Add Visual Space with a Cathedral/Vaulted Great Room

Make a statement in your great room with a cathedral or vaulted ceiling. Modern homeowners are looking to build smaller and more thoughtful homes. By eliminating redundant rooms, like a breakfast nook and a formal dining room, you can reduce square footage while still maintaining the function that you need in your house. One way to make a smaller home plan feel larger is a cathedral or vaulted great room. One-story or simple house plans with a vaulted ceiling in the great room will appear larger and airier. Elevated ceiling also allow space for large windows that will bring natural light into your living spaces. Two story homeplans with a cathedral or vaulted ceiling may have a balcony or loft on the second floor that overlooks the great room and adds dimension.

Add Character to your Cathedral/Vaulted Great Room

Yes, a bedroom/study can function as an additional bedroom for children or a guest suite when you have overnight company. But if you don't need an additional bedroom, this space opens up a world of possible uses.

There are many ways to decorate your cathedral or vaulted ceiling to add character to your great room. Decorative beams can be a simple addition to give your home rustic charm or you can create a more elaborate design. Your fireplace can become a statement piece with stone work extending from the base to the top of the cathedral or vaulted ceiling.

Find a Cathedral/Vaulted Great Room

Donald Gardner Architects has a wide range of house plans with cathedral/vaulted great rooms. Find one or two story designs and in square footages ranging from modest to luxury.

One popular home plan with a cathedral ceiling is The Drake 1371. The foyer enters into the cathedral great room with a fireplace and built-in bookshelves. The great room is open to the kitchen and French doors lead to a rear porch.

The Ivy Creek 921 is a two-story house plan with a vaulted great room. A second story balcony overlooks the great room and leads to secondary bedrooms and a bonus room.

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