02:03PM | 05/28/04
Member Since: 05/27/04
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I am looking to build a small 2 story house with a daylight basement (around 650 square feet or so per level). I have searched through ten's of thousands of plans online as well as many houseplan books and magazines. The problem is that hardly anyone seems to have plans for a simple saltbox type house plan, a simple rectangular share, no weird multiple roof slopes. I really just need a simple to build no frills 2 story house. My leading contender for a plan right now you can see at

I would like to have a few more choices though. Does anyone know of a site that specializes in this type of simple two story houseplan? The main reason for the single roof pitch and the sideways pitch I perfer is due to the fact I can get up to eight feet of snow a year and don't want it all falling from the roof in front of my door. I will be using manufactured trusses too, so roof load for the plans is not really a big deal, as long as I can substitute manufactured trusses in the plan. Any thoughts or links?


06:45PM | 06/25/04
Member Since: 06/24/04
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have you tried this website?

If you have found some plans similar, you may just need to pay someone to modify them for you.

When you described your roof.. i thought of those 7th Day Adventist Churches. I think thats the ones! Not likely to find one for sale.

Good luck :)



04:56PM | 07/30/04
Member Since: 06/28/04
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This site has 1 or 2 you may like.



09:04AM | 05/30/07
Member Since: 05/29/07
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i would try:


09:25AM | 05/30/07
Member Since: 05/27/04
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I ended up finding a set of plans that met my specifications a couple years back and finished construction about 8 months ago. Here is my completed house. The exterior mostly followed the plans except for the addition of an attached 2 car garage. If anyone is interested in these plans I can see if I can find where I ordered them from.


09:25AM | 05/30/07
Member Since: 05/27/04
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Here is a picture of the south side.


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