BM5550 shophouse house plan that has everything from a large garage/shop to a gorgeous living space that can be decorated in farmhouse, elegant or country style. The choices are endless with this home. The garage has room for an RV if needed or you can design it with a simple 2, 3 or 4 car garage/shop. The living space is as inviting as anything you have ever seen. A wrap around porch gives you plenty of living space and outdoor dining areas are abundant. A two story vaulted great room can have a flat ceiling or vaulted based on the trusses you use. The open living space will allow you to spend time with family no matter what room they are in on the first floor. A large two story fireplace in the living room will be the focal point as you enter this amazing home. The siding and roof color choices are endless. Let’s take your dream floor plan and make it a reality. Our collection of Shophouse floor plans is a variety of one story plans and two story house plans that are easy to build.
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Total Heated Square Footage: 3324
Shop/RV Garage: 46×48 (2208 SF)
House: 40’X50′ (plus porches)
Using standard trusses will give you a 20′ ceiling height
Shop has 20′ exterior walls. (BM555-L has 14′ walls)
Great room Vaulted Ceilings: near 30 ft. high
Using standard trusses will give you a 20′ flat ceiling height
Foundation Type: slab
Overall length w/ porches: 104′
Optional foundations: crawl, basement require modification
Master Suite Square Footage: 176
Bathroom Including Large Shower and Double Vanity
Spacious Reach-in Closet
Living/Kitchen combined Square Footage: 312
Pantry: hidden pantry
Exterior framing: 2×6 wood
Roof framing: Truss
(All stock plans are configured as conventional stick-built plans. If you choose to build using steel framing, you can provide these stock plans to a steel company for column placement and your local building dept for permit approval. We can modify our plans for steel and post framing if you have the specifications from the supplier. Modifications for optional building methods would require a modification fee).
-First Floor Plan
-Second Floor Plan
-Front and Rear Elevation
-Right and Left Elevation
-First & Second Floor Electrical Plan
-First & Second Floor Plumbing Plan
-Roof Framing Plan
-Second Floor I-Joist Plan
-Doors & Windows Schedule
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