Mountain Living – Modern Nest – May/June 2015 Issue

We are always honored to be featured in magazines. This past month, one of our modern style Montana homes was featured in Mountain Living magazine. Click below for the article.

A Modern Nest in the Forest of Whitefish, Montana

Gibeon Photography

Remember the thrill of your childhood treehouse?

The owners of this Whitefish, Montana, home didn’t see any need to give up that heady, perched among-the-branches feeling just because they’re adults. The house they imagined captures the best of both ages: the charm of a hidden clubhouse combined with chic, modern living spaces and grown-up luxury.

The active family of hikers, skiers and mountain bikers knew the setting well. For five years, they had lived next door to the steep building site adjacent to the slopes of Whitefish Mountain Resort, and they couldn’t help but imagine the kind of home they might create there given the chance. When the lot became available, they jumped at the opportunity to purchase it. They contacted Iowa-based Invision Architecture to devise the initial plan, which was then adapted by Stillwater Architecture in Whitefish.

From the beginning, the family knew they wanted a ski-in/ski-out home that showcased the spectacular views of the forest and Great Northern Mountain. “The location of the lot doesn’t have us looking down on numerous houses,” the owner says. “It’s kind of tucked away, so it feels like we’re in a treehouse.”

Read the rest of the article (and view all the images) at here.