Speight Architects

Richard Travis Speight, Architect
8103 Garland Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 588-1001 • richard@speightarchitects.com


Plan #12531

Design Information

Design Name Blair, Plan #12531
Category Estate
Levels 3
Elevator? No
# Bedrooms 5
# Full Baths 5
# Half Baths 1
Master Bath Yes (shared)
# Fireplaces 5
Total Area Under Roof 12,531 sq. ft.
Total Living Area 6,589 sq. ft.
Max. Footprint Width 123 ft., 9 in.
Max. Footprint Depth 78 ft., 3 in.
Chimney Projects 2
Attached Garage Yes, 4 car(s)
Detached Garage No

Level Details

Ceiling Height 8'-8"
Area (unfinished/non-living) 4,705 sq. ft.
Contents At the developers request, the BASEMENT FLOOR was left unfinished. Of course the Basement could be finished later according to the home owners wishes.
Ceiling Height 9'-0"
Area (finished/living) 4,705 sq. ft.
Area (unfinished/non-living) 1,237 sq. ft.
Contents The FIRST FLOOR is as shown. As you walk in the front door you enter a two story (19'-0") Foyer that slopes up. To your left is a Living Room with a fire place and a cathedral ceiling. Further up on your left is the entry to the Master Bedroom which has a cathedral ceiling and a step down Lounge with a fire place and cathedral ceiling. The guest coat closet is a large walk-in for large entertaining. There are also two walk-in closets, Dressing area,separate his and hers enclosed toilet areas, separate whirl pool hot tub large enough for two and a separate shower large enough for two. The two story Family Room has a cathedral ceiling and fire place and two banks of 5 skylights each that form a light sculpture in the ceiling. to the right are stairs going up to the second floor and stairs going down to the Basement. Also a step down Library with cathedral ceiling, Powder Room, Dining Room, Laundry, 4 Car Garage (1,237 Sq. Ft.) also to the back right From the Breakfast Room there is a secondary stair going to the Second Floor and a secondary stair going down to the Basement from the Gallery. The Kitchen and Breakfast areas flow together and there is a pantry off of the Kitchen. There is a full bath off of the entry from the Garage into the house so you, the kids, dog,, etc. can clean up before entering the living area. The full bath next to the garage also is beneficial for large parties.
Ceiling Height 9'-0"
Area (finished/living) 1,884 sq. ft.
Contents The Second Floor features 4 Bed Rooms. Bedrooms 2 & 4 have private baths and Bedrooms 3 & 5 share a compartmentalized Bath. The ceiling over the Foyer and Family Room slope up from the front and back walls and at the highest point is about 17'-0" above the Bridge. There is a total of 662 Sq. Ft. of Volume area over the two story Foyer and two story Family Room.


We tried to enhance every facet of life in this design.