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Wooden railings and posts rim the wide porch that fronts this handsome vacation home plan. Natural light washes into a vaulted great room that's open to a dining room and a kitchen with a work island and eating bar. Light spills into the counter/cabinet-lined mud hall that links the utility room with the expansive three-car garage.
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Elkton enhances relaxing family retreats
Whether you call it a cabin, a chalet or a lodge, the Elkton makes a handsome vacation home. Built in the mountains or by an ocean, lake or stream, it could easily be the getaway home of your dreams. The interior floor plan offers nearly 3,000 square feet of living space in a balanced mixture of common and private spaces.
Wooden railings and posts rim the wide porch that spans the entire front facade, while sidelights and a transom frame the entry. Vertical lines highlight the metal roofing, running an eye-catching counterpoint to the horizontal lines of the lap siding below.
Entering, you step into a vaulted entry that flows into a vaulted great room. Natural light washes into this space through wide windows along the front, and three-high window stacks that flank the woodstove alcove. Cultured stone veneer adds rustic charm to the wall behind the woodstove, just as it does to the entire chimney outside.
A single post and a drop in ceiling height accent the transition between the great room and dining room/kitchen. Standing at the stove-top work island, you can survey the entire gathering space, while dishing up informal meals at the raised eating bar. A roomy walk-in pantry is nearby.
The powder room and broom closet are just around the corner, as is the Elkton's large utility room. A mud hall links the utility room to the expansive three-car garage. Light spills into the mud hall through a wide window, and the space is lined with counters, cabinets and a bench.
Amenities in the ground-floor owners' suite include a deep walk-in closet and a private bathroom with an oversized shower. Two more bedrooms, a bathroom, a den and a vaulted loft are upstairs.