Virginia 16ft. Wide Two Story Garage Kit


Two story garage or workshop

The Virginia garage kit offers a great amount of space both upstairs and downstairs. Designed as a single car garage the Virginia is also a great choice for use as workshop or if you need a large amount of storage. The interior can be insulated and finished to suit your specific needs. With 7ft. 1in. of headroom at center of the 2nd floor loft you’ll have plenty of room for more work area or perhaps an office space.

Windows not included. This allows you to choose the best type and style suitable for your needs. Stairs are ‘L’ shaped and can be placed in either of the back wall corners opposite the doors. Doors include transom windows and measure 8ft. wide x 7ft. high.

If desired windows and walk-in door can be additionally purchased can be installed during construction. Location is determined by homeowner. Additional framing material may need to be purchased for headers and rough-ins.

Wall construction is 2x4s spaced 16in. o.c. and include pressure treated bottom plates. Trusses are 2×6 spaced 24in. o.c. Building can be constructed on a foundation that meets your requirements. This can be a cement slab, over basement, wood floor, post and beam, etc. Homeowner purchases material to build floor and foundation separately. Check with your local building code requirements to determine what is permissible.

Shingles not included. Paint by homeowner.

Before purchasing shed kit make sure to check if a permit is required in your area. Click for more information on storage shed kits or adding a cupola.

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Walls are shipped K.D. (knocked down) field assembly required. The wall studs are pre-cut and spaced 16″ on center. Exterior siding is LP (Louisiana Pacific) primed siding.
Learn more – click on siding tab above.
Wall Assembly
Richmond Truss 2×6 roof trusses are shipped pre-cut for precise field assembly. Engineered to withstand high wind loads of 140 mph max and heavy snow loads of 30 lbs. psf. Trusses provide clear span with a generous 7′ headroom in the center.

Roof shingles are not included and purchased locally by owner.

Primed 3/8″ wood siding, with vertical grooves, creates an attractive plank look.

Smart Panel, manufactured by Lousiana-Pacific, creates the visual beauty of real wood with the strength and
durability of an engineered product.

The siding is made from wood strands, pressed into a resin saturated substrate, superior to plywood.
A cedar texture is embossed into the substrate, free from knot holes and patches. Other features include:

  • Primed, ready for paint color of your choice. Latex acrylic paint recommended.
  • Treated with Composibor (from U.S. Borax) prevents fungal decay and insect damage.
  • Backed with a 50 year limited warranty.


Two story garage elevations

Our Arlington model provides an expansive 2nd level loft floor.

Windows not Included

Purchase windows from your local home center. This allows you to choose the best type and style suitable for your needs.

8ft. Wide x 7ft. High Carriage style doors included

Ravenna Transom Doors

Stairs Included

The staircase is now enclosed with a second interior wall.

Our custom staircase can be installed along in either corner of the back wall opposite the doors. The upper landing is centered to the roof peak so as to provide maximum headroom when ascending the stairs.

Images show the construction of a 24′ Richmond which is a sister model to the Virginia. Customers intended use is for a vacation home. Majority of work was done by husband and wife.

Framing for Richmond
Setting trusses and gables
Setting trusses and gable
Interior of loft floor
Adding roof sheathing
Shingles applied

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Below is information that your local permiting office may need prior to construction.
Please check with the permit office before purchasing.

Permit Documentation