Cornerstone Architects
Architects & Designers
Rocky River Exterior craftsman-pool

Rocky River Exterior

The development of the architecture and the site were critical to blend the home into this well established, but evolving, neighborhood. One goal was to make the home appear as if it had been there 20 years. The home is designed on just under an acre of land with a primary concern of working around the old, established trees (all but one was saved). The exterior style, driven by the client’s taste of a modern Craftsman home, marries materials, finishes and technologies to create a very comfortable environment both inside and out. Sustainable materials and technologies throughout the home create a warm, comfortable, and casual home for the family of four. Considerations from air quality, interior finishes, exterior materials, plan layout and orientation, thermal envelope and energy efficient appliances give this home the warmth of a craftsman with the technological edge of a green home.

Photography by Casey Dunn

This photo has 7 questions

June 30, 2013
cylori wrote:
What is used for the pool decking and coping?
0 Likes    2 Comments
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Oklahoma "peach" limestone. A harder type of limestone to hold up against the the salt water pool.
1 Like   November 11, 2013 at 5:44PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Just lovely... thanks!
0 Likes   November 12, 2013 at 8:31AM
Sign Up to comment
April 24, 2013
jmosseri wrote:
What is the color of the plaster - pool color
0 Likes    1 Comment
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Cornerstone Architects
It is PebbleTec- Tahoe Blue.
1 Like   April 25, 2013 at 7:27AM
Sign Up to comment
October 27, 2012
gramo6 wrote:
type of trees - type of trees
0 Likes    1 Comment
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Those trees are Cedar Elm Trees,
0 Likes   February 12, 2013 at 1:44PM
Sign Up to comment
October 4, 2012
miminne wrote:
0 Likes    1 Comment
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
The Trees are Cedar Elm trees.
0 Likes   February 12, 2013 at 1:45PM
Sign Up to comment
January 4, 2012
Lisa Ranieri wrote:
0 Likes    1 Comment
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Cornerstone Architects
All paints are Benjamin Moore
2 Likes   June 14, 2012 at 1:08PM
Sign Up to comment
June 19, 2014
3jbk wrote:
0 Likes    Comment

What Houzzers are commenting on:

