Prairie Craftsman Home
5 bedroom, 5 bathroom, 2 powder, 5876 sq. ft.
Cooking Light’s third FitHouse is nestled among native ponderosa pine and gamble oaks in Escavera, near Denver, Co where nearly half the land has been set aside as natural habitat. Ken Pieper has taken cues from the surrounding high plains to create a calm refuge for an active family. From its low-maintenance landscape of aspens, Russian sage, and buffalo grass, the house welcomes you in stages–first through a porte cochere, then into a serene foyer with a trickling water wall–never shutting off the outdoors. The house and land are so well suited that the home, built by Caribou Custom Homes, earned “Built Green” designation from the nonprofit organization Colorado Built Green.