4,200 Square Feet; 4 Bedrooms, 3*1/2 Baths, Office, Game Room


  • Curves not angles, Comfortable “family ” house with elegant feeling
  • Pillars at entry drive with lights and mailbox
  • Entry drive with guest parking and turnaround
  • Gracious entrance walkway to large covered front door entry area
  • Low maintenance landscaping with screening of neighboring homes
  • Rear yard with future swimming pool site to be developed
  • Covered outside patio with entertaining area for barbeque, etc., pre-wired for in-wall speakers
  • Level concrete playground with basketball goal and solid wall for wallball
  • Attached covered dog kennel area with room for garden equipment
  • Garage doors should not be visible from front of house
  • Exterior style to be Mediterranean with segmental arches


  • Open flowing floor plan with lots of arches, not columns
  • Maximize natural lighting
  • 14′*11″ high coffered ceilings and 2*story tower at entry foyer
  • Many downlights
  • Security system with door and window contacts and interior motion detectors


  1. Foyer; 204 SF, 12′X 17′ (includes stairway)
    1. 2-story volume with chandelier
    2. Double entry doors with sidelights and transom set in a decorative panel
    3. Direct views to living room and stairs
    4. Grand staircase at least 4′-6″ wide
    5. Coat closet and powder room adjacent
  2. Powder Room, 42 SF, 6′x7′
    1. Pedestal sink and recessed water closet
  3. Formal Living Room; 388 SF, 18′x18′ + 8′x8′
    1. Large open feeling with french doors to a terrace or deck
    2. Coffered ceiling and stone fireplace
    3. Symmetrical, repetitive full-height windows
    4. Wet bar with an attached walk-in wine cellar (approx. 8′x8′) to
      hold 1500 bottles and be wired for temperature/humidity controls
    5. Pre-wired for in-wall speakers
  4. Formal Dining Room; 234 SF, 13′x 18′
    1. Decorative wood mouldings and coffered ceiling with center chandelier
    2. Connection to kitchen through butler’s pantry
    3. Seating for 8 to 12 people
    4. Pre-wired for in-wall speakers
    5. Existing furniture will be kept, so all pieces must fit well
    6. No view of kitchen from dining table
  5. Kitchen; 315 SF, 15′x 21′
    1. Center island and lots of counter space near sink
    2. A breakfast bar looking into the family room
    3. Granite countertops
    4. Recessed downlights and under-cabinet lights
    5. Sink window must be shaded, not facing into direct sun
    6. Appliances to include a 6-burner gas range, dishwasher, built-in
      microwave and two self-cleaning convection air wall ovens, triple
      sink with garbage disposal, refrigerator/freezer combination
  6. Pantry; 40 SF, 5′x 8′
    1. 12*inch deep shelving on 3 sides of 3′ door
    2. Directly off kitchen
  7. Nook; 108 SF, 9′x 12′
    1. Built-in seating in large window seat feeling
  8. Family Room; 432 SF, 18′x 24′
    1. Large feeling with high vaulted ceilings and open to terrace or deck
    2. Design for home theatre viewing pre-wired for full home theatre
      system television, stereo, bookshelves
    3. No fireplace or wet bar
  9. Office; 180 SF, 12′x15′
    1. Accessible from Foyer
    2. Plenty of built-in shelves
  10. Circulation; 102 SF, 6′x17′
    1. Minimum required to link all rooms on first floor
  11. Utility Room; 91 SF, 7′x 13′
    1. Washer and dryer connections
    2. Laundry sink with storage cabinet below
    3. Folding table
    4. Upstairs chute to hamper if layout allows it
    5. Storage for cleaning equipment and supplies
    6. Animal feeding area
  12. Mechanical Space; 30 SF, 3′x 10′
    1. Gas-fired forced air central heating unit
    2. Gas-fired hot water heater with recirculating pump
    3. Central vacuum
    4. Water softener
  13. 3-Car Garage; 1000 SF, 25′x 40′
    1. 3 aluminum sectional overhead doors with automatic openers
    2. Perimeter storage shelving and open ceiling storage
    3. Separate work area
    4. Separate storage area


  1. Upstairs Hall; 225 SF, 15′x 15′
    1. Minimum required to link all rooms on second floor
  2. Recreation/Game Room; 432 SF, 18′x24′
    1. Large enough for pool or ping-pong table plus video and pinball machines
  3. Guest Bedroom; 180 SF, 12′x15′
    1. Minimum 6′ strip closet
    2. Private entrance in a secluded area
  4. Guest Bathroom; 60 SF, 6′x10′
    1. Shower only, no tub
    2. Linen storage closet
  5. Master Bedroom; 224 SF, 14′x 16′
    1. Must be able to be totally dark in daylight, no arched windows
    2. Must accommodate all existing bedroom furniture
  6. Master Retreat; 100 SF, 10′x10′
    1. Exercise equipment should fit in one corner with view of TV
  7. Master Dressing Room; 234 SF, 13′x 18′
    1. Large walk-in closet, 16 linear feet minimum hanging
    2. Built-in dressers
    3. Full-height triple dressing mirror
    4. Built-in seat
  8. Master Bathroom; 196 SF, 14′x 14′
    1. Arched entrance from bedroom
    2. Split vanities, hers with make-up
    3. Whirlpool step-up tub, marble area (for resale only)
    4. Large walk-around shower with seat and shelf
    5. Compartment water closet with bidet, window, and shelf
  9. Child’s Bedroom; 180 SF, 12′x 15′
    1. Minimum 8′ strip closet
  10. Child’s Bath; 54 SF, 6′x 9′
    1. Tub, water closet, one sink, and linen storage
  11. Child’s Bedroom; 180 SF, 12′x 15′
    1. Minimum 8′ strip closet
  12. Child’s Bath; 54 SF, 6′x 9′
    1. Tub, water closet, one sink, and linen storage



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