The rear of this bright and spacious European home plan is more glass than solid walls, and almost all of the windows are capped by transoms. Flames in the two-sided gas fireplace can be enjoyed from both the vaulted great room and the octagonal dining room. Counters wrap around three sides of the kitchen's wide window bay, next to a naturally bright vaulted sun room.
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Stevenson naturally bright throughout
The custom brick work and stone veneer of the Stevenson's lofty and gently arched entry exude a distinctly European charm. While this contemporary ranch-style home was designed for construction on a lot with a rear down slope, it could just as easily be built on a flat parcel.
Natural light washes into the vaulted entry through an arched-top, gridded-glass transom that crowns the double-door entry. Even more striking, the rear wall of the home is more glass than solid walls, and almost all of the windows are capped by transoms. That makes for an exceptionally bright home.
On the right side of the vaulted entry hall, double doors open into what could be a study, home office, or even a fourth bedroom, if needed. A roomy coat closet is on the left side of the entry, just before a hallway that runs perpendicular to it. The owners' suite anchors the left end, family gathering spaces are straight ahead, and bedrooms are to the right. Storage closets, including a built-in china hutch just outside the dining room, line the hallway.
A wide arched opening leads into the vaulted great room. French doors on the far side open onto a deck that spans most of the rear. Flames dancing in the two-sided gas fireplace can be enjoyed from both the vaulted great room and the octagonal dining room.
In the Stevenson's kitchen, counters wrap around three sides of a wide window bay, while a centrally placed cook-top work island adds even more work space. A roomy walk-in pantry nestles into a corner next to the naturally bright vaulted sun room. Luxury amenities in the vaulted owners' suite include a vista sitting room and a plush private bathroom.