Description from Architect:
Our client, who is from the sports world, wanted an open-plan house for entertaining but also a photography studio and a gallery space suitable for hanging his large art projects. Working with Barry Chase of CMF Homebuilders and Linda Dahan of Highfire Interior Design, the project began with an empty hilltop lot but required a 10-foot high retaining wall to create a sturdy level pad for building.
A spiral driveway leads to the property and car park, where wide horizontal pavers guide the eye to the house. Water surrounds the entrance, flowing between the steps, and a rough textured stacked-stone wall. The large center-pivot front door opens to reveal the dramatic foyer, capped by a double-height box, 20
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