Bell Canyon Residence: a ranch in California the place the backyard is king

Hsu McCullough's new venture is a lush canyon home in Ventura County, affectionately named Bell Canyon Residence. Although the property spans an acre of house, the plentiful nature – mature timber, sprawling lawns and flower gardens – offers it a sense of pure cohesion.

On this setting there’s a trendy 4000 sq. foot ranch home, a recording studio and a pool and spa. The home is L-shaped with a front room, a protracted kitchen and a eating room that type what architects name the "nice room", with sliding glass doorways to border the outside gardens and mountain outcrops.

The outside backyard is a romantic setting for adults to loosen up and in addition serves as a playground for kids. The very first thing you’ll discover as you strategy the home is the lengthy horizontal facade and a wood coated entrance door. From a low-ceilinged fire, you head into the good room with 18-foot triangular skylight home windows, then take a 60-foot central passage to achieve the suites of personal rooms.

The Grasp Suite opens onto a courtyard via a set of sliding glass home windows and has particular person fitted wardrobes, a big open bathe with a bathe backyard and a privateness glass electromagnetic in order that the glass can alternate between clear and opaque with the flip of a change. There may be additionally a youngsters's bed room and a visitor suite which overlooks the outside courtyard.

Pictures by Dan Arnold.

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