Zen House tucked in the Trees

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Gracefully influenced by Japanese aesthetic, this appealing home is framed by fir and arbutus trees. The property exudes a wonderful sense of quiet contemplation. Natural finishes connect seamlessly with the setting and augment the feeling of serenity and tranquility experienced in the landscaping.

The home’s organic quality is emphasized by the timber-frame posts and beams, which were created from trees felled on the lot. The local stone walls and steps elegantly accent the eastern-inspired cedar gates and fencing.

Inside stained glass, fir cabinetry and trimwork, as well as the stone fireplace, compliment the carefully designed floorplan. Although there are defined spaces, the flow is natural and open, with skylights in vaulted ceilings providing abundant natural light. The expansive windows and doors truly bring the outside in.