The Kemper’s Mount Vernon Retreat Featured in The Wall Street Journal: “Little Getaway Homes”

“For homeowners who can have almost anything, virtually nothing may be the greatest luxury in a vacation home […] Kraig and Kathy Kemper spent eight years camping on their 33.6-acre property overlooking Washington’s Padilla Bay before building a “tent” of glass and hand-planed Port Orford cedar in 1995. Just under 1,000 square feet, the translucent little house seems to float in the landscape of forest and meadow. ‘We wanted to keep it simple—to hear, see, smell, feel the outdoors,’ said Mr. Kemper”