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houses under 800 sq ft

No. 21 - The Ladder House

Shawn A. Dehner15 Comments

This house was inspired by the Forest-Rose and modified with additions for a client in Minnesota. It's a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom house with a full finished basement, high r-value insulation, a mudroom, fireplace, and more. 

No. 10 - The Hestia



  • 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

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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.