Part of our award-winning Passive Solar Series (, this custom Passive Solar home now stands in scenic northwestern Massachusetts. The main level of about 1350 sq. ft. features a central stairway surrounded by the kitchen/dining area, bathroom/laundry area, a study that could be used as a future main-level bedroom, and an entry bumpout. The living area opens out onto a deck, and is large and bright, with a cathedral ceiling and a fireplace. Upstairs (about 850 sq. ft.) is the master bedroom suite, and two additional bedrooms and a bath. The lower level/walkout basement (1350 sq. ft.) has a large utility/storage space, an additional flexible-use room, a fourth bedroom and bath, and a large family room that opens out to the yard.

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Custom Home (#3706)

2,212 sq ft
Package Price: $170,000 as specified below  (from $156,750 to $186,000 depending on framing options).
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The standard price includes our Full Exposure Wall System, Plaster and Beam or Beamed Mid-Floor System (same package price), our Beamed Roof System over the living room, and our Plaster and Accent Beam Roof System with flat ceilings over the upper level. The walkout level (daylight basement), entry and entry porch are not included in the above pricing.

Depending on framing options you select, the price could be lower or higher. This price is valid through 2022; prices generally increase about 2-3% per year after pricing date. Walkout basements and/or garages can typically be added to any home, but are not included in our initial price (whether drawn on plans or not). Prices are based on engineering requirements of up to 90 mile per hour wind speed, up to 65 pound snow load, and low seismic activity zones. Our packages can be adapted for higher ratings; this may result in a higher price. Pricing errors on our site are rare, but a price change for your package may be required if a mistake is found.