The above linked article tells of the origins of the house that sits near 280 in Hillsborough. The architect tells about how the house that was originally called the Santorini was imagined.
I am of the beige, not purple, lovers. It just looks wrong and tacky to me now. I do understand that the current owner uses it for parties, and not for living in. Most parties are at night, and you can’t tell that it’s purple, so I suppose it’s ok for that.