The site is rural and densely populated with a variety of mature hardwoods. It slopes gently downhill from south to north and rests about 400 feet above sea level.


Centrally located between mountains to the west, which buffer cold air masses from the central U.S. and the ocean to the east, this region experiences favorable climate. Rainfall is the greatest in July, the least in November, and otherwise is distributed throughout the year. Winter snowfall is light.

• Winter: temperatures average between 30° F and the low 50's and seldom drop below 20° F

• Summer: tropical air brings warm temperatures and relatively high humidity, afternoon temperatures reach 90° F 25% of the time but rarely exceed 100° F, average temperatures range between the high 60's and high 80's


This house was designed for a family of 4 including 2 children. Particular design features include 9-foot ceilings on the first floor, and a pitched ceiling and loft spaces in the bedrooms on the second floor. Summer cooling, a major consideration in this climate, is effected by underground pre-conditioning tubes. Perhaps the most often repeated statement about this house comes from the owner who proclaims, "Of all the Ekose'a designs, mine is the best."

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Interior Solarium Total Sq Ft
2771 742 3513