The Pinedale’s features gives it a look that is both distinctive and intriguing

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The Pinedale’s wide profile and three-car garage are clearly reflective of recent trends. Classic Craftsman touches include: graceful geometric upper window sashes, decorative gable supports, and simple squared posts supported by tapered stone veneer bases.

At its core is a vaulted and skylit living room rimmed by wide rear windows. This is an exceptionally bright and spacious gathering space. Potted plants thrive on the high shelf that spans openings to the foyer and dining room. Flames and warmth from the two-sided gas fireplace can be enjoyed from the living room, kitchen and nook.

Working in this kitchen, you need never feel isolated. A raised conversation bar is all that separates the kitchen from the living room, and the patio is in clear view as well.

Counters and cupboard space are amply supplied. A large work island is at center, with long counters, lazy Susan shelving, and two pantries wrapping around three sides. In the nook, a built-in desk nestles into an alcove that can be hidden behind bifold doors.

Utilities are nearby in a large passthrough that connects to the garage. One of three bathrooms is down a short hallway, convenient to this end of the house. Stairs lead upstairs to a large bonus room over the garage.

The Pinedale has four bedrooms. Its guest suite could serve as a small home office, if needed, or be used as a hobby room. The large, luxurious owners’ suite boasts a huge walk-in closet, a sunny sitting room and a private patio. Cozy window seats expand both secondary bedrooms.

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