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Each plan set is drawn at 1/4"=1' scale and includes the following drawings:
Artist's Rendering: An artist's drawing of the home, usually viewed from the front, and general construction notes.
Elevations: Shows the front, sides, and rear, including exterior materials, trim sizes, roof pitches, etc.
Main Floor Plan: Shows placement and dimensions of walls, doors, & windows. Includes the location of appliances, plumbing fixtures, beams, ceiling heights, etc.
Second Floor Plan (if any): Shows the second floor in the same detail as the main floor. Includes second floor framing and details.
Foundation Plan: Shows the location of all concrete footings, floor beams, first floor framing, and foundation details. If there is a basement, a basement plan is included which shows all basement details.
Floor Framing Plan (if any): Shows location and spacing of floor joists and supporting walls or beams.
Roof Framing Plan: Shows roof outlines, conventional framing/trusses, beams, roof framing details, etc.
Section & Details: Shows a cross-section of the home. Shows support members, exterior and interior materials, insulation, and foundation. Specific details such as fireplaces, stairways, decks, etc. are drawn at 1/2" = 1' scale, and appear as needed throughout the prints.
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The Minuet lives up to its name. This small house plan is charming and would make a wonderful year round residence or vacation home. Clean lap siding with shingle and stone accents blend to give the country house plan its eye-catching exterior.
The Minuet has two different entrances. The one off the front of the home is the less formal entrance bring visitors straight into the kitchen and dining area. The entrance on the left is the more formal entrance providing guests with an airlock transition. The airlock helps to control the temperature of the home in additional to an extra level of privacy. From the airlock, there is a short hallway. To the left is a full bathroom that also houses the washer and dryer that are tucked into a closet. While straight ahead is the main floor bedroom. This is the largest bedroom and can serve as the master bedroom.
Off this hallway, the floor plan opens up to the great room. Kitchen, dining, and living room are all open to each other creating a casual and informal gathering space. The great room is naturally bright from all of the windows. Along the back of the living room an L-shaped staircase winds up to the second floor.
This two story house plan has two additional bedrooms plus a full bathroom on the upper level.
For families that need just a little more room, the Minuet’s basement foundation provides flexibility to add additional gathering space or bedrooms, whatever the homeowners’ need.
With an overall width under 31’, the Minuet is an ideal narrow lot house plan and a great design to consider for those building on compact city lots.
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