Units in this cottage-look duplex plan have side entrances, creating a sense of privacy for each family. In each mirror-image unit, the living room, dining room and kitchen flow together in one large, bright and open gathering space. The efficiency kitchen has its sink, stove and refrigerator set in a tight, step-saving triangle.
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Cottage-style Duplex with Three-bedroom Units
Because the Wynant looks more like a cottage than a duplex, you might say it's two cottages in one. Both units have side entrances, creating a sense of privacy for each of the families. Other than the right-hand garage that extends two feet closer to the street, the floor plans are mirror images.
A simple wooden post supports the roof of a recessed front porch that leads into a small foyer. Inside, the coat closet is to the left, while a wide opening on the right takes you into the living room. A hallway that links with bedrooms and bathrooms also leads off of the foyer.
Living room, dining room, and kitchen flow together in one large, open gathering space. Light washes into the living room through a wide side window. More spills in through rear windows in the dining room and kitchen. The dining room's sliding glass doors provide access to a rear patio, ideal for outdoor meals.
The kitchen is designed for efficiency, with its sink, stove and refrigerator all located in a tight, step-saving triangle. A small pantry adds to the available storage space, and counters wrap around three sides. Family members or friends can eat, or chat with the kitchen workers, while seated along the flush eating bar.
An extra-long closet fills one wall of the owners' suite, and a walk-in closet adds still more storage space. The private bathroom has a shower.
Secondary bedrooms are down a hallway lined with storage space. They are nearby, yet somewhat isolated from the owners' suite. Both bedrooms have a good-sized window, and share the main bathroom.
Direct access to the garage is the far end of the Wynant's bedroom hallway in each of the units.