Colorful metal roofing that crowns this update of a Lodge-style plan. Large gathering spaces include great room, family room, and dining room. Possible four bedrooms plus an extended bonus room and a tub room.
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Charming Deschutes has plenty of space
Charming is the word that springs to mind on seeing the Deschutes. Shingled wall cladding and decorative supports draw eyes to its friendly-looking gabled dormers, while log columns support a large covered porch. Colorful metal roofing adds a smooth contemporary touch.
This 3,100-plus-square-foot home is designed to meet the needs of a family that likes plenty of space to spread out. The plan has three upstairs bedrooms, each with its own bath, and a sizable bonus room that could be finished as another bedroom if desired. The front room downstairs is another bedroom option. This space is equally well-situated for a home office.
Gathering spaces are abundant, laid out in a variety of environments that flow naturally from one to another. Log columns mark the boundary between the kitchen/dining area and the rest of the great room, but they don't block the view. From the spacious kitchen you can keep your eye on everything, including the flames in the great room fireplace and even the changing seasons outdoors.
Pocket doors allow enclosure of the family room. A built-in TV hutch nestled into a corner there is next to sliders that open onto a partially covered deck. The wide window bay could be a cozy window seat.
The Deschutes' pantry and utility room are both huge. In addition to laundry facilities, the utility room has counters, cabinets, a large closet under the stairs, and space for a bench seat. Garage and outdoor access allow this area to serve as a mudroom for shucking off dirty boots, wiping muddy paws, or allowing rain gear to drip dry.