Courtyard home offers a fresh and contemporary aesthetic in California

A striking contemporary courtyard home was designed by , located on a gently sloping 1.75 acre property in Atherton, California. This home is spread out over two levels, maximizing views of the rolling hills surrounding the site. From the exterior facade you will find a visually pleasant, varied massing and simple wood siding. This helps to create an look and feel of a structure has evolved over time, all the while maintaining a contemporary and fresh aesthetic.

The lower walls consist of board-formed concrete, while a metal standing seam roof helps to create a natural feel to the exterior. Upon entrance into this residence, a gallery space spans east to west, which connects an expansive living and dining area. Blurring the lines between indoors and out are collapsing, 40-foot wide glass doors. These doors open out to the courtyard, extending the homeowners entertaining areas.

Stepping outdoors, one can enjoy the beautiful views of the surrounding oak trees, which have been carefully preserved on the property. Across the courtyard is a lovely guest house, allowing visitors the opportunity to enjoy a luxurious spa inside.

What We Love: This contemporary courtyard home offers open and spacious interior living spaces with an amazing connection to the outdoors. Thanks to expansive walls of glass, the home is illuminated with natural light, while maximizing views of the beautiful landscape. Overall a warm and inviting home with visually striking architecture… Readers, what are your thoughts, are there any details in the design of this home that you would like to have seen done differently?

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