Speight Architects

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


Plan #8538

Design Information

Design Name Corcoran, Plan #8538
Category Estate
Levels 2
Elevator? No
# Bedrooms 6
# Full Baths 5
# Half Baths 1
Master Bath Yes (shared)
# Fireplaces 2
Exterior Stud Walls 2x4"
Total Area Under Roof 8,538 sq. ft.
Total Living Area 6,287 sq. ft.
Max. Footprint Width 87'-1" ft.
Max. Footprint Depth 73'-9" ft.
Attached Garage Yes, 3 car(s)
Detached Garage No

Level Details

First Floor
Area (finished/living) 3,839 sq. ft.
Area (unfinished/non-living) 860 sq. ft.
  • Porch - 102 sq. ft.
  • Porch - 189 sq. ft.
  • Porch - 0 sq. ft.
  • Deck - 401 sq. ft.
Contents From the Front Porch you step into the Foyer with an 11' ceiling. To the left of the Foyer is a Library with an 11' ceiling and to your right is the Dining Room with an 11' ceiling and to the right of the dining is the Powder Room. In front of you is the Great Room with a ceiling that starts at the back of the house at 14' and slopes up. There are 4 skylights in the Great Room with a light shaft that starts at 6' at the roof and opens to 14' at the ceiling. To the left of the Great Room is the Master Bedroom with a fireplace and a tray ceiling that starts at 9' and goes up to 11' at the ceiling of the tray. Included in the Master Suite are two walk-in closets, a Dressing Area and a Master Bath with a whirlpool hot tub big enough for two, a shower big enough for two his and hers vanities and an enclosed toilet area. To the right of the Great Room is the Kitchen, Breakfast, Laundry & Mud Room and Storage. The 3 car Garage is between the Laundry and Storage and the 3 children's Bedrooms with 2 full Baths. Each child has 2 closets.
Ceiling Height 8'-8"
Area (finished/living) 2,448 sq. ft.
Area (unfinished/non-living) 1,391 sq. ft.
Volume square footage above lower level
(usually above foyer and family room)
12 sq. ft.
Contents The Basement contains a Recreation Room, Ping Pong and Billiards area, Bedrooms #5 & #6 each with a walk-in closet, 2 full baths and Mechanical & Storage Rooms.


This home was custom designed for a family that wanted one level living. The Basement offers additional living and storage. The family also wanted fascinating room shapes with varied ceiling heights and shapes.