This shingle-style four-bedroom cottage home plan has an expansive great room on the ground floor, as well as a vaulted recreation room on the second level. A wealth of windows surrounds the fireplace in the two-story great room at its core, which is open to the dining room and spacious kitchen. The owners' suite has a luxurious private bathroom.
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Yellowwood well suited to today's families
The shingle-style Yellowwood has an invitingly nostalgic look, while its interior boasts a floor plan designed with a contemporary family in mind. This two-story, four-bedroom home has an expansive great room on the ground floor, as well as a vaulted recreation room on the second level.
A railed porch extends to the left of the vaulted entry, which is framed by tapered columns and crowned by a king post and struts. Natural light spills into the entry hall through a geometrically framed glass panel in the top half of the door, plus slender sidelights and transom windows.
Double doors open into a living room on the left. Informal families might prefer to furnish it as a home office or study instead. Just past the coat closet and stairway, the hallway opens out into a great room with a ceiling that's two stories in height. A wealth of windows on the far side frames and overarches the gas fireplace on two levels.
Ceiling height drops to nine feet where the great room segues into the dining room and kitchen. Sliding glass doors offer access to a partially covered patio, and a spacious kitchen fills the left end. A raised eating bar rims the large work island where it fronts the dining area, and a roomy walk-in pantry completely fills one corner.
Direct access to the garage is just around the corner from the kitchen, along with a pass-through utility room that leads to a bathroom and a guest room.
The spacious owners' suite fills the Yellowwood's entire right wing. Amenities here include a large walk-in closet and another smaller one, plus a luxurious bathroom with a spa tub, oversized shower, double vanity, and totally private toilet. Two more bedrooms and a bathroom are upstairs.