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Sea Ranch Residence midcentury-exterior

Sea Ranch Residence

Empire Contracting Inc

Photos By: Sea Ranch Images

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Houzz at a GlanceWho lives here: Eric and Jacqueline AgnewLocation: Sea Ranch, CaliforniaTeam: Architect: Malcolm Davis; builder: David Hillmer, Empire Contracting; interior designer: Jeni Gamble; lighting designer: Murray Agnew; building materials: Hudson Street DesignSize: 2,200 square feet, plus a 500-square-foot loft; 2 bedrooms, 2 bathroomsWhen Eric Agnew retired from being a civil engineer in late 2012, he and his wife, Jacqueline, a former stay-at-home mom, began looking for a home with a view that reminded them of the rocky South African coast where they had both grown up. The famous Sea Ranch neighborhood in Northern California fit the bill. “We liked the ruggedness of the coast and the wildness of the sea,” Eric says.But they had a long way to go before settling into a laid-back West Coast lifestyle. First, their narrow, ocean-facing, cliff-hugging lot was sandwiched tightly between two homes, requiring a design that blocked views of their neighbors on both sides but also stayed open enough to enjoy the ocean and climate.On top of that, they were pursuing LEED certification, which meant that every material and aspect of construction would have to be rigorously scrutinized. And further complicating the project was Sea Ranch’s notoriously strict planning council, whose rigid design guidelines dictate all exterior aspects of the homes in the area. “A lot of people told us at the beginning that we were crazy,” Eric says. “Fortunately, we had a phenomenal design team. So I never stressed out too badly.” Spoken like a true Californian. Photos by Sea Ranch Images

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