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CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS (most plans)
Cover Page. Each home plan features the front elevation and informative reference sections including, general notes and design criteria*, abbreviations, and symbols for your plan.
Elevations. Scaled elevations for the front, rear, and sides are provided. All elevations are detailed and an aerial view of the roof is provided.
Foundations. Foundations are fully engineered for each design, whether slab or basement.
Main Level Floor Plan. The detailed drawings are fully dimensioned for ease of framing. Exterior wall thicknesses vary by plan. If necessary, contact Design Basics to clarify the standard exterior wall thickness for the plan(s) you are interested in.
Second Level Floor Plan. Dimensioned and drafted to the same degree of detail as the main level floor plan*.
Electrical and Sections. Illustrated on a separate page for clarity, the electrical plan shows suggested electrical layout for the main and second level floor plans. Typical wall and stair sections are provided to further explain construction of these areas.
Full technical support is provided to purchasers of each plan to answer your plan-related questions.
*Plans are drafted to meet average conditions and building codes in Nebraska, Ohio, and Texas at the time they are designed (contact us for more information). Because codes and requirements can change and may vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, the designers cannot warrant compliance with any specific code or regulation. All plans can be adapted to your local building codes and requirements. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or builder of each plan to see that the structure is built in strict compliance with all governing municipal codes (city, county, state, and federal).
Stately brick surrounds most of the front elevations of this traditional house plan. The Wilmert Grove is a handsome one story home plan that is sure to be a favorite of homeowners’ and builders alike.
Slender posts with brick bases frame the front door. Stepping inside the entry is cozy. In the middle of the entry hall a large opening to the left leads to the Wilmert Grove’s secondary bedrooms. If three bedrooms are not needed this design has an option that would replace the two secondary bedrooms with an additional owners’ suite.
At the end of the entry hall the floor plan opens up to the great room family center. Dining room, living room, and kitchen are one seamless space. First up is the dining area. Three windows along the left wall fill this section of the great room with plenty of natural light. A built-in desk runs along one side of the dining room creating an ideal study or space to work from home. Along the back of the great room is the living room. Again richly windowed and naturally bright the living room also features a fireplace with built-in as well as access to the backyard and optional deck. The great room is completed with the kitchen which is filled with modern appliances and loads of counter space and cabinet storage. Additional features include an eating bar and pass-through, walk-in pantry.
Around the corner from the great room a hallway traverses to the right. Off this hallway is access to the homes attached two car garage. At the end is the laundry room and if the optional third garage bay is constructed there is direct access from the laundry room to this single car garage bay.
The owners’ suite is accessed off the living room and is nicely separated from the other bedrooms. A tray ceiling decorates the suite which also boasts a private bathroom with twin sinks and a walk-in closet that has direct access to the laundry room. For those considered with walking laundry through the home, this is layout is very ideal.
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