Situated in downtown Steamboat Springs within walking distance of local schools, shops and restaurants, the Park Place residence was designed for a family with four children and three fur children seeking closer connection to the great outdoors and ease of commuting in this spirited mountain town. Set amongst an eclectic mix of homes, the design is modern industrial farmhouse.
The Park Place home’s design melds the individual styles of the homeowners: Jeremy, a general contractor with a love of modernism, concrete and metal; and Krysta who loves all things shiplap and farmhouse-inspired. In fact, the first design element selected for the house was a hand-painted, terra cotta tile chosen by Krysta for the master bath’s shower. Collaboration on every material and every level of this three-story house ensued.
Top of our client’s wish list was a kitchen in the heart of the home connecting to the backyard. The design team crafted a real showstopper by incorporating a large, rooftop deck off the kitchen that points toward views of Emerald Mountain and the nearby Steamboat Ski Resort. The kitchen is flanked by partial-height walls, floating shelving and suspended cabinetry blocks that provide space for appliances and storage while affording open views open in all directions. The custom hanging wood and steel shelves and steel range hood allow the owners to look beyond the adjacent stairway and see the yard where their four kids often play. The maple-and-metal bar top allows enough space for all six family members to enjoy a casual meal in the kitchen.
A centerpiece of the home, the double-sided fireplace greets guests at the entrance and creates a cozy vibe for the open living space on the opposite side. The French farmhouse-inspired sandstone fireplace is complemented by the streamlined timber mantel and hot-rolled steel above it. More modern industrial finishes include black metal framed doors and concrete flooring with a smooth diamond grind on the main floor, and hand-troweled texture on the upper level. White board-and-batten paneling is contrasted with fanciful features like the patchwork-style wood sliding barn doors fabricated by Twenty1Five and a colorfully patterned stair runner pieced together from 12 individual rugs.
The home’s remarkable interiors are highlighted by state-of-the-art bathrooms, featuring vanity tops that are stylish yet durable. In the master bath, quartz countertops complement rustic cabinets made from reclaimed wood.. Black industrial sconces are tempered by a basket cloche hanging pendant from Stel House & Home.
The residence also features a semi-attached apartment perfect for visitors that’s connected to the main house with a shared terrace. Vertical Arts landscape architect Mitch Rewold developed a creative landscaping scheme to create fluidity throughout the hilly lot. He refocused a communal garden space with a cozy seating area and designed winding paths of Colorado Buff stone walkways to connect the yard’s gathering spaces.
A result of acute collaboration among the homeowners, Vertical Arts and all the building partners, the home balances industrial finishes with soft surroundings, and modern lines with rustic materials. At the end of the day, the Park Place residence bestows comfort, warmth and a relentless sense of welcome for the bustling family of six to soak in Steamboat’s acclaimed indoor/outdoor lifestyle.
Park Place was featured on the cover of Luxe Interiors & Design magazine.