Passers-by will be captivated by the look of Ithaca, a charming Cape Cod cottage. Twin posts frame the railing around the raised covered porch.
Passers-by will be captivated by the look of Ithaca, a charming Cape Cod cottage. Twin posts frame the railing around the raised covered porch. For homeowners who like to catch up with their neighbors, the porch offers enough space for a set of chairs or a swing. In the center of the porch is the front door.
Inside, the foyer is open and spacious. Straight ahead are the stairs that lead to the second floor where the bedrooms are well separated from the living room which occupies the ground floor. To the left is a set of double doors opening into the boudoir which would make an ideal home office with its proximity to the front door.
Across the den entrance hall is the living room with a warm and cozy fireplace centered on the right wall framed by windows. The Ithaca’s living room is open plan but not laid out like a conventional large room, providing a slight separation of space. A large opening at the back of the living room transitions into the kitchen which is well appointed with ample counter space and a center island with a flush dining bar. A few steps away, hidden under the stairs is the pantry. Next to the kitchen is the dining room. The L-shape of the living room means that there is a nice separation between the dining room and the living room. A sliding glass door from the dining room opens the room to the back patio.
The ground floor is completed by the mud room at the back of the house. With direct access to the backyard, the mud room serves as a nice transition to changing dirty shoes or gardening clothes.
This two-story house plan includes the three bedrooms on the second floor. Each bedroom offers a dressing room. The secondary bedrooms share a complete and compartmentalized bathroom with two sinks while the owners’ suite has a private bathroom. Also on the second floor is a laundry room and a games room which could be used as a fourth bedroom or another games room if desired.
The Ithaca 31-102 is created by the talented team of residential home designers at Associated Designs, Inc. To learn more about this design, visit www.AssociatedDesigns.com.
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Founded in 1990, Associated Designs offers pre-designed plans and custom design services. Created by a team of talented designers with over 45 years of design experience, Associated Designs offers a variety of single family homes, garage structures and accessories, and multi-family designs.