No. 12 - The Pistacia Accessory Dwelling Unit

Designed as an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) this little cottage offers a variety of potential uses. Original design calls out for seismic bracing according to California building codes and are not required everywhere. Download the free building plan, add a kitchen, add whatever you like! This plan is well considered for easy modification. Create your own backyard retreat, guest space, writing or artist space - whatever you choose!


  • bedrooms: none
  • bathrooms: 3/4 (shower, toilet, vanity)
  • closet: walk-in
  • kitchen: no, but possible 
  • ceiling height: 8'-0"
  • dimensions: 16' x 19'
  • foundation: concrete slab
  • electrical plan
  • plumbing plan
  • braced wall plan
  • print size: 18" x 24"
  • immediate download
  • free

For accurate cost estimating try BUILDING-COST.NET, a *FREE* online tool. Material costs can be obtained by visiting a local building supply center with your plans and requesting a free "take off" for your project.

Plan has been revised. Renderings are approximate and are not literal representations of the designs. Designs are subject to change without notice.