Grande Terre: Blending Style with Nature in Wyoming

Grande Terre, designed by Farmer Payne Architects in 2023, is a contemporary house located in Teton County, Wyoming, United States. This residence spectacularly combines high ceilings, large windows, and a cedar exterior, maximizing the enchanting views of the Teton Range and Snake River. Inside, its split-level design emphasizes open, airy spaces filled with natural light, creating a harmonious blend with the rugged landscape.

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Cozy living room with floor-to-ceiling windows, stone fireplace, and pendant lights.
Cozy dining space with sleek wooden furniture, pendant lighting, and snowy forest view.
Expansive floor-to-ceiling windows frame a scenic mountain landscape. Sleek modern furnishings and statement lighting define the interior.
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Spacious modern kitchen with stone fireplace, large windows, and wooden flooring.
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Spacious, modern bedroom with large windows offering panoramic mountain views, cozy textures.
A modern, minimalist bathroom with a freestanding tub, vanity, and glass shower enclosure.
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About Grande Terre

An Architectural Symphony in Wood and Glass

In Teton County, Wyoming, the harmony of architecture and nature culminates in Grande Terre, a creation of Farmer Payne Architects. Designed in 2023, this contemporary residence captures the essence of Jackson Hole’s scenic beauty. The residence’s exterior, a remarkable interplay of cedar cladding and Loewen windows, embraces the rugged environment, providing a serene gateway to the grandeur of the Teton Range.

Elegant Interiors Immersed in Natural Splendor

Step inside, and the cohesive design narrative unfolds with a living room bathed in natural light, magnifying the splendid mountainous backdrop. Here, comfort meets class; a sleek fireplace complements the high ceilings, offering warmth and visual anchor. Next, the dining area presents itself as a modern alcove where towering windows provide an uninterrupted dialogue with the Snake River’s serpentine flow.

As we transition into the kitchen, the innovative split-level design is on full display. The open-plan space boasts an elegant culinary stage set with state-of-the-art appliances and a central island, inviting social cooking experiences. Notably, the expansive windows also connect the inhabitants with the landscape, making meal preparation an immersive event.

Private Quarters: A Retreat of Tranquility

The master bedroom is a sanctuary, crafting a serene space where the outdoors seem to be an extension of the room, thanks to strategic framing of the scenic vistas. Descending into the bathroom, luxury meets serenity, featuring a minimalist design that celebrates clean lines, a freestanding tub, and a discreet nod to nature with slate grey tones.

In conclusion, Grande Terre stands as a testament to Farmer Payne Architects’ ingenuity, overcoming Teton’s challenging topography to deliver a home that is both an aesthetic marvel and a fortress against the elements. This house is not merely a structure; it’s a dialogue with the landscape, promising residents an experience that is as breathtaking as the views it so elegantly frames.

Photography by Krafty Photos
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- by Matt Watts