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No. 16 - The Desert Rose Garage

Shawn A. Dehner

The Desert Rose Garage is June's bonus free house (garage) plan. The garage plan is designed for a single vehicle and matches the overall architectural design of The Desert Rose small house plan but would complement any number of homes with its classic design. 

No. 15 - The Desert-Rose

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The Desert Rose is a client designed modification of the Forest-Rose accessory dwelling unit. This newer version is slightly larger and intended for full-time living. Also, don't miss the Desert Rose companion garage plan, which is also available for free.

DETAILS:

  • Bedrooms: 1 
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Floors: 2
  • Conditioned space: 536 sq. ft.
  • Main floor: 288 sq. ft.
  • Upper floor: 248 sq. ft.
  • Overall dimensions:  12' x 24'
  • Foundation type: ICF insulated slab
  • Print size: 18" x 24"
  • Immediate PDF download with license
  • Design criteria: International Residential Code

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Notes & features: Superinsulation capacity, full size eat-in kitchen, covered porches, 2x6 wall construction, alternate foundation possibilities. 

Renderings are approximate and are not literal representations of the designs. Designs are subject to change without notice.

No. 10 - The Hestia

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DETAILS

  • Bedrooms: 2 
  • Bathrooms: 1 down 
  • Artist's Loft or Walk-in Closet
  • Peek-a-boo dormer
  • Ceilings: 7' 4" Main floor (8' 2" w/open ceiling joists), 7' upper w/ 189 sq. ft. > 5' 0" 
  • House size: 770 sq. ft.
  • Main floor: 576 sq ft.
  • Upper floor: 538 sq ft with 194 sq. ft. > 5'
  • Overall dimensions including porch:  18' wide x 32' + porches
  • Foundation type: Basement
  • Print size: 24" x 36"
  • Immediate PDF download with license
  • Design criteria: IRC

For accurate cost estimating try BUILDING-COST.NET, a *FREE* online tool. Material costs can be obtained by visiting a local building supply center with your plans and requesting a free "take off" for your project.

Notes & features: Dormer, loft space, first & second floor bedrooms, storage, covered porch, opt. 2x6 walls w/2x12 floor and roof assemblies, superinsulation details, balloon framing details, and more.

Renderings are approximate and are not literal representations of the designs. Designs are subject to change without notice.

No. 9 - Tethys Shipping Container House

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TETHYS is a two shipping container, two bedroom, one bath house. It's a single level floor plan with 720 sq ft of conditioned living space and two decks. The design calls out for post & piers.

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TETHYS was drafted for NCBOX who is currently building it in Jefferson, North Carolina. Follow them on Facebook.

DETAILS

  • Bedrooms: 2 (or 1 + office/study) 
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Conditioned space: 720 sq. ft.
  • Overall dimensions including porch:  16' x 60'
  • Shipping containers: 2
  • Foundation type: Post & pier
  • Print size: 24" x 36"
  • Immediate PDF download with license
  • Design criteria: IRC

 

Renderings are approximate and are not literal representations of the designs. Designs are subject to change without notice.

Photos of the original Tethys (courtesy NCBOX in North Carolina)

No. 7 - The Forest-Rose

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Details

  • Bedrooms: 1 
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Floors: 2
  • Conditioned space: 440 sq. ft.
  • Main floor: 240 sq. ft.
  • Upper floor: 200 sq. ft.
  • Overall dimensions including porch:  12' x 20'
  • Foundation type: ICF insulated slab
  • Print size: 18" x 24"
  • Immediate PDF download with license
  • Design criteria: 2012 IRC, 2009 WA State Energy Code

Superinsulation capacity, full size kitchen, covered porches, 2x6 wall construction, alternate foundation possibilities. 

Renderings are approximate and are not literal representations of the designs. Designs are subject to change without notice.

For accurate cost estimating try BUILDING-COST.NET, a *FREE* online tool. Material costs can be obtained by visiting a local building supply center with your plans and requesting a free "take off" for your project.