This traditional home plan features a great room in which natural light washes down from three skylights. The kitchen is open to dining room and nook with window seat. Skylight brightens master bath with spa tub and twin lavs.
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Compact Monroe big on open space
Designed for a narrow lot, the Monroe is a compact and informal home, economical to build as well as to heat.
A comfortable large great room dominates the family living area. Its fireplace, tucked into an angle near the kitchen, heats both rooms, and the hearth is wide enough to warm the whole family at once in winter.
The kitchen has two dining areas, one for formal dining and the other for daily meals. And it has an eating bar for snacks, as well. The dining room, to the rear, is open to the great room and has glass doors that open onto a small deck.
Some families may prefer to reverse the functions, designating the front facing room for formal dining. If left as a nook, the family sewing machine might also find a welcome home here.
A front facing room on the other side of the entryway can be used as a home office, den, media room, hobby room, or bedroom. Amenities in the Monroe's master suite include a walk in closet and a dressing area with two vanities. A pocket door separates this space from the water closet, providing additional privacy.
Utilities, along with extra counter and storage space, are tucked into a passageway that leads from the garage into the Monroe.