Atherton, California Estate by Markay Johnson Construction traditional-exterior
 

Atherton, California Estate by Markay Johnson Construction

Builder: Markay Johnson Construction
visit: www.mjconstruction.com

Project Details:
Located on a beautiful corner lot of just over one acre, this sumptuous home presents Country French styling – with leaded glass windows, half-timber accents, and a steeply pitched roof finished in varying shades of slate. Completed in 2006, the home is magnificently appointed with traditional appeal and classic elegance surrounding a vast center terrace that accommodates indoor/outdoor living so easily. Distressed walnut floors span the main living areas, numerous rooms are accented with a bowed wall of windows, and ceilings are architecturally interesting and unique. There are 4 additional upstairs bedroom suites with the convenience of a second family room, plus a fully equipped guest house with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Equally impressive are the resort-inspired grounds, which include a beautiful pool and spa just beyond the center terrace and all finished in Connecticut bluestone. A sport court, vast stretches of level lawn, and English gardens manicured to perfection complete the setting.

Photographer: Bernard Andre Photography
URL
www.mjconstruction.com

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ilovekirra wrote:
Stucco, Dryvit? - Is this home Stucco or Dryvit? Do you know the texture Finish they used, and also I know people keep asking the color and you are saying Ben Moore but you didn't actually paint over the top right? You mix the color into the stucco correct? Thank you so much!
   Comment   July 31, 2014
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Markay Johnson Construction
I apologize for not having a more specific answer to your question. The project has wood trim around the windows and doors - The Benjamin Moore color 'Dove White' that was suggested would be for those areas. The stucco is a smooth system finish I do not know the exact installation method, brand or the specifics on the color that was used. I believe on this project we installed a type of smooth finish, not sure if it is a type of stucco or a Dryvit limestone application. Should you be working on a project where design or building services are needed we would be happy to meet with you to do a consultation and we can provide for you more specifics on this project at that time. Best, Markay Johnson Construction
July 31, 2014 at 12:07PM   
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robinlynn909 wrote:
what color are these gutters ?
   Comment   June 3, 2013
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The gutters are copper. Best, Markay Johnson Construction
June 4, 2013 at 10:00AM     
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Rebeca Kutner wrote:
Do you have a plan for the guesthouse? - I would like to know how many bedrooms and how big is the guestroom ?
   Comment   May 31, 2013
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I do not have the home plans readily available I can look up and give you the name of the architect if you would like to contact them directly. Best, Markay Johnson Construction
June 3, 2013 at 3:32PM     
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vbudimir wrote:
Do you have ground plan of this house ?
   Comment   May 3, 2013
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Sorry, I do not have these plans available they are a custom design. This is also a guest/pool house. Best, Markay Johnson Construction
July 15, 2013 at 8:40AM   
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marydaire wrote:
What stone is used here and where is it from?
   Comment   April 25, 2013
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I do not have this information available, a local masonry supply house should be able to assist you in matching the material. Best, Markay Johnson Construction
July 15, 2013 at 8:46AM   
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girlerin wrote:
I see the question has been asked, but I am dying to know the paint and trim color. Please :)
   Comment   April 11, 2013
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A color that would closely match what is featured on this project is Dove White by Benjamin Moore. I do not know the exact name for the product used. Best, Markay Johnson Construction
April 29, 2013 at 12:10PM     
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Maureen Gillane wrote:
What is roof material? Slate?
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The roof is a mixed slate blend. Best, Markay Johnson Construction
July 15, 2013 at 8:33AM      Thanked by Maureen Gillane
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jc11299 wrote:
What is the paint color on this house?
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Christine Bouvier
Is this side of the house with the chimney painted brick? It looks fantastic.
February 27, 2013 at 6:52PM   
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Abram Huber
looks to me like texas limestone - similar looking product can be found here - http://www.capitolproductsinc.com/c20tropicalblend.html
April 6, 2013 at 8:51PM   
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cossieswallo wrote:
is there a picture of the front of this house?
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What color is the paint and trim?
June 21, 2013 at 7:47PM   
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Try using Benjamin Moore Dove White for the trim. I do not have the exact colors used on this project available. Best, Markay Johnson Construction
July 9, 2013 at 12:39PM   
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gayle0314 wrote:
Architect - Who was the architect?
   Comment   August 7, 2014
just4rishon wrote:
may i get the plan of this house...? - Rishon Razack M A just4rishon@gmail.com
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Sustainability: Slate often outlasts buildings themselves and can be recycled. Today many slate roofs are constructed with reclaimed slate. Besides the recycling benefits, reclaimed slate is often less expensive than new slate. A slate roof's longevity also is an environmental plus, especially because slate rarely adds to construction and demolition debris like conventional roofs do. Plus, slate is a 100 percent natural material.

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