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Earthbag Country Guesthouse

Earthbag Country Guesthouse

Specifications: 286 sq. ft. interior, 1 bedroom, 1 bath, Footprint: 16′ x 25′ plus porch

Description: Classic country detailing and styling characterizes this guesthouse. This is one of my favorites and we’ve considered building it for ourselves. It is well lit, spacious and comfortable for use as a cabin, rental or guesthouse. The Dutch hip roof with cathedral ceiling is framed with timbers (as shown), but factory trusses could be used.

Earthbag Country Guesthouse East Elevation

Earthbag Country Guesthouse East Elevation

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Earthbag Resort Rental

Earthbag Resort Rental

Specifications: 232 sq. ft. interior, 1 bedroom, 1 bath, Footprint: 15′ x 25′ excluding carport

Description: There is a good market for durable, energy efficient vacation cabins/resort rental units and this plan is designed to fill the need. It can be built as shown for hot climates or flipped 180 degrees and used for cold climates. The area under the extended roof can be used as a carport or covered patio area. Note: this plan is now listed in the free shelter category.

Earthbag Resort Rental West Elevation

Earthbag Resort Rental West Elevation

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Earthbag Wilderness Cabin

Earthbag Wilderness Cabin

Specifications: 283 sq. ft. interior, sleeping loft, 1 bath, Footprint: 17′ x 24′ plus porch

Description: Just like the name implies, this cabin design is for remote fishing and hunting camps where it is difficult to transport building materials. It is compact, efficient and easy to build. A sleeping loft is under the high side of a shed roof.

Earthbag Wilderness Cabin East Elevation

Earthbag Wilderness Cabin East Elevation

Note: Pier footings are shown here for sloping sites, but with earthbags it is usually easier to build right on the ground. Recommended cement board skirting not shown.

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Earthbag Cabin

Earthbag Cabin

Specifications: 336 sq. ft. interior, fold-out bed, 1 bath, Footprint: 19′ x 24′, 19′ x 36′ with optional bedroom

Description: Optional 160 sq. ft. bedroom on the west side makes this cabin comfortable and relatively spacious.

Earthbag Cabin East Elevation

Earthbag Cabin East Elevation

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