Trees, Slope, Back Yard, Shrubs, Boulders, Exterior, Metal Siding Material, House Building Type, and Wood Siding Material The location on the shores of a small bay means it is sheltered from cold southerly winds. The alpine location provided plenty of inspiration for landscaping, which Ritchie and Kerr elected to keep as minimal as possible, as if the home had landed on its site with as little disturbance or alteration as possible.  Photo 12 of 12 in Nature Nurtured