See Coto’s Southern Plantation Manor
by Jeff Collins, THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
COTO DE CAZA, Calif. – Donna and Kary Yergler got inspiration for their Coto de Caza dream home from a magazine.
Thumbing through a 1989 edition of Architecture Digest, Donna Yergler came across photos of a Southern plantation manor and chose it as the model for the home she and her husband were planning to build.
Now, their children grown, the Yerglers are ready to downsize. Their two-story, 10,300-square-foot house overlooking Coto Valley came on the market this past spring for just under $9 million.
“You don’t normally see this in Southern California,” said Jacqueline Thompson, the Yergler’s real estate agent. “It’s a Southern antebellum plantation-style…