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:
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.
- 17 River Hollow Ln. [HAR]