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 […]March 5, 2021 Home Design, UncategorizedRead More
A Place at the Beach, the Mountains, or Both?
When it comes to building your dream home a lot of people make the decision between a place in the mountains or a place on the beach, or in some cases both. For 23 years, Coastal Home Plans has specialized in the area of secondary beach homes. It was a natural decision for us to […]January 9, 2021 Coastal Places, LifestyleRead More
The Inverted House Plan
Ruminations on Living at the Top Here at Coastal Home Plans we offer up a good many home designs that feature what we call an “inverted floor plan.” Also called “Reverse Story” or “Upside Down” house plans, This type of plan positions the living areas on the highest floor while allocating space for the sleeping […]July 1, 2019 Building on the Coast, Home DesignRead More
Beach Walk with Rosie
Enjoying the simple pleasures of living on the coast The thought of walking with your girl on the beach should be enough to entice inlanders to bust a move to the coast. Think about it: a beautiful winter night, cloudy and cool with a mist settled over the beach. The lights glow softly over the […]March 7, 2019 Coastal Places, LifestyleRead More
Anchor Watch – Exterior Video
Check out this new 3-D video animation showing the exterior of the Anchor Watch beach house plan.March 5, 2019 Home Design, New House PlansRead More
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 […]February 21, 2019 Building on the Coast, Coastal Building ProductsRead More
Coastal Driveways and Concrete Pavers
Understanding Your Local Codes and Why Concrete Pavers May Be Your Friend Relief. After months of searching, you finally found the perfect seaside lot. You can see it now – a two story home with three bedrooms, large swimming pool, wide spacious driveway, and a porch with an amazing view of the ocean. Next step–finding […]July 2, 2018 Building on the Coast, Coastal Building ProductsRead More
About Blueprints, Reprodicible Masters and AutoCAD Files
Coastal Home Plans offers house plans from 65+ different architects and designers each offering a variety of purchase options for their plans. To learn more about the options and to help you decide the best format for your project read more below. One of the biggest factors will revolve around the number and complexity of […]June 21, 2018 Building on the Coast, Home DesignRead More