Architect/Designer | Craig McMahon Architects, Inc.
Builder | Johnny Canavan Custom Homes
Landscape Architect/Designer | Ten Eyck
Interior Designer | Kathleen DiPaolo
Photographer | Dror Baldinger, FAIA
Located in Cordillera Ranch, this new home sits just above a small canyon on 10 acres with unobstructed views to the west. The owners looked to create a modern ranch home to get closer to grown children and grandchildren. The main home, guest house, and barn are all tucked into the property, hidden from the street.
The guest house includes two bedrooms/baths for guests; directly adjacent is the barn, housing the utility/working elements of the property. The meandering pathway drive leads to the transparent main entry, unveiling the main courtyard beyond. The connected two-bedroom guest wing includes a family room and private office.
The main living area engages the main courtyard with its views to the west. The private side of the home allows for the library/master suite, complete with bridge to the three- sided, glass-enclosed master wing. Linear natural limestone are used on the exterior walls, complemented with smooth-troweled stucco, pewter-colored metal siding, and stained wood eaves, all pulling from the German influences of construction of the previous century. The modern twist of 10-foot floor-to-ceiling glass doors and windows blend inside and outside.