stephkanh added this to stephkanh's Ideas
December 8, 2014
lgmurillo added this to lgmurillo's Ideas
November 25, 2014
board & batten
Douglas Corey General Contractor added this to Wallace
November 17, 2014
complex roof interchange, trellis
Mary J added this to fireplace
November 16, 2014
Color and trim?
kathycollett added this to kathycollett's ideas
November 13, 2014
alisonbrownm added this to alisonbrownm's Ideas
November 12, 2014
Deborah Soderberg added this to Deborah Soderberg's Ideas
November 11, 2014
Pretty simplicity!
rahonda2012 added this to rahonda2012's Ideas
November 9, 2014
Like this a lot
veroni2413 added this to pool
November 8, 2014
Tahoe blue
mprubalcava added this to mprubalcava's Ideas
November 8, 2014
Back yard
gducci added this to paint colors
November 7, 2014
Red windows
ibecks9 added this to Pool
November 6, 2014
Pool surface
softballlova_3 added this to future home
November 2, 2014
lktagg added this to Outdoor Living
November 1, 2014
Rocks at pool edge.
mmdownie added this to Pool Ideas
October 29, 2014
Tahoe Blue Pebbletech
skysdalimit30 added this to skysdalimit30's ideas
October 25, 2014
backyard oasis
lovingdevotion added this to Outdoor Swimming Pools
October 21, 2014
Blog photo
adrasteca added this to pool
October 20, 2014
tahoe blue
reynoldsbz added this to reynoldsbz's Ideas
October 19, 2014
Screen in porch
gbotwinick added this to gbotwinick's Favorites
October 19, 2014
Absolute Contracting, Inc. added this to arcinc10's ideas
October 1, 2014
megpins1 added this to megpins1's Ideas
September 28, 2014
bennettdang added this to Backyard ideas
September 21, 2014
bar seating over spa
lbarmstrong3378 added this to post plan photos
September 20, 2014
tahoe pebbletec
saw17 added this to RKPLA
September 12, 2014
Not over done, but done very nice
mccarlstudio added this to mccarlstudio's Ideas
September 7, 2014
Exterior Finshes - red windows, stone, interesting roof
Deb added this to anne
September 5, 2014
chad5859 added this to Exterior Ideas
August 31, 2014
Eric Lokker added this to pool
August 30, 2014
Decking and coping are nice. Like the stone on the face of the spa.
phrogdoc added this to Pool
August 29, 2014
mmendo1 added this to mmendo1's Ideas
August 28, 2014
Love this pool area
christineoppegard added this to christineoppegard's Ideas
August 26, 2014
kjmeeks added this to Pool
August 24, 2014
oak trees
Valerie Roberts added this to valerie_roberts7244642's Ideas
August 23, 2014
home exterior
terriedawn added this to terriedawn's Ideas
August 21, 2014
Gorgeous home!!!!!
Michelle Bryan added this to concrete
August 19, 2014
This shows the look of a lot of concrete not the type of concrete
jennyannenugent added this to jennyannenugent's Ideas
August 19, 2014
dralsobrooks added this to back yard
August 6, 2014
hlkmorrison added this to Swimming pool ideas
July 30, 2014
Pebble Tec - Tahoe Blue
Jennifer Ramos Escareno added this to Jennifer Ramos Escareno's Ideas
July 25, 2014
Bar connected to hot tub
livia01 added this to livia01's Ideas
July 21, 2014
This house is ausome!
killieh added this to killieh's ideas
July 14, 2014
salharda added this to Homestead
July 13, 2014
slaughinghouse added this to exterior
July 12, 2014
I like the colors of the hardy board and the mix of stone with the HB
shilindsart added this to Living Room Ideas
July 4, 2014
Color of stone
Connie Gechoff added this to connie_gechoff's Ideas
July 2, 2014
The simplicity of pool and surroundings
Paula Lyons added this to paula_lyons4480619's ideas
June 29, 2014
love the trees in the landscape and the pool
savvystables added this to new front yard
June 27, 2014
sarahchull3 added this to pool
June 24, 2014
We like the pool color. We like the stone color as well. The stone is labeled as Oklahoma stone, so maybe the lighting is throwing us off.
cherky added this to pools
June 22, 2014
susan2maxwell8 added this to pool ideas
June 22, 2014
Hot tub close to house
hendricksenbl added this to hendricksenbl's Ideas
June 21, 2014
nicegal added this to nicegal's Ideas
June 21, 2014
Jacuzzi with bar top
ronolfers added this to ronolfers's ideas
June 15, 2014
jenadamson added this to Pool Fence
June 15, 2014
pebble tec - tahoe blue
melissaanneburch added this to melissaanneburch's Ideas
June 14, 2014
Love the screened in room in back
rutavi added this to rutavi's Ideas
June 11, 2014
Pool stones
terrimargarum added this to terrimargarum's ideas
June 11, 2014
Pool designs
pnogirl added this to outdoor
June 6, 2014
Hill ctry perfection
anniegrondines added this to anniegrondines's Ideas
June 6, 2014
Béton estampé + poutre et brique
Barb Witbeck added this to backyard
June 6, 2014
Soft clean lines
Kimberlee Schmahl added this to Front Porch/Entrance
June 4, 2014
Paul Wright added this to Lizard Pool
June 2, 2014
Oklahoma peach limestone
jednorman added this to jednorman's Ideas
June 1, 2014
freddyk added this to Landscaping Pics
May 30, 2014
Nice pool
sandysikes added this to outside
May 30, 2014
Beautiful...great for entertaining.
