This fascinating multilevel two-unit plan would be ideal for housing a family member or close friend nearby, but in full privacy. The larger home offers nearly 3,000 square feet of living space, while the smaller vaulted studio is close to 600 square feet. The larger unit boasts numerous vaulted areas and a roomy kitchen.
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The shingle-style Meriweather is a fascinating, multi-level, multi-family plan in which a covered breezeway links two totally separate dwellings. The larger home offers nearly 3,000 square feet of living space, over an unfinished basement.
The smaller vaulted studio is nearly 600 square feet in size. It would be ideal as private, but close, housing for a family member or close friend, and would also make a great music or art studio.
Tapered stone veneer bases support graceful wooden columns that sit beneath porch gables, and more stone adds its rustic ambiance elsewhere. Craftsman-style windows, in a gently arched design, can be enjoyed from all four sides.
Entering the main house, you pass through a vaulted, covered porch into a vaulted foyer that slopes up from the right and left. Vaulted ceilings expand the sense of spaciousness in the living room and dining room as well. Twin sets of windows flank the fireplace on the far left, and more light washes in through windows front and back.
A unique, built-in buffet marks the dining room/kitchen boundary, while two more islands in the roomy kitchen offer counter and storage space. One has a conversation bar and prep sink; the other has a standard sink and dishwasher. A gas fireplace fills an alcove in one wall. Utilities are nearby, as is a hobby room with built-in desk, ideal for sewing, a computer, or whatever suits.
Two roomy walk-in closets provide plenty of storage in the Meriweather's owners' suite. Other amenities include: dual vanity, round soaking tub, walk-in shower and private toilet. Upstairs, the loft and both bedrooms are vaulted.