House Plan Profile
A dramatic vaulted hexagonal space with a central woodstove forms the core of this contemporary home plan. Wings jut out to the right and left. Windows, high and wide, fill most of the three back wall sections, and a wide deck wraps across the entire rear. Working in the kitchen, you can enjoy a panoramic view, inside and out.
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Ideal for View Lot
From the front, the Forsythia has the appearance of a typical contemporary ranch-style home. A bird's-eye view of the floor plan tells a different story. A large, dramatic hexagonal space forms its core, with wings jutting out to the right and left.
This home offers broad vistas to the rear, making it ideal for construction as a vacation retreat with a view. But it is equally well-suited for construction in a more urban setting, with a view of a nicely landscaped rear yard.
Framed out twin columns support the roof of the lofty, covered porch. Double doors open into a high-ceilinged entry, naturally illuminated by a wide transom. An art niche is ahead and to the right; an open passageway is ahead and to the left. It leads directly into the bright and spacious great room, where six pie-shaped ceiling sections slope up to one central apex.
Windows, wide and high, fill most of the three rear wall sections, offering stunning vistas from anywhere in the great room. A free-standing wood stove provides warmth when needed.
Counters wrap around four sides of the G-shaped kitchen. One long, angled counter is open to the great room, while a raised eating bar rims another peninsular counter. Sink and dishwasher are built in on the kitchen side.
The Forsythia's owners' suite serves as a quiet retreat, entirely filling the left wing. Sliding doors in the vaulted sleeping area provide direct access to the rear deck. Bathroom features include: a roomy walk-in closet, a spa tub with a shower head, and a totally private toilet.
Secondary bedrooms, a bathroom, and a utility room are in the right wing.