House Plan Profile
Units in this unusual duplex have a whopping four bedrooms apiece. In each mirror-image unit, the living room, dining room and kitchen flow together, creating a large gathering space with sliding glass doors that open onto a patio. All four of the bedrooms are upstairs. The owners' suite boasts its own bathroom, plus a roomy walk-in closet.
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Bergen's duplex units spacious & private
It's unusual to find a duplex with four bedroom units, and that's just one notable feature of the Bergen.
The mirror-image units in this contemporary duplex are also spacious and attractive enough that its owners might wish to live in one of them while renting out the other. Widely separated entries and double-thick walls between them ensure plenty of privacy for two families. Because they are identical, one description will suffice for both.
A slender post accents the cozy covered porch. Immediately inside the door, a stairway to the second floor runs up the entry's outside wall. A coat closet is on the opposite wall, just past a short hallway that leads to a powder room, a laundry alcove, and the garage. Another storage space, this one much deeper, is tucked under the stairway.
Straight ahead is a spacious family gathering area where the living room, dining room and kitchen flow together. Light spills in through two standard-width windows on one side, and two much wider windows at the rear. The dining room windows slide open to provide easy access to a patio, which could be covered and screened, if desired, for shaded and bug-free outdoor dining.
Counters and cabinets line all three sides of the efficiently designed C-shaped kitchen. The refrigerator, stove and sink are laid out in a tight, step-saving triangle, yet counter space is ample for two people to work comfortably together without getting in each other's way.
All four of the bedrooms, including the owners' suite, are upstairs in both of the Bergen's units. A wide linen closet is in the hallway, just outside the shared bathroom. The owners' suite boasts its own bathroom, plus a roomy walk-in closet.