Napa Valley style custom estate home by custom home builder,Saratoga CA eclectic-exterior
 

Napa Valley style custom estate home by custom home builder,Saratoga CA

5000 square foot custom home with pool house and basement in Saratoga, CA (San Francisco Bay Area). The exterior is in a modern farmhouse style with bat on board siding and standing seam metal roof. Luxury features include Marvin Windows, copper gutters throughout, natural stone columns and wainscot, and a sweeping paver driveway. The interiors are more traditional.
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http://www.billfryconstruction.com/portfolio/bay-area-custom-home-buil

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April 18, 2013
kris10bryan wrote:
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I love the natural stone coping. It's even kind of irregular shaped on the deck edge. Nice job.
    Bookmark   April 21, 2013 at 3:53PM
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Bill Fry Construction - Wm. H. Fry Const. Co.
Kudos appreciated, especially from an outdoor specialist. :) Rhoda
    Bookmark   April 22, 2013 at 6:09AM
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February 22, 2013
hollyflake wrote:
What are the windows? Manufactured or custom? if manufactured, who did you use?
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Another great source for wood windows and doors is Loewen. We are the Midwest Rep for Loewen and we have had huge success with them over the years.

"Established in 1905, Loewen delivers an unrivaled combination of aesthetics, performance and value through an extensive line of Douglas Fir, FSC Douglas Fir and Mahogany windows and doors.

Our passion, inspiration and innovation can only have one result: products that are made to impress, perform and last. We pride ourselves with windows and doors that are not only works of art, but also cutting-edge in their functionality."

To find the dealer closest to you, please see the dealer locator tool at www.loewen.com

Thanks,
-ACC
    Bookmark   July 30, 2014 at 10:19AM
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December 1, 2012
allen1234 wrote:
the roof what is it made of
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noisy ? or did you install some sound damping under. that place is nice OK gorgeous
    Bookmark   December 2, 2012 at 2:05PM
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Bill Fry Construction - Wm. H. Fry Const. Co.
This one is not noisy at all. Years ago my husband lived in a cabin with a metal roof and it was quite noisy.
:) Rhoda
    Bookmark   December 2, 2012 at 5:19PM
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January 10, 2012
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Bill Fry Construction - Wm. H. Fry Const. Co.
CGarber, you've stumped the contractor's wife!

However, I was able to catch up with Bill today and I hope I'm relaying the information properly. For the tall areas, to avoid the plywood z-clip look you get when adjoining sheets of plywood, 1X12 boards were used.

The materials and workmanship on this home are second to none - in the visible areas, such as the copper gutters and even in the not-so-visible areas such as the copper crawl space vents. The stone was imported directly from the quarry and boulders from that quarry are in the landscaping. Inside there is over a mile of wood moulding. The ~5000 square foot home has a basement which can also be accessed from outside (see the metal railing on the left). It also has a pool house. This home is so big that I couldn't get a photo of the whole house! In spite of its size, there are intimate areas such as a breakfast nook under the shed roof on the left.

The monumental pool pavilion was constructed in situ:
Bay Area Outdoor Living Areas: Pool House, Stone Masonry Fireplace, Pergola 1

which is similar to the entry way:
Plant trees next to new custom home

as was the truss ceiling in the family room:
wood truss ceiling by Bay Area construction company

For our houzz readers, you'll always notice a lousy job, but a good job is rarely noticed - see how all the bats line up just perfectly on the pool house in the following link? You'll notice this level of planning under the gable roof of the main photo as well:
Bay Area Outdoor Living Areas: Pool House, Stone Masonry Fireplace, Pergola 2
    Bookmark   January 10, 2012 at 4:47PM
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Bill Fry Construction - Wm. H. Fry Const. Co.
to continue from previous post - my text was truncated...

Bill was honored to have been selected to build this magnificent home for one of the owners of a major building supply company in the San Francisco Bay Area, who had many qualified contractors to choose from.

:) Rhoda http://www.billfryconstruction.com/
    Bookmark   January 10, 2012 at 5:22PM
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