House Plan Profile
This two story traditional home plan features vaulted ceilings that expand most gathering spaces, and all bedrooms. Windows on two sides of nook brighten kitchen with the work island. There are also rectangular window bays in dining room, living room, master suite.
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Melrose a beauty through & through
Without ever going inside the Melrose, you can tell it's a bright, airy and spacious home. The front facade has as much window glass as brick, while the lofty column at the entrance adds stateliness. Gables, decorative molding, arched windows and a copper canopy increase visual interest.
Soaring vaulted ceilings in the entry hall, living room, family room and master suite reinforce the feeling of roomy openness. The living room and dining room are both window rich as is the remaining front facing room, which could be outfitted as a library, guest room or home office.
In the lobby, a wooden balustrade adds grace to the open staircase that sweeps up to a balcony overlooking the family room. A powder room and coat closet are close to the front door.
On the main floor, all of the rooms along the back of the home have skylights, in addition to a wealth of windows. The nook is brightest, with windows along two walls, and four skylights overhead. One French door, here, opens onto a deck also accessible through double French doors in the family room.
Kitchen features include just about everything you can think of: work island, desk, pantry, garden window, trash compactor, dishwasher and eating bar. A large utility room, complete with cupboards, counters and a deep sink, is just a few steps away, and is close to the garage as well.
The owners' quarters are large enough to accommodate both asitting area and a king size bed. Luxury amenities in the private bathroom include a separately enclosed shower and water closet, twin basins, and an oversize spa tub brightened by a skylight.
Both of the bedrooms upstairs have dormer windows and share a skylit two compartment bathroom. A basement could also be included in the Melrose.