A Townhome in the River Hollow Treetops

If the natural world off the many balconies of this River Hollow townhome proves too relentlessly bucolic, just descend into its more urbanized underground garage. The residence-over-parking elevation is a 1980 design by architect Kurt Aichler, whose later work veered into the French countryside with neo-Norman tendencies. Meanwhile, this 30-ish-year-old custom contemporary has been “reconfigured.”

Listed earlier this month at $999,000, the 4,194-sq.ft. home incorporates glass — and lots of it. There are, for example, full-height picture windows in most rooms; curved bays of glass brick, one of which contains a bathroom; and a glass cage elevator linking 4 levels of domain. Now, about those balconies:


Double doorways in the living area lead to Balcony #1:

The combined living-dining area also has full-height windows:

There’s no balcony in the kitchen, but a patio appears to be right outside:

Balcony #2 is in the study, which has one of the home’s 3 wood-burning fireplaces.

Another fireplace is in the master “retreat,” which includes a sitting room.

Balcony #3 is part of the top-floor master suite:

Balcony #4 is off another of the home’s 3 bedrooms.

It’s all tidy and brighty behind the curve:

Here’s the treetop view from one of the balconies:

Take a look down the exterior’s spiral staircase:

And up:

Meanwhile, at ground level, the courtyard’s surfaces include brick, pebbles, sand, and plantings:

And beneath it all, a room with a view for parking 4 vehicles:

The townhomes in the River Hollow community share an on-site guard. This particular property has a $5,835 annual maintenance fee.

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