Known for its beautiful mountains and unapparelled ski slopes, Colorado boasts a rugged style all its own. Often reflected in architectural design through the use of rough-hewn beams, wrought iron, and rich hues in wood flooring, sometimes the effect can be overwhelming—great in a mountain cabin, but maybe not so much in a suburban setting.
This month’s featured home proves that you can have both—a touch of rustic, with a modern twist.
An open great room defined by darkly-stained wood beams on the vaulted ceiling looks into the crisp white kitchen, where stainless appliances and modern pendant lighting pose a pleasing contrast.
The Mountain Ledge stacked stone on the fireplace with an Alder mantle matching the beams creates a Colorado mood, bringing visions of chilly winter evenings spent by a cozy fire.
The view from the kitchen, with light pouring in from the surrounding banks of windows, can’t be beat!
The brown-veined soft white granite of the kitchen island gives a nod to the rustic,
while the glowing ivory quartz on the perimeter counter tops leans more to the modern. Don’t miss the the peek into the owner’s entry, where shiplap cubbies wait to hold coats and shoes.
A beautiful stainless vent hood gleams against the dramatic counter-to-ceiling 4\”x16\” glossy tile splash, and under-lit open shelving adds to the sleek look.
An open dining area is crowned with a stunning iron and glass chandelier which, again, marries the rustic with the modern.
An elegant study with double, full-light doors can be found off of the foyer, tucked quietly in the front of the home.
And speaking of the foyer, this one’s not to be missed!
The more traditional painted balusters and stained newels of the open handrail and the stained wood stairs pair well with the modern touch of vertical paneling on the facing wall.
A hidden gem in the home can be found in the powder bath, where mixed-media tiled walls create a mood reminiscent of grand hotels.
The upper-level primary bedroom features wood-look tiled flooring, white cabinetry, and chrome fixtures.
Take a relaxing shower, or enjoy a hot soak in the free-standing tub.
No detail is left out of this beautiful home, including the unique caged style lighting pendant in the stairwell.
If Colorado holds a place in your heart and you plan to make your home here, call Sheffield. With nearly 50 years’ experience in residential construction, we have the skill, trade relationships, and project management systems in place to build your dream home. We’d love to build yours! Call today: 303-420-0056.