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Mascord House Plan 22160: The Pemscott

The Pemscott

Plan 22160

  • 2374 SqFt
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1 Pwdr
  • 2 Floors
  • 480 SqFt
    2 Car Garage

Home Details

Heated Space

  • Upper Floor

    1274 SqFt
  • Main Floor

    1100 SqFt
  • Total Area

    2374 SqFt

Beds and Baths

  • Bedrooms

    3
  • Full Baths

    2
  • Half Baths

    1
  • Floors

    2

Exterior Dimensions

Garage

  • Garage Bays

    2 Car Garage
  • Garage Area

    480 SqFt
  • Garage Location

    Front
  • Garage Orientation

    Straight-On

Structure

  • Roof Framing

    Stick
  • Roof Material

    Shake/Comp Roof
  • Snowload

    25 lb/sf
  • Wall Framing

    2 x 6
  • Main Roof Pitch

    6/12

A Walk Through The Pemscott

So you've found the perfect lot. It has a great location and a spectacular view. There's just one glitch: The best views are only available from a second level. Such a quandary isn't an issue in this Shingle-style home. The typical two-story layout is reversed, so that the main living spaces and the master suite are on the upper floor. This layout allows you to be surrounded by spectacular views in the areas where you'll spend the most time. The main-level foyer in this design is purely functional - and for good reason. All the action is on the upper level. Built-ins inside the door provide places to stash coats and shoes. A hallway leads to two secondary bedrooms and the laundry room. Behind a set of double doors ahead of the foyer is an activity room. This room, which functions as a casual living space, features a fireplace, built-in media cabinets, and a door that leads to the backyard. A staircase directs traffic to the upper level, where the heart of the home lies. An open living and dining space have views to the back through triple windows along the rear wall. The adjacent kitchen is open, and provides an island counter with a snack bar, and a walk-in pantry. The kitchen takes in views of the back as well as views of the fireplace and media built-ins. A large arched window over the sink overlooks the front yard. A corridor off the open living areas leads to a half bath and the master suite. The highlights of the suite are a walk-in shower, spa tub set in a bay window, and wraparound windows. A great view also can be enjoyed outdoors on a deep rear deck which expands off the living room, dining room, and master suite. This gracious amenity is the ultimate place for entertaining and relaxing in the open air.

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  • Bedrooms:

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  • Baths:

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  • Half Baths:

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  • Stories:

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  • Width:

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  • Depth:

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