Before & After: A Ramshackle Barn in Northern California Becomes a Family’s Rural Retreat

In Sonoma County, Faulkner Architects transforms a neglected barn into a refined guest house with a screened sleeping porch.

Glen Ellen, California, is a small village north of San Francisco (population: 784) known for being home to writer Jack London, who was drawn to its agrarian beauty, from 1909 to his death in 1916. Its small-town charm and remoteness also attracted architect Greg Faulkner’s clients, who are based in San Francisco. 

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