extraordinary features

  • “Architectural Record’s “House of the Year. Ranked by Architectural Digest’s AD 100 as one of the world’s great buildings.
  • Distinctive exterior palette of ochre and sienna draws from the rich hues of the Sierra Nevada.
  • The open floorplan bathed in light offers 360° views of hills, mountain peaks, nearby forest and twinkling lights of the Truckee Meadows.
  • The main living area features vaulted ceilings in smooth finish plaster and cadmium plated steel, exposed steel beams, gallery style recessed track lighting, walls of glass and Venetian plaster, stained and polished concrete floors.
  • These expansive spaces provide for gracious entertaining with separate bar, cozy conversation areas and a wood burning fireplace all in warm, neutral tones.
  • A dramatic dining area features lacewood and oak tables created by Terry Hunziker that accommodate as few as six, or as many as 22 guests. Opposite walls of glass at the east and west open to outdoor living areas allowing the space to become a delightful breezeway during the spring, summer and fall seasons.
  • Indoor aviary.

  • The cook’s kitchen includes poured concrete counters, double convection ovens, dual warming drawers and dishwashers, and well-designed prep and cooking areas.
  • The adjacent great room features a breakfast area with patio and pool access, comfortable sitting areas with skylights, random block ceiling and an aviary.
  • The protected terrace has an outdoor fireplace and offers panoramic views of city lights, hills and snowcapped peaks to the east, perfect for taking in a sunset or harvest moonrise.
  • An open loft style library affords views of the main living areas and expansive vistas of the mountains and valley lights below.
  • The large master suite includes dual vanities, steam shower and walk-in closet and its own patio, with peak and valley views complete with an adjacent study/exercise area and separate bath.
  • A private guest suite with separate sitting area and private bath offers stunning peak and valley views.
  • Large laundry area includes indoor/outdoor dog kennel.