This ranch home plan is equally well-suited to a suburban neighborhood, or as a vacation retreat. Kitchen counters and cabinetry on three sides offer plenty of work and storage space. The third bedroom could be a den, study, home office, or whatever suits.
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Versatile Dexter is at home in any setting
The Dexter is a single-level, ranch-style home designed for construction on a lot with a gentle down slope at the rear. It is equally well suited for construction in a suburban neighborhood, or as a vacation home with a view.
Entering, you step into a vaulted entry that opens out into a vaulted dining room and living room. The ceiling slopes up from the entry, peaking over the dining area. Then it slopes down toward the rear, where wide sliders open onto a raised, partially covered deck. Slender wooden posts support the roof, while wooden handrails rim the deck.
Abundant natural light washes into the gathering spaces through windows that line the side walls. The corner kitchen sink is doubly blessed, with windows on two sides offering a panoramic view. This will be appreciated by those washing up after meals, as well as any potted plants nestled into the sink-front triangle.
Counters and cabinetry wrap around three sides, offering plenty of work and storage space. A dishwasher is built in next to the sink. Range and oven could be built in or freestanding.
The owners' suite has a roomy walk-in closet, and a private bathroom with double vanity and oversized shower. Right next to it is a utility room with cabinets over the laundry appliances, plus a long folding counter with shelves above.
A second bedroom is also at the rear, and the room just inside the Dexter's entry could be furnished as a third bedroom. But it could just as easily be a den, study, home office, hobby room, or whatever the owners need most. Entry shelves, plus a linen and storage closet, line the hallways.