Cottage Lake House Porch Addition

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Description:
We have a lovely cottage lakehouse that is lacking a covered back porch. The house appears very flat and it needs character. We will only cover the back from windows 1 to 3 to include the glass door. The remaining two windows to the left will not be covered. The porch should extend the length of the deck and follow the line of the deck as it is right on the property line. We can either go through the planters or move them if we need to. The planters allow for a set back of 22 to 24 inches to allow for a proper eave.
I have a contractor that can build from sight or plans.
Must have metal roof.
I will attach a few photos of porches that I like to the last two spots.
Wants:
It must look like it is part of the house and not an addition.
Don't Wants:
We can't block the view.
It can slope straight down.
Software:
  1. I am unfamiliar with what to use
Additional Information
My description needs to read "width" of deck instead length.

Also, The porch CAN'T slope straight down!

Entries

1st Winner
#3 Orthographic Views by Advandes
Additional Views of porch roof concept design
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Aug 25, 2014 14:18
#1 Porch Roof by Advandes
Porch Roof over existing structure
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Aug 23, 2014 16:54
#2 design1 by ezer153
design1
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Aug 25, 2014 3:20
#4 design2 by ezer153
design2
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Aug 26, 2014 3:54
#6 New Porch add to existing lake house by viz_rado
Aug 28, 2014 8:03
#7 Porch Addition With Second Level Sundeck by d_losinski
I extended the second floor balcony to wrap around the front of the house; the balcony expands at the right to create an open sun deck that mimics the shape of the deck below. This addition allows an excellent private spot for sun bathing, an opportunity for multi-level outdoor entertaining. The transition allows the roof edge to follow the deck line below and makes the addition feel like part of the original house design. Thank you for considering my design.
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Aug 30, 2014 4:44
#8 Porch addition by d_losinski
The porch addition's roof line follows the existing roof line. I held the addition roof back from the edge of the deck to avoid the awkwardness of the two angles competing for dominance. As designed, the addition roof line has a direct correlation to the existing roof while allowing the deck line to exist separately. The end result should be an addition that works naturally with both the existing house and the existing deck. Thank you for considering this design.
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Aug 30, 2014 4:54

Discussion

Advandes

Designer

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:08:25 +0000
Ok, let me know and if I have some time I will make a new layout if needed.

Susie

Buyer

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:48:41 +0000
I am not sure that it will work. I will have to think about that. Let me speak to my husband

Advandes

Designer

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:54:08 +0000
Susie,
I would leave the planters and benches where they are and place the new columns directly behind them as I have shown in the submittal. They are too nice to remove.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:31:39 +0000
Ever consider an Awning light weight and retractable
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:08:08 +0000
You will need to know what construction documents re required to pass codes before you build or you will get a stop work order posted on the project. I have been at this for over 20 year both building and working for architects I have seen builders get the stop work orders you may have it where you do not need it I have seen that too.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:00:33 +0000
You’ll need permits site plans foundation plans elevations floor plan sections roof plans have you researched this with you codes people locally. What is your location some zoning department have services online.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:54:22 +0000
your builder may have to go thru the deck to do the foundations

Susie

Buyer

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:24:55 +0000
Open porch

Not really sure what a gable looks like
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:23:11 +0000
do you want a gable face
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:22:42 +0000
do you want an open porch or a closed porch

Susie

Buyer

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:25:21 +0000
That should read that the porch CAN'T slope straight down!!!!! Don't want a Lean-to look

Susie

Buyer

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:09:55 +0000
I have the details for the porch. The deck in tappered and the height is much higher than I thought.
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>Looking at the house from the lake the frist pole the right can actually go in the ground without going through the deck and it is 15' 10" the next planter box is 15' 11" the next one after that is 14' 9" and then 12' 6" to the second window (from the left) beam where the porch will end. These measurements include a 22' setback from the edge of the deck which is on the property line.
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>Now, the height.... the porch will attach at 11' from the deck and the pole will have to go in the ground which is 14' from the attachment point. Nice and tall.
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>I hope this makes sense. Let me know it it doesn't.

Advandes

Designer

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:58:38 +0000
Hi Susie,
I have a design finished for you, but the CAD Crowd documents suggest not submitting a design until a payment has been made; as I see your status is Payment Pending. I am not sure exactly how this works on your end, but it would be nice to be paid for my work if you like the design.

Susie

Buyer

Wed, 06 Aug 2014 01:18:01 +0000
I will need to get the deck dimension on Saturday when I an up at the lake. The porch should go between the first and second floor.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:46:46 +0000
can you give some dimensions of the back porch? and the height of the covered porch??
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:55:36 +0000
Hey y'all, I have a couple of questions for clarification... firstly do you want the covered porch roof line to start from the existing roof line of the second floor or a new roof-line between floors at approx 9' mark. Also can you clarify what you mean that it cant slope straight down....

I have several idea that would work great but I want to make sure I am on the ball park with your ideas.

I can have this turned out in a day for you if you can get back ASAP

Aaron

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