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 backsplash behind the stove is a woven design with a Native American bird motif using black and green slate. The sustainably harvested mahogany and oak cabinetry was finished with natural oils for a low luster.
Photo By Barbara Bourne