The Simple Life

Plan 40637DB

  • 1,592

    Heated s.f.

  • 2-3

    Beds

  • 2

    Baths

  • 1

    Stories

  • 2

    Cars

  • With its covered porch and single floor, this house plan could make the perfect getaway. For an evening, a weekend or retirement, this home offers the chance to live more simply and enjoy time with family and friends.
  • The lack of stairs makes it easy to get around. Everything you need - bedrooms, laundry, and dining room - are conveniently located within easy reach of each other.
  • Flex one room into a dining room for guests, a craft room for yourself, or a bedroom for kids.
  • All the options shown come with the plans so you can choose how to build it to suit your lifestyle.
  • Related Plans: Build with ICF exterior walls with house plan 40798DB.
  • Get a wood exterior with house plan 40636DB (2x4 or 2x6) and 40797DB (ICF).

Most plans include the following:


Cover Page: 
Each home plan features the front elevation and informative reference sections including, general notes and design criteria*, abbreviations, and symbols for your plan.

Elevations: 
Scaled elevations for the front, rear, and sides are provided. All elevations are detailed, and an aerial view of the roof is provided.

Foundations: 
Foundations are fully engineered for each design, whether slab or basement.

Main Level Floor Plan: 
The detailed drawings are fully dimensioned for ease of framing. Exterior wall thicknesses vary by plan. If necessary, contact us to clarify the standard exterior wall thickness for the plan(s) you are interested in.

Second Level Floor Plan (if any): 
Dimensioned and drafted to the same degree of detail as the main level floor plan*.

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

Full technical support is provided to purchasers of each plan to answer your plan-related questions.

*Plans are drafted to meet the Uniform Building Code or IRC (International Residential Code) at the time they are designed (contact us for more information). Because codes and requirements can change and may vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, the designers cannot warrant compliance with any specific code or regulation. All plans can be adapted to your local building codes and requirements. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or builder of each plan to see that the structure is built in strict compliance with all governing municipal codes (city, county, state, and federal).

Floor Plan

NOTE:
If you want to purchase this plan in reverse, please select "readable reverse" or "mirror reverse" under Options above.
The Simple Life - 40637DB floor plan - Main Level
NOTE:
If you want to purchase this plan in reverse, please select "readable reverse" or "mirror reverse" under Options above.
The Simple Life - 40637DB floor plan - Optional

Plan details

The Simple Life

  • 1,592

    Heated s.f.

  • 2 - 3

    Beds

  • 2

    Baths

  • 1

    Floors

  • 2

    Car garage

Buy This Plan
  • Study Set – Digital $650
  • PDF - Single-Build $1,005
  • PDF - Unlimited Build $1,505
  • CAD - Single-Build $1,740
  • CAD - Unlimited Build $2,240
  • View all purchase option online

About This Plan

  • With its covered porch and single floor, this house plan could make the perfect getaway. For an evening, a weekend or retirement, this home offers the chance to live more simply and enjoy time with family and friends.
  • The lack of stairs makes it easy to get around. Everything you need - bedrooms, laundry, and dining room - are conveniently located within easy reach of each other.
  • Flex one room into a dining room for guests, a craft room for yourself, or a bedroom for kids.
  • All the options shown come with the plans so you can choose how to build it to suit your lifestyle.
  • Related Plans: Build with ICF exterior walls with house plan 40798DB.
  • Get a wood exterior with house plan 40636DB (2x4 or 2x6) and 40797DB (ICF).

Floor Plans

  • Main Level

  • Optional

Plan Details

Square Footage Breakdown

  • Total Heated Area: 1,592 sq. ft.
  • 1st Floor: 1,592 sq. ft.

Beds/Baths

  • Bedrooms: 2 or 3
  • Full bathrooms: 2

Foundation Type

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

Exterior Walls

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

Dimensions

  • Width: 41' 0"
  • Depth: 60' 0"
  • Max ridge height: 22' 1"

Garage

  • Type: Attached
  • Area: 495 sq. ft.
  • Count: 2 Cars
  • Entry Location: Front

Ceiling Heights

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