Farris Lake House

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Farmhouse Style

3.500 S.F.

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Project Info


Project Name
Farris Lakehouse
Her Name
Laura Farris
His Name
Bill Mahoney
Contact Email
Secondary Contact Email
Contact Phone Number
Property Address
Churchill Lane
Shipman Estates
Do you have any of these documents for your property?
Topo Plan
HOA regulations
Which of the following situations describes your case best?
We have a plan we want to use as a reference, but we are open to changes.
We want to start our Custom House Project from scratch following our vision.
What’s our Square footage goal?
Do we have a budget?
Do you have a Builder?
Ceci Bates
Tell us your story. What do you foresee in your dream house?
We are planning to use initially for weekends, then live there full time u. 3-5 years. We are a blended family with 3 kids (25,22,18). We are close with family and friends and desire to spend family time together at the lake. I like to provide a space where my sons friends want to hang out. My pantry is always stocked for the boys. We love the outdoors, sunset patio time and live in the pool/spa. We have 2 large dogs, that will travel with us. I will pass this home on to my son Zac (18)I am 5’11” and I am shortest of the bunch. Tall ceilings/doors will be required.
About the Structure:
2 Story
Attached Garage
Covered Patio
Structure Description
We are seeing one main floor with 2 bedrooms, with attached garage. Focus on easy accessibility for this floor. 2nd floor will include bonus room over garage and 3rd bedroom/bath (pool table, big tv, Mini fridge, sink). This will be my son’s (Zac’s) room room should have access from inside and outside the house. Also on second floor is sunset bedroom/bath in north west corner to get the best view maybe above patio/pool area, only needs access from inside house.
About your Garage:
3 Car
Pet Area
Garage Description
Tesla charging station required.
How many Bedrooms are you planning?
3 Bedrooms
4 Bedrooms
Bedrooms Description
3-4 rooms depending on space. 2 required on main floor. (Master and guest). Guest should be small master as it may eventually be mine 🤣
Tell us about your bathrooms:
4 Bathrooms
Bathroom Features
One Bathroom for each room
Full Bathroom in a Bedroom shared with common areas
Shower in all Bathrooms
Bathrooms Description
Need one tub in the house, but likely in 4th bedroom.
On your Master Bathroom:
His and Hers Vanities
His & and Hers Closet Layout
Linen Closet
Double Shower
Double Sink
Toilet Room
Master Suite Description
No tub in master suite, steam shower would be a bonus
About your Dining Area
Dining Area in Great Room’s Open Space
Seat for 6 People
Seat for 8 People
About your Kitchen Layout
Sitting Island
Kitchen Features
Gas Range
Double Oven
Oven in vertical cabinet
Double Door Refrigerator
Walk-in Pantry
Drinks Bar
Wine Fridge
Tell us more about your Kitchen
We love to cook, cook out, host gatherings and always end up hanging out in the kitchen/patio spaces. One large island that can seat 6. No sink in island. Kitchen sink at window. Under and upper cabinet lighting. Prefer natural gas if available.
About Utility Spaces:
Laundry Room
Walk-in Pantry
UtilitySpaces Description
Need storage and hanging/folding space in laundry.
About Extra Rooms:
Media Room
Game Room
Extra Rooms Description
Game room/media room described above as bonus room. I work from home and need small office space on 1st floor. Can be like small walk in closet, but does need at least 1 window. I have a nice desk I can use if space allows or desk needs to be built in.
About Your Fireplace:
Gas Fireplace
Wood Burn Fireplace
Gas/Wood Burn
Outdoor Living Options
Outdoor Cooking
Screened Porch
Outdoor Spaces Description
Love the covered patio on Ceci bates website. Fireplace, drop-down screens/shutters with heat,
Select your favorite styles
Craftsman StyleMountain
Exterior Finishes Preferences
Stone Veneer
Hardie Board
Tell us more about your exterior finishes preferences
Tesla roof, river rock, siding/hardi plank, lots of windows that provide natural light
Exterior Door and Windows Preferences:
White Frames
White Casings
Glass Entrance Door
Interior Finishes Preferences
Hardwood Floors
Tile Floors
Tell us about your style
I love symmetry and balance on the exterior and interior spaces. Architectural items such as vaulted ceilings, wood beams, stone accents. Up and downward Lighting that highlights those features.We won’t be at the house full time, so the more we control remotely the better!

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