House Plan Profile
Craftsman-style tapered columns lend a nostalgic look to this otherwise contemporary cottage house plan. Natural light washes into the comfortably large gathering space and kitchen through windows filling most of the rear wall. A gas fireplace nestles into one corner, while sliders on the other side access a partially covered patio. Bedrooms fill the right wing.
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Compact Carlton feels roomy inside
Craftsman-style tapered columns lend a nostalgic look to this otherwise contemporary cottage. These columns support the Carlton’s covered porch, which spans the front and wraps around to the right. A sparkling row of multipaned windows runs across the top of the garage door.
Other Craftsman touches include stone veneer column supports and decorative gable accents, plus multipaned window uppers on three sides of the home.
Inside, the foyer segues into a hallway that cuts right down the middle, dividing the house into two sides. Bedrooms and bathrooms comprise the right wing. A comfortably spacious family living area fills out the left side, behind the utility room and two-car garage up front.
Family members parking in the garage can enter the kitchen/gathering space via the utility room. People parking on the street will enter through the foyer. Its extended passageway runs by two bedroom hallways on the right, along with coat and storage closets on the left.
Then it widens out into the central living area where natural light washes in through windows filling most of the rear wall. A gas fireplace nestles into the right rear corner, while sliding glass doors provide easy access to a partially covered patio on the left.
A raised eating bar rims the counter that bounds the C-shaped kitchen. Standing at the kitchen sink, you can gaze into the side and rear yards, and still scope out the gathering space just by turning your head.
Amenities in the Carlton’s owners’ suite include a roomy walk-in closet and a two-section bathroom with a double vanity and a large shower. One linen closet is tucked into the passageway to the suite. A similar linen closet is in the hallway to the secondary bedrooms and main bathroom.