Introducing the Perfect for Entertaining Plan 8943AH, a stunning traditional ranch home with 1,642 heated square feet. This elegant 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom single-story house features an attractive blend of brick and shake siding that sets it apart from ordinary designs. The open floor plan seamlessly connects the kitchen, dining, and living rooms to create a spacious yet cozy atmosphere perfect for entertaining guests. The living room boasts a charming fireplace and large windows that flood the space with natural light. The master suite offers a walk-in closet and private bath, while the two additional bedrooms share a hall bath.

Home Details:

– 1,642 heated square feet
– 3 bedrooms
– 3 full bathrooms
– 1 half bathroom
– Single story
– Attached 2-car garage (576 sq.ft.)
– Screened porch (180 sq.ft.)

Types of Lots it Could Go On:

This versatile home design is suitable for various lot types such as:
1. Flat or gently sloping lots in suburban neighborhoods.
2. Corner lots with ample frontage.
3. Infill lots in established communities.

MLS Listing:

Property Type: Single Family Home
Price: [Insert Price]
Location: [Insert Address]
Description: Experience luxury living in this stunning traditional ranch home featuring an open floor plan perfect for entertaining! Boasting 1,642 heated sq.ft., this elegant single-story house offers three spacious bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths, including a master suite with walk-in closet and private bath. Enjoy cozy evenings by the fireplace in the bright living room or unwind on your screened porch (180 sq.ft.). The attached two-car garage (576 sq.ft.) provides ample storage space.

Key Features:
– Open floor plan connecting kitchen, dining & living rooms
– Fireplace & large windows in living room
– Master suite with walk-in closet & private bath
– Two additional bedrooms with shared hall bath
– Attached 2-car garage (576 sq.ft.)
– Screened porch (180 sq.ft.)

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Finish Out Options and Costs:

1. Flooring:
a. Hardwood flooring: $6 – $12 per sq. ft.
b. Laminate flooring: $3 – $7 per sq. ft.
c. Tile flooring: $5 – $10 per sq. ft.
d. Carpeting: $2 – $5 per sq. ft.

2. Kitchen Countertops:
a. Granite countertops: $40 – $100 per sq. ft.
b. Quartz countertops: $50 – $120 per sq. ft.
c. Laminate countertops: $20 – $60 per sq.ft
d. Solid surface countertops (e.g., Corian): 40$-$75

3.Painting (Interior Walls):
a.Interior painting costs can range from 1$-3$ depending on the quality of paint and labor

4.Fireplace options:
a.Gas fireplace insert with surrounding mantel and tile/stone finish: Starting at around 2,000$
b.Electric fireplace with surrounding mantel:$500-$2,000

5.Bathroom fixtures and finishes:
a.Standard bathroom fixtures (toilet, sink, shower/tub combo): starting at around 1,000$
b.Upgraded bathroom fixtures (separate tub and shower, double vanity): starting at around 4,000$

6.Cabinet options:
a.Standard cabinetry for kitchen and bathrooms:$3,000-$8,000
b.Custom cabinetry for kitchen and bathrooms:$10,000-$25,000

a.Vinyl windows :$250-$600/window
b.Wood windows :$300-$700/window

a.Interior doors (hollow core) :$50-100/door
b.Interior doors(solid core) :$100-200/door
c.Exterior doors (fiberglass) :$500-$1,000/door
d.Exterior doors (steel) :$150-$500/door

9.Lighting fixtures:
a.Standard lighting package: $1,000 – $2,000
b.Upgraded lighting package: $2,500 – $5,000

10. HVAC System:
a.Standard HVAC system (forced air heating and cooling): starting at around 4,000$
b.Upgraded HVAC system (high-efficiency units): starting at around 6,000$

Please note that these costs are approximate and can vary based on the quality of materials chosen and labor costs in your area. It is always best to consult with a local contractor or designer to get accurate pricing for your specific project.


Based on the provided information, the following materials are needed to build this house:

1. Foundation materials:
– Concrete for basement foundation (optional: slab or crawl space)
– Reinforcing steel bars

2. Framing materials:
– 2×6 lumber for exterior walls
– Trusses for roof framing
– Lumber for interior walls and floor joists

3. Exterior finishing materials:
– Brick siding
– Shake siding
– Roofing shingles (9 on 12 pitch)
– Windows and exterior doors

4. Interior finishing materials:
– Drywall for walls and ceilings
– Interior doors and hardware
– Flooring materials (e.g., hardwood, tile, carpet)

5. Cabinetry and countertops:
– Kitchen cabinets and countertops
– Bathroom vanities and countertops

6. Electrical components:
– Wiring, outlets, switches, circuit breakers
– Light fixtures and ceiling fans

7. Plumbing components:
– Pipes (supply lines and drains)
– Fixtures (faucets, sinks, toilets, bathtubs/showers)

8. Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system:
-(Not included in the plans) Equipment location and ductwork design will be required.

9. Insulation materials:
– Insulation for exterior walls (typically fiberglass batts or spray foam)
– Insulation for attic/roof area

10. Paints & finishes:
– Interior wall paint
– Trim paint or stain
– Exterior paint or stain

11. Miscellaneous items:
– Fasteners (nails, screws)
– Housewrap/weather barrier
– Caulking/sealants

Please note that this list is a general guide based on the provided information; actual material requirements may vary depending on local building codes or specific design choices. Consult with a contractor or architect for a more detailed list tailored to your project.

Author: fr33d0m