This one-story traditional home plan features a focal point fireplace that warms kitchen, nook, and vaulted great room. Bright rectangular bays expand dining room and den/office. Pass-through utility has storage space, utility sink, and garage access.
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Syracuse sparkles with windows, brick
Brick detailing adds interest and a sense of substance to the Syracuse, a mid-size ranch-style home with a vaulted great room at its core. Generously windowed at the rear, this large space is awash with natural light. The room to the right of the front door is an ideal location for a home office, but could also be used as a den, nursery, sewing room or what-have-you.
Sliding glass doors in the nook open onto a large patio, handy for outdoor dining. When it's gray outside, you can enjoy watching the flames in the freestanding fireplace that separates the hallway from the great room.
This informal floorplan has no parlor. It does have a formal dining room with a boxed bay window, 10-foot ceiling and hardwood floors. Hardwood floors grace the entry, hallway, kitchen and nook as well.
The nook is vaulted, but the ceiling in the kitchen is nine feet high and flat. Standing at the kitchen sink, you face into the family room and could even watch the fire, if one is burning. Utilities are close by, in a pass-through space that connects with the garage. This small room comes equipped with a utility sink, cupboards, and a long counter for folding clothes.
Two bedrooms share a bathroom with a tub, twin basins and generous linen storage. The master suite in the Syracuse is well-isolated from these secondary bedrooms. Luxury features here include a huge walk-in closet and a private bathroom with oversized shower, spa tub and double vanity. Sliding glass doors open onto the deck.