While respecting the design of the original structure and its overall form the extension project added a full floor a front and a rear wing that were more modern in design. One of the defining traits of the residence is the use of custom-made operable louvers that usher in ample light both inside the living spaces and in the bathroom. The outdoor courtyard is visually connected with the indoors thanks to the sliding glass doors while a monochromatic color scheme in black and white keeps the home uncluttered and elegant.
At the back end of the house are the private quarters which hold the bedrooms along with the double-cantilevered master bedroom suite. A one-story concrete wing anchors the house below and holds the lower-level bedroom along with the building services. Each room inside this incredible California house offers the best possible views while providing ample privacy.
Wood plays an important role in lending much needed warmth to the interior while the decor is kept simple minimal and modern. An open floor plan sees the living area kitchen and dining room connected with the sweeping wooden deck outside.
Part of a larger renovation that saw the revamping of the entire house the new structure added to the backyard is composed of wooden cladding steel and glass. Housing an exceptional contemporary kitchen and a gorgeous dining area featuring the Saarinen Tulip table and chairs the new addition instantly elevates the overall appeal of the house.
Features such as passive cross-ventilation ensure that while the home welcomes in light the tropical heat is kept outside for good. Long courtyards large balconies and verandas give the renovated home a fresh airy appeal even as its traditional origins are kept intact.
The large glass doors also bring in ample natural ventilation that illuminates the adjacent dining area and the kitchen. A sleek modern kitchen with metallic finishes and a vintage dining area with homemade DIY pendants add to the inimitable charm of the residence.
The newly built structure replaced an existing ranch-style house that was originally built in 1948. Parts of the previous home such as a single-story bedroom were kept intact and renovated to blend in with the new facade. An open entry leads to a beautiful walkway that is built above the refreshing pool and connects with the main living area.