kbdavis5321 added this to Landscaping
May 24, 2014
working around existing trees
clarksonjohn added this to ext. colors
May 23, 2014
ext. colors
kgbsb added this to luder stone pool ideas
May 19, 2014
this is okay
teasds added this to teasds's Ideas
May 19, 2014
Shannon O'Grady Adcock added this to Outdoor-Front/Back
May 18, 2014
michellebrenchleysharp added this to exterior paint and trim
May 17, 2014
Benjamin Moore paints
smsinc added this to smsinc's Ideas
May 17, 2014
Dream backyard
nancyegg added this to Exteriors
May 17, 2014
nice blend of craftsman house and transitional pool
crkbend5011 added this to crkbend5011's ideas
May 17, 2014
exterior paint idea
juanpablogc added this to juanpablogc's Ideas
May 14, 2014
Los árboles
sextonabbe added this to Patio Ideas
May 13, 2014
Like how the pool is part of the patio right off the back of the house
wmworley added this to Pool
May 12, 2014
Add hot tub to our pool
kiticasa added this to kiticasa's ideas
May 10, 2014
Bar idea
acampo05 added this to acampo05's Ideas
May 6, 2014
like overhang roof
mynita added this to my top choices
May 5, 2014
siceeja added this to Bathroom Ideas
May 3, 2014
Oklahoma "peach" limestone. A harder type of limestone to hold up against the the salt water pool.
Melanie Ellis added this to House Outside
May 2, 2014
Love how the House shapes the outdoor space
jdgilmer06 added this to jdgilmer06's Ideas
April 27, 2014
katieeuphoria added this to Exterior Ideas
April 24, 2014
colors and exterior finish
tplumer added this to Pools
April 21, 2014
PebbleTec- Tahoe Blue.
gracepavliska added this to new house exterior
April 19, 2014
cinderoux added this to cinderoux's Ideas
April 18, 2014
Exterior paint colors
desh8 added this to desh8's Ideas
April 14, 2014
Great backyard
mrhayes2 added this to backyard
April 11, 2014
Another awesome pool
Karen McIntosh added this to Exterior view
April 9, 2014
sylrog added this to Pool
April 8, 2014
Oklahoma "peach" limestone. A harder type of limestone to hold up against the the salt water pool. November 11, 2013 at 5:44pm Like
mariasklar added this to Pool
April 4, 2014
Don't like
bonella added this to bonella's ideas
April 2, 2014
Like decking and design
Chelsey Scott added this to scott family home yard ideas
March 27, 2014
how to build around oak trees
Chelsey Scott added this to Scott family dream home
March 27, 2014
patio and pool
nerdygirl22332233 added this to nerdygirl22332233's Ideas
March 25, 2014
Patio hotub
Pebble Tec Superior Quality Pool Finishes added this to Pebble Technology Pools seen on Houzz
March 24, 2014
Pebble Tec Tahoe Blue
myocardial2001 added this to myocardial2001's ideas
March 23, 2014
stone with green siding
ksheston added this to Multi Pitch Gables
March 21, 2014
Gables change pitch
dotjones added this to Billingsley
March 19, 2014
berniebonks added this to berniebonks's ideas
March 18, 2014
tany40 added this to tany40's Ideas
March 15, 2014
Roches piscine
namer added this to backyard
March 9, 2014
Stone on house
kelleymerica added this to kelleymerica's ideas
March 7, 2014
bwtucker83 added this to bwtucker83's Ideas
March 6, 2014
I really like this exterior
kellymclemore added this to kellymclemore's Ideas exterior
March 4, 2014
Color and materials
jnetols added this to jnetols's ideas
March 4, 2014
Like this style a lot!
lamontse added this to lamontse's Ideas
March 1, 2014
Area social, me gusta!
sacredbling added this to Single Story
February 27, 2014
Look at the eyebrow on the left
rhemmings added this to rhemmings's Ideas
February 26, 2014
Bar around hot tub
saltandlight added this to pool
February 21, 2014
pebble tec Tahoe Blue
asepp added this to asepp's Ideas
February 21, 2014
Kinda nice look
toppie619 added this to Craftsmen Home
February 20, 2014
Color and rock combination
rcollins7 added this to Johnson
February 19, 2014
exterior concept
feezorjc added this to feezorjc's Ideas
February 15, 2014
Great back
rheinze01 added this to rheinze01's Ideas
February 15, 2014
ileana_szene added this to Exteriors
February 14, 2014
Nice even though pool is very close to house
lil_drumrboy added this to Becca's Ideas
February 11, 2014
I would love you forever
Peggy Fuller added this to Martha
February 11, 2014
btbs333 added this to DH: Outdoor Spaces
February 10, 2014
amazing pool and outdoor area
bankser added this to Exteriors
February 9, 2014
I want this backyard
lindaperillo added this to backyard
February 2, 2014
loiselaine added this to loiselaine’s ideas
February 1, 2014
ajld added this to modern
January 28, 2014
natural landscape with modern
tschl added this to landscape
January 28, 2014
Pebble Tec - Tahoe Blue
kellianddan added this to windows and exterior ideas
January 25, 2014
everything! bnb, windows, stone height
deberle88 added this to Exterior Ideas
January 24, 2014
house colors
Sam Butler added this to Hunsaker
January 24, 2014
jsp12 added this to Pool
January 24, 2014
boulders, coloring of water and limestone
dsmith0318 added this to exterior:
January 23, 2014
pool area
Ally Macredie added this to outdoor
