The Top 15 Home Stories of 2016

This year's most popular home features

Phew! Somehow 2016 went by faster than we anticipated. With another 12 months, 8 issues, and Home of the Year under our belt, we bring you another set of the year's 15 most popular homes—from sleek and chic suburban renovations to woodsy, rustic mountain retreats.

David Patterson

1. Before and After: A 1960s Denver Ranch: New homeowners reinvent a Cherry Hills Village home, popping the top and opening up the floor plan.


David Patterson

2. Cabin Meets Contemporary in Steamboat SpringsIn addition to ski-out access, this slopeside, rustic-chic log home home has tons of style.


Gibeon Photography

3. An Artist-Built Mountain Home in EvergreenThis 5-acre compound created by a Colorado artist has become a sanctuary for a Washington, D.C., executive and his grown sons.


Courtesy of ESCAPE RV/Steve Niedorf

4. The Magic of Mobile Tiny HomesThese stylish, portable gems can both serve as creative guesthouses as well as satisfy your travel bug.


Emily Minton Redfield

5. A Luxury Resort-Like Home in DenverThis 8,000-square-foot house represents the owners’ lifelong dream of a seamless indoor/outdoor living space.


Emily Minton Redfield

6. A Cool Renovated Carriage House in BoulderWith room to spread out, family bonding space, and a bit of rental income, this redone house-next-to-the-main-house has it all.


James Ray Spahn

7. A Wall of Glass and a Winding Indoor Slide: A Boulder family orders up serious eco-friendly home design with a side of breezy playground fun.


Courtesy of Tomecek Studio Architecture

8. An Off-the-Grid Shipping Container Cabin: Just outside of Cañon City, Colorado, this 1,280-square-foot shipping container home is a cool, secluded family retreat.


Kimberly Gavin

9. Mountain Modern With an Old-Homestead TwistA failed hunt for the perfect mountain home leads to a show-stopping architectural story.


Ron Ruscio

10. 2016 Home of the Year: A Multi-Level Modern Masterpiece: Two doctors, one “starter” house, an amazing team, and a lot of love come together in this Cherry Hills Village home.


David Lauer

11. 10 Ooh-La-La KitchensNo-fuss materials, clutter-free work spaces, and smart space planning that accommodates a crowd.


Robert Reck

12. A Cookbook Author’s Aspen HomeIlona Oppenheim shares her space with us, where she cooks for her family in the Rocky Mountains.


David Patterson

13. Inside the Home of the Masterminds Behind Boulder’s Cured: The couple behind the hip cheese and charcuterie transforms a small ranch into the most popular home in the neighborhood.


Courtesy LIV Sotheby’s International Realty

14. Serious Luxury on a Third of an AcreA $7 million Cherry Creek home boasts a salt-water pool and a detached man cave with a glass garage door.


Courtesy LIV Sotheby’s International Realty

15. A Restored Denver Home With Colonial TiesThe original owner of this renovated Mediterranean Revival-style home in Belcaro has familial ties to the Mayflower.

The Top 15 Home Stories of 2015

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