118-a Mateo Circle North
- European tilt-and-turn windows
- Handcrafted cabinetry
- Vigas and rough-cut ceiling
- Underground water catchment system to irrigate landscaping
- Lot Size: 0.51 acres
- Heated Square Feet: 1,088
- Total Square Feet: 1,454
- Landscaping: Luis Pérez Landscape
- Architect: Sobia Sayeda
Casa de la Suerte
Every home has a story. This home’s story is about the union of a mother and her children to create a true in-law residence — and about a team of people bringing that vision to life. Amid a tight housing market, the family behind Casa de la Suerte opted to use existing land to build a standalone home. Commissioned by and for Patty Volpi, this large casita brings the family together.
The design prioritizes energy and space efficiency. Yazdec Construction delivered a small, well-appointed home by removing wasted space from the floor plan. Noticeable details include European tilt-and-turn windows, handcrafted cabinetry, a high-efficiency mini-split heating and cooling system, nichos, an arched hallway, vigas and a rough-cut ceiling, and intentional landscaping with an underground water catchment system that irrigates the vegetation.
Yazdec says the endeavor was nothing short of a community project, beginning with a close collaboration with architect Sobia Sayeda. It continued as a talented, joyful team of colleagues — from landscapers and fence builders to stone masons and more — executed the vision together. The project is a culmination of vision, integrity, and deep commitment.
Pictured: Founder Matt Declerck and his family
Photo: By Katie Mead
About the Builder
Yazdec Construction is a full-service general contracting company with a consistent commitment to delivering high quality. It is devoted to creating sustainable, efficient, and beautiful spaces. It is family owned and community driven.
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Photography (SFAHBA 2023 Parade)