The Hilyard's multipaned windows, nostalgic wooden handrails, wrap around porch create a welcoming country farmhouse.
This two-story house plan is great for family gatherings. It has four large connected gathering spaces: parlor, dining room, kitchen/nook, and family room. The large owners' suite and utility/mud room are also on the main floor. A powder room is just inside the entry.
A ramp up to the covered porch, creates easy access for wheelchairs. Inside the two-story entry, natural light flows in through sidelights and windows on the second level. Double doors on the right open into a parlor with a masonry fireplace with a built-in wood box.
An arched opening in the parlor leads into the dining room, which links with the kitchen through a pocket door. The kitchen is also accessible by walking straight through the entry, past the stairs, and into vaulted family room.
From the kitchen sink, you can keep an eye on activities in the family room, nook and deck. Families and plants flourish in this bright space provide by the skylights and a wide window bay.
A relaxed sitting area expands the owners' suite, which features a roomy walk-in closet, large screened porch, and dual vanity, and a separately enclosed shower and toilet. Upstairs, a balcony overlooks the family room. One large bedroom and bath are on one side; two more rooms and another bath are on the other.