January 23, 2014
retaining walls
estrovan added this to Pool ideas
January 22, 2014
Shade, seating, "fits in" - love this concept : )
rhulb added this to Outdoor Spaces
January 22, 2014
jodysteger added this to Exterior Colors & Finishes
January 20, 2014
green sage and red
rljonesdoc added this to rljonesdoc's Ideas
January 19, 2014
Hard scaping
allison223 added this to Modern Craftsman
January 19, 2014
i just love everything about this craftsman, the pool layout is amazing
hjbonnot added this to Pool
January 19, 2014
love the shape
ideamama added this to pool
January 18, 2014
pool part of patio, natural looking
jserf added this to jserf's ideas
January 8, 2014
roof lines
Corky Shaw Custom Homes added this to pool
January 6, 2014
Like the spa near kitchen area
coreyandsusan added this to Backyard Ideas
December 30, 2013
Trees in areas around the pool.
craigrookstool added this to craigrookstool's Ideas
December 29, 2013
eurotechcabinetry1 added this to Lanai/pool
December 28, 2013
Victoria Donelli added this to Outdoor... Porches and Patios
December 27, 2013
Now space. really like the house colors
Tom Ross added this to backyard
December 22, 2013
House is interesting
calcaper added this to midcentury
December 21, 2013
trees and big rocks at pool
kzolly added this to Exterior Ideas
December 18, 2013
stone with board n batten
scattau added this to outdoor spaces
December 17, 2013
creative composition
alliep44 added this to Outdoor spaces
December 17, 2013
Love the pool and hot tub. Nice outside space
Dmitri Zaslavsky added this to dmitri_zaslavsky's Ideas
December 12, 2013
wife likes
tri construction associates added this to nluton's Ideas
December 11, 2013
courtyard pool
Lauren Paolini added this to Outdoor Oasis
December 6, 2013
Bar over spa
jpfoster added this to jpfoster's Ideas
December 3, 2013
Hate the house, but love the layout of the pool, jacuzzi, and sidewalk areas
twolfen added this to Home ideas
November 26, 2013
Back yard
janettekaykay added this to metal house
November 24, 2013
I like the materials
cktroyanovich added this to cktroyanovich's Ideas
November 22, 2013
jancrow added this to jancrow's Ideas
November 22, 2013
onlytheclassy added this to onlytheclassy's ideas
November 21, 2013
Stunning architecture: )
Toni Vines added this to Outside Living
November 19, 2013
love the trees
Ruark & Wyatt Architects added this to ruark11's ideas
November 18, 2013
Bead Board Chimney and 3 colors trim
Lindsey Sharpe added this to House
November 13, 2013
528hart added this to 528hart's Ideas
November 13, 2013
Alexandra Fitzgibbon added this to alexandra_fitzgibbon's Ideas
November 10, 2013
sws1967 added this to pool and backyard GB
November 10, 2013
The trees really add to the design....considering how to incorporate them into my own design.
breagan added this to breagan's ideas
November 9, 2013
yard pool
Terry Wilson added this to terry_wilson600's Ideas
November 7, 2013
Cool color scheme
elephant190 added this to ideas
November 7, 2013
pool area
jaimecattles added this to Spec Exterior Ideas
November 7, 2013
605silver added this to pool
November 6, 2013
waterfalls/stone deck
mtmq added this to mtmq's Ideas
November 3, 2013
Think this is pretty. Too big, but pretty!
mingkwan added this to Exterior Ideas
October 31, 2013
green house w pool
Mike Smith added this to Pool
October 21, 2013
Love the way this pool is integrated with the backyard.
cristenb added this to Bend Home Inspirations
October 20, 2013
Siding Architecture
stevedeerman added this to Exterior Ideas
October 20, 2013
cmphoto added this to pool
October 20, 2013
spa/ bar
karnes20 added this to modern farmhouse
October 19, 2013
love the colors
jenlehmantx added this to Pool
October 19, 2013
Countertop by spa
trudywester added this to Craftsman Bungalow
October 13, 2013
Interesting nooks and crannies
plfokie added this to plfokie's Ideas
October 9, 2013
Nice pool. Great entertainment area.
Shawna L added this to Pebble Tec
October 2, 2013
PebbleTec- Tahoe Blue
kr003677 added this to kr003677's ideas
October 1, 2013
Exterior and layout
Camilo Gomes added this to camilo_gomes's Ideas
September 30, 2013
Gorgeous house
R.E.S. Contracting, Inc. added this to conniestahl's ideas
September 30, 2013
dream back yd
kelmcgee added this to kelmcgee's Ideas
September 29, 2013
Holt & kelly love
krisanddana added this to krisanddana's Ideas
September 29, 2013
kingsean7 added this to kingsean7's Ideas
September 29, 2013
kamilligan added this to Exterior Ideas
September 24, 2013
horizontal siding
Tiffany Koplien added this to front/back/pool yards
September 24, 2013
fstjean added this to Matt's
September 21, 2013
House garden pool
rockinag added this to Pool
September 19, 2013
smooth stone or tile?
dustinpunzel added this to dustinpunzel's Ideas
September 18, 2013
Shape and pool deck
Kristen Williams added this to kristen_williams9523663's Ideas
September 15, 2013
caitster added this to Exteriors
September 15, 2013
© 2014 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™