Gold in the Hills: A Solar-Powered California Retreat

A handcrafted, solar-powered home in the Sierra Nevada foothills serves many purposes. Enchanting and inspiring visitors is just the beginning.

The posts supporting the entry walkway are ponderosa pine logs harvested from the property, peeled by hand with a drawknife and shaped at the bottom to fit the supporting granite boulder. A steel pin drilled into the boulder and the post assures a positive connection.
Photo By Barbara Bourne