Category Archives: Carr Jones

67 Stonecastle, Alamo

It is exceedingly rare to have the opportunity to rent a home designed by one of the Bay Area’s most respected local architects even for a short period, so finding a long term rental like the one we feature today … Continue reading

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66 Stonecastle, Alamo

We wrote about this stunning Carr Jones storybook home three years ago when it was on the market as a foreclosure. Jones was not given credit for the home then, nor is he now, but it is clearly his handiwork. … Continue reading

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85 Wildwood Gardens, Piedmont

Our featured home today is an exceptional Piedmont residence designed by Carr Jones in his idiosyncratic and inimitable storybook style. The home is lavishly appointed with Jones’ trademark brickwork and glazed gables and rusticated lumber. It is a truly spectacular … Continue reading

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66 Stonecastle, Alamo

This unusual Alamo foreclosure looks suspiciously like the work of Carr Jones. It needs a bit of love, but it has all of the hallmarks of his mature brick and stone-laden storybook homes. Jones was particularly fond of using brick … Continue reading

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1321 Mountain View, Walnut Creek

Today we have a nice Carr Jones home to share in Walnut Creek. The house is built in Jones’ mature eclectic storybook style and is full of his trademark reclaimed brick and timbers, curved walls, multiple fireplaces, and unusual trusses … Continue reading

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830 Santa Barbara, Berkeley

Today, we have a rather special home to share. This beautiful craftsman is one of the first known homes built by Carr Jones, who is revered for his custom storybook houses. Jones was just under 30 when he built this … Continue reading

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