House Plan Profile
Posts, gable-end detailing, wooden handrails draw eyes to this Craftsman home plan. Vaulted porch flows into deck that wraps around the spacious vaulted gathering space. This bungalow house plans plush owners' suite is vaulted too; loft, bathroom and two more bedrooms above.
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Stratford is fresh North American chalet
Whether you call it a bungalow, cottage, or North American Chalet style home plan, the Stratford's Craftsman styling, varied roof lines, strut-detailed gables, stone veneer chimney cladding and post supports invite people to pause and take a second look.
Knee-braced posts support an expansive deck on the left, which could come in very handy to take in the views down the slope. But there's no reason this two-story home couldn't be built on a flat parcel of land.
After passing through a vaulted porch, you step into a foyer with double doors on the right that open into a den or home office. An opening on the left leads into the kitchen, dining room and vaulted living room, all of which flow together in one expansive gathering space with a fireplace, wood box, and window seat.
The wide deck that wraps around the entire rear of this large, window-bright room is accessible from the front porch, kitchen, living room, and owners' suite.
Notable kitchen features include: a large, cook-top work island with a raised eating bar on two sides; built-in desk and major appliances; and an appliance garage. The kitchen has a panoramic view of the gathering space, deck, and beyond.
A deep pantry is tucked beneath the stairs, and laundry appliances are a few short steps down the hall, just past a powder room. The utility room is designed to double as a mud room. It links with the Stratford's garage and has a deep sink across from a bench with storage beneath that's great for stashing foot gear.
The vaulted owners' suite boasts a bright and cozy tub bay, along with a roomy walk-in closet, uniquely angled tile shower, and private toilet. Two bedrooms, a bathroom and a loft are upstairs.