I Love the Open Staircase in our Rome!
It leads us upstairs to the wide open foyer that leads us to either the master suite side or the guest bedroom/loft side of the house. I, also, love the width of the staircase because it affords for leaving plenty of space to carry large pieces of furniture upstairs. I love how open it feels too. It's not cramped and the rooms are spaced far from one another. You know how you can have a bedroom next to another and can hear the noise from the other room whether it's a television or people talking etc. Well, this floor plan is set up different so that there isn't any noise interference.