A window-bright cluster of vaulted, open gathering spaces fills the entire left side of this ranch home plan. The living room's gas fireplace provides warmth and color, while the built-in hutch and buffet add functionality to the dining area. You can keep tabs on activities inside and out from anywhere in the kitchen.
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Bright open spaces distinguish the Lander
The Lander is a midsize ranch home with a window-bright cluster of large, open gathering spaces filling the entire left side. Designed for construction on land that slopes to the left and rear, this single-level plan can easily be adapted for construction on a flat lot as well.
Entering, you step into a vaulted entry which opens into a vaulted dining room and living room. A wide bay window expands the sense of spaciousness in the dining room, while more windows and a glass door offer views of the landscape behind the house.
No matter where you are in the kitchen, you can keep tabs on activities inside and out. Corner windows in front of the sink allow you to look out over the street. Working at the counters or range, you can observe and interact with family or friends in the dining room or living room. The eating bar also serves to keep folks who just want to chat out of the way of the cooks.
The Lander's dining room has a built-in hutch and buffet. In the living room, a direct-vent gas fireplace provides warmth and color. Alternately, the home could be built with a fireplace that burns wood and has a chimney. Bookcases are on one side and a home entertainment center is on the other.
Owners' suite amenities include a deep walk-in closet and a private bathroom with double vanity. Laundry appliances are nearby in a utility room outfitted with plenty of cupboard space, shelves and a handy counter for folding clothes and linens.
If a home office is needed, the front bedroom is an excellent location.