Peace and Tranquility

Subtracting the unnecessary, reducing line and textures, and harmonizing the interior and exterior finishes.

San Clemente
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The exterior of this reimagined San Clemente home

ABOVE: The exterior of this reimagined San Clemente home

Welcome to San Clemente, California, The Spanish Village by the Sea. Approaching this home, you are overcome with a sense of peace and tranquility. Your heart rate begins to ease as you approach the entry courtyard. There’s something here, but you can’t quite put your finger on it. What is it? The pivoting of the iron front door? The “boardwalk” style flooring? The beautiful staircase?

You notice an obsessive focus on symmetry and balance. Natural light abounds. Materials, lines, and textures so fundamental, you don’t see them, but you feel it. The perfect fit…like an intricate puzzle.

Pivoting iron front door
Image of a custom fine home.
Image of a custom fine home.
Image of a custom fine home.
Image of a custom fine home.

Above: Precise open stairs; bakery center with pocket doors; custom cabinetry by Crystal Cabinets; counter-level transom windows providing natural light at the workspace.

October 5’s mathematical precision and attention to detail drives the design, and is like no other.

Wet-room with dual shower heads
Shower heads: relax and enjoy
Master Vanity with oversized sink

Above: Wet-room with dual shower heads; Master Vanity with oversized sink.

Below: Watch our video below to tour this San Clemente gem.

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Fine Home Building with October 5

Each month in OCTOBER 5 STORIES, we publish an illuminating article on one of the many facets of designing and building a fine home. Choose from the articles below.

Client Expectations

Client Expectations ›

Every project has two clients: the homeowner and the building. Recognizing that both parties possess unspoken expectations of our Design/Build team, you may ask, “When does October 5’s focus shift from one client to the other?“

Which Construction Contract is Right for My Project?

Which Construction Contract is Right for My Project? ›

While Guaranteed Maximum Price Contracts have always been our go-to method of engagement, there are times when circumstances require a different solution.

The Importance of Balance and Symmetry

The Importance of Balance and Symmetry ›

The proper use of balance and symmetry turns ordinary projects into extraordinary homes. Learn what steps all fine home builders should take to reduce the unbearable noise generated by imperfection.

Subtraction In Action

Subtraction In Action ›

Learn more about the practical, real-world improvements the process of subtraction can lend to your remodel or fine home construction. We’ll look at lighting, textures, and much more.

Cutting Through The Clutter

Cutting Through The Clutter ›

Incorporating subtractive thinking into the design process enables fine home builders to create a home imbued with a sense of calm and purpose from the start.

The Home Building Revolution

The Home Building Revolution ›

There’s a healthier process for designing, budgeting, and building your dream home. It’s called Design-Build and it’s revolutionizing how fine home construction and remodels achieve success.