This spacious Craftsman house plan is perfectly suited for a mountain or lakefront property lot; perhaps, a suburban lot also with its well defined exterior of natural design materials. A stone perimeter skirt and pillars, warm wood beams and shutter accents, multiple gables and exposed rafters complement the home’s exterior adding character and warmth. The interior layout features approximately 4,656 square feet of living space with five bedrooms and four plus baths. There is a main floor of living and a basement foundation which may be perfect for a challenging property lot. The large three car side loading garage offers an enormous amount of space, approximately 1,066 square feet, ideal for vehicles and storage. The large front covered porch grants access into the home’s spacious foyer which is flanked on either side by the formal dining room and library. French doors lead into the library and the dining room is outlined with columns and boasts of a trey ceiling. Beyond the foyer is the centrally located great room which is enormous, measuring in excess of 20’ x 24’ and is surrounded on three sides by the outdoor covered deck made for entertaining. There is an informal breakfast room with deck access and the adjacent kitchen features a peninsula bar, a center island and plenty of counter and cabinet space. A large food storage pantry lies just beyond the kitchen as do the mudroom with closet and laundry room before accessing the garage. The guest suite/fifth bedroom features a self-contained suite; there is a large bedroom, a walk-in closet, full private bathroom and access to a small private deck. The main level master suite is situated on the opposite side of the home for privacy where French door access reveals the master bedroom with trey ceiling accent. The en suite bathroom is highlighted with dual vanities, a corner tub, separate shower and a compartmentalized toilet area. The oversized walk-in master closet lies just beyond the bath.
The terrace level of the home features a large recreation room, an enormous media room and assorted bedrooms and baths. The recreation room is quite large with outdoor access and a warming fireplace. Bedrooms three and four feature generous floor space and each bedroom offers plentiful closet space. There is shared hall bath nearby with vanity space, a toilet area, a tub/shower combination and an enclosed sauna room. The fifth bedroom offers a private suite with an oversized bedroom, a walk-in closet and a private full bath. In addition to the finished space, there is unfinished storage space that could be expanded or left as is as well as a mine shaft for an eclectic design feature. This large family home is highlighted with an inviting exterior, beautiful outdoor space and a family layout that is versatile and functional.
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