home was originally designed in 1975 by a local artist, Roger
Marshall, in a popular house style of the 1970's known as "Builder's
shed". The most distinct element of this style is the multi-directional
shed roof. The house is architecturally unique both in
its sculptural massing and its overall layout. The structure
is multi-level to take advantage of the gently sloping topography.
The clerestory windows allow natural light to warmly illuminate
the interior, while displaying the spectacular views of the
the sun sets over the hills, thousands of stars emerge to brighten
the night. From the expansive redwood deck and outdoor spa you
can watch the moon rise over this mountain vista.
dramatic entry features a wall mural of the Santa Lucia Mountains,
and a three-level fountain that flows beneath the entry stairs.
features include post and beam construction with cedar decking
and a Craftsman-style stairway leading to a second floor library
of the paneling throughout the house came from reused, old growth
redwood removed from the guardrail posts on the Cuesta Grade
portion of Highway 101.