Contemporary Plan for an Infill Lot

By Dan Gregory, Originally Published in Houseplans.com

This house by architect Leon Meyer is both modern and welcoming thanks to large windows, the sheltering hipped roof, and entry canopy. Plan 496-18

The hipped roof, eave-wrapping window band, and entry canopy gives this house (Plan 496-18) designed by Melbourne architect Leon Meyer curb appeal. But the attraction is more than skin-deep: the 42- by 85-foot layout
 
is well thought-out, with the main living-dining area and kitchen at the rear for indoor-outdoor living away 

from the street. The open kitchen is organized around a spacious food prep and buffet island.

In the family room the fireplace rests on a dramatic floating hearth; sliding window walls open to the deck.
A laundry/utility space is at the center of the house behind the stair. The study near the entry functions as a separate office. Four bedrooms and a playroom/activity area are upstairs. The master suite, which is at 

far right in the illustration above, has a balcony overlooking the street. The walk-through dressing

is accessible from the hall and the luxurious spa-bath as well as the master bedroom. Plan 496-18. To see all plans by Leon Meyer, click here. 

11/06/2013