Oxford – 1250 to 1580 Square Feet
Ranch style house plans emphasize openness, with few interior walls and an efficient use of space. The one-storey plan, usually a low-pitched side-gable or hipped roof, with a front-facing cross gable. Large picture windows add beautiful effect, as are sliding glass doors leading to back patios.
From the foyer, columns announce the great room, highlighted by a cathedral ceiling and screened-porch access. Cathedral ceilings also grace the kitchen and breakfast area, as well as the front bedroom/study. In the back right corner, the master bedroom will surely impress.
Ranch homes are synonymous with laid-back living. They emphasize the family-friendly backyard, usually connected to the kitchen or dining area via a sliding glass door and flat patio. It’s hard to picture a ranch house without a barbecue grill out back, isn’t it?