Casa D'Amato


This Santa Fe style home has breathtaking easterly views of the San Vicente Golf Course and the Laguna Mountain Range.  The site was literally a hill of solid rock, which posed many design challenges including the requirement to meet local fire and rescue accessibility requirements.

Photography: Roberto Zeballos

Project Type:

New Construction
3,000 s.f.


Ramona, California




Southwestern details include vegas, canales and a custom wood front door with speak-easy.
With the limited size of the buildable pad, a second level game/exercise room and rooftop patio were incorporated.
Rain Chains guide the water runoff from the roof to copper catch basins.
The fully covered rear patio adds protection from sun and rain while enjoying views of the San Vicente Golf Course and the Laguna Mountains beyond.  An exterior stairway leading to the roof patio, wraps around the Kiva fireplace.
Great Room with view of the San Vicente Golf Course and Laguna Mountain Range.
The Kitchen and Built-in Breakfast Nook.
Interior Foyer and Staircase to the Recreation Room and Roof Top Patio.
The Powder Room with roll-in shower.
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If you want a creative, responsible and respectful professional you should hire Carole. She will work with you to create your vision while adding ideas that will make your project beautiful and functional. Great work ethic.

Building a home can be stressful and expensive. If it were not for our architect, Carole Wylie, we would have spent much more time and money than we did. Our home is beautiful and functional because of the expert advice and follow-through she provided. She is artistic, thorough and a pleasure to know and work with.

Lynda D’Amato and Rob Vass
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