Mackey Builders - Treasure Hill Townhome

Located just north of Highway 24, the neighborhood of Hiller Highlands was rebuilt shortly after being ravaged by the 1991 Oakland fires. The client, who is an artist, recently purchased her two-bedroom, 2-1/2 bath townhouse on Treasure Hill intending to completely renovate the interior before moving in. Her goal was to have a home that reflected her eclectic and modern aesthetics; working with Mackey Builders, Inc., she was able to realize her vision.

Updating the kitchen was a top priority for the owner, as she is a gourmet cook. Collaborating with Stacey to create a design that was streamlined and functional, she chose quartz countertops and a natural stone backsplash to replace the ceramic counters and backsplash original to the home. She exchanged contractor-grade appliances for a Miele double oven, cooktop, and dishwasher, and purchased a Sub-Zero refrigerator with a glass door. Open shelving was integrated into the design so that the owner could display her beautiful ceramic collection. When designing the kitchen's custom cabinetry, Stacey chose a horizontal wood grain to balance the room's high ceilings. He also suggested removing a small bar area in order to expand the kitchen.

Amber Flooring was brought in to resurface the hardwood floors and the Mackey Builders team replaced windows and doors, upgraded the lighting, painted all interior walls, and installed more modern trim details. In the master bath, guest bather, and powder room, they installed new quartz countertops, sinks, and custom cabinets. Bathroom walls were hand-plastered in neutral tones that show subtle variations in color.

In the living room, the wood-burning fireplace, mantel, and built-in shelving were removed and replaced with a sleek high efficiency gas fireplace set into a wall of black large format tile. In keeping the owner's eclectic taste, a new stair railing made of custom-milled maple, wire rope, and acid-etched steel was designed and built. Because the owner loves to draw, Stacey came up with the idea of painting a wall in the dining area with blackboard paint and framing it. He then added a ceramic skull and lights; the finished product is a unique and changeable art installation that is also a focal point for the room.

While this project began as an interior remodel, it expanded to include a fence and siding replacement. 

About Mackey Builders, Inc.

Mackey Builders, an award-winning contracting firm, has been in business for over 30  years and is proud to have completed hundreds of remodeling projects in the East Bay, San Francisco, and Marin County. An artist by nature, Stacey has an exquisite eye for detail and creates designs that are as beautiful as they are functional. Client satisfaction is paramount; he is always willing to "go the extra mile" to ensure the finished product meets both the client's and his own exacting standards.

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Mackey Builders, Inc. - Treasure Hill Townhome
Mackey Builders, Inc. - Treasure Hill Townhome
Mackey Builders, Inc. - Treasure Hill Townhome
Mackey Builders, Inc. - Treasure Hill Townhome
Mackey Builders, Inc. - Treasure Hill Townhome
Mackey Builders, Inc. - Treasure Hill Townhome
Mackey Builders, Inc. - Treasure Hill Townhome
Mackey Builders, Inc. - Treasure Hill Townhome
Mackey Builders, Inc. - Treasure Hill Townhome
Mackey Builders, Inc. - Treasure Hill Townhome
Mackey Builders, Inc. - Treasure Hill Townhome