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The Simple Life

Plan 40797DB

  • 1,761

    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 2x4 or 2x6 with house plan 40636DB.
    Get a brick exterior with house plan 40798DB (ICF) and 40637DB (2x4 or 2x6).

Plans include the following:


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.

Floor Plan

Plan details

Architectural Style

 

The Simple Life

  • 1,761

    Heated s.f.

  • 2 - 3

    Beds

  • 2

    Baths

  • 1

    Floors

  • 2

    Car garage

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  • Digital Study Set $630
  • PDF - single-use $955
  • 5 Sets $1,080
  • 5 Sets PLUS $1,125
  • 8 Sets $1,150
  • PDF - multi-use $1,455
  • CAD $1,671
  • CAD - multi-use $2,171
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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 2x4 or 2x6 with house plan 40636DB.
    Get a brick exterior with house plan 40798DB (ICF) and 40637DB (2x4 or 2x6).

Floor Plans

  • Main Level

  • Optional

Plan Details

Square Footage Breakdown

  • Total Heated Area: 1,761 sq. ft.
  • 1st Floor: 1,761 sq. ft.
  • Porch, Front: 165 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): ICF

Dimensions

  • Width: 43' 8"
  • Depth: 61' 4"
  • Max ridge height: 22' 11"

Garage

  • Type: Attached
  • Area: 548 sq. ft.
  • Count: 2 Cars
  • Entry Location: Front

Ceiling Heights

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

Roof

  • Primary Pitch: 5 on 12
  • Secondary Pitch: 7 on 12
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