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Whitethorn Ranch
Location:Northern/ Central California
Style:Craftsman
Architect:Kristi Thompson - MWA, Inc.
Project Manager:Renee Elsdon - MWA, Inc.
Structural Engineer:Donavan Rae, PE - MWA, Inc.
Builder:Barr Construction & Restoration
Interior Designer:Terry Hurt Interior Design
Photographer:Vance Fox
Year Completed :2018
Square Feet:6,900

Perched on a steep slope, three levels of decks and a private covered BBQ deck with ample gathering space, take advantage of the stunning river views in this private retreat. This home features four bedrooms, five and a half baths, and a lower level kid’s wing with a game area. A very private master suite includes a large bathroom, closet and office sitting room. Thoughtful design of the grading and siting, allows formal entry into the main living level while the driveway leads to the garage that connects to the informal mud-gear room entry through a bridge.

Arched stone passages below the great room and master suite office allow water to flow downhill past the house. Three-tier decks were designed to maximize the views of the river below from the exterior while allowing unobstructed views from the interior, such as from the living room. An octagonal dining nook topped with a turret roof features large windows with a panoramic view. A custom designed steel and heavy timber range hood surround was built as a focal point of the kitchen.

The exterior of the home is finished in irregular granite veneer and cedar ship-lap siding and finished with a composition roof. Steel and cable railing at a contemporary touch. Wood decking soffits, heavy timber and trusses, as well as the granite are carried into the interior adding to the Craftsman feel.

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Chimney
Timber Trusses
Exposed Timber Trusses
Cedar siding
Stone Tile
Composition Asphalt Shingle
Granite
Gable
Window in Stone

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Chimney
Exposed Timber Trusses
Cedar siding
Stone Tile
Composition Asphalt Shingle
Granite
Gable
Window in Stone

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Bridge
Chimney
Cedar siding
Quartzite Tile
Composition Asphalt Shingle
Granite
Large Boulders
Wood Paneling
Gable
Divided Lite
Mulled Unit
Single Lite

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Railings
Timber Trusses
Exposed Timber Trusses
Cedar siding
Exposed Beam w/ Wood Decking
Granite
Large Boulders
Wood Paneling
Gable
Window in Stone

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Chimney
Railings
Cedar siding
Quartzite Tile
Granite
Large Boulders
Gable

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Chimney
Railings
Cedar siding
Quartzite Tile
Granite
Large Boulders
Gable
Divided Lite

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Bridge
Cedar siding
Quartzite Tile
Composition Asphalt Shingle
Exposed Beam w/ Wood Decking
Exposed Rafters
Granite
Large Boulders
Gable
Divided Lite
Mulled Unit
Single Lite

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Chimney
Timber Trusses
Exposed Timber Trusses
Cedar siding
Permeable Pavers
Quartzite Tile
Stone Tile
Composition Asphalt Shingle
Exposed Beam w/ Wood Decking
Exposed Rafters
Granite
Large Boulders
Gable
Divided Lite

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Timber Trusses
Exposed Beams With Wood Decking
Exposed Timber Trusses
Wood Decking Ceiling
Wood Flooring
Great Room
Living Room
Divided Lite
Mulled Unit
Single Lite

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Fireplace
Timber Trusses
Exposed Beams With Wood Decking
Exposed Timber Trusses
Wood Decking Ceiling
Wood Flooring
Great Room
Living Room
Divided Lite
Single Lite

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Timber Trusses
Exposed Beams With Wood Decking
Wood Decking Ceiling
Dining Room

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Cabinets
Coffer
Exposed Beams With Painted Plaster Board
Exposed Rafters
Wood Flooring
Kitchen

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Exposed Beams With Wood Decking
Wood Decking Ceiling
Wood Flooring
Dining Room
Divided Lite
Mulled Unit

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Fireplace
Patio
Railings
Cabinets
Exposed Beams With Wood Decking
Wood Decking Ceiling
Stone Flooring
Outdoor Kitchen

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Exposed Beams With Wood Decking
Exposed Rafters
Wood Decking Ceiling
Wood Flooring
Billiards
Media Room
Divided Lite

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Exposed Beams With Wood Decking
Wood Decking Ceiling
Wood Flooring
Billiards
Media Room
Divided Lite
Mulled Unit

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Cabinets
Exposed Beams With Wood Decking
Wood Decking Ceiling
Wood Flooring
Media Room
Divided Lite

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Ledge Stone
Bathroom

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Spa and Pool
Stone Flooring
Bathroom
Divided Lite
Mulled Unit

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Fireplace
Granite
Wood Decking Ceiling
Wood Flooring
Divided Lite
Mulled Unit
Single Lite

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Spa and Pool
Cabinets
Exposed Beams With Painted Plaster Board
Stone Flooring
Bathroom
Single Lite

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Kurt Reinkens & Kristi Thompson - Principal Architects
Donavan Rae, PE - Principal Engineer
Eli Meyer - Principal Project Manager
11165 Brockway Road - Truckee, California 96161
PO Box 45249 - Boise, Idaho 83711
Truckee 530.587.6257 - Boise 208.473.2581 - fax 530-587-0761
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