House Plan Profile
Multipaned windows run a lively counterpoint to the stately brick veneer of this traditional home plan. The long kitchen is wide open to the vaulted, skylit family room and sunny nook. Luxurious owners' bathroom boasts a skylight, deep spa tub, plus a shower.
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Vicksburg has bright, traditional layout
The three banks of multipaned windows that sparkle across the Vicksburg's front facade run a lively counterpoint to the stately brick veneer. Sidelights and a high arched transom frame the door and brighten the entry.
This neoclassical home is an update of a traditional, ranch-style plan. Living spaces are all on one level, with the exception of a long bonus room that extends over the garage. Formal rooms are at the front, a large informal gathering space is at the rear, and bedrooms are on the right.
Passing under the arched brick opening, you step into the naturally illuminated, high-ceilinged entry. Wide openings on the right and left lead into the living room and dining room, respectively. A built-in hutch/buffet in the dining room cuts diagonally across one corner.
Both dining and living rooms also have wide openings that link them to a transecting hallway. One end of the passage leads to the bedrooms, while the opposite end offers access to the garage. A computer alcove is on the left of the short passageway to the kitchen, and a powder room is to the right.
The long kitchen boasts a generously sized work island rimmed by an eating bar. This whole space is wide open to the vaulted and skylit family room, as well as a sunny nook, windowed on three sides. Sliding glass doors there open onto a partially covered patio. Flames in the family rooms gas fireplace provide warmth and color on dark days and nights.
A skylight brightens the owners' bathroom, which also boasts a spa tub, roomy shower, dual vanity, and private toilet. Natural light washes down into the Vicksburg's third bathroom through yet another large skylight.