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Modern Mix
Modern Mix

A rustic-meets-contemporary California home blends the best of both worlds.

Suzanna Logan
It’s a comment we hear all the time: “Wood homes feel dark and outdated.” Sure, that may have been true once upon a time, but many of today’s wood homes feel quite the opposite, boasting bright, fresh and modern appeal. For proof, look no further than builder Eric Linthicum’s most recent project in the private, luxury community of Martis Camp.

Nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, just a short distance from Lake Tahoe, this rustic-meets modern residence is anything but dark and stuffy. Natural light streams through windows at every turn, casting light onto contemporary interiors. Throughout, clean lines and a muted palette lend an organic ambiance. Even the timber framework, though impressive in size and design, has an intentionally quiet feel.

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July/August 2017