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Recognizable throughout the world and present throughout history, A-frame homes feature angled side rooflines sloping almost to ground level; hence, the name of this architectural house style. Beautifully designed and economically constructed, whether a vacation home or permanent residence, this triangular shaped home style is reminiscent of a Swiss or mountain chalet and is generally enjoyed in colder climates where heavy snow can slide to the ground rather than amassing on the roof top.

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A nature lover’s delight, this home style integrates the exterior and interior spaces together in such a way as to seamlessly allow for outdoor/indoor living. Casual living, large open floor plans, massive walls of windows, wraparound decks and covered outdoor spaces entice homeowners to take advantage of panoramic views while comfortably relaxed. Often sought after as a vacation home, A-frame house designs generally feature open floor plans with minimal interior walls and a second floor layout conducive to numerous design options such as sleeping lofts, additional living areas and/or storage options; all easily maintained, enjoyable and ideal for weekend getaways. Tucked away in a wooded lot, perched on a mountain property lot or overlooking lakefront property, this home style is considered the classic vacation home design. A-frame House Plans Often Feature:
  • Steeply pitched gable roof that extends to the foundation
  • Walls of windows
  • Porches and decks
  • Open floor plans
  • Casual living options
  • Minimal interior walls As you consider your home purchase, whether a primary or secondary residence, please allow us to offer these house plans for your consideration.