Dramatically poised 800-feetabove the valley floor, the one-of-a-kind contemporary mountain residence is a combination of sophisticated elegance and enduring beauty surrounded by nature.Situated in one of Jackson Hole’s most exclusive enclaves, built into the hillside and completely protected from the elements, amidst a mature aspen and sagebrush foliage and conserved open space, this modern contemporary home is a dramatic interplay of Kota stone, concrete and glass. Built in 2001 and crafted to exacting standards, this 6,489 square foot home (excluding garage space)combines the best of the Frank Lloyd Wright style in a western environment with state-of-the-art convenience. Sheer walls of glass, impeccable detailing and an exquisitely laid out floor plan makes this one of Jackson’s most elegant and architecturally significant properties.
A tribute to serenity and style, the home’s exterior of imported Kota stone from India tastefully blends into the natural sagebrush surroundings of East Gros Ventre Butte. Encompassing four bedrooms and six bathrooms, the three-tiered residence has a wonderfully functional layout with floor to ceiling operating windows in every room which offer elevated 270 degree views of the Yellowstone caldera and Teton Mountain Range to the north, and Sleeping Indian to the east. Pristine vistas line the sheer walls of glass creating a work of art at every vantage point. The panoramas sweep through every room on every floor of this impressive space and offer a different aspect of the Teton Mountain Range from each level of the home.
The combination of clean lines and natural textures and colors of this very well appointed retreat create an uncluttered and sophisticated aesthetic. High cedar ceilings throughout the residence communicate a sense of openness and unity with the outside landscape.Painted concrete floors with radiant in-floor heat provide seasonal living with modern style. This sophisticated contemporary home offers many custom features such as handmade built-in cabinets, automatic fabric and wood blinds, LiteTouch lighting control system and central vacuum. The home is masterfully decorated and furnished by renowned French designer, Christian Liaigre, with fine quality materials and supreme attention to detail. The furnishings are inspired by nature and of European craftsmanship.
The main level is reached via an internal staircase to the foyer or by a convenient elevator from the lower level. Upon entering, the living area is modern and inviting. The double sided natural gas fireplace is the focal point of the floor.
The Bulthaup kitchen incorporates the best-quality German design and practicality resulting in perfectly formed spaces and a modern feel. Features include a 48” Viking six burner gas range with grill and double ovens, a Sub Zero refrigerator and two Miele dishwashers. A separate spacious informal family room with a gas burning fireplace and a powder room complete this level.
Expansive windows throughout the house provide the opportunity to bring the outdoor setting inside coupled with sliding doors that lead to the outdoor terraces. The extensive stone patio surrounding the home is ideal for entertaining at all times of the day.
The master floor is currently comprised of a two-person office, bedroom, bathroom and a two-part dressing room with all built-in cedar closets. Clear story windows and recessed electric blinds allow ample light to flow into the room throughout all seasons. This room provides the opportunity to enjoy the cozy stone gas fireplace and the elegant surroundings.
Ideal for family and guests, an entertainment room with concealed wet bar and media cabinet is perfectly sized. Three guest bedrooms with ensuite baths, dressing rooms and cedar closets are located on the lower level. All three guest bedrooms showcase stunning Grand Teton views. A sitting room/gym and ¾ bathroom are also included on this level.
Tucked away, a well-conceived mudroom is accessed from the garage or the lower level entry and includes heated ski boot lockers. A connecting laundry room is the model of practicality with two washing machines, two dryers and generous storage. The back-up generator room is accessed through the oversized, heated two car garage and the mechanical room is obtained through the laundry room. The engineering layout and craftsmanship put into the mechanical room by the builder is a tribute to the attention to detail found throughout the home.
Set amidst native landscaping, this unique home is situated in an Aspen grove on two private acres. The adjacent two acre lot included in the offering provides additional privacy and the opportunity for a guesthouse or additional development. Conveniently located between the town of Jackson and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, this exceptional property is a destination unto itself offering the best of both worlds; nearby Spring Creek Resort amenities and complete solitude.