House Plan Profile
Shutters, windows and cozy front porch give this ranch-style update a look that is nostalgic and inviting. Its four bedrooms and luminous gathering space are ideal for a growing family. A fireplace is on the far side of the gathering space from the kitchen, next to cabinetry that houses a home entertainment center. The luxurious owners' suite is well isolated.
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Heartville is rich in natural light
Painted wooden shutters frame the multipaned windows that sparkle across the Heartville's front facade. The shutters, windows, and cozy front porch give this ranch-style update a look that is at once nostalgic and inviting. Its four bedrooms and luminous gathering space are ideal for a growing family, but this home could also be easily adapted for wheelchair accessibility.
Inside, daylight from overhead dormers spills down to naturally illuminate the vaulted foyer, which flows into an expansive great room. This large gathering space also comprises the dining area and kitchen at the home's heart. Just inside the entry door, a transverse hallway runs right and left, linking with the bedroom wings.
The left end of the hallway leads to the owners' suite, garage, and basement stairs. It also passes a large utility room and pantry on its way to the roomy kitchen on the left side of the great room. A long work island, rimmed on the dining room side by a raised eating bar, is but one example of the plentiful cupboard and counter space. A computer desk with shelves above is built in, along with all of the major appliances.
Windows in front of the kitchen sink look out onto the patio and rear yard, as do an array of windows and sliding glass doors in the great room. A fireplace is on the far side of the gathering space from the kitchen, next to cabinetry that houses a home entertainment center.
Well isolated from the other bedrooms, the owners' suite also offers direct access to the patio. Luxury amenities here include a large, two-section walk-in closet, and a private bathroom with a spa tub, dual vanity and shower. One of the Heartville's three other bedrooms could be furnished as a den, home office, or guest suite.