The Pistacia Cottage A.D.U.

Pistacia Cottage

Shawn Dehner of The Small House Catalog says that a client released rights to a tiny A.D.U. that we’ve added to our free catalog.

It’s being built in California but could be modified for other climates. Shawn was also thinking a kitchen could be added in the “closet” area for the right owner.

I am hoping we can get photos of the completed project and have an update sometime in the near future.

It’s called the Pistacia Cottage and here are specifications:

  • Bedrooms: None
  • Bathrooms: 3/4
  • Closet: Yes
  • Kitchen: Possibly, closet space can be converted, as desired.
  • Ceiling height: 8′-0″
  • Overall dimensions including porch: 16′ wide x 19′
  • Foundation type: Concrete slab
  • Plan includes basic electrical and plumbing
  • Print size: 18″ x 24″
  • Immediate PDF download with license to build

You can download the plans here. http://www.thesmallhousecatalog.com/pistacia

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Bob H - March 5, 2015 Reply

That is a great place to call home. I would raise the roof for upstairs sleeping add a kitchen area and call it good.

Brad Grierson - March 5, 2015 Reply

That’s really awesome. Sometimes, I can’t help but think about going tiny house.

Dorothy - March 5, 2015 Reply

It says a 3/4 bath but it shows a shower in the very hard to read drawing. I’d put in a small kitchen for sure (with a combo laundry unit) and have a murphy bed in the great room.

    Kent Griswold - March 5, 2015 Reply

    Did you download the plans? Don’t take it from the small photo here on the blog.

    alice h - March 5, 2015 Reply

    I understood a 3/4 bath to be toilet, sink and shower, minus tub.

TomLeeM - March 5, 2015 Reply

I like the simplicity of the design. I think it makes it elegant.

martin C - March 5, 2015 Reply

If you add one foot to the 19 foot side then you can use a 4 x 8 sheet of siding and not have any waste.

    Shawn Dehner - November 22, 2015 Reply

    House was designed to client’s wishes to meet very specific California code. But, sure, adding the additional foot would make sense elsewhere!

Doug - March 5, 2015 Reply

Floor plan looks like Albert Frey’s original little house.

http://en.wikiarquitectura.com/index.php/Frey_House

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