Plot size examples

One of the most frequently misunderstood areas of land finding is the assumption that you need at least 1 acre to build a home. Many self builders prefer to have a home with more space, bigger garden and better outlook however setting your search too high may give you an unrealistic idea of the cost of your project. The average developer will place a 4 bedroomed home on 1/8th to 1/16th of an acre! Below are some guide examples of scale based on a 1800 square foot house on various sizes of plot.

You can see from the indicative examples that unless you want a serious garden area 1/8th of an acre is more than purchase subscription adequate for a sizable family home.

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