Color, geometry and material choices of the exterior cladding defines the architectural metaphor of “old meets new” for the Cardiff with A Side of Ranch project.

A simple yet playful design supports the concept of an indoor outdoor California lifestyle. The improved layout liberated the segmented mid-century Rancher to a sunlight-filled open space showcased by a modernist galley kitchen. Oversized sliding glass doors directs flow to a stylized backyard hang out filled with fun outdoor Art, BBQ kitchen and gas fire bowl.

The newly constructed pavilion, a 380 square foot expansion, allows for an angled wood ceiling master bedroom with clerestory glass, walk-in closet & bright private bathroom. The indoor palette is dominated by natural wood case work, clean white toned walls, wide plank Oak flooring and exposure of the key structural elements.

Out front, an original asphalt driveway was replaced by a use able green space and a new permeable driveway with synthetic grass was installed. Landscaping plan was dedicated to specifying drought tolerant , hardy native grasses, succulents and cacti.

Total of 2075 sqft of living space - 4 bedroom, 2.5 baths, 2 car garage, outdoor built-in BBQ, gas fire pit, hot water on demand , Forced Air furnace, roughed in and ready for A/C and solar thermal Hot water if required

Project will be third party certified to confirm our best green building practices by California Build It Green

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Modern home with Exterior, Gable RoofLine, Mid-Century Building Type, Shed RoofLine, House Building Type, and Wood Siding Material. '57 Rancher with all white wood clad contrasting with the new addition in natural red Cedar. '66 Rambler wagon + '84 Jeep CJ7 Photo  of Cardiff with A Side of RanchView Photos

'57 Rancher with all white wood clad contrasting with the new addition in natural red Cedar. '66 Rambler wagon + '84 Jeep CJ7

Modern home with Outdoor, Pavers Patio, Porch, Deck, Front Yard, Grass, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, Decking Patio, Porch, Deck, Horizontal Fences, Wall, Trees, Walkways, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, and Raised Planters. Old MCM lines meets the new angled pavilion Photo 2 of Cardiff with A Side of RanchView Photos

Old MCM lines meets the new angled pavilion

Modern home with Outdoor, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, Grass, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, Pavers Patio, Porch, Deck, Raised Planters, Decking Patio, Porch, Deck, Hardscapes, Stone Patio, Porch, Deck, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Front Yard, and Walkways. Front courtyard, concrete hex tile walkway. Water saving grass called Seashore  Paspalum Photo 3 of Cardiff with A Side of RanchView Photos

Front courtyard, concrete hex tile walkway. Water saving grass called Seashore Paspalum

Modern home with Exterior, Wood Siding Material, Shed RoofLine, and House Building Type. Master bedroom siding and ceiling clad in Western Red Cedar. Sliding glass doors from Western Window Systems Photo 4 of Cardiff with A Side of RanchView Photos

Master bedroom siding and ceiling clad in Western Red Cedar. Sliding glass doors from Western Window Systems

Modern home with Outdoor, Hardscapes, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Wood Fences, Wall, Large Patio, Porch, Deck, Tile Patio, Porch, Deck, Back Yard, and Wood Patio, Porch, Deck. Sliding glass doors by Western Window Systems connects a large rear patio with DCS Appliances  BBQ + outdoor fridge and Lumacast 42" Ova gas Fire Bowl Photo 5 of Cardiff with A Side of RanchView Photos

Sliding glass doors by Western Window Systems connects a large rear patio with DCS Appliances BBQ + outdoor fridge and Lumacast 42" Ova gas Fire Bowl

Good example of why we design Open floor plans. Fun outdoor Art by www.andydavisdesigns.com Photo 6 of Cardiff with A Side of Ranch modern homeView Photos

Good example of why we design Open floor plans. Fun outdoor Art by www.andydavisdesigns.com

Modern home with Kitchen, Medium Hardwood Floor, Ceramic Tile Backsplashe, Track Lighting, Engineered Quartz Counter, Wall Oven, Refrigerator, Undermount Sink, White Cabinet, Open Cabinet, Pendant Lighting, Wood Cabinet, and Ceiling Lighting. Sunset Photo mural shot by Grant Ellis, Photo Editor of Surfer Magazine, is actually installed on the Fisher Paykel built in fridge. Custom made bar stool by www.raelmade.com Photo 7 of Cardiff with A Side of RanchView Photos

Sunset Photo mural shot by Grant Ellis, Photo Editor of Surfer Magazine, is actually installed on the Fisher Paykel built in fridge. Custom made bar stool by www.raelmade.com

