Although this design has an open floor plan layout, it still allows one to sense the separation between the different living areas. This separation is accomplished by the placement of the fireplace. Notice how effectively it defines the dining area. We also wanted to design a house where the “shell” was economical to build, i.e. a rectangular form, yet would still boast of some upscale features. The stone faced fireplace, vaulted ceilings and wood floors satisfy this requirement quite nicely. These features in themselves are not expensive, but together they add tremendously to the overall architectural satisfaction (see interior rendering). We have found that nothing beats a front porch for welcoming guests, relaxing or doubling as an outside playroom, and this house boasts a generous one. The porch even wraps the corner, which gives the front of the house more depth and visual interest. The basement also doubles as a 2-car garage and storage area.
1741 Total Living Area 1741 Main Level 3 Bedrooms 2 Full Baths 2 Car Garage 61'0 W x 36'0 D
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Pantry: 3'3 x 4'1
Utility: 7'2 x 9'6 (This overall width x depth include hall closet)
Master Bath: 12'6 x 5 (not including linen closet)
Guest Bath: 5' x 10'7
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