The house is designed by Ogrydziak Kayak / Architects Prillinger 4.5 acres south of American River . It has views of the best kayak runs in northern California which is not surprising that the owners are very fond of the kayak. The house is built so close to the river as possible. It is divided into two parts. On the side of the river , there is a dramatic slope to the water and across the river slopes . This side is public because there’s always a lot of kayakers . Away from the river, the site is totally private , with a flat prairie several miles to the start of the hills. In addition to his basic orientation toward the river , several other details that emphasize the theme of the house kayak . First, the garage door is painted blue to match the owner’s favorite kayak . Second, in the entrance hall there are six kayaks hanging off the platform of the boat. Finally, the bathroom on the ground floor is set with motifs of kayaking, is a stone shell open with hooks wetsuit along each wall.