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Architect

Howard Perlman, AIA
Perlman Architects of Arizona
This is a very spacious home, focused on outdoor space with balconies and covered patios.  The Primary Residence has a first floor Master and Den (or Breakfast Nook) with 2-3 additional Bedrooms upstairs.  The second floor Lock-Off Suite, with multiple entries is ideal for a young couple with a baby.  Everyone has privacy. The lock-off is designed to easily and economically regenerate into an independent office/studio suite; or it can be combined with the main residence providing additional bedrooms and/or bonus rooms.

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Description

•2 Story
•2,430 SF Primary Residence (approx)
•1,150 SF Lock-off Suite (approx)
•3,580 SF Total Livable (approx)
•4 Bedrooms
•3 ½ Baths

Primary Residence

•Great Room, large private Deck
•First Floor Master Suite
•Den (opt Breakfast nook)
•2 large Bedrooms upstairs
•Dual Stairs

Lock-off Suite

•Great Room, large private Deck
•First Floor Master Suite
•Den (opt Breakfast nook)
•2 large Bedrooms upstairs
•Dual Stairs

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