The Story of Lara's House

November 2008:  Purchase of 2.5 acres and home in Mesa, Arizona by Lara's parents

January 2009:     Architectural plans developed to add almost 2000sf to existing home, including a bedroom wing, "spa" room, and family room

April 2009:          Begin construction: 
                          ground clearing, grading, foundation dig 

Framing, roof, electrical,
windows, insulation

September 2009:       Complete construction

October/November 2009:  Furnishing, Landscape and finishing touches

mural of Superstition Mountains on dining room wall

November 22, 2009: Grand Opening Celebration 1 - 6pm

January, 2010:   Full-time residency available

April 2013:   Additional home and 2 acres purchased for future development and services

Current status (September 2018):  4 full time residents at Lara's House; plans underway to develop a second home to provide up to 6 more residents of varying ages and needs (disability and elder care)