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Slender wooden posts accent this two-story Craftsman cottage home plan. Compact though it is, it boasts a surprising four bedrooms and a roomy, window-bright gathering space that comprises the kitchen, dining room and living room. Wide sliders in the dining room offer easy access to a covered patio that could be screened.
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Wendover packs a lot into a compact cottage
The Wendover is a two-story contemporary cottage that makes a welcomed addition to almost any neighborhood. Slender wooden posts ornament and support the front porch, while Craftsman-style doors and windows further enhance its charm.
This compact family home boasts a surprising four bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, and one large, rambling gathering space that comprises the kitchen, dining and living rooms. Of the bedrooms, only the owners' suite is on the ground floor.
Light spills into the two-story entry through a window at the top of the door, and even more washes in through a much larger window on the second level. Standing at the half wall on the second-floor landing, you can overlook the entry or gaze out that window.
Windows fill most of the front wall in the living room, and two more slender windows brighten the side wall. At the rear of the room a raised eating bar fronts the kitchen. Having the range and oven right there allows you to serve up soups and other tasty food directly from the stove to the eager eaters seated at the bar.
More natural light beams into the Wendover's C-shaped kitchen through corner windows with views in two directions. Tropical and other potted plants will thrive in this bright sink-front triangle. The kitchen is completely open to the dining room, where wide sliders offer quick and easy access to a covered patio. This area is ideal for outdoor dining, and could be screened if desired.
Laundry appliances and a half-bath are down the hall, along with the owners' suite, which has a bathroom, large walk-in closet and direct patio access.