A modern home in California’s wine country for an indoor-outdoor lifestyle

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A modern home in California’s wine country for an indoor-outdoor lifestyle by Feldman Architecture
A modern home in California’s wine country for an indoor-outdoor lifestyle by Feldman Architecture

Feldman Architecture designs a modern home in California's wine country

Located in California’s wine country, near the village of Healdsburg, this modern home, designed by Feldman Architecture for a venture capitalist and his family, boasts massive glass walls that seamlessly blend the indoors and outdoors.

Entitled Healdsburg 1, the project is comprised of two perpendicular bars atop a hill overlooking the village and offers both ample social space ideal for entertaining and the privacy of a rural retreat. The taller section runs along the ridge of the hill and houses the home’s great room.

Modern home in Healdsburg, California boasts massive glass walls for seamless indoor outdoor connection - designed by Feldman Architecture
Modern home in California's wine country for a luxurious indoor-outdoor lifestyle - bedroom opens up to exterior through massive glass walls
Modern California home with massive glass walls which allows master bedroom to open up to the spectacular surroundings
Amazing dining room opens to spectacular California wine country surroundings through massive glass walls - designed by Feldman Architecture

Four oversized glass walls open dramatically on each side, transforming the space into an outdoor pavilion whose flush concrete floors extend into a poolside patio to the north and into a terrace featuring a fire pit to the south to offer comfortable outdoor areas for both hot and cool weather.

With these doors drawn up, the site offers one sweeping, continuous view from the pool, through the great room, and down into the distant village below.

Modern living room design idea - massive glass walls connect interior to spectacular Californian wine country surroundings
Incredible outdoor patio and swimming pool from modern home in California's wine country - designed by Feldman Architecture

Since the clients loved to entertain, the great room features a small, efficient kitchen with a larger, working kitchen ideal for caterers tucked discretely away.

From its intersection with the great room, the modern home’s second wing extends towards the north and becomes incrementally more private as it flows from the garage to a media room opening onto the pool to the master bedroom at its rear.

Modern kitchen design idea in amazing California wine country residence for a luxurious indoor-outdoor lifestyle by Feldman Architecture
Spectacular open bathroom in modern Healdsburg, California residence by Feldman Architecture
Modern ensuite bathroom leading to master - inside California wine country mansion for a luxurious indoor-outdoor lifestyle

The master bed looks out through another oversized operable glass panel onto the rolling meadow beyond, establishing a visual connection with the land in the first and last moments of each day. Just a short walk away, a guesthouse down the hill and offers an additional level of privacy.

As architect Jonathan Feldman concluded: “With dark-stained cedar siding and low stone landscape walls that anchor the building, Healdsburg 1 offer a modest and thoughtful response to both its site and the client’s needs.”

Photography by: Joe Fletcher

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