DCA is pleased to announce the near-completion of a new single-family house here in Carpinteria, California.


Our clients came to us with an original 1960’s Carpinteria beach bungalow. The 856 sq. ft. home was located on a large parcel with lots of potential and little more to be desired. We worked closely with the owners to come up with a plan that was perfect for their recently retired lifestyle. They wanted to modernize the layout with an open floor plan, a more efficient use of space, enough room to have the grandkids stay over, indoor/outdoor entertaining, more light, more character, lots more charm, energy efficient design, and drought tolerant landscaping. These were a few of the items on their wish list and I think we got them everything they wanted and more. Moving to the not-so-sleepy beach town of Carpinteria from Pasadena (bungalow heaven), our clients were very particular and experienced with the craftsman design and detailing that make a great project exceptional.

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DCA’s Design

The gray areas in the image below show the areas of addition. With only the existing foundation and subfloor remaining, the DCA design team sketched out a completely new floor plan including a new kitchen, guest room, master suite, and a completely new exterior with craftsman details.

Behind the existing carport, we added a new guest bedroom and a master suite, with the new kitchen bumping out in the front.


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Under Construction

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Coming soon!


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