Features & Upgrades

Exterior Cottage Details

  • Innovative Vineyard Cottage architecture
  • Smartside board and batten siding
  • Natural palette of rich, earthy exterior colors
  • Extensive screened in veranda living space
  • Large, private terraces nestled into the vineyard
  • Unique vintage cottage style exterior lighting
  • Composite shingle and/or metal roofs
  • Exposed wood rafters on verandas
  • Energy efficient low “E” double glazed windows
  • Custom designer entry doors

Interior Cottage Details

  • Choose from two designer selected, desert inspired color palettes
  • Premium laminate counter tops
  • Vinyl plank flooring in entry, living, dining, kitchen and baths
  • Wood kitchen and bathroom cabinetry with custom cottage detailing
  • Energy efficient wine cooler
  • Carpeting on stairs, in bedrooms and lower halls
  • Rain head showers in all master bathrooms
  • Electric fireplace with wood surround and beach pebble detailing
  • Energy efficient heat pump for heating and cooling
  • Ceiling fans in great room and veranda
  • Premium Energy Star stainless appliance package includes top mount fridge with ice maker, whisper quiet dishwasher, microwave, slide in self-clean range and wine cooler.
  • Laundry features full size, front load Energy Star washer and dryer
  • Spacious outdoor veranda with wood flooring



  • Efficient building footprints reduce material and energy requirements
  • Verandas and trellised terraces provide shade from the summer heat
  • 24 inch roof overhang reduces the sun’s heat from entering glazing
  • Natural cross-ventilation reduces the need for additional space cooling
  • Extensive glazing reduces the need for other light sources
  • Low “E” double glazed windows reduces heating and cooling requirements

Appliances and fixtures

  • Energy Star appliances are more efficient than traditional models reducing energy consumption
  • Energy efficient heat pumps reduce power consumption

Interior finishes

  • Compact fluorescent lighting consumes less energy than incandescent bulbs
  • Ceiling fans maintain even temperature levels and reduce energy consumption
  • Carpet has recycled content and full post use recyclability
  • Where possible, the use of natural fabrics provides a healthier indoor environment and reduces reliance on synthetic fabrics


  • Indigenous, drought tolerant landscaping contributes to water conservation
  • Restoration and preservation of important wildlife habitats
  • Downward lighting preserves the beauty of the night sky


  • Durable interior & exterior finishes require minimal maintenance

Optional Cottage Upgrades

  • Complete Vineyard Cottage furnishings package with attention to natural finishes and fabrics including wood and wicker, cottons and linens
  • Detached garage
  • Indoor wood burning fireplace
  • Outdoor shower
  • Folding glass wall
  • Ceiling fans in bedrooms
  • Outdoor kitchen
  • Additional veranda chairs
  • Exterior shingles or stone

The Vineyard Pavilion

  • Heated pool
  • Arbor seating
  • Tasting room
  • Outdoor kitchen
  • Wine Cellar & private wine lockers