If you live in a flood prone country like the Philippines that is regularly visited by typhoons, it is advisable for you to make your house flood proof. If you have not built your house yet and is about to build it, it is a good chance for you to flood proof your house. You can do that by raising it into a good elevation like 1 meter high o prevent flood water from entering the house. Check this elevated bungalow that we are featuring for you today.
The elevation in this house is around 80 centimeters or 4 steps higher than the ground. It gives the house an appealing height and protect it from the flood water. It is also advisable to build drainage around the house for the water to easily drain off.
The shed roof looks cool for this house design. A shed roof or skillion roof has a single flat surface pitched at a steep angle to allow water runoff. Also known as a ‘shed roof’, skillion roofs are extremely easy and cheap to construct as they are made of simply one piece of roofing.
So how much do you need to build this awesome double storey house? Well, it all depends on the materials and the fixtures and kind of finishing that you want. With exactly the materials used as shown in the photo, you would need US$80,000-100,000 or 4-5 million Philippine pesos. But like we always emphasize, this is just an estimate. It can vary. It can be reduced or increased. We are only giving you an idea how much this house would cost and it should never be used as a basis for actual expenses.
- one-storey home
- three bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- living room
- kitchen and dining
- Budget: USD 80,000-100,000 or Php4-5M
You may want to check our other websites, as well. You can click on the following hyperlinks and you will be redirected to the websites. There are many designs for you to choose from. Each design has its own unique features where you may get ideas from to build your own. If you like the design, please don’t forget to share on your wall for others to see. Sit back and enjoy. Visit us again soon. Thank you!
This design also appeared on Facebook.