architecture residential wulff residence
Yachats, Oregon - 1996





THE PROJECT
To design and build a 1450 sq.ft. two level ocean view home for an elderly couple.
To provide comfortable well lit areas for reading, relaxation, and hobbies.

THE SITE
A small difficult hillside lot adjacent to a seasonal creek with ocean views.
CC&Rs allow for a loft, but not a second story.

THE CLIENT
L. Yvonne Wulff for her parents, Ray & June Roark
Yachats, Oregon

THE BUILDER
Gary Wiebe & Victor Bayley, Contractors
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
The ground level of this compact home features the Garage, Entry, Master Suite, Kitchen and Greatroom.
The second level loft is centrally located over the heart of the house, the Kitchen.






Front elevation, Wulff Residence.


The Greatroom
Open to two levels, the Greatroom stretches the length of the western facade with large picture windows
that provide lots of natural light and great ocean views.





The Kitchen
Natural wood cabinets finish the heart of the home, a centrally located Kitchen featuring a breakfast bar with
views of the ocean through the Greatroom.






The Entry
The Entry features a tile floor and vaulted ceiling over an "eyebrow" window.
Lighted display soffits are tucked in over twin closets.  Direct access is available to the Artist's Loft stairway.





The Artist's Loft
The Artist's Loft, centrally located over the Kitchen, is open to the greatroom below, and features a large skylight
in the vaulted ceiling and special ocean views framed by unique "eyebrow" windows.





The Master Bedroom
Located on the back side of the house for quiet and morning sun, the master suite includes a generous bath with
a vaulted ceiling and access to the patio and outdoor hot tub.
A round window frames a view of the woods and creek below.










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page last revised april 2015