Before & After: A Rural Home on the California Coast Exudes Simplicity in Materials and Mindset

A new addition makes it possible for kids to have their own space, while still being close to their parents.
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Entrepreneur Matt Jarvis and writer Amie Steir dreamed of a place where they could spend time with their two teenage kids in nature. The Los Angeles–based couple felt that a second home removed from the city could be a haven of togetherness and much-needed simplicity.

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