Skip the old labels. Yes, this is a log cabin, but a quick look shows that few, if any, other cabins shaped like this. Sure, other places are on the waterfront, but it is rare to find 520 feet of saltwater shoreline backed by ten acres for $599,999. Like many hand-crafted homes there are unique details, but this one has crafty details, project spaces, and a general layout that is going to be a perfect fit for a select few.
Exposed structural logs, a wood stove sitting on a tile surround, and generally wood all around describe many cabins. Take a look at the doors on this cabin, though. A radial pattern for a front door and a pair of sweeping curves for the entrance to a second floor deck probably didn’t come from the big box store. Asymmetric windows above break convention, because why not?
Flanking one wall is a translucent solarium, an excellent choice for pulling in diffuse light for an art space while minimizing the distractions from outside.
An enormous wood-working shop can be the home for massive projects without having sawdust and machine noise wafting through house.
For outdoor efforts, dive into the greenhouse, tend to the fruit trees, or take care of the livestock that can roam the fenced pasture.
A in-ground swimming pool is there for play after all of that work. Relax or entertain on the collection of porches, decks, and patios.
Back inside, it will be easy to investigate details like built-in cabinetry, or marvel at the artistry involved in creating the tile bathroom. Somewhere in there, stumble across the wine cellar.
Hopefully the more typical rooms like the kitchen, living room, two bedrooms, and the rest of the 2,350 square-foot house aren’t too conventional or unconventional. The house is listed as being built in 1978, but we imagine that’s more of a birthday—the time when a series of projects began that resulted in one unique dwelling that’s waiting for a unique new owner.
Note: The listing includes the phrase “Value In the Land”, so a good inspection is probably a good idea, as usual.
- 6691 SE Arcadia Rd, Shelton [Estately]
- 6691 SE Arcadia Rd, Shelton [Windermere]