House Plan Profile
This spacious European home has an intriguingly nostalgic look. Inside, the floor plan is totally contemporary. A study/home office and a living room are up front, while a naturally bright informal family living space fills the rear. The upper floor comprises four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a huge bonus room.
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Sunny Gerabaldi has room for big family
Columns, wooden shutters and keystone arches give a classic European look to the two-story Gerabaldi. Stucco covering the columns and most of the exterior is evocative of homes near the Mediterranean Sea.
Family living areas are on the ground floor, where they link to the three-car garage through a mudroom, with storage and a built-in bench for removing and storing messy shoes. Four large bedrooms are upstairs, along with a good-sized laundry room, three bathrooms, storage closets and a large bonus room.
An arched opening leads from the walkway onto the vaulted porch. The arched transom there crowns a door flanked by wide sidelights. Natural light spills into the partially two-story entry through those windows, and more washes down through a wide, multipaned window on the upper level.
On the right, an arch provides easy access to a living room expanded by a wide bay window. On the left, double doors open into a room that could be a study, home office, entertainment center, hobby room, or whatever suits. Family living spaces - kitchen, nook and family room - flow together, filling the entire rear.
An eating bar rims one edge of a cook top work island centered in the generously-sized kitchen. Counters and cupboards wrap around two sides of the kitchen, and a roomy walk-in pantry nestles into one corner.
Wide windows line the Gerabaldi's rear wall. One of the nook's windows is an atrium door that accesses a large patio. A built-in desk is tucked into an alcove at the juncture of the nook and family room. Gas fuels the rear corner fireplace.
The owners' suite boasts a walk-in shower, dual vanity, private toilet and extra-large walk-in closet.