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  • Maximize Your Outdoor Space for your Elevated Beach House

    Make Use of That Great Space Underneath Your Deck

    You’ve bought your dream house by the coast, with a beautiful deck and gorgeous water views. In addition, the deck has a decent amount of space underneath it. Of course, this under-deck area is ideal for storage, but what about utilizing that space to create your perfect outdoor oasis?

  • Ten Tips for Building on the Coast

    Thinking about building on or near the coast? There are a few additional hoops to jump through that you’ll want to understand and consider as you are planning to build your beach house. Here are ten tips for getting started. Before You Buy Your Property 1) Know Thy Elevation. When you purchase a property, be […]

  • Hurricane Strap & Tie Primer: Building in High Wind Zones

    Residential Construction and Wind Loads Building on the coast in high wind zones requires adhering to a more robust set of building codes. The standards have changed dramatically over the past twenty years. Important testing and guidance comes from a variety of government agencies including the Department of Energy, FEMA and even the Department of […]

  • Check Out Our Socials

    We are a local Charleston plan publisher and we work with top-of-the-line architects from all over the U.S. We sell thousands of house plans from elevated beach houses to contemporary modern to lake houses and more. We are constantly adding brand-new designs. To keep up with what’s new check out our social media pages. We […]

    February 6, 2023 Uncategorized
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  • About Us

    About Us – Coastal Home Plans Welcome to Coastal Home Plans! We are a local, small business run by dad and daughter duo Jeff and Reilly Evans. We are based out of Isle of Palms, South Carolina, a barrier island just north of beautiful Charleston. In the Beginning: home plans just right for the coast […]

    July 21, 2022 Coastal Places
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  • The Best Beach Chair – Reilly’s Pick

    I have lived on the beach for over 2o years and have gone through dozens of beach chair brands, finding most of them in pieces after a couple of years or less. After having much difficulty finding a solid chair that stands the test of salt and sun, I can report with some amount of […]

  • Living on Tybee Island

    Just outside of the historic bustling city of Savannah, Georgia is a quaint easy going beach town called Tybee Island. It’s a mixture of long-time locals, retirees, and vacationers all there for the same reason. The beautiful beaches, the fresh seafood, and the overall experience of this funky yet charming town. The island is a […]

  • Boca Bay Landing Photos

    Boca Bay Landing is a charming, beautifully designed island-style home plan. This 2,483 square foot home is the perfect summer getaway for the family or a forever home to retire to on the beach. Bocay Bay has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, one of the bedrooms being a private studio located upstairs with a balcony. […]

  • Client Photos On Our Sister Site!

    Our sister site, Mountain House Plans, has received photos of a newly built home! Our clients, Joanne and Tom Johnson have built their beautiful new home, American Dipper, on the southern shores of Lake Ontario in Oswego, NY. This craftsman cottage has a nice open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, making this modest 1,400 square […]

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