Why not consider a traditional two-story home? The footprint remains tiny, yet living space expands to around 550-800 square feet before adding porches.
Pennywise cottages use historical shapes, roofs, cladding, windows and doors. Interiors include bedrooms, bathrooms, parlors, kitchens and porches. Take a look at these examples, manufactured and delivered for on-site assembly.
Southern Piedmont Cottage – This 1700s style has a hipped roof, entablatures and pilasters, and a gabled front porch. Measures 806 sq. ft. with an 87 sq. ft. porch. (Pennywise)
New Republic Cottage – In the 1700s, these Greek Revivals were popularized as the National style. Measures 560 sq.ft. with an 800 sq. ft. porch (Pennywise)
Chesapeake Tidewater Cottage – English settlers, from the 1700s, built these cottages in MD and VA colonies. Measures 611 sq. ft. with a 168 sq. ft. porch. (Pennywise)
Western Reserve Cottage – After the Revolutionary War, these cottages were built in current-day Ohio. Measures 708 sq. ft. with a 340 sq. ft. porch. (Pennywise)
Louisiana Creole Cottage – French, Canadian and West Indies merge, with tall windows, a wide porch and broken-pitch roof. Measures 708 sq. ft. with a 154 sq. ft. porch. (Pennywise)
Update: We have received many questions. For Pennywise floor plan overviews, please click images above. For info about modular/kit homes, reach Kathie Friedley at kathie-at-russellversaci.com or 540-687-8777.