With steep slopes the engineering needed to stablize the hill included:
The original design required 67 steps to the front door.
The Roof Ridge was 113' above the street...that is the equivalent of a 9-story building
Built as a spec home, when sold the original buyer had us add:
1. the elevator turret on the right side
2. a full apartment in the space over the garage
3. an additional bedroom and bath at the back on the first level of the house
180 degrees of the coast from La Jolla to Palos Verde.
With Catalina Island separated by only ocean
Our personnel were all dedicated to the finest tradition of post & beam construction, fine wood working and classic painting & finishing techniques.
We touched every aspect of this home from drawings to foundation, framing, beam work, cabinets, building the windows and doors, as well as installing the shake shingle roof.
We even built some of the orginial furniture
Our experience with Historical Restorations and training at the North Bennet Street School in Boston MA allowed us build this Spaish Montery style home from the ground up blending modern tecnology with classic craftmanship and quality commitment