What you think of a flow of this house plan?

kassikoloOctober 23, 2012

we found this house plan and we love the bedrooms locations(so we can be close to our kids, but not wall to wall. The area i am not sure about is the living/kitchen area...What do you all think of this house plan. i will post the elevation below

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kassikolo

Here is elevation

    Bookmark   October 23, 2012 at 5:33PM
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gaonmymind

I think there should be a wall between the living and family rooms. It just seems like too much open space. Do you need a living room? It might be better to find a plan that has that space separated as a den or study. Also the master wall is touching a public room. I would not like that at all for obvious reasons of noise and privacy.

Other than that I like it. For the facade it feels a tad busy with all the gables. And the brick stone mix is making it participatory busy. So bottom line its an OK plan, but I am not excited about it.

    Bookmark   October 23, 2012 at 6:11PM
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Naf_Naf

Kassi,
It has possibilities.
You have room to make the kitchen bigger.
RE Elevation:
I'd get rid of those nonsense wing/arches at each end and also that dramatic fireplace up front and the cupula.
In other words, clean up the elevation a bit to lower cost. Righ now is just too much drama.

    Bookmark   October 23, 2012 at 6:20PM
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sweet.reverie

I like the overall layout but the kitchen is too small for the size of the house. I agree this elevation is going to be quite pricey. I would try to square the house out a bit to cut down on cost.

    Bookmark   October 23, 2012 at 6:32PM
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mtnrdredux_gw

I am not aware if budget is a concern, but if it is, the front elevation decorative items will be quite costly.

It's a little over the top for my taste, you haven't said if you like it?

As for the layout, I agree with the above poster. It looks like a third of the house is one room, DR, LR, K. For such a formal facade, it is a very informal layout.

    Bookmark   October 23, 2012 at 7:02PM
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kassikolo

Thanks for the ideas on the outside, yes this is definitely an area for us to save a bit.
So here is what i am thinking on layout..switch study with entry and angle an entry a little bit so when you walk in you see a fireplace. Move kitchen up a bit and create a nook area..and separate dining/kitchen from living with an open arc..Do you think that will give room a good separation???i also want to do different ceiling in in kitchen/dinning area to give it more separation

    Bookmark   October 23, 2012 at 8:06PM
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