architecture residential schram residence
Yachats, Oregon - 2004





THE PROJECT
To design and build a 3000 sq.ft. three level Victorian style home with spectacular ocean views.
To provide a warm traditional interior suitable for a couple who collect and sell antiques.

THE SITE
This virtually level ocean view site which looks out over a parkto the Pacific beyond.

THE CLIENT
John & Debbie Schram
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

THE BUILDER
Todd Norwood, Norwood Built Construction
Waldport, Oregon


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


The Study Model
In the Preliminary Design Phase, the 1/8" scale study model reveals
the subtlities of the design to the client in three dimensions.





The Plan



Upper, third level floor plan, Schram Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 2004.
The third level has Study/Guestroom which looks down over the living room and a bath.



Middle, second level floor plan, Schram Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 2004.
The second level, with good ocean views, features a Greatroom, Dining, Kitchen, Deck, and Powder room.



Lower, first level floor plan, Schram Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 2004.
The ground level features a Garage, Entry, Master Suite, and secondary Bedroom



Front elevation, Schram Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 2004.



Front elevation with a new paint scheme, Schram Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 2013.



Rear elevation showing deck with views of the ocean and park, Schram Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 2004.



The Greatroom, Schram Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 2004.
Open to two levels, the Greatroom features an intimate seating area around the fireplace,
which also opens, on the opposite side, to the Kitchen nook.
A large two-story space with vaulted ceilings provides lots of seating and
lots of room to display the Schram's beautiful collection of antiques.
Large picture windows are placed in the corners to take advantage of ocean views
around the neighbors immediately to the west.



The Kitchen, Schram Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 2004.
Satiny warm white wood cabinets and hardwood flooring carry the historic theme through the Kitchen.
A pantry, menu desk add to the functionality. The breakfast nook features a raised fireplace
for cool winter mornings as well as access to the patio deck for summer bar-b-ques.



The Master Bedroom, Schram Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 2004.
Located on the back side of the house for quiet and morning sun, the master suite includes a generous bath and access to the patio
and outdoor hot tub.



Stair detail, Schram Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 2004.
Situated on the street side of the house, the staircase takes a page from history,
with the use of highly polished woods with a carpet runner.
The landing makes a strong statement with tall exterior windows.








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page last revised april 2015