Design Project: Explore A Modern Ranch In California’s Wine Country

This modern bungalow features concrete surfaces, minimalist design and inviting outdoor spaces, all with stunning vineyard views of Northern California's wine country

PROPERTY

A modern bungalow style home with concrete surfaces, minimalist design and inviting outdoor spaces, all with stunning vineyard views of Northern California‘s wine country. Built in the 1960’s, the property was in desperate need for an overhaul, so the new owners brought on Amy Weaver Design to up the style. The designers came in and created a calm and modern look, using light woods, concrete flooring, grey and stone worn cabinets, and Phillip Jeffries wallpapers.

HALLWAY

The designers installed lacquered flooring in the foyer / entrance hall in a shiny black finish. A reproduction from Myra Hoeffer’s estate in white plaster was heavily gilded to create a dramatic backdrop to the quietude of the finishes in the home.

LIVING AREA

The open-plan kitchen, dining and living area has a striking steel fireplace at one end, and a modern kitchen island at the other end. The rest of the materials are mostly warm and natural.

A custom made boat-shaped pendant hangs above the coffee table.

KITCHEN

An oversized pendant hangs above the modern kitchen island. There’s an interesting contrast of materials; stone flooring, plaster walls, a concrete kitchen island, sanded wood cabinets, leather upholstered bar stools and a mesh pendant. The lighting for this property was primarily custom made by Paul Ferrante and Tuell and Reynolds.

UTILITY ROOM

There’s also a laundry room, with modern built-in wood shelving, a large marble sink, washing appliances and an under-sink skirt to hide away cleaning products.

CLOAKROOM

The cloakroom is another textural space, with a Phillip Jeffreys woven wallcovering, a sliding barn-style door and a marble sink.

MASTER BEDROOM

The master bedroom is a calm, serene space. The four poster adds grown-up elegance.

BATHROOM

The bathroom feels rustic and masculine, with the same earthy colour palette as the rest of the home, but with industrial bulb lighting, a dark shower enclosure, industrial-inspired vanity and stone basin.

GUEST ROOMS

The guest bedrooms feature Phillip Jeffries plain wall coverings, with further texture woven in through upholstered headboards, soft rugs and window treatments.

Fabrics are from Holland and Sherry, Cowtan & Tout and Clarence House.

TERRACES

the property features expansive decks with sweeping views.

There are several different outdoor seating, lounging and eating areas throughout the property.

A lot of the outdoor furniture was hand crafted by local artisans create timeless furniture in wood and metal. Outdoor fabrics are from Perennials.

Photography by Eric Roher

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