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Silvercrest is Extremely Bright Inside0 Comments
Wherever you're within the country ranch style Silvercrest house, silvery natural light washes in through lavishly glassed banks of multi-paned windows.
Outside, sunbeams dancing over the glass panes catch the light. Selecting a wide lot with a vista to the rear would maximize viewing opportunities.
Nowhere will be the indoor light more impressive than within the vaulted hexagonal great room, where two banks of glass fill all of the three rear walls.
Within the middle section, twin sets of French doors open onto a wide deck that wraps across the complete back. In the walls to the left and right, the lower window sections are about the same height as the doors, but underscored by stone veneer wainscoting. Wide transom windows crown most of the rear windows and doors.
Entering via the arched entry, you cross a transverse hallway and have a minute to appreciate family treasures in an artwork niche before moving into the great room. The hallway to the left leads to the owners’ suite and the utility room. Going right takes you past a opening to the kitchen, and to bedrooms, basement stairs, and the two-car garage.
A pony wall provides both openness and separation between your Silvercrest’s kitchen and also the remaining portion of the great room. Cooks working their culinary magic at the range could keep an eye on the entire space, as can people on the clean-up team. The sink and dishwasher are arranged along a peninsular counter rimmed by an eating bar. Amenities inside the owners’ suite include a walk-in shower, soaking tub, dual vanity and direct access for the deck. Bedrooms two and three share an interestingly arranged bathroom.