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Floor Plan Idea's on my New Plans

Posted by newbuild1957 (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 28, 12 at 18:54

Just needing some input on my house plans. Concerned about the kitchen size.


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Any family or lifestyle info would help.


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Another GARAGE with house attached. Make the house more prominent by pulling it forward and recessing the garage from the front plane of the house.


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Just my husband & I.


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It looks like you have to go thru the guest bath to get to the guest bedroom. Not sure that would always make sense.


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It does look like that but, you enter from the small hall not the bedroom. Thanks!


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Hmm...its ok. Take a look at the plan below. It's a small cottage my architect did. The lot dictated the garage be in the front but he tried to do it in a way that still made the house prominent on the facade. Also not it has windows on all four sides.

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I agree with Green that the garage will dominate the facade.

Re: the kitchen size issue:

The corner pantry and angled island make it feel cramped. You could try this: rotate the front hall closet and move the pantry to the space that was kind of unused to the right of the guest bath; change the door to swing in. Straigten the island. Move the refrigerator to the end of the range run; this means that diners can grab a beverage refill without walking past the work zone. If you are rather formal diners and don't like the looks of a fridge so close, consider getting a panelled fridge. (See mockup.)

Also, post your plans on the kitchens forum - there are loads of talented layout folks there.

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I would probably think about swaping the space around. My last house I walked from the garage thru the laundry room, directly to the kitchen. My new house I walk from the garage partially thru the family room to the kitchen. I prefer my old layout wayyyyy better!
Also, I would consider putting your master bath in from of your bedroom and then move your sunroom behind your bedroom. Then just extend your porch/patio area.


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