The traditional Cape Cod home has been enhanced in this design by flanking
Inside the front door, a wide staircase with open balustrades divides
the formal dining room on the right from the great room to the left.
The large great room, with a fireplace and built-in cabinets on its
longest wall, is open to the breakfast area and kitchen, creating a
flowing space that extends the width of the central wing. French doors
open to the deck and rear lawn. The attached mudroom wing with a laundry
area and powder room and offers a convenient rear entrance into the
kitchen. The master bedroom, a large walk-in closet, and the master
bath are secluded in their own wing. The master bath features dual sinks,
a glass shower, and an oversize tub.
The main staircase leads up to a second-floor which overlooks the entry
below. A hall bathroom separates two bedrooms, each with its own large
closet and dormer windows facing to the front and rear.
The classic1-1/2 story Cape form conveys a timeless charm and, and
the Melrose offers the convenience of a second entrance through an expanded
mudroom. Plans for this house have been carefully drawn and include
authentic details. The layout combines a smooth flow and an efficient
use of space. All of the rooms have large windows and will accommodate
optimal furniture arrangements.
You can order the stock house plan or configure it to meet your personal
specifications with the Original Home Plan Tool. The Plan Tool offers
many options, such as a bonus room or additional bedroom above the garage.
The house can expand from 2 to 3½ baths and from 3 to 4 bedrooms.
Other interior options include an expandable mudroom/laundry area, a
cathedral ceiling in the master bedroom, and a selection of fireplaces.
You can also raise the first-floor ceiling to 9 feet with the click
of your mouse, choose between a 2- or 3-car garage, and place the garage
doors in the front or side of the house. On the exterior, change the
siding to clapboard, stucco, shingles, or brick. Choose from several
front porch and dormer options to create your own original design.