I was reading an article not too long ago about small spaces and how much more comfortable we usually feel in smaller homes when compared to really big ones. That’s when I thought the best kind of house to live might be a ranch style house, especially when you don’t want to deal with stairs and too much to clean. A ranch style house is more practical and the energy seems to flow easier. We’re all connected, the rooms are easily accessed and you don’t have to worry about climbing the stairs every time you forget something in the other level of the house.
This close-to-perfection ranch style house was built, designed & furnished by Spinnaker Development and Newport Beach Interior Design by Details_a Design Firm. Photography by Bowman Group Photography.
I hope you enjoy it!
The Beauty of a Ranch Style House
I love what the builder did with the driveway: 36″ concrete pads with 4″ mow strips of grass. Helps for drainage an run off water as well.
The foyer is always the place to express your personality and what to expect in the rest of the house. Sources: Floors: the floors are from Du Chateau Flooring, Lugano is the finish. Colors: All the trim & finish carpentry were sprayed with a lacquer finish in this home. Painting: Z Gallery.
This dining room is breathtaking!
Sources: Chair’s Fabric: David Hicks La Fiorentina, available through Lee Jofa. Paint: “boutique beige” by Dunn Edwards. Chandelier: Noir fixture, Chairs: Restoration Hardware. Colors: The ceiling and trim colors are the same. Sherwin Williams “old quaker”. The beams are all painted with a lacquer finish.
Open House Plan
I love this table, but unfortunately it was built by someone that isn’t in the business anymore. Similar here.
A nice view of the living room and foyer.
This is why so many people choose to live in a rancher.
Cozy and open at the same time.
Sources: Color: Sherwin Williams 101 White Lacquer (this color was used on all cabinets in this home). Space between the island and the range: 48″. Countertops’ perimeter: 2 1/4″ eased edge detail. Counter Materials: The perimeter counter in the kitchen are Caracus Blue Limestone (polished), island counters are Calcutta Bollini Marble (polished), the eat at island is a custom stained wood top. Kitchen Dimensions: This space is roughly 20′ x 18′ to the header that separates the kitchen from the family room. Ceilings: These are 8′ ceilings. The builders coffered the ceilings 6″ to allow for the second course of crown moulding and the T&G ceiling detail, it helps out dramatically on shorter ceilings.
Notice the neat walk-in pantry. The pantry size is 5′ x 5′.
Island & Sink
I’m in love with this sink.
To the Family Room
The kitchen opens to the family room.
Sources: Lighting can be found at Z Gallery or Crystorama Eclipse. The couches were custom made by Details_a Design Firm. Wallpaper: Phillip Jeffries grasscloth, style: “Arrowroot”.
This is the best way to have a big TV. It’s all about balance.
Using a bench instead of chairs gives the office a cleaner look. Sources: Desk: similar to Restoration Hardware. Wallpaper: Phillip Jeffries wall covering, Style: “Juicy Jute”.
Laundry Room Day
Do you love this laundry as much as I do? Isn’t it a great one?! I love how the big windows and every finishing chosen for this space!
Laundry Room Night
Sources: Counters: Granite called “London Fog”. Dimensions: roughly 6′ x 13′. Tiles: Get the look for less: This is a porcelain tile called “timeless”. Comes in 3″x6″ as well. Looks similar to Calcutta_ Manufacturer: Marazzi, Timeless collection. Cabinets’ Color: Sherwin Williams 101. Doors: The door casings are square stock 1’x4′ mdf, the door is a 1 3/4′ recessed 3 panel shaker door with polished nickel hardware. These doors can be purchased through any major vendor. The cabinet’s hardware are from Restoration Hardware, polished nickel finish.
To The Master
A beautiful way to approach to the master.
Stunning and relaxed! This bed can be found at Crate and Barrel.
This is a classic and chic ensuite.
Sources: Size: 11′ x 20′, The countertops are a marble called Java Suede purchased at Olin in Anaheim. The ceramic tile (4×8) is called “timeless” calcutta on the walls, these can be purchased from Tile Matters in Fountain Valley. The fixtures are Mirabelle “St Augustine” polished nickel can be purchased from Fergusson enterprises. The sinks are Mirabelle as well.
The perfect combo.
This is a very practical backyard. Fun and low maintenance.
Bar and outdoor kitchen.
Lunch is served.
Back of the House
This is a wonderful place to enjoy a sunny afternoon…
… or a romantic summer night! 🙂
Wishing you all a very blessed week!
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