This is an actual home example found in Northcrest. Notes about the homes particulars are described below.

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 3401 Thornewood Dr

This design is one of four multi-level Modern concepts provided by the builder during the first Northcrest building phase. As with most of the MCM floor plans, the house is divided into left-right halves, with stacked rooms on the right and living/dining/kitchen on the left. You can enter from either the side door (behind the kitchen through the living room) or through sliding glass doors from the back of the house (also opening into the living room). The upper floors contain the bedrooms and a shared "Jack and Jill" pink ceramic bath - where both the main and master bathrooms share the same bathtub/shower (each side of the tub has a glass sliding glass door). The main level contains the living room, dining room and galley kitchen. The "basement" level has a door or for opposite end-of-the-building access, a wet-bar, a second full bath and closet.

I have intimate knowledge of this particular house, as it was my first Northcrest residence. When purchased most of the systems had been redone, including new HVAC, roof, modern kitchen and appliances, 200 AMP Breaker box (originally had fuses - also upgraded to grounded 20 AMP outlets) and updated main floor windows. I in turn updated the plumbing and water main out to the meter (replaced the rusted galvanized line) and put in a new septic system drain field. I also replaced the existing rusted metal storage building with a 12" x 16" shed-roofed workshop (wired for electric with french doors and clearstory windows). I also built a gardening shed on the back with custom made barn-style doors and installed extensive garden beds, including the asian rock/fern garden by the car port and extensive plantings.

The demising wall separating the living room from the dining room is brick containing a fireplace on the main level that opened both to the dining and living rooms. The wall did not have a high planter as was typical (the skylight was filled when the roof was re-done). Basement featured an operational wet bar with original boomerang formica. I'm not sure what the new owners have retained or changed. Images from the online sales website are still available here. Take a look at the utility building I put up - I tried to maintain the overall design of the original structure.