Plan 22193ES - The Forest Park - Beautiful Design for Life in the City or Country
2 Car Garage
Main Floor Plan
Upper Floor Plan
A Walk Through The Forest Park
The Forest Park is aptly named because this home immediately makes you imagine the rolling, partially forested and partially cleared hills of a quiet farming community. With elements taken from Craftsman, Country and Farmhouse designs, few homes are so warm and welcoming as this one.
You’ll find that this home gets right to the point: Walk into the foyer, and you’ll be treated to the sight of a long great room and dining area that resembles a grand hall. That sense of openness is compounded by the fact that you’ll be able to see the fields and forests around your home through multiple windows and the glass doors out to the outdoor living area.
The kitchen is open to the living and dining area, yet set off to the side so that even though you’ll be able to see what your friends and family are doing as you cook, you’ll still have some measure of privacy. A doorway from the kitchen to the outdoor living space will make you want to grill out as much as you can. You’ll find it’s incredibly easy to keep an eye on the grill while you’re inside, preparing a salad and sides to go with the main course.
Even better, the outdoor living space is covered with its own roof. On those hot, sunny summer days, you can relax in the shade as you watch livestock roaming the pastures beyond your backyard. This space also means that you’ll never have another rained-out barbecue because you’ll have a wonderful outdoor space to bring everyone in out of the weather.
For all that the Forest Park is filled with old-fashioned charm, you’ll also find several modern amenities. Chief among them is the home office, which gives you a quiet, secluded place to build your home-based business or take care of day-to-day tasks. The mud room is another wonderfully modern amenity. When everyone arrives back home for the day, this room gives them a place to kick off muddy boots and hang up their coats. The recycling center and the washer and dryer put all of your home’s dirtiest things in one easy-to-clean spot.
What better way to cap off a hard day of work outdoors than to retreat to the Forest Park’s master suite? In the bathroom’s tiled shower, you’ll rinse away the dust and grime of the day. Soothe your aching muscles with a hot bath in the spa tub. Once you’re feeling clean and relaxed, you’ll be able to enjoy looking out over your land through the master bedroom’s windows as you fall asleep.
Upper Floor1013 SqFt
Main Floor1302 SqFt
Total Area2315 SqFt
Beds and Baths
Height (to Midpt)21'-4"
Garage Bays2 Car Garage
Garage Area440 SqFt
Roof MaterialMetal/Standing Seam Roof
Wall Framing2 x 6
Main Roof Pitch4/12
Country house plans are similar to farmhouse style plans. They are usually two story with a covered front or wrap around porch. Quite colonial, the footprint is often boxy or rectangular shaped. Many country house designs feature a centred entryway with stacked single hung windows.
The Mascord collection of craftsman house plans highlight features that were first introduced with the Arts and Crafts movement, which thrived from 1876-1915, and continues to be celebrated today. These homes have great curb appeal, lots of detail and the amenities you need for modern living. Check out the collection for more great home designs.
This home features in our Farmhouse plans collection. Farmhouse is a general term for the main house of a farm. It is a type of building or house which serves a residential purpose in a rural or agricultural setting. Most often, the surrounding environment will be a farm. Many farm houses are shaped like a T. The perpendicular section is referred to as the ell. Architectural styles vary, but very often they are of Cape Cod design. In general styles vary from region to region, but more often the style is simplistic so to serve the needs (and the budget) of the owners.
This plan is based upon another design - 22192A-Noyes Development
- Removed 34 SqFt from finished area
- Overall Width increased 7ft.
- Overall Depth increased 17ft.
- Removed a powder room.
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