This traditional home plan features a wide-hearthed fireplace that warms the window-bright great room. Kitchen has peninsular eating bar and is open to dining area with patio access. Front-facing room could be bedroom, study or home office.
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Compact Emory feels big inside
The Emory is a small, contemporary home with a surprisingly spacious great room. This plan is well-suited to the needs of young families, singles, and empty nesters, and is easily adaptable for wheelchair accessibility.
Brick wainscoting accents the front corners of the garage, and multipaned windows echo the grid patterns on both the garage and front doors. The alcove created by the juncture of garage and house serves as a focal point for artistic landscaping.
Entering, you can choose between heading into the kitchen, bedroom area, or great room. A sunny bayed nook extends the kitchen to twice the size of the area enclosed by counters on four sides. Standing at the range, you face into the nook, across a counter with overhead cabinets. This could be outfitted as an eating bar, if desired, as could the peninsular counter on the opposite side of the room.
Wide sliders in the dining room access a partially covered patio, ideal for outdoor dining when the weather is inviting. Another wide window fills most of the great rooms rear wall. Across the room, a fireplace stands ready to provide warmth and colorful flames when skies are dark or cloudy.
Amenities in the Emory's master suite include a walk-in closet and private bathroom with dual vanity. Light washes in through a shower window to naturally brighten this room during the day.
Two more rooms are available for use as bedrooms, offices, hobby rooms, or whatever suits your fancy. The passthrough utility room connects the house and garage, and provides a place to enclose the family dog at night.