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Recently we expanded the home to include an art studio and a large walk-in closer in master suite, which also enabled us to expand the master bath to a full size 'spa' bathroom.
We're currently offering the home for sale. Google over to "goldmountainhome" for details.
Just for the sake of clarity, is this 1997 Life Dream House the same or a different house than Peggy Garner's LDH? From the looks of it, it does appear to have some differences, but as anyone can see, it is a beautiful home. I know Peggy collaborated with John Rattenbury and LIFE in the building of the first 1997 LDH, and at one time she owned most or all of the Nakoma Resort. I'm a bit unclear as to whether this is the one and same home or another one in that area? I was in the area in 2006 and it is absolutely a beautiful, awesome place. I'd love to live there!
The Garners mis-managed the Nakoma Resort and it went into bankruptcy some years ago. It now has a new owner, the same organization that owns the nearby Feather River Inn, itself undergoing massive renovation. There is tremendous synergy between the two, with the Inn providing plentiful lodging, performing arts theatre, large restaurant, and more ... including a 9 hole par 3 golf course. Of course, the Nakoma is a full size 18 hole course. (BTW, FLW designed the Nakoma back in the 30's I believed, and this is the first time it was built).
You can learn more at www.goldmountainhome.com. In the coming days, there will be a link to a virtual tour of the home, so you can see it all.
Eagle Mountain Nakoma 7 by Michael Shuck, on Flickr
Eagle Mountain 6 by Michael Shuck, on Flickr
Eagle Mountain Nakoma 4 by Michael Shuck, on Flickr
Eagle Mountain Nakoma 3 by Michael Shuck, on Flickr
Eagle Mountain Nakoma 2 by Michael Shuck, on Flickr
Eagle Mountain Nakoma 1 by Michael Shuck, on Flickr
Was Schindler with Wright in 1924? The wrapped parallel patterning of the wood shingles, siding and trim "feel" Schindler-esqe.
My only criticism with the built product as shown would be that the conversion of the tall skinny sidelights next to the french doors in Wright's North Elevation, to the wide, punched hole windows above the benches in the pic posted by SDR seem dissonant with respect to the rest of the windows. Otherwise, the building looks pleasing and at home in the woods.
Paul, the siding also calls to mind the Second Gladney Project.