Dry Creek Poolhouse

Dry Creek Poolhouse

Architect
RO | ROCKETT DESIGN
Location
Geyserville, California, USA | View Map
Project Year
2014
Category
Housing
Adam Rouse Photography
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Tab PullsDoug Mockett & Company, Inc.
ManufacturersCaesarstone
ManufacturersAll Weather Architectural Aluminum
Interior Paint At Walls And Ceilings. Simply White, Eggshell FinishBenjamin Moore
Cetol Srd Semi-Transparent Stain At Trellis And ExteriorsidingSikkens

Product Spec Sheet
Manufacturers
Interior Paint At Walls And Ceilings. Simply White, Eggshell Finish
Cetol Srd Semi-Transparent Stain At Trellis And Exteriorsiding
by Sikkens

Dry Creek Poolhouse

RO | ROCKETT DESIGN as Architects

Anchored by an inventive reuse of local materials on a constrained lot in a beautiful Sonoma County landscape, this project started as a country retreat and evolved into a full- time residence. The desired program added a pool, poolhouse, outdoor living area, gardens, bocce court and guest arrival with overflow parking. The property was long and narrow, hugging a busy roadway but situated to look beyond the constraints to spectacular vistas of rolling vineyards and classic coastal California ridgelines beyond. The budget was tight and the aspirations were large. The design raises the pool high on the prop-erty and cuts the pool house into the hillside – allowing the horizon of the pool edge to edit the view to the road below. Nestled into the hill with its back to the trees, the new, earthen ground plane acts as a primitive plinth that supports a rustic enclosure. The prime program of the pool house is wrapped in grape stakes gathered from the property and re-sawn to operate as a shroud to the private innards of the building. This cladding provides solid walls where necessary and opens to the view where desirable. The modest interior footprint seamlessly expands to the terrace beyond with the help of a rough-sawn trellis that floats overhead, providing needed shade in the hottest times of day. Conceived as a rustic retreat for a couple of city dwellers, the property quickly became a full-time respite that lives and breathes the Sonoma County lifestyle.


Material Used:

1. All Weather / Windows & Doors

2. Ceasarstone / Countertop At Wet Bar

3. Mocket / Tab Pulls

4. Sikkensstain / Cetol Srd Semi-Transparent Stain At Trellis And Exteriorsiding

5. Benjamin Moore / Interior Paint At Walls And Ceilings. Simply White, Eggshell Finish

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