The Earth Shelter and other complete home packages from Sutherlands contain all the building materials and hardware you need.

The Earth Shelter

A Complete Home Package*

Comfortable Conservation! Earth sheltered on three sides, this energy-conserving home features three bedrooms with large closets, two baths, utility room and a big 20' x 15' living room. The fully-equipped pass thru kitchen includes a snack bar. This package can be purchased with or without a garage.

At a Glance:

Sq. Ft






The base pricing and actual material list for this home package varies by store. Please contact your nearest store for more complete details and current pricing.

*Our packages do not include heating or air conditioning units, concrete or construction costs.

Structural and Technical Features:

  • Treated bottom plate
  • Designed to be built on a concrete slab (wood floor plans may be available in your market)
  • 7/16" OSB roof sheathing
  • Wall sheathing
  • Quality framing lumber
  • Truss rafters (ask us about pre-built trusses)
  • R-13 wall and R-25 ceiling insulation
  • Woodstove and Chimney Pipe


  • 200 amp Service (may be optional)
  • Light Fixtures
  • Smoke detectors in all hall and bedrooms
  • Electric Range and Hood

Plumbing & Appliances:

  • One-piece tub/shower units
  • Water heater
  • Garbage disposer
  • Water Saver toilets


  • Lap-style siding
  • Fiberglass roofing shingles
  • Vinyl shutters
  • Divided-lite insulated glass vinyl windows
  • Prehung steel entry door
  • Steel overhead garage door
  • Vinyl-clad Storm door

Interior Finish:

  • Prehung interior doors and brass hardware
  • Oak kitchen cabinets
  • Primed MDF molding and trim
  • Laminate countertops
  • 15-year Sutherlands Golden Glow paint
  • Carpet and vinyl floor covering

Floor Plan:


Home packages displayed on this Site are suggested designs and material lists only. All packages are available exclusively at Sutherlands® store locations. Square footage is approximate. We do not guarantee the completeness or prices of these homes. Home packages are not sold for a fixed price. We cannot guarantee our material list will meet your code requirements. Land, labor, foundation, concrete, steel beams, and heating and cooling systems are not included and must be purchased elsewhere. Delivery charges are extra. All options and specifications are subject to change and may vary from store to store. It is the customer's responsibility to check local codes before starting a building project. Additional material may need to be purchased to comply with local codes. The actual list of materials and products provided with our packages can vary by store, and may be different than displayed on this website or video. Please consult your salesperson for an actual list of the products included with packages sold in your area. If paint is supplied with this package, it is not applied. Many lumber and building materials included with our packages are commodity items where prices can and do change daily. Any pricing displayed on this web site is subject to change at any time without notice. Pricing and description errors are subject to correction.

Please select a store to view pricing and availability.