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Coastal Designs
P.O. Box 379
Wrightsville Bch, NC 28480


Planning Resources

Planning Tips
Planning TipsBefore you build your dream cottage, you have to consider many factors that affect a successful design. Any good design should be based on a collection of decisions, ideas, wishes and a great deal of tradeoffs that have to be considered and weighed in order to fit your family’s dreams to your budget. Before selecting a cottage design, consider the following Planning Tips in helping you with your choices.

Starting withThe Building Site, to Selecting a Cottage Design, Getting the Approvals, to end with Cottage Living Tips after you move in. [Click here to view Planning Tips]

Planning Links
The following internet links are some of the best sources of information in planning your vacation cottage. I have included sources from government agencies affecting permitting, flood protection, building codes, and hazard protection. Other links are to manufacturers of building materials used in building in coastal environments. [Click here to view Planning Links]


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What's New
More cottage designs are available in our brochures than on this website.

Yes, we do custom designs!

All plans now available as optional AutoCAD files, see our new price list for details.