Santa Clarita Add On Master Bedroom , Closet (2) Office Area, High Ceilings, & Bedroom Remodeling.

Santa Clarita, CA | November 11, 2021

This Santa Clarita ADU project embodies FTR Renovation’s commitment to balancing creative design, regulatory compliance, and client expectations into one seamless package.

  • Completed Date

    November 11, 2021
  • Project Budget

  • Project Duration

    5 months
  • Creating a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom ADU as an oasis of comfort.

    Project Challenges

    1. Local Restrictions: Navigating Santa Clarita’s unique zoning laws for ADUs.
    2. Outdoor Harmony: Ensuring the ADU harmonizes with existing landscape features.
    3. Efficiency Quotient: Creating a layout that maximizes usable area without feeling cramped.


    1. Materialize a self-contained ADU that could double as a guest house or rental.
    2. Sail smoothly through Santa Clarita’s permitting and zoning regulations.
    3. Make the ADU an aesthetically pleasing, practical addition to the existing property.


    1. Compact Luxury: A small footprint doesn’t mean sacrificing creature comforts or quality.
    2. Compliance Wizardry: Navigating local restrictions to bring the client’s vision to life, fully sanctioned.
    3. Environmental Symbiosis: Merged the ADU design seamlessly with existing garden and landscape elements.

    Solutions & Strategy


    Workshops with the client helped to flesh out a vision of a modern, yet cozy, ADU.

    Key Structural Elements:

    • Bedroom: Featured a Murphy bed to provide a flexible space for sleeping and daytime activities.
    • Bathroom: Installed premium water-saving fixtures for a sustainable yet luxurious experience.

    Legal Footwork:

    Conducted a comprehensive review of Santa Clarita’s building codes and restrictions, facilitating a hassle-free approval process.

    “FTR Renovation turned what could have been a logistical nightmare into a smooth sailing project. We’re eagerly awaiting the final reveal!”
    – Andrea and Luke