Modern Farmhouse in La Canada Flintridge
In the hills of La Canada Flintridge, on a one acre narrow and sloping lot, this Modern Farmhouse Residence of approximately 10,000 square feet combines traditional forms and modern materials. The main residence, guest house, pool house, cabana and zen pavilion are all framed with partially brick and partially stucco walls, while all uniformly have black steel windows and a grey standing seam roof. Traditional Georgian Style symmetry, hipped roofs, and massing help the new residence fit in with the other traditional houses in the neighborhood, while the buildings turn more modern and industrial on the interior. In addition to the normal bedrooms, living room, dining room, etc. of most residences, this house also has a movie room, a gym, a man cave, and a game room. The interior consist of wide plank floors, open steel stairs, reclaimed wood, poured in place concrete fireplaces, and a neutral color palette that give the light filled interiors a calm and peaceful feel while the industrial detailing and fixtures create highlights within this serene environment.