Asheville Custom Mountain Homes: Inspiration from around the world!

Mountain home masterpieces from around the world to inspire your very own Blue Ridge Getaway.

Ticino, Switzerland

This contemporary Swiss villa offers a dramatic hillside setting in the village of Cureggia, just a few miles from Lugano. The beautifully appointed interiors feature walls of glass that flood the living spaces with sunlight and showcase the breathtaking vistas. The five-bedroom, six-bathroom home features an open-plan living room, several balconies and terraces, and landscaped gardens with a swimming pool.

Aspen, Colorado

Located in the Castle Creek Valley just minutes from downtown Aspen, this AIA Award-winning residence is the ultimate mountain and river showpiece. The 8,302-square-foot custom-built residence with floor-to-ceiling windows and five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, and one half bathroom, sits on over six private acres and captures outstanding mountain and surrounding river views.

Charles Cunniffe Adapts Traditional Mountain Architecture to Modern Living

One important impetus for clients opening up to more contemporary styles? The view. “The properties we tend to work on are ones with tremendous views and that freedom and privacy to be connected to the outdoors.” Recent advancements in glass technology mean that large swaths of windows are no longer an energy suck, making the long-held premise of installing fewer windows to preserve heat nearly obsolete. “With larger sections of glass, it reduces the other material on the building, making it more contemporary in nature, since it’s more about seamless glass and less about bulky timber and stone,” says Cunniffe. “So what we attempted to do was have a touch of the other elements to maintain the warmth, but make it as seamless to the outside as possible.”


London To Colorado

Architect Anabelle Selldorf offers a vertical escape in the mountains of Colorado for a London family

Upstate New York

A decade after designing a country retreat for gallerist Sean Kelly and his family, Toshiko Mori returns to create an art barn worthy of their extraordinary collection and the spectacular surroundings


Sources: Architectural Digest | Christie’s |