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This country style home plan has a small porch and welcoming appearance. The large kitchen is partially open to the dining room and vaulted living room. Master suite, two bedrooms, three-section bathroom on upper floor.
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Alder has small size but big personality
The Alder is a small home with a congenial personality. Five banks of sparkling multipaned windows face the street, along with two front-facing gables and a homey front porch. Inside, the living room and dining room flow together, creating a wide-open spacious feeling that's great for entertaining.
Ceilings are vaulted in the living room and master suite, but not in the dining room. At the rear, a glass door opens onto a covered deck.
In the large country kitchen, there's a food preparation island, plenty of cabinets and counter space, and room for a table. A pocket door slides closed to offer separation from the dining room when you want to escape from messes or the clatter of after-dinner clean-up. The closet tucked under the stairs could be used as a pantry.
Laundry facilities are handy, in a fairly large utility alcove hidden behind another set of pocket doors. A small powder room is tucked in a corner close to the entry.
Bedrooms are all on the second level. In the master suite, the vaulted ceiling makes the room feel larger than it is, and a walk-in closet provides storage. Each of the secondary bedrooms have two closets that flank deep, cozy window seats.
The Alder's second-floor bathroom is somewhat unique. It actually has three sections. The outer section, accessible from the hallway, has a mirror, basin and vanity and is primarily for occupants of the secondary bedrooms. The middle section encloses a shower and toilet and is designed to be shared by everyone. The master suite is more private. It has a spa tub and another vanity.