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Luxury homes: a chef’s minimalist, barn-style hideaway clad in corten steel

This residential retreat for a family in Sonoma County, California, is also a charming cooking laboratory.

After spending a decade in New York and San Francisco, American chef and food educator Hollie Greene Rottman and her husband, pharma executive Jim Rottman, wanted a getaway home with a garden where they could connect with nature, grow their own food and experiment with healthy cooking.

Mork Ulnes Architects Triple Barn

They found the perfect location on a steep hill in Sonoma County, California, that overlooks the valley and is surrounded by miles and miles of greenery. Tasked with designing the home: the award-winning architecture practice Mork-Ulnes Architects, helmed by architect Casper Mork-Ulnes.

  • Luxury Homes minimalist, barn-style hideaway

    Compared to the sprawling 2.4ha land it sits on, the two-storey home, at 1,751 sq ft, is incredibly modest in size but it enjoys an obstructed panoramic view of the valley and there’s more than enough space for a five-bed vegetable garden.

Photos by Bruce Damonte.

This article was originally published in Home & Decor.


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