A New Beginning

Soquel, California
Location
  • Soquel, California
  • Bedrooms
  • 2
  • Full Baths
  • 3
  • This project page was created by community member Nancy Van Natta Associates

    This home demonstrates how a down-size becomes an up-grade when universal design principles are applied and there’s as much emphasis on functionality as there is on aesthetics.

    Right-sized house in a country setting is perfect for a couple enjoying retirement. White paint contrasts with surroundings.

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    Furnishings provide for a six person conversation group with a wall of glass leading to an inviting outdoor room as large as the indoor space. Media is hidden behind custom art doors.

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    Seductive lighting creates ambiance around a Formworks marble-topped dining table. McGuire dining chairs are comfortable enough to spend an entire evening.

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    The volume of the great room with its tall ceilings and doors makes the relatively small space feel grand. A neutral palette, light oak floors and cabinets and dramatic lighting add to the drama.

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    Bedrooms in dual master suites serve multiple functions including an office.

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    Transom windows over interior doors disappear into the ceiling.

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    Multi-functional bedroom serves as office, den and music room in addition to sleeping quarters.

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    La Cava sink and matte white vanity top sits over oak cabinet.

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    Because it is open to the great room the kitchen is designed with a tailored demeanor. A bank of windows over the sink bathes the space with soft, north facing natural light.

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    Stove hood is an iconic shape, done in horizontal grain oak stained dark. Marble mosaic tile over a Wolf range top.

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    The entire great room opens up to the outdoor space.

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    The outdoor space is furnished with comfortable lounge chairs, a large dining table and moveable umbrellas for shade.

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    Nancy Van Natta Associates
    @nancyvannatta3106
    Interior Architecture & Design​
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