Sierra design has wealth of windows, informal and open design

Associated Designs
Sierra design.

Basically a hexagon with wings, the Sierra is bright, open and informal.

Its wealth of windows allows full appreciation of a panoramic view to the rear. Families that prefer an informal home, where living spaces are open and unhindered by walls, will enjoy this plan.

Group living spaces cluster together in the great room where the vaulted ceiling begins high and slopes up to a lofty central peak. Three sections of the rear wall are mostly glass.

Arched clerestory windows crown six banks of multipaned windows, providing ample natural light to the great room. Two sets are actually French doors, which swing open to access the wide patio that spans the entire rear facade.

The kitchen has counters on four sides, but the two sides facing into the great room are open above counter level. Standing at the sink, you gaze into the dining room and by simply turning your head you can enjoy the full panoramic view out the rear.

The owners' suite is to the left. Secondary bedrooms and garage are to the right. Glassed-in display shelves are directly in front of the entry, ideal for displaying art objects or family mementos.

Utilities are in the hallway that leads to the owners' suite, hidden behind folding doors. In the owners' suite, the ceiling is vaulted, and a sliding glass door opens onto the patio.

Luxuries include a huge walk-in closet, oversized shower, double vanity and separately enclosed water closet.

Secondary bedrooms in the Sierra share a bathroom with a combination tub and shower.

Associated Designs is the original source for the Sierra 11-076. For more information or to view other designs, visit or call 800-634-0123.