This Mediterranean home plan features vaulted ceilings that expand entry, nook, dining room and great room. Wide loft/study is an ideal spot for home library and shared computer. Pass-through utility doubles as mudroom; bathroom close to entry.
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Bright family spaces fill the Highland
Varied roof lines, gently arched windows and a lofty portico create an eye-catching combination in the Highland, a mid-size family-oriented home filled with light. This plan is narrow enough to fit on a city lot.
The whole right side of the main floor is devoted to family gathering spaces -- great room, kitchen, nook, dining room and screened patio -- giving a first impression of bright, open space. Sidelights flank the front door, and sparkling panes of glass fill the arched transom overhead, bathing the entry hall and stairway in light. On a more practical note, a small powder room is immediately inside the front door.
Another arched window fills most of the front-facing wall in the nook. This attractive space offers an open invitation to linger awhile. Counter space in the kitchen is expanded by both an eating bar and a work island with built-in range and oven. Utilities are just across the hall. Sliders in the dining room open onto a small screened patio that leads out to an open patio with a large built-in planter.
Luxuries in the master suite include a large walk-in closet, an oversized neo-angle shower, a double vanity, and a spa tub softly illuminated by light suffused through glass blocks.
Upstairs, two bedrooms share a bathroom and a long loft that overlooks the Highland's entryway as well as the great room. Arched windows on two sides make the loft a bright place for reading or studying.