Skip to main content

Architecture & Design - Alpine Mountain Ranch

02/24/2013 20:36, Published by Grant Johnson, Categories: In Print, Living



Gallery: Alpine Mountain Ranch [5 Images] Click any image to expand.



Home Builder: Fair & Square Construction
Architects: Miller Hull Partnership & Steamboat Architectural Associates
Interior Design: Interiors with Altitude
Photography: Larry Pierce

Nestled in a dramatic landscape that includes 900 acres of land preservation, this sophisticated home was built for a young, energetic family. The design blurs the lines between indoor and outdoor spaces, reflecting the owner’s appreciation for Steamboat Springs’ natural environment and a penchant for entertaining.

Views sweep a full 360-degrees from the ski area to the Yampa Valley floor, while the home offers a respectful nod to regional traditions that incorporate stone and exposed rafter tails. Craftsmen used mortise and tenon joinery in the home’s genuine timber frame construction, with rough-sawn timber siding and board and batten cedar on the exterior. Corten steel roofing accents were designed to weather naturally.

Both inside and out, this space is designed for entertaining. Covered porches convey openness, while a large outdoor dining room with a wood-burning fireplace keeps things cozy even when it’s chilly. Indoors, timber framing and high parallel chord trusses facilitate an open floor plan that includes a library, music room, game room, custom bar, exercise room, full theater and a 1,000-bottle wine cellar. A large gathering space off the basement includes a stone fire pit and spa for year-round enjoyment, plus an exterior observation platform and telescope to scope out the wildlife and scenery.

View other homes featured in our premiere Architecture and Design edition:

Architecture & Design - Old Dairy Lane 

Architecture & Design - Tanaka Ridge 

Architecture & Design - Under the Gondola 

Architecture & Design - Mountain Escape 

Architecture & Design - Hot Springs Road

Architecture & Design - On Soda Creek 



Steamboat Steamboat Magazine Steamboat Springs Architecture construction home design miller hull patnership steamboat architectural associates interiors with altitude larry pierce alpine mountain ranch fair square construction


You might also like

Thumb_home-2

Bridging Old and New

A remodel puts history back on the block
Thumb_inthisissue-01

In This Issue: Spring 2014

Read expanded content from the latest issue, including hot festivals, gravel grinding, Winter Carnival, seed library, books and home photos.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

  • Holy Eucharist

    12/21/2014
    08:00am — 09:00am

    All are welcome at this Episcopal communion service


  • Holy Eucharist

    12/21/2014
    10:30am — 11:30am

    All are welcome at this Episcopal communion service.


It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

  • Under the Streetlamp

    12/23/2014
    07:00pm

    Under the Streetlamp is a quartet of dreamy-voiced lead singers, all four of whom were leading ca...


It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

  • Holy Eucharist

    12/21/2014
    08:00am — 09:00am

    All are welcome at this Episcopal communion service


  • Holy Eucharist

    12/21/2014
    10:30am — 11:30am

    All are welcome at this Episcopal communion service.


  • Under the Streetlamp

    12/23/2014
    07:00pm

    Under the Streetlamp is a quartet of dreamy-voiced lead singers, all four of whom were leading ca...


Order a hardbound copy of the Summer 2014 Wilderness Issue
Trending Content