La Torretta, Italian for small tower, is a timeless residence in the heart of Steamboat Springs. Set on one of the town’s largest and private enclaves, no small detail is lost in this elegant yet understated home. Curved ceilings and Zola Windows throughout the great room offer a softer, gentler ambiance, while the living room’s ski slope views appear to descend onto the 3.48 ac site.
A chef’s kitchen with Viking appliances, nine quartzite countertops and butler’s pantry offer plenty of culinary support for any size gathering.
Architect, Michael J. Olsen, AIA, of Michael J. Olsen Associates, selected Zola’s Classic Clad and Classic Wood lines, specifically to create one of the home’s central design feature; a large curved window created to capture the view of the ski mountain. Zola also installed its European tilt and turn windows, which enhanced the Italian villa design. As an added safety feature, Zola’s break-proof laminated security glass was selected.
The home’s namesake is on the 4th level, with Zola windows’ offering 360-degree views, it creates an incredible getaway for pleasurable conversation, self-reflection or reading escape. Step outside for a stroll through the gardens or bring family and friends together for a lawn game, gathering around the fire pit, or walk across the street to Rita Valentine Park. Many more features of this spectacular home must be seen.
The house is for sale in Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Read the La Torretta case study on the Zola blog to learn more about this efficient and inspiring project. Connect with this project on Dwell and Houzz. Read an article about the project in HomeLink Magazine.
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