La Jolla Shores – Residential Master Plan Community

Paul Benton Residential

Coastal Residential Master Plan Community La Jolla, CA Residential master plan community located in La Jolla Shores, currently in the schematic design phase.  Similar yet unique single family detached homes find themselves comfortably situated within the community on large lots with ocean views. More to come!  

Coastal Residential Renovation

Paul Benton Residential

Residence – Coastal Renovation La Jolla, CA A family vacation property in La Jolla Shores was in need of renovation and expansion, and conversion to year-round living.  Spaces that are fine for short-term use felt cramped and did not open up to the outdoors and the wonderful beach experience.  The new use of this property was studied, with an eye toward the various family members that live in the Southern California region and felt a family connection to the property, and the owners wanted all to feel welcome.  Following studies of ways to revitalize the property, it was found that the best solution was to completely rebuild the property, using many of the same design elements and saved parts of the original beach house.  The result is a …

Beachside Residence

Paul Benton Residential

Residence – New Construction Del Mar, CA On a very small lot in the beachside community of Del Mar, a young family of four needed room to grow and a home that reflects their active outdoor experience.  Despite the limitations of the lot and the overall development, the Living Room and bedrooms were provided with expansive windows and doors, and their own outdoor deck and terrace areas.  In this gentle and welcoming climate, the family cherishes the ability to open up the house to the outdoors for big events as well as for everyday living.  The low-maintenance gardens and landscaping provide for easy use of the spaces and the ability to easily close the house up and enjoy the intimate spaces by the fireplace.  

Coastal Residential Remodel

Paul Benton Residential

8381 Paseo Grande La Jolla, CA A dearly loved but small and cramped beach house in La Jolla Shores was in need of expansion and updating for the next generation.  A new and revitalized usefulness of the property is needed, as is a way that separate members of the family can visit and enjoy their time at the beach and with each other.  In this project to be completed in the future, the enlarged home has individual suites that are joined at a large Family Room and Kitchen area.  This family will carry its beach traditions to the next generation and secure the value and use of this wonderful property.