Plan 4172DB

Great Starter Home Plan

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Great Starter Home Plan

Plan 4172DB

  • 1,463

    Heated s.f.

  • 3

    Beds

  • 1.5

    Baths

  • 2

    Stories

  • 2

    Cars

  • Offering two wonderful open gathering areas on the first floor, this compact design makes a terrific starter home plan.
  • Sure to be a favorite spot, the large family room includes a fireplace, a built-in entertainment center and an open staircase to the second level.
  • With its bayed dining area and functional work space, the kitchen area is perfect for family time. A walk-in pantry adds utility.
  • The master suite upstairs includes a walk-in closet and a private bath. The other bedrooms share the second full bath. Another walk-in closet is found in bedroom two, where a 10' ceiling complements the arched window.
  • A convenient laundry closet and unfinished storage space over the garage complete the second level.
  • Ceilings: 9' first floor, master bedroom.
  • Related Plan: On a tighter budget? Downsize with house plan 4173DB (1,297 sq. ft. in reverse layout).
  • See plan 40823DB for a version using Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) construction.

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Cover Page. Each home plan features the rendered elevation and informative reference sections including: general notes and design criteria 1; abbreviations; and symbols for your plan.

Elevations:  Drafted at 1/4" scale for the front and 1/8" scale for the rear and sides. All elevations are detailed and an aerial view of the roof is provided, showing all hips, valleys and ridges.

 Foundation: Drafted at 1/4" scale. Poured or block basement or slab foundations are standard. We also show the HVAC equipment, structural information, steel beam and pole locations and the direction and spacing of the floor system above. 

Main Level Floor Plan: 1/4" scale. Fully dimensioned from stud to stud for ease of framing. The detailed drawings include such things as structural header locations, framing layout and kitchen layout.1

 Second Level Floor Plan: 1/4" scale. Dimensioned from stud to stud and drafted to the same degree of detail as the main level floor plan.1

 Interior Elevations:Useful for the cabinet and bidding process, this page shows all kitchen and bathroom cabinets as well as any other cabinet elevations.

Electrical and Sections: Illustrated on a separate page for clarity, the electrical plan shows suggested electrical layout for the foundation, main and second level floor plans. Typical wall, cantilever, stair, brick and fireplace sections are provided to further explain construction of these areas.

Roof Framing Plan: Illustrated on a separate page for clarity, the roof framing plan shows the suggested dimensional plan showing lengths, runs, ridge heights and wall plate heights.

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Great Starter Home Plan

  • 1,463

    Heated s.f.

  • 3

    Beds

  • 2

    Baths

  • 2

    Floors

  • 2

    Car garage

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  • PDF - single-use $925
  • 5 Sets $1,050
  • 8 Sets $1,120
  • PDF - multi-use $1,425
  • CAD $1,619
  • CAD - multi-use $2,119
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About This Plan

  • Offering two wonderful open gathering areas on the first floor, this compact design makes a terrific starter home plan.
  • Sure to be a favorite spot, the large family room includes a fireplace, a built-in entertainment center and an open staircase to the second level.
  • With its bayed dining area and functional work space, the kitchen area is perfect for family time. A walk-in pantry adds utility.
  • The master suite upstairs includes a walk-in closet and a private bath. The other bedrooms share the second full bath. Another walk-in closet is found in bedroom two, where a 10' ceiling complements the arched window.
  • A convenient laundry closet and unfinished storage space over the garage complete the second level.
  • Ceilings: 9' first floor, master bedroom.
  • Related Plan: On a tighter budget? Downsize with house plan 4173DB (1,297 sq. ft. in reverse layout).
  • See plan 40823DB for a version using Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) construction.

Floor Plans

  • Main Level

  • 2nd Floor

Plan Details

Square Footage Breakdown

  • Total Heated Area: 1,463 sq. ft.
  • 1st Floor: 716 sq. ft.
  • 2nd Floor: 747 sq. ft.
  • Basement Unfinished: 1,463 sq. ft.
  • Bonus: 258 sq. ft.
  • Porch, Front: 200 sq. ft.

Beds/Baths

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Full bathrooms: 1
  • Half bathrooms: 1

Foundation Type

    • Standard Foundations: Basement
    • Optional Foundations: Crawl, Slab

Exterior Walls

  • Standard Type(s): 2x4
  • Optional Type(s): 2x6

Dimensions

  • Width: 45' 4"
  • Depth: 38' 0"
  • Max ridge height: 29' 0"

Garage

  • Type: Attached
  • Area: 502 sq. ft.
  • Count: 2 Cars
  • Entry Location: Front

Ceiling Heights

  • Floor / Height: First Floor / 9' 0" Second Floor / 8' 0"

Roof

  • Primary Pitch: 8 on 12
  • Secondary Pitch: 10 on 12
  • Framing Type: Stick