1 room, 1 bathroom, loft for storage and more
ADU Floor Plans 400SF are a good start for an independent rental or a combo of guest house and home office. It can be built wheelchair accessible for older parents. What is possible in 400 square feet? It is truly versatile: this ADU floor plan 400sf can be used as a guest house and home office, place for older parents or adult kids, or as a rare rental that can house a whole family.
*30 year, 5.7% APR, 680+ credit score for primary residence cash-out refinance. Your Loan Estimate terms may differ.
Most often it is because of space constraints. When you are building an accessory dwelling unit, you should try to build as big of a unit as possible. Why? Because of the economics of the price per square foot. A lot of costs goes into utilities and site work. If you can spread this cost over more square feet, you gain more property appreciation.
There is additional side benefit: ADUs under 750 sf are not subject to impact fees saving you thousand of dollars.
Yes. You can opt for a loft. ADUs can be as high as 16 feet ( at least until the new legislation kick in and allows more). You can build a loft above the bedroom and bathroom, while still keeping higher ceilings in the living room for a more spacious feel.
The pandemic has brought in a sense of insecurity in the minds of all. This is more so in the minds of the older people. You may have to accommodate your parents or in-laws who want to have you near them. Believe it or not, smaller spaces are more comfortable for older people than sprawling mansions. This floor plan is just enough.