Hello, Well, after all was said and done, and calculators and visits to the lumberyard were taken into account, we discovered that it would be way more money for us to build our own coop like the one we want - as it would be to order one. That being said, we officially ordered our very first chicken coop today!! This is the site: http://chickencoopcondos.com/ and this is the one we have chosen (they call it a chicken cabin - kind of cute) http://chickencoopcondos.com/coop-models/chicken-cabins/ (the smallest one, 4x9) We are getting the hawaiian blue metal roof (kind of slate blue) and the coop itself will be painted white. Chickie eggs were supposed to arrive today but didn't, so I'm hoping tomorrow. The fine aggregate for the bottom of the coop will be arriving the day after the coop is delivered. They build to order, so it will be delivered at the end of October (plenty of time). It comes with electricity, roosts, ventilation and nesting boxes, and has easy access. I plan on puttin flower boxes at the base. This is starting to feel real now!