House Plan Profile
A wide veranda meanders across the front of this palatial Victorian home plan. Fireplaces grace the living room, family room and elegant, rambling master suite. Upstairs consist of four bedrooms, plus balcony, game room, and caretaker's quarters.
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Victorian blends 19th Century and today
The Victorian is a true dream home, designed for a family who appreciates the ornate styling of the late 19th century and like to have plenty of room to spread out.
Gables and cupola abound, creating a roof line that delights the eye. A railed veranda wraps around the front facade, molding itself to every angle and curve. Around back, double doors in the family room open onto a porch with a walkway that leads to a gazebo.
The library and living room are to the left of the wide foyer, dining room to the right and powder room straight ahead, with an art display alcove just outside the bathroom door. The octagonal library is richly windowed and four steps up from the rooms around it.
Another octagonal shaped alcove expands the already huge kitchen. Head for this bright area first thing in the morning and you may even be able to skip your morning coffee. A cook top and vegetable sink are built into the kitchen's wide central work island.
Although a full wall separates the kitchen and family room, this could be converted to a waist high eating bar, if the family prefers that the rooms be more open.
Upstairs, the Victorian's master suite has its own fireplace, balcony, captain's walk, and a raised sitting room, similar in shape to the library below. Amenities in the master bathroom include a huge walk in closet, spa tub, oversized shower and two lavatories.
The landing at the top of the stairs overlooks the foyer. Three more bedrooms, another large bathroom and a game room are also upstairs, along with a fully equipped maid's quarters over the three car garage.