|Order Code: 00WEB|
|Total Living Area:||1660 sq ft|
|Main Living Area:||340 sq ft|
|Upper Living Area:||1320 sq ft|
|Garage Area:||908 sq ft|
|Number of Stories:||2|
|Max Ridge Height:||30'9 from Front Door Floor Level|
|Primary Roof Pitch:||7:12|
|Roof Framing:||Truss and/or Stick|
|Porch:||1549 sq ft|
|Main Ceiling Height:||12'|
|Upper Ceiling Height:||8'|
Garage Apartment Plan with Additional Carport
Apartment Over Garage Design 86568 is one of our most popular garage apartment plans. This carriage house plan has a two bedroom apartment on the upper level with 1,320 square feet of living space. In addition, the living space on the ground level is 340 square feet, and that includes a combination laundry room and bathroom. In total, there is 1,660 square feet of air-conditioned space. Interior garage parking area is 908 square feet, and it can accommodate 5 vehicles.
Note: The cover photograph which was provided after new construction shows a very slight variation from the actual blueprints. The only difference between the construction plans and the photograph is the man door that has replaced the original garage bay for the front elevation. Please review the black and white elevations and the floor plans on the website.
Apartment Over Garage Design Exterior Tour
Foundation dimensions are as follows:
A quick look at the floor plan, and you will see why this spacious carriage house design is considered a mover and a shaker. Two covered areas extend from the sides of the building like wings. The open carport has several benefits. Firstly, it provides quick shelter from a rain storm when you get home with armloads of groceries. Secondly, it helps to shade the side of the garage to keep it cooler. Thirdly, it will work great for storing things that can be left outside. For example, stack wood or get that grill you always wanted. Enjoy hamburgers and hot dogs with friends and family where you are sheltered from the sun on bright summer days.
Wood siding can be painted in any color that suites your fancy. The homeowner who provided the cover photo painted their garage apartment in a neutral brown shade with white trim and dark brown columns. The balcony side of Apartment Over Garage Design 86568 is impressive because it has a wall of windows. The balcony roof is vaulted and makes the 10' outdoor living space feel even bigger. We recommend building your garage apartment plan and orienting this balcony so that you can enjoy a great view. Install fans to make your outdoor experience even more comfortable.
Carriage House Plan with Upper Living Space
Five vehicles have plenty of room to park inside on the ground floor, not to mention that you can park more vehicles under the sheltered carport outside. Five garage doors are designed on the plans, and this makes access even easier because you can drive right through the building. If you're pulling a boat, you don't even have to back it up if you don't want to. Park the boat in the shaded carport while you hose it off after a jaunt in the ocean, then pull into the garage. In addition to parking, there is plenty of room for storage and for a workshop. The 3/4 bathroom and laundry room is on this level for your convenience.
Apartment Over Garage Design 86568 has two bedrooms. The master suite has a private full bathroom and great walk-in closet, and the smaller bedroom shares the full guest bathroom. The living space upstairs is open among the kitchen, dining area, and great room. The kitchen has an island with seating for four, and the dining area is large enough to add a small table. We love the cozy corner fireplace in the great room and the huge wall of windows that provides a view of the outdoors. In conclusion, this popular garage apartment plan has everything you need for an outbuilding plus living space on your property.
We are sorry, but an estimated cost build report is not available for this particular plan.
A: Hello! Garage door dimensions from left to right on the front elevation: 8'x10', 10'x10', 10'x10' The upper level ceiling is a flat 8', it is not vaulted.
A: The square footage for the lower level is measured from the exterior walls of the house, the carport is not included in the square footage measurement.
A: Hello, The ceiling height of the smaller garage is 9'-4". If you would like to raise the ceiling height please fill out a modification request form. Thank you!
A: 50 lb snow load glue lam beams yes you can switch joist (equal to or better) Thank you!
A: Engineered trusses are called out for this roof plan, spanning left to right. Scissor trusses span from the front covered deck up till the back of the kitchen/great room area. Flat trusses span from the beginning of the bedroom/hallway/bathroom area to the end of the house.
A: -Yes the cross section does show the steel -All headers are sized -Floor joists are TJI 210 (16") -All posts in garage are 6x6 and all beams are noted in the drawings
A: Ceiling finish throughout garage area is 5/8" GYP. Board Type X: The taller garage bays are 10' high and car lifts may be installed Thank you, Rebecca
A: Foundation Dimensions are as follows: House only: 44' wide by 44' deep w/ concrete patios and post locations: 56' wide by 58' deep
A: That's correct. The picture shown is a version of this plan, with slight window/door changes. The carport/covered area is accurately depicted in the photo. The only real difference between this plan and the picture is the man door that has replaced the original garage bay for the front elevation.
A: Thank you for your inquiry, unfortunately we do not offer study sets for our designs
A: Hello, The height of the garage doors are as follows: Three of them are 10' tall by 10' wide Two of them are 8' tall by 10' wide Yes, these heights can be changed Thank you!
A: Hello, The height of the ceiling in the middle of the garage (in front of the bathroom) is at 12' You could put a car lift in this area, or if you are wanting to raise the ceilings, we can provide you a quote for that modification.
A: Hello, That is correct, the ceiling is vaulted for the great room, dining, and kitchen areas at a 4/12 pitch Thank you!
A: Hello, The roof pitch of the lower roof sections are both at 4/12 Thank you,
A: Hello, Here is the elevation for this plan, the photo shown on the website does not represent the third car garage door on the front. The 2 front and one rear garage doors in the center bay are 10', while the front and rear doors on the left side are 8'. The floor i-joists are engineered. We can redesign for a larger single post in the center to carry that load, this would require a 2 hour modification to the plan.View Attached File
A: Hello, This plan does have vaulted ceilings in the family room and kitchen. Regards.
A: The large garage doors are 10'X10', the smaller ones are 10'X8'.
A: The wall that is separates the garage and the entry area is a load bearing wall. The interior depth in the garage is 21'-4".
A: no... footing, stem wall with a floating slab...
A: Stairs are 3'-6" measure from inside wall to inside wall. Modifications to this plan are also available if you would like stair width to be increased.
A: 10' high & 10' wide
A: YES!... GENERATOR OR SOLAR...
A: Hello... I built this house (at least the main part of it... if I were to guess on materials... vinyl windows... basic finishes... around 35k...; 5 years ago it cost me and I generaled the job 81k including the well & septic...
A: Yes you can! Please click the "Modifications" tab above to get more information.
A: The national average for a house is running right at $125.00 per SF. You can get more detailed information by clicking the Cost-To-Build tab above. Sorry, but we cannot give cost estimates for garage, multifamily or project plans.
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