Accessory Dwelling Unit

Sharon Stone: Accessory Dwelling Unit

Accessory dwelling units are more popular than ever, and for good reason! Having a spare dwelling unit on your property opens up the possibilities for what you can do with your space. Maybe you want an additional garage, a separate abode to serve as a private office/recreational space, or perhaps you just want a wholly independent residence for guests, family, or renters. Whatever your need, Sharon Stone Design can help you construct an accessory dwelling unit that fits all of your needs for appearance, function, and space use.

WHAT IS AN ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT?

An accessory dwelling unit, or ADU, is a smaller, independent housing unit located on the same property as a larger, primary residential structure such as a house. They come in a variety of forms:

  • A separate shed or housing unit on your property
  • An apartment or shed that is attached to the side of your home
  • An independent grouping of rooms on its own floor above or you home, or in the basement.

GETTING TO KNOW WHAT YOU WANT

Working closely with clients is essential to us at Sharon Stone Design. We want your ADU to look precisely the way you pictured, perfectly fulfilling your goals. Whether it’s for you, a guest, or a tenant, our job is to help you map out your dream dwelling unit, and see to it that the final result matches up to all of your most precise requests.

The areas we will cover with you include:

  • Budget
  • Timeframe
  • The ADU’s purpose
  • Amenities
  • Flooring
  • Size And much more!

Once we have figured out precisely what you want out of your ADU, we will provide you with a comprehensive plan and estimate before going to work. You have complete control over each aspect of your renovation or construction, and we focus on keeping you fully informed every step of the way.

FLOORING

We offer a variety of options for your dwelling units flooring, including ceramic, porcelain, natural stone, marble, and more! We can give your kitchen a clean, elegant look that will make your guests comfortable.

Choosing the right tile design is integral to the look of your room. Our team will run a variety of shapes and designs by you while keeping your specific desires in mind. Our goal is to provide you with curated options that match your unique style goals.

KITCHEN AND BATHROOM

If you intend to make your ADU a self-sufficient domicile, it’s going to need a bathroom and kitchen. At Sharon Stone Design, we are the experts when it comes to kitchen and bathroom construction and remodeling.

We will work with you to design a kitchen or bathroom that perfectly fits your ideal. It doesn’t matter if they’re for tenants, guests, or you and your family; our job is to help you create bathrooms and kitchens that anyone can feel comfortable to use, day in and day out.

We will ensure your kitchen and bathroom space not only look beautiful but have reliable, working amenities, so your ADU can function as a practical home.

Ask about our services for wall paneling, flooring, countertops, and more!

We will ensure your kitchen and bathroom space not only look beautiful but have reliable, working amenities, so your ADU can function as a practical home.

Ask about our services for wall paneling, flooring, countertops, and more!

CUSTOM COUNTERTOPS

When you want to fill out your ADU with quality countertops, we are your one-stop-shop for stone fabrication and remodeling. Our experts work with you to track down the countertop that fits the ADU’s look. From color to thickness and more, we guide you on everything so you can make a wise choice.
Our stone options include:

  • Granite
  • Marble
  • Quartz
  • Tile
  • Silestone
  • Cambria
  • Pental
  • And more!

Give yourself countertops and other stone installations that are as sturdy as they are appealing. Don’t forget to ask about our finishes, including polished stone, honed stone, flamed stone, and more.

THE SHARON STONE DESIGN DIFFERENCE FOR A SUNNYVALE ADU

When you hire us to handle your project, these are just a few of the things you can count on:

Rigorous Project Management: We stay on-time and on-budget, and you can rest assured that all of our jobs are handled with clear communication.
Craft: Our workers never cut corners and always know how to give you a room that looks and functions exactly the way you pictured.
Quality Design: As professional designers, you can count on us to help you develop a design that gives your unit an elegant, comforting look.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICS TO BE AWARE OF

The sole requirement for an Silicon Valley ADU is that the unit is independent. In other words, if it is rented out to a tenant, the individual must have the necessary amenities to live independently. This means the space must be separated, either by walls or physical distance, from the larger house to the extent that someone can come and go from the unit without first going through the rest of the house.

Although this depends on residential building codes for your area, there must also be a certain amount of space. If you are considering renting the ADU out, there will be other requirements as well, such as hookups for gas, water, and electricity.

Key Tip: Look up your area’s specific laws for ADUs if you are considering renting your space.

If you are simply looking for some extra space for yourself, it’s still essential to ensure that you have enough room and enough independence from the larger building. When you hire Sharon Stone, we know you’re not looking for a simple room addition: you want something appealing, spacious, and self-contained. That’s where we come in.

SERVING SAN JOSE, SUNNYVALE, AND
THE GREATER SILICON VALLEY

Although there are plenty of contractors, none can compare to Sharon Stone Design. We bring a honed an eye for design and a willingness to keep you fully involved and central to the renovations. We know this is your opportunity to update your room with your idea of the perfect bathroom, so we work with you to give you the best design possible. Contact us today to get started on your kitchen remodeling dreams.

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