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California

Astoundingly beautiful Romanesque villa perched above the Pacific Ocean

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This gorgeous romanesque villa boasting 270-degree ocean views was designed by Oatman Architects, located at The Strand, Dana Point, California. A sanctuary of comfort and a triumph of lifestyle, this opulent dwelling is a reimagined medieval cloister, built with a collection of sculptured stone as a celebration of grand Roman architecture.  A carved limestone pediment marks the entry […]

Inside a delightful home in Mill Valley with a heavenly backyard retreat

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Dreamlife Design was commissioned to transform a spec home from ordinary to extraordinary — including an incredible backyard retreat, located in the Horse Hill neighborhood of Mill Valley, California. The owners of this stunning 4,000 square foot, four-bedroom, five-bath home entered into this project during the construction phase of what was originally a small bungalow. […]

A treehouse-inspired home in California promoting indoor-outdoor living

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This modern treehouse-inspired home was renovated by architecture studio Assembledge+, nestled in the hills of the Laurel Canyon, a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California. The dwelling is positioned within an enclave of mid-century homes from which it draws its inspiration. Originally a ranch house constructed in 1956, the scope of the project involves a second-story addition […]

Modern Spanish revival home with dreamy interiors in Northern California

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SDG Architecture along with Amanda Teal Design collaborated to create this warm and inviting modern Spanish revival home located in Orinda, a city in Contra Costa County, California. Simplistic in nature, the dwelling offers the casual ambiance of a Spanish Revival with a contemporary theme throughout. This Spanish Transitional style is characterized by a warm aesthetic and this […]

Refreshing coastal home envisioned for entertaining in Corona Del Mar

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This refreshing coastal home conceived, constructed, and created by Brandon Architects and Patterson Custom Homes is located in the desirable Harbor View Hills community of Corona Del Mar, California. A carefully considered open floor plan, an abundance of living spaces, and breathtaking canyon views characterize this home. At 5,293 square feet, this stunning four-bedroom, five-and-a-half bathroom property boasts an airy […]

See this absolutely amazing midcentury retreat in Sonoma wine country

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This midcentury family retreat was completely transformed by Andrew Mann Architecture, nestled on 5-acres of vineyards, gardens, and orchards in Sonoma County, California. The project team collaborated to create a place where a busy family of six could spend quality time together cooking, eating, swimming, gardening, and drinking wine. Inspired by the family’s desire for […]

Breathtaking home with an entertainment barn in Sonoma’s Wine Country

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Bevan + Associates has designed this breathtaking house and entertainment barn/guest house for a newly retired couple, nestled on a 2-acre porperty in Sonoma, California. During the construction phase, the home was almost lost to the wildfires in the area during 2017. The owner was inspired to take a new approach with this home, commissioning interiors studio […]