Old Tract House Becomes a Distinguished Ranch Home

This 2500 square foot 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom nearly-new home in Los Altos, California had been a typical 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom 1970s tract ranch house. The old house was torn down to the studs, ceilings were vaulted, and a 500 square foot addition provided a new bedroom (for home-office, guest, in-law, or nanny), bathroom, and large laundry room/mudroom. With gourmet appliances, custom cabinetry, skylights, and an integrated audio/video system, this home features amenities and fine finishes of more luxurious homes.

The homeowner selected Eldorado Stone’s Mesquite Cliffstone wainscot as a prelude to the quality of materials and workmanship just inside. Our client was particularly impressed by the natural look of Eldorado Stone with its variation in colors and stone shapes. This beautiful cultured stone easily harmonized with the natural stone walkway and the interlocking paver driveway. Upon installation, our mason sorted through the stones and reserved the best-looking ones for the front of the home and the more visible of the two chimneys. To emphasize a country look, the stone was installed with wider grout lines than on a typical installation. Finally, a new custom mailbox on the curbside was enveloped with matching Eldorado Stone.

Eldorado Stone Profile Featured: Mesquite Cliffstone
Wm. H. Fry Construction Company
10351 San Fernando Avenue
Cupertino, CA 95014
Website: www.billfryconstruction.com

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