GROUND LEVEL
 

Both exterior doors are 36” wide and glass for increased visibility to CANINE CABANA residents and staff.  All walkways are gently sloped to provide barrier-free access.  Residents exit our handicapped van in a large covered parking area that leads to a convenient built-in bench next to the front door.  The covered parking area also leads to an outside shower and 4-foot wide walkway to the fenced-in backyard and rear door.  
The CANINE CABANA is beautifully landscaped.  Residents are welcome to garden alongside the owner.  There is ample grass for the dogs and residents alike.  Shaded areas and heavy-duty exterior furniture are placed throughout the property.  Fresh blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, figs, and vegetables can be picked in the summer.  Plentiful flowers bloom 12-months a year.  An in-ground sprinkler system provides unobtrusive watering.

 

Upon entering the front door, the 3-person elevator is to the immediate left next to the 4-foot wide carpeted interior stairs.  The entire ground floor is covered with a non-slip ceramic tile.  To the immediate right is the resident Front Bedroom with a 24” flat screen TV/DVD/VCR mounted to the upper wall.  A large closet has built-in shelving and clothing rods.  Currently, the Front Bedroom is furnished with a desk, chair, twin bed, and an apothecary chest with glass doors.  It has 4 windows covered by curtains.  Each resident bedroom has a cordless phone with built-in intercom.  Wireless Internet access is available throughout the CANINE CABANA.
 
     
 
Further down on the right is a roomy Hall Bathroom containing an extra-wide shower/bathtub, roll-under sink, and raised toilet with grab bars.  There is ample shelving for residents to leave their toiletries and towels.  A bit further on the left, is the resident Rear Bedroom with a 22” TV with DVD/VCR mounted to the upper wall.  A large closet has built-in shelving and clothing rods.  The Rear Bedroom is furnished with a chair, twin bed, and end table.  It has one window with a faux stained glass covering.  Each resident bedroom has a cordless phone with built-in intercom.  Wireless Internet access is available throughout the CANINE CABANA.

 

The Ground Level hallway turns Right to the Rear Door that opens onto a Covered Concrete Porch with heavy duty Outside Furniture.  This then leads to the backyard as well as a 4' wide concrete Walkway that connects to the Covered Parking and Driveway.  Along the Southside of the Walkway is a sixty square foot Raised Vegetable Bed.  Continuing past the Rear Door, there is a large, Double Occupancy Bed room with a 24” flat screen TV/DVD/VCR mounted to the upper wall.  There is a resident closet has built-in shelving and clothing rods adjacent to the double exterior french doors on the left.  On the right, there is a another  Bathroom with a spacious roll-in shower, roll-under sink, and raised toilet with grab bars. There is ample shelving for both residents to leave their toiletries and towels.  Beyond the bathroom on the right, there is a wall of Cabinets/Closets that will accommodate the 2nd resident as well as provide storage for linens and paper hygiene products.  The Double Bedroom is furnished with a desk, chair, two twin beds, and two night tables.  There is a large custom-designed Stained Glass Window along the South wall.  Each resident bedroom has a cordless phone with built-in intercom.  Wireless Internet access is available throughout the CANINE CABANA.

 

MIDDLE LEVEL

 

There are four ways to enter the Middle Level of the CANINE CABANA.  Most residents will use the Elevator  but interior stairs are available.  A recently added Rear Exterior Stairway connects the ground floor to this level with longer steps (12") and lower riser (5") construction for easier access for the elderly.  Some guests will prefer to climb the exterior stairs to the Middle Level Front Porch and enter through the 36” glass front door.  This covered Front Porch is a popular place to congregate with its sturdy deck furniture.  Once inside, soundproof laminate tile covers the Middle Level Floors except for the bathrooms that have ceramic tile.  A stunning 20 sq foot custom-designed Stained Glass Window welcomes you to the Entry.  A computer station and desk sits next to a coat closet.   This entryway opens to the Great Room with built-in bookcases, gas log fireplace, and Home Theater, Surround Sound System.  The Home Theater includes a Wide Screen TV,  DVD/VCR player, amplifier and speakers.  Ample seating is provided with a  leather lift chair, Stretchair recliner, sturdy love seat and 3-person sofa.  Plantation shutters cover the 6 windows.  A semi-vaulted ceiling adds an elegant touch to this colorful room.  
 
A 35 sq foot Half Bathroom with a roll-under sink, raised toilet and grab bars is opposite the Great Room. To the left, is a  Washer/Dryer alcove.  Between the alcove and half bath is a Resident Pantry with easily accessible beverages, healthy snacks, and soups.  Past the alcove is a Locked Closet for cleaning supplies, medicine, and valuables residents wish locked up.

 

This corridor opens into the CANINE CABANA Kitchen with 4-foot wide passageways and a 9” toe kick for wheelchair accessibility.   The open kitchen has work spaces with standing and sitting heights.  There is recessed cabinetry under the 36” Ceramic Cooktop and Double Sink.  The Main Pantry has pull-out shelves for easy-to-reach access.  Another Universal Design feature is the 25.5 Cu Foot side-by-side Refrigerator/Freezer with roll-out shelves and a filtered Ice/Water Dispenser on the door.  Both the 30” Convection/Standard Oven and talking Microwave are at workable heights.  Most of the Lower Cabinetry have roll-out drawers.  Four of the Upper Cabinets have glass doors for increased visibility.  Three custom designed Stained Glass Windows add elegant light.  A Radio/CD player provides music, education, weather and news updates.  The adjacent 14’ wide open Dining Room contains a custom-built 42” X 108” Silestone Table with 10 chairs that easily accommodates wheelchairs and walkers.  This bright and cheerful space is surrounded on 3 sides by windows.  A 36” rear glass door opens onto a barrier-free deck with a Stainless Steel Propane Gas Grill and  sturdy outdoor dining table, chairs, end table and rockers.

           

 
 On the other side of the Middle level, the entryway also leads to a 2nd locked  storage closet.   The Owner's Suite includes a bedroom and bathroom.  
 
 TOP LEVEL

 

The top level can be reached by the elevator or interior stairs and is restricted for personal use of the owner, her family, and overnight ambulatory guests of residents. 

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