A spacious family room forms the core of this welcoming traditional home. The kitchen’s eating bar and the family room’s trayed ceiling help define these areas. Two or three people can work companionably along the ample counter space in the C-shaped kitchen. The vaulted bedroom/study could be a home office.
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Compact Walsh centers on family room
Three front gables, varied in size, give a welcoming look to the Walsh, a plan that is both contemporary and compact. Brick wainscoting and multipaned windows, one of them arched, add to the visual appeal, as does the wide covered porch.
A spacious and comfortable family room forms the core of this home, with other rooms wrapping around it on three sides and a small patio on the fourth. Two glass doors that swing open for easy access are next to a fireplace tucked in the rear corner. The kitchen’s eating bar and the family room’s trayed ceiling help define these areas.
Counter space is plentiful in the C-shaped kitchen. Two or three people can work companionably there without getting in each other’s way, and the nook is roomy enough for a good-sized table.
A slender sidelight brightens the entry. Straight ahead is a small coat closet, and next to it, a stack of triangular display shelves, ideal for displaying family mementos or other small treasures. To the right is a window-bright room that could be outfitted as a living room, home office, home entertainment center, or you name it. It could even be another bedroom, if that’s what’s needed.
Though not large itself, the Walsh’s owners’ suite boasts a large walk-in closet and a private bathroom. Amenities here include a dual vanity and a shower. Utilities are just outside the door, in a passthrough space that connects the house and garage.
Secondary bedrooms are on the opposite side of the house, with a bathroom and linen closet between the two. The front bedroom (or study) has a vaulted ceiling.