Homes designed, sized, and priced for Davis-based employees and UC Davis faculty and staff
Neighbor-Friendly Infill Community
Palomino Place’s design and layout reflect practical design solutions for an irregular (pork chop shaped) parcel. To benefit adjacent homeowners, the design and type of homes are a continuation of the original Wildhorse Plan’s housing themes from the parcel of which it was carved.
It is a classic infill site with adjacent infrastructure along with existing homeowners who reasonably desire to protect their neighborhood and personal interests. Palomino Places’ design and layout have been thoughtfully conceived with a focus that is sensitive to adjacent homeowners’/neighbors’ expectations.
GOOD NEIGHBOR POLICY
The community design for Palomino Place puts our Caravaggio neighbors first. We have implemented a variety of features to maintain the neighbor’s privacy and bring homes that complement the existing timeless architecture.
Good Neighbor Planning:
- Density and lot sizes similar to Wildhorse and Stanley Davis Homes to the south.
- Single story homes near Caravaggio back yards.
- Tree buffer along Caravaggio backyards/urban forest/pond area buffers.
- Urban canopy with double the number of trees per lot.
- Access from Caravaggio to ag buffer through Palomino Place.
Focused on Much Needed Housing
Palomino Place proposes much-needed housing in Davis focusing on Davis residents. Palomino Place also includes move-up and mid-level housing so current Davis-employed homeowners can move up to larger homes as their needs and families change. The vision and justification for such housing are described in compelling detail in the attached Community-Centered Housing, A Prototype Neighborhood narrative.
To achieve the vision described above and in the referenced narrative, the development proposes a mix of entry-level cottages and townhouse-style units, mid-level units, and second move-up homes. In addition, approximately 70% of the mid-level and move-up lots would include an accessory dwelling unit built at the time of the home construction. The table below includes the metrics for each of the unit types: