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PLAN 928-231

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PLAN 928-231

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Plan Description

This Visbeen Architects home offers the ultimate in waterfront living. The main floor provides wide-open living spaces, featuring a gorgeous barrel-vaulted ceiling and exposed stone hearth. French doors lead to the back deck, where sweeping vistas await from dual screened porches. The dining area and connected kitchen provide seating and service space for large parties as well as intimate gatherings. Occupying its own wing on the right, the master suite boasts a large bedroom and bath, plus a study and access to the fireplace-warmed screened porch.Two bedroom suites and a huge bonus room (perfect for a visiting family) wait upstairs, while two more bedrooms and lots of recreational space are available in the optional finished basement, making entertaining easy. The Traverse is a luxurious year-round residence and welcoming vacation home all rolled into one. Its versatility won it first place in the Published Designs category at the 2011 American Residential Design Awards.

Floor Plans

Floor Plan - Main Floor Plan
Floor Plan - Upper Floor Plan
Floor Plan - Lower Floor Plan

Full Specs & Features

Depth : 90'
Height : 37' 2"
Width : 73'
Basement Unfinished: 1922 sq/ft height 10'
Bonus: 690 sq/ft height 10'
First Floor: 2971 sq/ft height 10'
Second Floor: 1291 sq/ft height 10'
*Total Square Footage only includes conditioned space and does not include garages, porches, bonus rooms, or decks.
Primary Pitch : 12:12
Roof Framing : Truss
Roof Type : Asphalt
Exterior Wall Framing
Exterior Wall Finish : Shingle
Framing : Wood - 2x6
Bedroom Features
Formal Dining Room
Formal Living Room / Parlor
Guest Suite
Main Floor Master Bedroom
Split Bedrooms
Walk In Closet
Kitchen Features
Breakfast Nook
Kitchen Island
Kitchenette Wet Bar
Walk In Pantry Cabinet Pantry
Additional Room Features
Den Office Study Computer
Exercise Room
Family Room Keeping Room
Great Room Living Room
Hobby Rec Room Game Room
Main Floor Laundry
Master Sitting Area
Media Room
Mud Room
Open Floor Plan
Unfinished Future Space
Vaulted / Cathedral Ceilings
Garage Features
Side Entry Garage
Outdoor Spaces
Covered Front Porch
Covered Rear Porch
Grill Deck Sundeck
Outdoor Fireplace
Screened Porch

Bedroom 2:

231 sq/ft width 21' x depth 11'

Bedroom 3:

183 sq/ft width 14' 6" x depth 12' 8"

Bedroom 4:

221 sq/ft width 12' 8" x depth 17' 6"

Bedroom 5:

221 sq/ft width 12' 8" x depth 17' 6"

Billiards Room:

240 sq/ft width 15' 6" x depth 15' 6"

Bonus Room - Unfinished:

396 sq/ft width 30' 6" x depth 13'


126 sq/ft width 8' x depth 15' 10"

Dining Room:

232 sq/ft width 15' 6" x depth 15'

Exercise Room:

190 sq/ft width 13' x depth 14' 8"

Family Room:

312 sq/ft width 19' 6" x depth 16'


805 sq/ft width 35' x depth 23'


262 sq/ft width 15' x depth 17' 6"

Living Room:

312 sq/ft width 19' 6" x depth 16'

Master Bedroom:

323 sq/ft width 17' x depth 19'


131 sq/ft width 7' 6" x depth 17' 6"


261 sq/ft width 12' x depth 21' 10"

Porch - Screened:

232 sq/ft width 15' 6" x depth 15'

Porch - Screened:

232 sq/ft width 15' 6" x depth 15'


202 sq/ft width 13' 6" x depth 15'

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All plans are drawn at ¼” scale or larger and include :

  • Foundation Plan: Drawn to 1/4" scale, this page shows all necessary notations and dimensions including support columns, walls and excavated and unexcavated areas.
  • Exterior Elevations: A blueprint picture of all four sides showing exterior materials and measurements.
  • Floor Plan(s): Detailed plans, drawn to 1/4" scale for each level showing room dimensions, wall partitions, windows, etc.
  • Cross Section: A vertical cutaway view of the house from roof to foundation showing details of framing, construction, flooring and roofing.

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Daylight Basement:
Ideal for sloping lot, lower level of home partially underground.


Wood 2x6:
Wood 2x6

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