This central coast oasis serves as an off-grid getaway and much needed weekend retreat. It may be a second home for Los Angeles-based kitHAUS owner, Tom Sandonato and his wife, Kathy Prost, but to them, and many others, there is nothing "second" about it. The modern barn, complete with 14 foot ceilings, floor to ceiling glass sliding doors, full bath, and kitchen with a view, acts as the main living space for the couple and their guests. Also on the property are three kitHAUS prefab units, thoughtfully placed so as to offer stunning views from every vantage point. But the heart of Barking Dog Ranch goes beyond the picturesque views and beautifully crafted structures. It lies in the unplugged, communal living, the morning chats and the family style dinners that make friends feel like family and make it oh so hard to go.

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Main barn exterior shot

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Main barn and deck (and barking dog)

kitHAUS k3 prefab Photo 3 of Barking Dog Ranch modern homeView Photos

kitHAUS k3 prefab

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kitHAUS k4 prefab

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Kitchen with a view

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Interior barn shot

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kitHAUS k-lite prefab

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View from inside main barn

Barn in morning fog Photo 11 of Barking Dog Ranch modern homeView Photos

Barn in morning fog

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kitHAUS k4 and k3 prefab units

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Back of kitHAUS k4 prefab

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View from inside the main barn

kitHAUS k3 and k4 prefab units Photo 15 of Barking Dog Ranch modern homeView Photos

kitHAUS k3 and k4 prefab units

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Interior of kitHAUS k4 prefab

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kitHAUS k4 exterior shot

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Main barn and side deck with fire pit

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Interior of main barn

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Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Full Baths
  • 3
  • Partial Baths
  • 1
  • Structure
  • House (Multi Residence)
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