This San Francisco-area street slopes down to a modern wood and glass home that's ideally suited to its site. The wood facade incorporates elements of the rugged terrain, while a stepped design takes maximum advantage of the unique lot.
Interesting angles and intriguing architectural elements turn this renovated home into a showstopping estate. The house is sited on a sloping lot, with retaining walls and landscaping that suits the home and property.
Despite the facade's strong linear elements, the home sits on a steeply sloping lot. The only flat area was allocated to the carport. The floor plan was laid out in response to the natural features of the property and its orientation.
In Point Loma, Calif., this 7,400-square-foot home was built in 1935 by local architect Ralph Frank. Situated on a large sloping lot, the residence features panoramic views of the downtown San Diego skyline and the San Diego bay.
This classically styled French Provençal home is situated on the high side of a sloping lot with views to the Pacific Ocean. Terracing the hillside with stepped retaining walls help to create privacy from the road and also provided a place for the homeowners to garden.
Angled off the back of the house to make optimum use of the sloped lot, this crisp white deck and patio with fire pit create a two-tier hub for outdoor living. The white hue blends with the home's rear facade so as not to stop the eye.
The front courtyard creates a grand, welcoming entrance to this 7,400-square-foot 1935 Colonial Revival residence. Originally designed by local architect Ralph Frank, the home is situated on a large sloping lot in Point Loma with panoramic views of the downtown San Diego skyline and the San Diego bay.
Because this Greek Revival home sits on a sloping lot, the owners can enjoy drinks on the patio and still keep an eye on kiddos rolling and tumbling down the hill. To make the yard even more family-friendly, the landscape architects added a swing to one of the property's sturdiest trees.
Tall steps lead to the front door of this modern San Francisco-area home, which is custom-fitted to its sloped urban lot. The home's wood, glass and metal facade is clean and streamlined, and broad windows offer a glimpse of the modern interior.
Large, glass pendant lights illuminate this dining area and accentuate the sloped ceiling. Black leather and chrome rolling chairs add a modern flair to the simple wood dining table. A set of French doors and large windows peer out over a balcony area and allow lots of natural light to brighten the space.