Welcome to our newly revised Website. Please have a look and tell us what you think.  We are in Beta testing right now but starting November 1, 2015, we will begin taking orders for our new Backyard Cottage Plan Series. In the meantime, you can learn all about our new products and see if one of our new Cottages fit with your plans.

National & California Code Compliant - Energy Efficient - Sustainable Green Design - Complete Material Estimates

  • Our 240 sf Cottage with Full Length Porch and Queen Anne Detailing. DIY Material Cost Only $22,450

  • The Floor Plan of our 240 sf Guest Cottage with Full Length Covered Porch

  • A Porch View When Sitting on Our 120 sf Covered Porch

  • Our Smallest and Simplest to build. This Handsome 192sf Fully Functional Cottage Can Be Built for a DIY Material Cost of Only $16,500

  • An Interior View of Our Least Expensive 240 sf Colonial Guest Cottage.
    A Complete Backyard Apartment with a DIY Material Price of only $18,798.
    A price that includes everything from nails to air-conditioning. (Sales Tax not Included)

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    A Night Time Image of our 416 sf Victorian Gothic Cottage Suite

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    An Interior View Showing Fancy Cottage Detailing including Exposed Wood Beams, V-Groove Decked Ceilings and Victorian Trim

  • Our 240 sf Caribbean Cottage Perfect for a Backyard Garden or a Romantic Guest House

  • All Models come Complete with Illustrated Framing Help for the DIY Builder

  • Guest Cottages
  • Granny Units
  • Offices
  • Studios
  • Nanny Quarters
  • Man Caves
  • Pool Cabanas
  • Wine Cellars
  • Vacation Cabins
  • Tiny Homes

Purpose of this Website

This site provides the Do-It-Yourself Builder with the tools to Permit & Build a Beautiful & Functional Backyard Cottage. Using our Building Plans, Engineering Documentation and Material Lists the DIY Builder is guided through the often complex permitting and construction process.

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Who We Are

The people behind this Website have been designing, permitting, and building traditional residential structures for well over 40 years. They have created everything from Victorian Mansions to the Tiniest Caribbean Cottage. 

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