Home Details: 1950’s craftsman ranch our clients in purchased in 1996

Project Duration: Design – 3 months  & Construction – 5 months

Project Spotlight: Home addition and remodel of a primary bathroom and bedroom incorporates contemporary craftsman design style, spa technology and includes a peaceful Zen garden with two water features and an outdoor shower.

The expanded primary bedroom features a custom platform bed with built-in storage underneath and floating cabinets on each side. All lighting, sound, temperature and fans in the space are fully automated through wi-fi connection to the owners’ phone. Large picture windows allow natural light to fill the bedroom & bathroom spaces.

Project Designer – Laura Watson ASID, UDCP

NARI National Contractor of the Year Award winning project

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Pro Photography by Marshall Evan Photography

Design Statement:

  • Contemporary Style – Warm, Tranquil, Simple Lines, Clean, Fresh, Open & Natural Light.
  • Spa like retreat for busy professional couple.
  • Tech options galore – state of the art smart home systems.
  • Maintain & enhance architectural details of existing home.

General Scope of Work:

  • Design & Build addition of new master suite & private courtyard w/outdoor shower & water feature.
  • Relocate and add all new plumbing & electrical services in remodeled space.
  • Incorporate “smart home” technologies into remodeled space – switches, speakers, outlets, etc.
  • Remove awkward angles of bedroom and install new larger windows to bring in ample natural light.
  • New foundation for 2 additions approx. 70-74sf each plus roof modifications.
  • Spray foam insulation in all new walls.

Project Challenges:

  • Several custom options & details needed to be thoroughly planned prior to installation.
  • Keeping on schedule – several adjustments were made due to customized products & details.
  • Extensive plumbing & electrical upgrades pushed limits of some of our trades.
  • Roof design required great attention to detail due to current roof shallow pitch.
  • Super involved homeowner who wanted latest and greatest plumbing & tech products created learning curves for designer and project manager.
  • Custom courtyard gate designed & fabricated from scratch.