This one-story traditional home plan features vaulted ceilings that expand dining room and the living room, which includes a wide hearth. Kitchen connects to dining room, utility room and garage. The master suite has a large walk-in closet and a private bathroom.
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Ventura modest in size but rich in features
Sparkling panes of glass overarch the Ventura's entry and stack up along the left side, creating a sense of welcoming openness. It's unusual to find such a dramatic entryway in a home this modestly sized and economical to build. The Ventura is well-suited to the needs of an older couple or young family.
Brickwork adds a traditional touch, flanking the garage door as well as a high arched window that echoes the graceful curve of the entry. The front-facing room next to the entry is exceptionally bright and could be used as either a bedroom or home office. It has a door opening into the bedroom wing. A door to the entry could be added or substituted.
This is a traditional plan. Bedrooms are clustered on the right, family living spaces on the left and each room is a separate environment. The bright, spacious living room has a fireplace tucked into the corner farthest from the wide window. Sliding glass doors in the dining room allow easy meal service on the deck when the weather is inviting.
A pocket door provides separation between the dining room and kitchen. Daily meals are savored in the window-bright eating nook. Utilities are close at hand, in a pass-through space between the nook and a garage with a built-in workbench. If the Ventura is built without a basement, an optional plan replaces the stairway with a pantry and storage closet.