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Mascord House Plan 22211: The Oakshire

The Oakshire

Plan 22211

  • 2190 SqFt
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1 Pwdr
  • 2 Floors
  • 2 Car Garage

Home Details

Heated Space

  • Upper Floor

    1002 SqFt
  • Main Floor

    1188 SqFt
  • Total Area

    2190 SqFt

Beds and Baths

  • Bedrooms

    4
  • Full Baths

    2
  • Half Baths

    1
  • Floors

    2

Exterior Dimensions

Garage

  • Garage Bays

    2 Car Garage
  • Garage Area

    456 SqFt
  • Garage Location

    Front
  • Garage Orientation

    Straight-On

Structure

  • Roof Framing

    Combo
  • Roof Material

    Shake/Comp Roof
  • Snowload

    25 lb/sf
  • Wall Framing

    2 x 6
  • Main Roof Pitch

    10/12

A Walk Through The Oakshire

In the winter, when the snow is covering your landscape and Christmas lights are twinkling on the eaves of the Oakshire, your house will be the one that everyone wants to visit. As you welcome visitors up onto the beautifully decorated front porch, they’ll be looking forward to the warmth and comfort that your home has to offer inside.

Lead them through the foyer and into the great room, where the vaulted ceilings allow for a truly massive Christmas tree. Your guests won’t know where to look first. They’ll be able to gaze out at the snow through the floor-to-ceiling French windows that perfectly frame your tree, or they can settle in on the sofa to enjoy the crackling, cheerful fire in your fireplace.

Meanwhile, you can get to work in the kitchen. The open floor plan allows you to converse freely with everyone in the great room as you lay out refreshments on the kitchen’s ample island. If you still have a few last-minute dinner preparations, then the L-shaped counter gives you all of the room you need to work efficiently.

Once dinner is ready, invite everyone over to the dining space. Here, French windows lend a sense of formality to the occasion even as they let everyone look out on your snowy backyard. The meal will be a leisurely one because the comfort of your home will encourage everyone to sit back and recount tales from the year that is almost over.

Are some of your guests planning to spend the night? If so, the Oakshire’s upper floor features three bedrooms — just enough space for the kids and a guest or two! With plenty of windows, each bedroom gives its occupant a wonderful view of falling snow and evergreens. The full bathroom is built to accommodate everyone’s needs. The tub and toilet are separated from the rest of the bathroom for extra privacy, and twin sinks means that everyone will be able to complete their morning routines efficiently.

For you, there is a beautifully designed master suite. As you get ready for bed, you’ll likely start in the walk-in closet, putting your holiday finery away. Then, you’ll be able to choose between the tiled shower or a soak in the tub before you climb under the warm covers and fall asleep to the sight of snowflakes drifting down outside.


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