FROM FAIRYTALE TO FAMILY TREASURE

THE HOME WAS DESIGNED TO FEEL LIKE AN OLD STONE COTTAGE, WITH GRANITE-CLAD WALLS AND RECLAIMED WOOD STRETCHING ACROSS THE CEILING Once upon a time, on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, just beyond Lake Tahoe’s shores, there was a tiny cottage in the woods. A survey crew laying the groundwork for what would… Read more »

A WARMING TREND

A STAND-ALONE BARREL SAUNA IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS, ©ISTOCK.COM/KENZO855 A WARMING TREND in Mountain Home Awards 2022, Mountain Homes | Written by Adam Jensen INTEREST IN SAUNAS IS ON THE RISE AS HOMEOWNERS SEEK THE RELAXING BENEFITS OF HEAT IN THE PRIVACY OF THEIR HOUSE Imagine walking from your back door, stepping through a layer… Read more »

A FARMHOUSE FIT FOR A FAMILY

THE HOME’S EXTERIOR FEATURES A FARMHOUSE AESTHETIC, WITH GABLED ROOFS AND NATURE-AGED TRESTLEWOOD SIDING A FARMHOUSE FIT FOR A FAMILY in Mountain Home Awards 2022, Mountain Homes | Written by TQ Staff and Photography by Vance Fox As prodigious builders of custom homes in the Tahoe area, the team at Mark Tanner Construction often assigns… Read more »

DRAWN TO LIFE

THE HOME IS SLEEK AND MODERN IN APPEARANCE, WITH A SPECIFIC LOOK AND FEEL THAT OWNER KATRINA JACKMAN WORKED CLOSELY WITH THE PROJECT TEAM TO ACHIEVE DRAWN TO LIFE in Mountain Home Awards 2022, Mountain Homes | Written by Ryan Miller and Photography by Vance Fox ARTIST KATRINA JACKMAN PUT HERSELF INTO EVERY TILE, PANEL… Read more »

FORGING INTO THE FUTURE

Beads of sweat emerge on my forehead as I maneuver around a 2,200-degree forge, careful not to step between glowing steel and hardened blacksmiths working in perfect unison. Torches hiss and sparks fly as piercing clanks of metal reverberate between walls lined with racks of hammers and tongs. The busy scene is reminiscent of something… Read more »

A MODERN DESIGN FIT FOR A FAMILY

SHED ROOFS COMBINE WITH STAINED WOODS, STEEL, GLASS AND GRANITE IN THIS MOUNTAIN-MODERN MARTIS CAMP HOME A MODERN DESIGN FIT FOR A FAMILY Written by Tahoe Quarterly in Mountain Home Awards 2021, Mountain Homes   |  Photography by Vance Fox  For those who make a living designing and building custom homes, client satisfaction is the most crucial measure of success on any… Read more »

A CLEAR SENSE OF HOME

DESIGNED WITH A BARN-LIKE AESTHETIC IN MIND, THE HOME IS BROKEN INTO THREE DISTINCT PODS AND INCLUDES A DRIVE-THROUGH GARAGE A CLEAR SENSE OF HOME Written by Sylas Wright in Mountain Home Awards 2021, Mountain Homes   |  Photography by Vance Fox  A TEXAS-TO-TAHOE MOVE LANDS A FAMILY IN CLEAR CREEK TAHOE WITH AN IMMACULATE FULL-TIME RESIDENCE   A COVERED OUTDOOR… Read more »

GLOBAL INSPIRATIONS

THE CLEAR CREEK TAHOE HOME SITS ATOP A RIDGE WITH STUNNING VIEWS OF THE SURROUNDING MOUNTAINS AND CARSON VALLEY, PHOTO BY RYAN FITZHENRY GLOBAL INSPIRATIONS Written by Alison Bender in Mountain Home Awards 2020, Mountain Homes   HOME MEANS NEVADA FOR A HONG KONG–BASED FAMILY   Collin and Andrea Wilkerson had never been to Nevada when they put… Read more »

OUTFITTED FOR FUN

A WEILAND LIFT-AND-SLIDE GLASS DOOR AND SIERRA PACIFIC WINDOWS BRING THE OUTDOORS IN AND ALLOW FOR SWEEPING VIEWS ACROSS THE MARTIS VALLEY TO THE CARSON RANGE OUTFITTED FOR FUN Written by Sylas Wrightin Mountain Home Awards 2020, Mountain Homes   |  Photography by Vance Fox    BUILT FOR A FAMILY WITH A LOVE FOR SOCIAL GATHERINGS, THIS MARTIS CAMP HOME INVITES… Read more »

REBUILT FOR GENERATIONS OF ENJOYMENT

THE REMODEL TURNED THREE SMALL BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTED IN 1950 INTO A TIMELESS 4,187-SQUARE-FOOT HOME DESIGNED FOR GENERATIONS TO COME REBUILT FOR GENERATIONS OF ENJOYMENT Written by Tahoe Quarterlyin Mountain Home Awards 2020, Mountain Homes   |  Photography by Vance Fox    For a family-oriented couple who long dreamed of owning a vacation home on Lake Tahoe, the six-year remodel after locating… Read more »