This beautifully designed Craftsman house plan features an attractive exterior and loads of interior living space for large families. The façade of the home is highlighted with cedar shakes, multiple and varying overhead gables, beautiful window views and an extended front covered porch. The extended porch is highlighted with stone pillars, substantial beams and overhead arches that convey warmth and charm. The interior floor plan, which includes a choice of a crawl space or basement foundation houses, in its largest form, in excess of 8,150 square feet. Five bedrooms, seven baths and large formal and casual rooms are found in the home’s interior. There is a three car garage as well; a double and single car bay are separated by the porte cochere for visual interest and as a point where passengers can be protected from weather elements. Once in the front foyer, the formal living and dining rooms are present on either side of the foyer; both are spacious and there is a butler’s pantry leading from the dining room to the kitchen. The gourmet kitchen is highlighted with an angled breakfast bar, two large walk-in food storage pantries, a center island and is open to the breakfast room. This casual dining space is bright and sunny, surrounded by bay window views and features access to the outdoor space. There is a large screened porch and a covered lanai spanning the rear of the home; great space for entertaining and family outdoor living. The family room is situated off the kitchen/breakfast room and features a warming fireplace, built-in cabinetry and rear access to the outdoor space. Off the two car garage bay is a multitude of rooms designed to maintain the home’s tidy environment along with a residential elevator for accessing the different floors of the home. There is an enormous laundry room with a center island, a closet, a sink area and plenty of counter space. The full bath with shower, mudroom with plenty of room for backpacks, outwear and other family gear and double closets are near the laundry room and garage entry/exit. Located directly beyond the front foyer is the centrally located study where a handsome fireplace, built-ins, generous floor space and access onto the screened porch is revealed. The remaining wing of the first floor houses the master suite which is a nice compilation of generously proportioned rooms designed to increase the homeowner’s pleasure and comfort. There is a large master bedroom with a morning room and private access onto the screened porch; great spot for morning coffee or evening drinks. The master bath features separate dual vanities, a garden tub, a private water closet and a separate shower. His and hers walk-in closets are situated beyond the bath and both are luxuriously sized.
The second floor of the home features the family bedroom suites, a second laundry room, a plethora of attic storage and a huge loft/study for the children. Perfect as either a playroom or teen-age lounge depending on the children’s age, this space measures 21’ x 20’ and there is a walk-in closet located at the rear of the space. The small laundry room is perfect for older children without having to access the main laundry room downstairs. Two of the bedrooms are self-contained suites with generous floor space, a walk-in closet and a private bath. Bedroom four is much the same with a private entrance and separate vanity along with a shared hall entrance and second vanity. The terrace level features a massive recreation room with space for a billiard’s table, a walk-in bar area with wine closet and there is a nearby powder room and vault. Double entrances off the recreation room grant access onto the expansive outdoor covered terrace. An interior workshop/hobby/craft room has an attached full bathroom, plenty of closet space and private access onto the terrace. An interior utility room and oversized outdoor storage space completes the home. This executive style home features a lovely exterior, a large family friendly interior floor plan and beautiful outdoor space.