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This one-story traditional home plan features a high arched porch showcasing the entry and accented by sidelights and a transom. Vaulted great room is richly glassed at rear and open to creatively shaped kitchen. The master suite has toilet and shower enclosed for privacy and steam containment.
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Handsome Dakota is full of wide open spaces
The dressy Dakota is a basic ranch-style home with a handsome brickwork facade and a dramatic entry arch. Multipaned glass in the arched transom adds sparkle outside while bathing the entry with natural light. The entry also features a 10 foot high ceiling.
Three rooms are vaulted; the great room, dining room and master suite. Great room and dining room are bright and all of a piece. In the great room, a set of three multipaned windows looks out onto the patio. French doors in the dining room offer easy access for outdoor dining in summer, and when skies turn dreary, you can stoke up the corner fireplace and enjoy the flames. A display shelf above the entry closet faces into this room.
Light spills into the kitchen through a wide bay window that creates an informal eating nook. The wall above the range is solid, but an eating bar is all that separates most of the kitchen from the vaulted rooms. Storage space is generous throughout. Closets line the hallways, and there's plenty more in the utility room and two-car garage.
Utilities are out of sight, but still quite handy, hidden behind a pocket door in a pass-through space that connects to the garage.
Bedrooms cluster together on the left. In the master suite, the basin and vanity are located outside the toilet and shower enclosure. This provides more privacy and keeps the mirror from steaming up.
The Dakota's front-facing bedrooms share a larger dual-compartment bathroom and have boxed-out windows that could be fitted with window seats.