The Frenchtown Residence reflects the mountain modern architectural design style of the homeowners. Expansive window design captures the abundant beauty of the Montana landscape and provide comfort through all four distinct seasons in the Rocky Mountains. Snow-capped mountains, the beautiful Missoula valley and the unique rural site location create the perfect backdrop for this picturesque home.
Heavy timber posts and beams paired with a rambling cross gable roof line set a rustic tone. Lap siding hugs the exterior while natural stone and board and batten siding create accents and definition in the composition. Full lite doors and expansive window designs bring a touch of modernity to the home and provide panoramic views of the encompassing valley.
The Glo European Windows A5 Double Pane series were selected for the this home because of the advanced thermal technology over traditional aluminum windows. High performance spacers, low iron glass, larger continuous thermal breaks, and multiple air seals contribute to a better performing double panel window in a minimal frame. The higher performance values provide the home with the flexibility for expansive window design. The large expanses of glass bring the feeling of outdoors into the home while allowing residents to remain fully comfortable and protected from the weather on the inside.
A D1 decorative entry door adds an unexpected modern twist to the design of the home. Custom cutter configurations, obscure glass panels, and a sleek curved handle combine to add a unique flair to this beautiful custom Montana home.