8408 Jake Teeter | $4,375,000

4 bed | 4.5 bath | 3,444 sqft


Upon approaching the front door, a beat-up framing hammer refashioned as a door knocker is one of the first things to announce the home’s bespoke character. Heavily textured native basalt, reclaimed wood siding and gnarly, scabrous timbers cladding the exterior introduce a strong material presence seldom experienced beyond historic structures. This rich texture extends past the sheltered entry area, through the glass-panel front door and to the most minute interior detailing.

Custom metalwork crafted by Truckee’s Mountain Forge is found throughout the home, sufficiently amping up the rustic character: hammered steel wall hooks in the mudroom (suspended against a heated board-form concrete wall to aid in the drying of soggy ski parkas), metal framework for custom light fixtures (housing canning jars or beer growlers as lamp globes) and the one-of-a-kind stair rail.


Michael Montalbano