A vaulted, hexagonal great room is clearly the heart and soul of this Craftsman home plan. Windowed on three sides, this room is naturally bright on most days. A laundry room and two large, luxurious bedroom suites fill two side wings.
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Great room is at the heart of the Treyburn
The Treyburn is a big-hearted home if there ever was one. From the street it looks like a spacious, contemporary ranch-style residence. But inside, you find yourself in an unusual vaulted, hexagonal great room that's clearly the heart and soul of this plan.
Six pie-shaped ceiling sections rise up to form a peak at the center. Family gathering spaces cluster together below. Bedrooms, bathrooms and utilities are housed in wings to the left and right.
Windowed on three sides, the great room requires minimal artificial light most days. On dreary days and long, dark nights, family members can ignite flames in the trouble-free gas fireplace to create a warm, colorful focal point in the center back wall.
Sliding glass doors offer access to a large deck, ideal for outdoor dining when temperatures climb. If constructed as designed, on a lot that slopes down at the left rear, the deck will be raised with a daylight basement below.
The kitchen is basically V-shaped. Counter extensions bring the two sides closer together, while adding to the already generous work and storage space. On festive occasions, the long eating bar that rims the edge nearest the dining area can double as a buffet.
Features in the Treyburn's master suite include: a huge walk-in closet, luxurious master bath, sitting area, and private deck. The large laundry room is outfitted with a deep sink. A folding door closet here offers additional pantry space, and there's plenty of room for a sewing machine.
The second, or guest bedroom is only slightly smaller then the master suite. The bathroom, linked to the garage via a mudroom, is handy for taking care of muddy or dirty clothes before entering the rest of the house.