architecture residential driftwood residence
Yachats, Oregon - 1989




THE PROJECT
To design and build a 2400 sq.ft. two level home with limited ocean views for a retired widow. To provide space for a live-in care giver.
To build in options for resale investment return. To provide comfortable well lit areas for reading, relaxation, and hobbies.

THE SITE
A relatively level, medium sized city site with limited ocean views.
CC&Rs allow for single story construction with a loft.

THE CLIENT
Virginia G. Chamberlin
Burbank, California

THE BUILDER
D Holmes Chamberlin Jr, Architect/Builder
Yachats, Oregon


unless noted otherwise all images copyright d. holmes chamberlin jr architect llc


The Plan
The ground level features a Garage, Entry, Greatroom, Kitchen, Den, Master Suite, Guest Bath and two Bedrooms.
The second level loft surrounds and looks down into the Greatroom, and has ocean views.


The Greatroom
Open to the loft above, greatroom is at the heart of the house and contains a generous open space with fireplace and a low-ceilinged
more intemate space for reading or optional use as a formal dining room.



Greatroom, Driftwood Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 1989.


The Kitchen
The large Kitchen is located on the south side of the house to receive early morning light. The area features a vaulted ceiling
with skylights, a walk-in Pantry, a breakfast bar, and a see-through fireplace that is shared with the Greatroom.



Kitchen, Driftwood Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 1989.


The Master Suite
The Master Bedroom has partial ocean views and a skylighted bath with a deep soaking tub and separate shower.


Master Bathroom, Driftwood Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 1989.








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