Plan 1157 - Basement Details
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Main Floor Plan
Dreaming of a warm-weather vacation retreat? This delightful leisure home plan, designed as a guest home for our plan 2440, has everything you want and need in a smaller package for carefree living. Mission styling influenced the exterior look with stucco siding, a tile roof, Spanish-look windows and stone detailing at the two-story entry. Interior spaces are commodious without being cumbersome. The living area features a fireplace and two doors to a trellised outdoor area. The fully equipped kitchen comes with a lovely art niche. Though there is only one bedroom, it is nicely sized and adjoins a bath with large shower. The bath is also conveniently accessed from the front hall. There's even an alcove for a stackable washer/dryer combination!
Main Floor939 SqFt
Total Area939 SqFt
Bsmnt (Unfin.)+ 881 SqFt
Beds and Baths
Height (to Midpt)18'-3"
Garage BaysNo Garage
Roof MaterialTile Roof
Wall Framing2 x 6
Main Roof Pitch4/12
This Coastal Style home is a magnificent celebration of simple shoreside life. Our Coastal House Plans are homes we've selected that work in a beach environment from New England fishing village to Florida and Californian coasts.
Our Mediterranean style house plan collection includes Spanish, Tuscan, Mission and Italian style homes. They typically have a low pitched or flat tile roof. There are arches at doors, windows and porches. Balconies feature ornamental ironwork. Exteriors are finished in stucco or masonry with terra cotta paver trim.
Our Spanish home collection includes homes which are Spanish, Tuscan, Mission, Mediterranean and Italian styles for the romantics! They typically have a low pitched or flat tile roof - arches at doors, windows and porches are also common. Balconies with ornamental ironwork, stucco or masonry exteriors with terracotta paver trim are prevalent, so you can view your vineyard or shout out for your loved one to your hearts content.
This plan has been chosen as part of our vacation home collection. Vacation homes generally have central, open living spaces and offer a great connection to the outdoors, perhaps including an outdoor kitchen or BBQ area. Some homes will have just a few bedrooms, creating a cozy private get-away for your family. Other homes will feature many bedrooms, designed fords family get-togethers at the coast or in the mountains - a place you can invite friends and family to join you in outdoor fun.
This plan is based upon another design - 1157
- Removed 33 SqFt from finished area
for Plan 1157
To order this configuration, choose 'In-Ground Basement' from available foundation options on the page for Plan 1157
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