“In 1940, about one-quarter of the U.S. population lived with three or more generations in one home. After WWII, American families largely became two-generational, with parents and minor-age children under one roof. Returning war veterans built suburbs and a new American family lifestyle through the 1950s. The percentage of households with multiple generations started declining to 21%, reaching a low of 12% by 1980.
However, an August 2016 Pew Research report shows that an old living situation is trending again. According to Pew, a record 60.6 million Americans — almost one in five – lived in multigenerational households in 2014, defined by Pew as a having two or more adult generations or grandparents and grandchildren. This is about a 30% increase in just seven years; in 2007 there were 46.5 million people living in multigen households.” *
If this is something that appeals to you and your family, then we have just the place for you.
This stunning 6-bedroom home has 4 bedrooms on the second level, including a master with en suite bath, and an additional private “master suite” with bedroom, sitting room, and full bath – ideal for in-laws or guests.
From the front entry parlor, the house unfolds with a first-floor office, living room dining room, eat-in kitchen and family room with fireplace. Large windows and 9-foot ceilings throughout the entire house, including lower level, provide lots of natural light, and overwhelming feeling of spaciousness.
The lower level is a complete living space unto itself with beautiful full kitchen, full bath, two bedrooms and a spacious family room that opens into the back yard. The three-car garage with entrance to mud room/ laundry area are an added bonus whether you are just starting out, or hope to fill the house with extended family.