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Gabled dormers above, along with wooden posts and porch rails below, give a warm, welcoming look to this home. A vaulted and richly glassed living room is at the far end of the naturally bright foyer. This expansive space is open to the dining room, which has sliding glass door access to the partially covered patio.
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Country Home with Welcoming Front Porch
Painted wooden posts and porch rails below, and gabled dormers above, give a welcoming look to the Chatham. The covered porch is just right for lazing away a warm summer afternoon on a chaise lounge or porch swing.
This contemporary country home fits on a fairly narrow lot and is well-suited to the needs of both young, growing families, and empty nesters. The den, just inside the foyer, could be used as a home office, or outfitted as a fourth bedroom, if needed.
An abundance of natural light washes into the foyer through one of the overhead dormers, plus two sidelights and a row of small windows near the top of the door. The ascending stairway on the right is rimmed by a half wall, and leads to a balcony that overlooks both the stairway and foyer. A deep coat closet nestles beneath the stairs, right next to a convenient powder room.
A vaulted living room is at the far end of the foyer, and this expansive space is open to the dining room. A wide window fills about half of the living room's rear wall, while sliding glass doors in the dining room open onto a partially covered patio.
The peninsular counter/eating bar marks the boundary between the dining room and kitchen. A good supply of cabinets, counters, and appliances wraps around four sides of the kitchen. Laundry appliances hide behind pocket doors in a pass-through space that links with the garage.
Only the owners' suite is on the Chatham's main floor. Two more bedrooms, a two-section bathroom, and two roomy storage closets are upstairs. One of the bedrooms has a deep dormer, ideal for a desk, display area, or window seat.