Guide

Educate yourself about basic building ideas with these four detailed diagrams that discuss electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and structural topics.

Home Furniture Planner

This fun visual aid lets you peel-and-stick furniture on a generic layout to plan out spacing.

Lighting Design

Receive an overlay sheet with suggested placement of lighting fixtures.

Material List

A list of building supplies needed to construct the infrastructure of your new house.

Mirror Reversed Sets

Additional hard copies of the plan (can be ordered at the time of purchase and within 90 days of the purchase date).

Right-Reading Reverse

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