Like connection between kitchen & garage. Tweak further to have walk-through mudroom, laundry, side entry, narrow house-stores/pantry & main entry closet. Other side of kitchen open to dining. Other side of main entry would depend on width of lot.
change the matter dressing room and butlers pantry to Minot bedrooms = 6 bedrooms. Mainvue homes which combine Australian and Japanese architecture. We've been looking for a rambler layout, and here it is!