The world drops away as you drive up our .2 mile driveway and catch a glimpse of the striking modernist home through the trees. The house sits amid towering firs and dramatic madronas atop a low hogsback running through the 6 acre property. The only other building in sight is our barn about 200ft to the east, which is not part of the rental. Walking past the door to the house on the wraparound 600sqft deck, you’ll look down on our private meadow, perfect for frizbee, badminton, or just sitting by the fire pit with a guitar, your friends and family.
There are essentially two bedrooms, the master is conventionally configured with a queen bed, but the second bedroom has a sliding wooden wall, a full size futon on the first floor, and a sleeping loft with a full size bed, and adjacent rooftop atrium. Then there is what we call the 'Kid Ship'... This is a loft space built above the kitchen, with a full size futon- a huge favorite of our kids, and any adult willing to climb a ladder. It isn't suitable for kids under 7. My bedroom of choice is the sunken living room, which has curtains closing it off from the rest of the house, a large stone fireplace, 46' LED TV, 14' ceilings, tons of windows, and a queen size hide-a-bed couch.
If there are members of your party with mobility issues, the main floor, driveway and deck are all in the same plane, and there is a gently sloped road down to the meadow, which can be easily navigated in either a wheelchair or a vehicle. There are deer, colonies of Thatcher ants, Pacific tree frogs, coyotes, herons , ravens, owls, and woodpeckers making frequent appearances when you make a little time for them.