Contest - Help me find the perfect 4 bedroom plan
Everyone keeps telling me that there is no such thing as the perfect house plan because everyone has different tastes and needs but I disagree. I think there has to be a nearly perfect plan in each different price point that can be adjusted a little to meet the individual special needs. I'm not talking about the cookie cutter, mass produced houses like Ryan or Heartland homes that have little character. I want to create the iPad of houses.
Here's the rules: The house needs to be between 3500 - 4000 sq ft.
It has to be able to be built for 150 - 175 $/sq ft. Using medium to high end products. In other words, the structure has to be relatively simple to construct, not too many bump outs or complicated roof lines.
Master bedroom on first floor and a little hidden from rest of first floor.
Here is where my opinion will get questioned but trust me, like we did with Steve Jobs, I know what most people should want and need:
No formal dining room but an extra large kitchen which includes a large dining table and a large kitchen island with seating for most daily meals. This is the heart of most houses and is the room that could also be partially vaulted like upside down" V". I didn't know how else to describe it.
Great room not vaulted because that is a lot of wasted space and not too cozy. More opinions which are correct. LOL
Large pantry, and large mud room.
Study or office.
3 decent bedrooms and two full baths upstairs.
3 car side entry garage.
That's the majority of what is needed. Send me your plans!
Thanks and let's have fun with this! I might even name my house after the best suggestion.