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In the Foothills of Franklin Mountains: Multi-Level Family Home in El Paso

Ushering an air of refinement to a rugged mountain landscape that overlooks the city of El Paso in Texas, Franklin Mountain House stands out visually at the foothills of imposing mountains. The gorgeous home designed by hazelbaker rush perfectly represents the blend of rocky mountain terrain on one side of the residence and the urban scenery on the other by combing the two contrasting worlds. Spread across three different levels, it is the lowest floor that houses the utility spaces, the first floor that contains the living area, dining and kitchen and the top level which contains the bedrooms and bathrooms.

Cantilevered top level of contemporary home in El Paso, Texas

The two lower levels of the house are firmly anchored into the rough terrain while a refined, cantilevered structure clad in white lime stucco hovers above and holds the private spaces. Natural stone walls, wooden finishes and leather accents usher in the necessary contrast inside the house even as expansive use of glass windows connects each room with the scenery outside. Beautiful angular quartz crystals on one side of the house and vast green stretches on the other add to its natural charm.

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Straight lines and a facade in white
Stone exterior of the contemporary home with sliding glass walls
Stunning views of El Paso from the outdoor pool and deck
Top level bedroom offers amazing views of El Paso
Stone walls bring native Texas charm to the modern home
Wooden shelves in the backdrop accentuate the beauty of the kitchen island
Kitchen island in wood with marble countertop and dark pendants above
Stone, wood and stucco create a unique and stylish modern entry

A natural slope also helps in stepwise arrangement of different spaces and a simple deck and refreshing pool complete a dashing, dynamic and contemporary mountain home that offers a bird’s eye view of El Paso and beyond! [Photography: Casey Dunn]

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Wall of open shelves and long windows combines storage with captivating views
Floor-to-ceiling window connects the bedroom with the rugged mountain landscape
Long wooden vanity in the bathroom with marble top
Stone and smooth troweled stucco shape the exterior of the El Paso home
Striaght lines and a facade in white give the mountain home a contemporary look
Strategically placed stone walls around the house give it stability
Dashing contemporary home in El Paso at the foothills of Franklin Mountains
Contemporary home at the foot of Franklin Mountains in Texas

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