Gables of this country home plan combine with gridded doors and windows in a welcoming front facade. Vaulted foyer has a study/den on left, dining room on right. Foyer leads into vaulted great room at rear, open to kitchen and sunny vaulted nook. Master suite boasts two walk-in closets. Two bedrooms, a bathroom, and bonus room are upstairs.
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Whitehaven melds old, new
Tapered porch columns atop stone veneer bases give a Craftsman flavor to the Whitehaven. It's easy to imagine an old-fashioned wooden swing on this wide front porch - friends and family sipping lemonade while lazing away a summer afternoon.
But inside, this midsize plan is totally up to date, and provides plenty of room for a growing family to spread out. The three-car garage, with its overhead bonus room, adds still more space.
Sidelights brighten the two-story foyer. Double doors on the right open into a den, office or study. This room is also closely linked to the utility room, garage, powder room, and master suite. In fact, the entire ground floor is well designed for ease of movement from room to room.
The dining room connects to the kitchen, which in turn is open to the vaulted nook and great room. Glass fills much of the great room's rear wall, and more light washes in through the nook's side windows. People and plants can't help but thrive in this sunny space.
When temperatures rise, meals can move outside onto the partially covered patio. This space could be screened. And when days turn cooler and dark, colorful flames in the great room's corner fireplace help boost sagging spirits.
Luxury amenities in the master suite include two roomy walk-in closets and a private bathroom with dual sinks, a deep soaking tub, cultured marble shower, and private toilet. The sleeping area also offers direct access to the patio. This will be greatly appreciated, should the owners install an outdoor spa.
Upstairs, the Whitehaven's front bedroom boasts a vaulted ceiling and walk-in closet. The rear bedroom is slightly larger.