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Backroad Homes: Simple Country Designs for Small Homes, Farmhouses and Cottages

If you're dreaming of a new home in the country, this is where you can start turning those dreams into reality. You'll find do-it-yourself building plans as well as professional blueprints for beautiful homes by top North American designers. You'll learn how to have a  beautiful home shipped right to your country acres or vacation property as an easy-to-assemble prefab building kit.


Small House Plans and Kits  Looking for a smaller, more efficient home? This is where you'll find little cottages, tiny home designs, small cabins, blueprints, building kits, do-it-yourself plans, prefabricated homes and building help. Save cost on construction, energy, taxes and maintenance. Save big, build small. 


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Cottage Plans and Building Kits  Build the perfect weekend getaway, retirement home, backyard guest house or stand-alone home office or studio. Here are some easy to follow do-it-yourself building plans, contractors' blueprints and easy to assemble prefabricated cottage kits that are sure to help.       


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Country Homes and Farmhouses  Build the perfect home in the country. You'll find farmhouse blueprints, country home plans, farm cottage designs and kits, barn houses, traditional home plans and helpful building resources. You'll also find a great selection of homes with wrap-around porches, big kitchens and practical floor plans for today's country lifestyles.


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Carriage Houses  Loft living makes perfect sense in the country. You can enjoy the views from your upstairs apartment and have a workshop or keep cars, trucks, tractors and more in the garage space below. Here's where you'll find plans, prefabs and building kits for old style coach house garages, car barns and carriage houses with loft living spaces, studios and apartments. 


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Cabin Plans and Kits  If you're looking for a vacation home for a wooded or lakeside property, or if you're planning to build a little camping, fishing or hunting shelter, you should check out our list of cabin designers.  You'll find manufactured cabins, cabin building kits and dozens of great building plans.


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