Iconic William Turnbull estate on the market for $2.2 million
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336 Pipers Reach Road, The Sea Ranch - $2,225,000
4 beds, 3 baths, 2,183 square feet. Year built: 1983. Lot size: 0.66 acres
Modern masterpiece: An award-winning William Turnbull Jr. home with breathtaking views was recently listed. Take a peek inside! (Photos courtesy BAREIS. Property listed by Liisberg & Kalinoski, The Coastal Real Estate Company)
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Cohesive in design: This eighties home blends in seamlessly with the O.G. Sea Ranch properties built in the sixties. As a member of the initial design team, MLTW (Moore, Lyndon, Turnbull, Whitaker), Turnbull knew the style quite well.
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One with nature: Instead of fighting against it, Turnbull's homes are built with a site's particular environment in mind. This one features a sunny courtyard surrounded by wind-blocking structures on all sides.
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Better than television: A dramatic coastal landscape of sea, coast and sky - I could stare at this view for hours.
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Intelligent design: A two-story wall of windows faces the courtyard away from glass coating salt-water sprays.
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Quintessentially California: An open floor plan unites kitchen, dining and living rooms.
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Upscale barn: This expansive double height great room was inspired by Turnbull's life growing up on a farm in New Jersey. The barn-like interior features walls, posts and beams made of rough-hewn timbers.
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Dining room: A bit of sea and sky is a delightful distraction from your morning crossword puzzle.
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Kitchen: Cabinets and refrigerators are given a wooden finish to blend in seamlessly with the interior walls.
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Living room: They really don't scrimp on views here. A living room is filled with natural light from large windows on the exterior walls.
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Living room: A second living room with a two-story wall of windows and cathedral glass ceiling- stunning!
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Living room: Stay warm by the fire with a glass of pinot and good conversation.
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Interior: The librarian in me loves this charming little reading nook complete with a built-in stairway bookcase.
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Interior: Start your own entrepreneurial enterprise from inside of this inspiring modern office.
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Bedroom: I love the space saving custom dresser here with a nice catch-all counter on top.
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Bedroom: A private spa and seaside view just for you and your sweetheart.
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Bedroom: A second master features a cool reading nook and another great built-in dresser.
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Bathroom: A light-filled master bathroom is kept private by smart landscaping.
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Exterior: In 1994 Turnbull returned to The Sea Ranch and turned this seaside dream home into a coastal fantasy estate.
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Interior: The attached guest house was built with...
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Exterior: It's own private deck.
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Exterior: It is amazing how the Sea Ranch style, which originated in the sixties, has endured and continues to inspire.
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Exterior: A detached two car garage and parking lot is ready for your next seaside soiree.
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Exterior: Views like these are what dreams are made of.
Simple, elegant and environmentally aware another great William Turnbull Jr. home is on the market in The Sea Ranch for a cool crisp $2.2 million.
Sea Ranch estates are always a favorite of mine – completely modern yet blending in seamlessly with their natural surroundings. This seaside property is a great example of the Sea Ranch vernacular style with sloped roofs that deflect the wind, interior courtyards protected from coastal breezes and barn-inspired interiors constructed with rough-hewn timbers
As a member of the architectural firm MLTW (Moore, Lyndon, Turnbull, Whitaker), William Turnbull was a component of the dream team that designed the first Sea Ranch homes back in the sixties. Their clean minimalist style continues to inspire to this day.
336 Pipers Reach Road was designed in the eighties and expanded in the nineties by Turnbull himself. It includes two suites, an office, adjacent guest house and million dollar views around every corner. But if you want to keep those views you may have to pay for them, the adjacent ocean front lot UBL 24-56 is also for sale to the buyer of the house.
Click through our gallery above to be amazed and inspired by this cool contemporary estate.