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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).
Smooth stucco and stone blend to create an eye-catching exterior to this European house plan. The McAllister Knoll is a contemporary floor plan that provides homeowners’ with options.
An arched opening spans over the front covered porch. Inside the entry has taller 10’ ceilings creating a grand and welcoming feeling. To the left, a set of pocket doors open to reveal the study. The proximity to the front door, the study would also make a great space for a home office. Continuing down the entry hall, the floor plan opens up to the great room.
The great room is open and bright with a trio of windows along the back allowing ample natural light into the space. In the corner a fireplace serves to keep the great room bright and warm during colder winter months. The dining room and kitchen are open to the great room providing a sense of unity and is an ideal arrangement for those who enjoy informal living and entertaining. The kitchen is filled with ample counter space, cabinet storage, an island, and a walk-in pantry.
Off the kitchen an opening leads to a short hallway that accesses a half bathroom plus the mud room. The mud room has a walk-in closet, drop zone plus a bench with lockers along with access to the attached side entry, three car garage.
Sharing a wall with the garage is a space that will provide homeowners’ with loads of flexibility. The separate living area with kitchenette and flex suite could be used as a guest or in-law apartment. Or if this McAllister Knoll is constructed in a college town this space could be rented out. If the additional apartment is not needed an optional floor plan layout allows the space to be constructed to serve as a home office complete with reception area.
Back in the main house, the right side of this one story house plan is filled with three bedrooms plus a large laundry room with space for crafts. The two secondary bedrooms are towards the front of the home and share a compartmentalized full bathroom. The owners’ suite fills the rest of this side of the floor plan. This spacious suite boasts a walk-in closet and large, luxurious bathroom with walk-in shower, soaking tub, twin sinks and a private toilet.
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