A Sampling of Work
Designed & Built by

Robert R. Garant, Pres.
Sonoma Valley Engineering Corp
Queen Anne Victorian - Plantation Key, FL
A Southern Style Queen Anne Victorian built overlooking Florida Bay on the Island of Plantation Key, Florida.
The structure is a 4 Story, 5 Bedroom Residence built of Concrete and Wood with Metal Victorian Roof Tile, Hydro-Cal Plaster Ornamentation and site fabricated Gingerbread Trim.  The home features wrap around southern style porches, turned baluster rails, classical entablatures and solid oak staircase.
Villa di Firenze - Key Largo, FL
A Tuscan Villa designed over a three year period while researching the historic villas constructed in and around Florence during the early Renaissance Period, 1450 to 1550.  The Building is constructed around a spiral stair located in the campanille, which leads to three floors and a rooftop balcony.  The structure contains more than 1000 site cast ornamental stone castings, site built doors, windows and ornamental iron.
Maison Martinique - Islamorada, Fl
A Caribbean Styled House inspired by a 300 year old French Colonial Plantation in Martinique. The house is situated on a beachfront site overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The detailing and gingerbread were site designed and fabricated to simulate the floral patterns often used in the French Caribbean during the sugar plantation period.  The roof style and gallery are common elements of the style that combine European classical and native thatched roof elements.
The Downing Cottage -  Sonoma, CA

An example of early 19th Century Carpenter Gothic Cottage Architecture inspired by the famed American Landscape Architect Andrew Jackson Downing.  Utilizing the high peaked roofs and heavy barge ornamentation associated with the movement, this cottage sites on Historic Spain Street in the middle of Sonoma, California.    The barge detailing of 3" vertical grain Douglas Fir, as well as, all of the ornamentation was constructed on site.
Une Mas de Provence -  Key Largo Fl

A residence constructed for a French National in the Ocean Reef Club, Key Largo, FL.  The style reflects the architectural style of an ancient Rhone Valley Farm House typically associated with the silk worm industry in Provence.  The home was constructed with imported french shutters, french doors, hardware and cabinets designed specifically for this home.  The three story home is built around an enclosed "Clo" as is common in Provence.
Rose Gable House - Plantation Key, FL

A seaside vacation home styled after a 17th Century Dutch Colonial Plantation Home in Falmouth, Jamaica.  The 3 story home features wrap around verandahs, high lofted ceilings and an exterior dining area under the gazebo shaped porch extension.  The gingerbread, moldings and opening ornamentation were all fabricated on-site.