Modern home with Kitchen, Wood Cabinet, Refrigerator, White Cabinet, Ceiling Lighting, Beverage Center, Cooktops, Engineered Quartz Counter, Ceramic Tile Backsplashe, Pendant Lighting, Open Cabinet, Concrete Floor, Undermount Sink, Medium Hardwood Floor, and Wall Oven. Indoor and outdoor kitchens, appliances by Fisher Paykel &  BBQ + Fridge by DCS Appliances.
All white Pipeline LED pendant light designed by www.andlight.ca Photo 8 of Cardiff with A Side of RanchView Photos

Indoor and outdoor kitchens, appliances by Fisher Paykel & BBQ + Fridge by DCS Appliances.
All white Pipeline LED pendant light designed by www.andlight.ca

Modern home with Kitchen, Wood Cabinet, Wall Oven, Engineered Quartz Counter, Open Cabinet, Range Hood, Medium Hardwood Floor, Ceiling Lighting, Ceramic Tile Backsplashe, Pendant Lighting, Undermount Sink, Refrigerator, Cooktops, and White Cabinet. White kitchen cabinetry and walls allow the natural wood tones to speak for themselves. Geomteric metal bases with solid Douglas Fir seats by www.raelmade.com Photo 9 of Cardiff with A Side of RanchView Photos

White kitchen cabinetry and walls allow the natural wood tones to speak for themselves. Geomteric metal bases with solid Douglas Fir seats by www.raelmade.com

Indoor - Outdoor Art by Andy Davis Designs. Ova Fire bowl by Lumacast Photo 10 of Cardiff with A Side of Ranch modern homeView Photos

Indoor - Outdoor Art by Andy Davis Designs. Ova Fire bowl by Lumacast

Modern home with Outdoor, Large Patio, Porch, Deck, Trees, Hardscapes, Pavers Patio, Porch, Deck, Grass, Wood Fences, Wall, Walkways, Back Yard, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Tile Patio, Porch, Deck, Horizontal Fences, Wall, Raised Planters, and Wood Patio, Porch, Deck. Fun back yard hang out. Amazing outdoor furniture by www.lolldesigns.com Photo 12 of Cardiff with A Side of RanchView Photos

Fun back yard hang out. Amazing outdoor furniture by www.lolldesigns.com

Modern home with Outdoor, Tile Patio, Porch, Deck, Large Patio, Porch, Deck, Trees, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Back Yard, Hardscapes, Horizontal Fences, Wall, and Wood Fences, Wall. Indoor Outdoor living. Photo 13 of Cardiff with A Side of RanchView Photos

Indoor Outdoor living.

Modern home with Medium Hardwood Floor and Pendant Lighting. Master Bedroom with Western Red Cedar ceiling and clerestory windows that make the roof appear to be floating Photo 14 of Cardiff with A Side of RanchView Photos

Master Bedroom with Western Red Cedar ceiling and clerestory windows that make the roof appear to be floating

Master Bedroom natural light and connection to outdoor green space. Wallpaper, carpet and wall art www.andydavisdesigns.com Photo 15 of Cardiff with A Side of Ranch modern homeView Photos

Master Bedroom natural light and connection to outdoor green space. Wallpaper, carpet and wall art www.andydavisdesigns.com

Modern home with Outdoor, Walkways, Trees, Front Yard, Grass, Hardscapes, Raised Planters, Decking Patio, Porch, Deck, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, Stone Patio, Porch, Deck, and Pavers Patio, Porch, Deck. New 380 sqft pavilion clad in Cedar Photo 16 of Cardiff with A Side of RanchView Photos

New 380 sqft pavilion clad in Cedar

Open master bathroom + walk in shower, Custom tile and oval carpet by Andy Davis Designs Photo 17 of Cardiff with A Side of Ranch modern homeView Photos

Open master bathroom + walk in shower, Custom tile and oval carpet by Andy Davis Designs

Completed June 2018 Photo 18 of Cardiff with A Side of Ranch modern homeView Photos

Completed June 2018

Modern home with Exterior, House Building Type, and Gable RoofLine. Original 1957 MCM Rancher before Photo 19 of Cardiff with A Side of RanchView Photos

Original 1957 MCM Rancher before

Interior Design
Landscape Design
  • Grain Landscape Architecture
Photographer
  • Darren Bradley
Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Full Baths
  • 2
  • Partial Baths
  • 1
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Style
  • Modern
  • Year
  • 2018
  • Square Feet
  • 2075
  • Lot Size
  • 6200
  • Smart Home Tech
  • Nest