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Empty Nester Home, 053H-0016
Empty Nester Home, 053H-0016

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Design 053H-0016

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Plan Details

Heated Sq. Ft.
  First Floor  1690 sq. ft.
  Total  1690 sq. ft.
Unheated Sq. Ft.
  Bonus  1219 sq. ft.
Bedrooms  2
Full Baths  2
  Width  57 ft. 8 in.
  Depth  43 ft. 6 in.
  Approx. Height  20 ft. 11 in.
Ceiling Heights
  First Floor  9 ft. 0 in.
  Lower Level  9 ft. 0 in.
Roof Pitch
  8/12 Main
  10/12 Front Gable
  10/12 Porch
  3/12 Porch
  8/12 Garage
Roof Framing
Exterior Wall
  Walkout Basement

Plan Features

  Two car
Bedroom Features
  Guest/In-law suite
  Sitting area
  Walk-in closet
Kitchen Features
  Breakfast area/nook
  Eating/Snack bar
Interior Features
  Bonus room/future room
  Great room
  Open floor plan
  Valuted/volume ceiling
Exterior Features
  Covered front porch
  Covered rear porch
  Screened porch
Special Features

Plan Description

A mix or country and Craftsman styling dresses up the exterior of this ranch home plan. Inside, you’ll find a comfortable and proven floor plan featuring a main level master suite and second bedroom along with everything else you will need in a mountain house plan. This one-story is ideal for empty nesters who enjoy overnight visitors. The dining room and great room are open to one another with stylish columns defining each space. The kitchen overlooks the vaulted great room where handsome built-ins surround the fireplace and a wall of windows affords astonishing mountain views. Adjoining the kitchen, the bayed breakfast nook sports a multi-faceted ceiling and offers access to the screened porch and the rear deck, perfect for outdoor entertaining, grilling, dining alfresco and just plain relaxing. A split bedroom floor plan positions the guest bedroom and a full bath between the laundry room and the screened porch. Across the home, your master bedroom delights in rear views and boasts a deluxe private bath, walk-in closet and access to the deck. Designed on a walkout basement, this home is well suited for hillside lots and rugged terrain. If necessary, finish the terrace level as your budget allows creating a great family home or to accommodate those inevitable guests who come to visit. Or, just use the lower level for storage. Optional lower level bonus spaces include two bedrooms, a full bath, a recreation room, sun room and gathering areas. Stylish yet comfortable, this small and affordable mountain house plan is second to none!

The deck and screened porch are not included in the depth of the home.

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House Plan Sets:

5 Sets
The basic house plan package needed for construction of your new home.
8 Sets
The recommended house plan package for construction of your new home. There are usually enough sets of blueprints to distribute them to the lender, building department, various contractors and yourself.
Reproducible Master
House plan package for making minor changes to the blueprint. Consists of one copy of the construction drawing and a copyright release granting legal permission to change the designer's original copyrighted house plan and reproduce it for construction. Blueprints are typically printed on erasable vellum or bond paper. Note: Reproducible masters printed on bond paper will require the use of White Out. Note: Some of our designers require customers to sign and return a licensing agreement before the plans are shipped.
CAD File
Complete construction drawing (excludes commercial plans) in electronic format for use by design professionals to make substantial changes to the blueprint. Comes with a copyright release granting legal permission to change the designer's original copyrighted house plan and reproduce it for construction. Some CAD files can be emailed, while others must be shipped on a CD. Note: Some of our designers require customers to sign and return a licensing agreement before the plans are emailed or shipped.
PDF File (Best Value)
Electronic file of the construction drawing delivered by email to the customer usually within 24-48 hours of purchasing (during regular business hours.) Includes a copyright release to print the blueprints needed for construction. Copies can be printed on 8 1/2" x 11" sheets right from your computer or take the file to a blueprint shop and print full sized house plans for construction. Saves time and shipping costs. Note: Some of our designers require customers to sign and return a licensing agreement before the plans are emailed.


Walkout Basement$0.00

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Other Options:

Additional Sets
Complete copy of the construction drawing. Since our blueprints cannot be photocopied, extra sets are available for purchase within 90 days of the original house plan purchase.
Right Reading Reverse
One-time surcharge. All sets of house plans in your blueprint package will come in full reverse essentially flipping the floor plan from left to right with all text, symbols and notes readable, rather than mirrored.

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Processing and shipping fees are calculated per plan, and not per total order. Rates are subject to change without notice.

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*Please Note: International orders may take up to 3 weeks for delivery.


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Empty Nester Home, 053H-0016
Mountain House Plan, 053H-0016
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Front View, 053H-0016
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Right View, 053H-0016
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