Turned a family’s dream into a reality by carving a new home into the granite hillside on five acres overlooking the lake. Following the client’s vision, their previous structure was demolished, making way for a Tuscan-inspired villa.

The interiors surround a central courtyard that brings nature indoors. A large portico looks onto the vanishing edge of the pool, creating outdoor living areas perfect for entertaining.

Tuscan-Style Villa

NEW HOME DESIGN IN CALIFORNIA Sitting with a lovely couple in the foothills of California one day, we discussed the dreams they had for their 5-acre property overlooking Folsom Lake. Inspired by Tuscan villas, I could clearly visualize the home that they described and set out to help them create their vision. Chiseled out of…

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Tuscan-Style Villa Plan

NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION When I first met with the clients, they described their desire for a large family home inspired by villas in the Tuscan region of Italy. They imagined rooms surrounding a central courtyard with a loggia overlooking a pool, with a view of the lake beyond. Immediately connecting with their vision, I set out…

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