Hazel's Hideaway - Alpine Meadows, CA by OOE Design

Hazel’s Hideaway was once the summer residence of the 1940’s Hollywood actress, Hazel Court Taylor.  Modernizing the function, enhancing the experience of nature, and paying homage to Hazel’s glamorous yet rugged spirit was paramount to the vision for this home. OOE Design

The addition of a garage, kitchen, and outdoor living space created possibilities for expanded private areas and open living areas.  The visual impact of the addition was mitigated by enveloping the garage and kitchen with a living roof of high alpine succulents to blend with the landscape.  While the original living space included a wall of windows, a more spectacular connection to the surrounding beauty was attained by wrapping the wall of windows up to the peak of the roof opening the living space to breathtaking views.

Embodying Hazel’s spirit, a carefully curated collection of the actress’s movie memorabilia, décor, and her own sculptures and tools were set against a subtly glamorous palette of finishes and bespoke furnishings. 

 Hazel's Hideaway - Alpine Meadows, CA by OOE Design http://www.ooena.com/hazels

Completed: 2014

Architect: Olson-Olson Architects, LLP

Interiors: Olson-Olson Architects, LLP

Contractor: Bruce Olson Construction

Photography: Vance Fox

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Hazel's Hideaway - Alpine Meadows, CA by OOE Design

Hazel's Hideaway - Alpine Meadows, CA by OOE Design