This cool fashionable refuge boasts jaw-dropping views over Saratoga Canyon

ODS Structure in collaboration with JCD Builders has designed this spectacular fashionable refuge set within the rolling hills of Saratoga, California. Saratoga’s downtown exudes an enthralling, quintessential major road ambiance, nestled amidst a community of residential streets. Nonetheless, venturing a brief distance away leads you to secluded canyons and hills, the place the bustling townscape feels distant and distant.

The design seamlessly integrates cast-in-place-formed concrete partitions and a low-maintenance materials palette on the outside. Positioned in a distant space, the positioning necessitates varied on-site utilities, together with a properly with three storage tanks to carry water, which additionally serves the hearth sprinkler system. A brand new entry drive was carved from the hill from the principle highway above.


The dwelling is supposed for rare visits by the proprietor and was designed to be a serene and contemplative oasis, ultimate for studying and looking for solitude. A easy rectangular construction, the home extends over the gently sloping hill, providing breathtaking vistas of the picturesque countryside.


Nestled on 13 acres, this two-story dwelling consists of three,000 sq. ft of dwelling house with three bedrooms and two bogs. 


Above: The entry catwalk has a cantilevered roof overhang edged in aluminum with metal railing and metallic tile partitions.


Above: A catwalk overlooking the canyon connects the driveway to the entrance door.


What We Love: This contemporary refuge showcases unforgettable views over the canyons of Saratoga, offering a restful respite for its proprietor. We’re loving the glossy materials palette that may be discovered on each the inside and exterior of this dwelling. Dwelling areas had been devised to be low-maintenance but aesthetically pleasing with minimal detailing to concentrate on the views. We will think about the sunrises and sunsets can be fairly spectacular from the out of doors viewing platforms of this dwelling.

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Above: A catwalk overlooking the Saratoga Canyon connects the driveway to the entrance door of this contemporary refuge. The roof mimics the type of the walkway.



Above: The entrance door is rotated off-axis from the entry catwalk. Two-story tall board-formed concrete partitions are emphasised with home windows extending throughout each flooring. Exterior lights and fireplace sprinklers are constructed into the eaves.


Above: Darkish stained flooring complement the black metal that frames the customized wooden veneer cabinetry. Stairs main from the storage step all the way down to the principle dwelling space.


Above: Banquette seat eating space with kitchen adjoining, giant home windows framing views of the canyon past.


Above: The kitchen seamlessly blends with a built-in eating bench, accompanied by a glossy metal backsplash. Adjoining to it, a double-height stairwell contains a placing board-formed concrete wall.



Above: A black metal backsplash extends from the kitchen counter to the ceiling. The kitchen island is confronted with the identical metal and topped with a white Caeserstone.


Above: This open-layout kitchen is extremely practical and easy to scrub. It contains a cold-rolled metal again wall with metal open shelving, a Wolf cooktop, a Subzero fridge, and Miele built-in espresso maker and dishwasher, quartz island high with a cold-rolled metal base.


Above: This L-shaped kitchen is designed for simple care and minimal fuss. Customized oak cupboards have finger pulls for a glossy aesthetic.


Above: Floating metal cabinets unencumber counter house whereas emphasizing the characteristic wall. The kitchen counter is topped with a white Caeserstone and a stained oak base.


Above: Trying from the kitchen to the lounge, floor-to-ceiling home windows join the home to the encompassing panorama.


Above: Open lounge with poured-in-place concrete wall, floor-to-ceiling home windows framing views of the canyon, and stained oak cupboards with metal trim and cabinets.


Above: Ground-to-ceiling home windows and textured supplies join the inside and exterior of this contemporary refuge.


Above: This minimalist lounge options floor-to-ceiling Fleetwood home windows that herald views from all instructions.



Above: The dwelling room is open to the kitchen with expansive home windows. The roof overhang has radiant heaters for out of doors eating on the big cantilevered deck.


Above: Within the bed room, a window seat creates a comfy spot to benefit from the view. Clerestory home windows improve pure mild.


Above: One in all two bedrooms upstairs options built-in seating and oak storage cupboards with Fleetwood home windows together with a clerestory above. The wall is board-formed concrete.


Above: The built-in eating bench frames the stairwell resulting in the decrease flooring. The stairwell is lined with board-formed concrete partitions with giant home windows that herald most mild and views.


Above: A banquette seat eating space is accompanied by wrap-around stairs that descend to the proprietor’s bed room. The storage and show cupboards are crafted utilizing a mix of wooden and cold-rolled metal, including perform and aesthetics to the house.


Above: On the decrease flooring, the steps divulge heart’s contents to a large touchdown that steps additional all the way down to the proprietor’s bed room. Giant home windows and a swing door to the facet yard herald an abundance of pure mild.


Above: Main all the way down to the decrease degree proprietor’s bed room suite of this contemporary refuge, this open staircase options giant Fleetwood aluminum home windows that body views of the Saratoga Canyon.


Above: The open stair has easy wooden treads and risers in opposition to a poured-in-place board-formed concrete wall.


Above: The lower-level proprietor’s bed room suite boasts expansive floor-to-ceiling Fleetwood aluminum home windows, completely framing breathtaking views of the canyon past.


Above: A Christopher Boots Bucky Suspension pendant mild is suspended over the mattress.



Above: Stone envelops the toilet bathe, making a spa-like really feel. A heated bench presents a spacious seating space that not solely ensures consolation but additionally gives an unimaginable view for an enhanced bathing expertise. A flush hid flooring drain is beneath the bench.


Above: The closet is fitted with an assortment of open and closed customized cupboards.


Above: The laundry room countertop is quartz, complimented by oak cupboards with finger pulls, and a cold-rolled metal again wall with an open shelf.


PHOTOGRAPHER Paul Dyer, Philip Liang