This 2012 Parade Home has a Contemporary Feel that suits the Newlywed owners; while keeping classic features expected in a Mountain Home. The expansive Mountain and Lake Views were the primary focus with large windows done in a arts and crafts style. The open floor plan with main floor master suite will allow the couple to grow old there, while the lower level with concrete stamped and stained floors will hold up to years of raising children. The owners favorite feature is the media room with surround sound, theater seating, and storage for hundreds of video games.
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This 2011 Parade Home is a modified ranch floor plan designed for "age-in-place " one story living. The owner's sports car collection requires an oversized 4 car garage, while maintaining curb appeal with decorative garage doors, interesting roof lines and dramatic log details. Guests to the home are greeted by a hand carved bear in the ridge beam and a sweeping paver staircase to an 8 foot Alder door. The lower level is perfect for grandchildren with bunk room, media room, and 2nd kitchen. A warm neutral interior pallet is anchored by custom Hickory Hand Scraped Floors and oversized Quadrafire 44" gas fireplace.
This 2010 Parade Home winner is a favorite with Breckenridge vacationers. The large handcrafted logs with whimsical carvings, and dramatic hanging trusses, is both elegant and cozy. With 3 full master suites, bunk room that sleeps 6, game room featuring a log pool table and custom sound and AV system, gourmet kitchen, and 4 fireplaces to take the chill off after skiing. The outdoors is just as inviting with a large deck with expansive views, covered paver patio with 8 person hot tub, and custom gas log fire pit.
This 2012 Parade Home was honored with one of the Lowest Energy Star HERS 48 score (Home Energy Rating Score) of any Log Home in Colorado. Some of the things that contributed to the sustainability are the ICF (Insulated Concrete Forms) Foundation; Locally Harvested Wood; SIPS (Structurally Insulated Panel) Roof System; and Superior Caulking, Chinking and Insulation Package. The down sloping floor plan has a main floor master and an open kitchen, great room, dining perfect for family gatherings, while keeping the media room and 2 guest rooms tucked comfortably in the lower walk out level.
Perched above Silverthorne this hybrid style log home takes advantage of the plentiful sun with Active Solar Power and Solar PV Hot Water. Though the great room is full log, the balance of the home is traditional stick frame construction with ICF Foundation and log accenting and log roof truss system. A favorite feature of this home is the log turret off the kitchen with 270 degree views of the mountains and lake. The Main Floor living allows the homeowners to “age in place” while the lower level media room with mini-kitchen and 2 oversized bedrooms is great for family gatherings and reunions. The caretaker unit over the garage gives privacy to both the owners and dweller.
The Breckenridge Home was built in 2004 for a newly retired couple with a love of the outdoors. An open floor plan with cathedral ceilings and large fireplace opens to a sunny deck allowing for great gathering with friends and grandchildren in any season. The pen kitchen with oversized island allows everyone to join in the fun of cooking and preparing meals. The log stairs go up to an enviable loft home office that still feels a part of the action. A wine cellar, wet bar and media room are a family favorite. The lower bunk room can sleep up to 9 when needed for group ski outings.
This 2007 Parade Home was honored with the Realtor’s Choice award for good reason. No detail was forgotten from the 5 Heat-N-Glo fireplaces, Great Room and Media Room Wet Bars, Grand Chandeliers, and Impeccable Furnishings. This all-suite home is perfect for grown up visitors and family who want privacy, while the two large gathering spaces and large kitchen still encourage interaction. The home features whole home automation for lighting, heat, and alarms through the use of a remote iPhone or iPad. The detailed faux painting work by Andy Thomas of Versatile Strokes is a must see!
This 2009 Parade Home was designed to capture the sights and sounds of the Blue River. The setting in mature trees and meandering river can be heard from every room. The homeowner’s Southern roots are captured with the Appalachian Style Pine Tongue and Groove walls and ceilings throughout the home. Hand carved details on the Great River Room front entry door and Ramsey Carved fireplace mantels coupled with the owner’s Tiffany lamp collection add to the charm of this home.
This 2006 Parade Home won 8 Awards for Builder Concept, Craftsmanship, Design and Interiors. The Classic Rectangular floor plan with gable-end windows feels much larger than its 2,600 square feet due to the high ceilings, open floor plan and expansive decks and patios. A central kitchen is key to entertaining...and allows more log walls and windows than a exterior kitchen plan. The three-story design is not only traditional in log construction, but also the most economical way to build on a sloped lot. The double-eagle head carvings make this home both unique and memorable. This home was featured on the cover of Log Home Living Magazine in February 2009.