VELOCIPEDE architects designed this cabin for a professional couple and their two young sons as a weekend retreat – a place to unwind from their hectic life in the city and focus on family. Thoughtfully perched on a steep hillside overlooking a small valley outside the town Cle Elum, Washington, this budget-conscious 1,400 square foot cabin has three-bedrooms, two-baths and a bonus loft/play area. The main living/dining room is a double-height volume capped with an exposed wood ceiling supported by wood beams, all sustainably harvested FSC lumber. The property is in a Fire-Wise community, requiring all exterior finishes to be carefully chosen for fire resistance and surrounding vegetation to be cleared. High on the owners’ wish list were a connection to nature, a large deck for entertaining, and a place for the children to take off their muddy shoes after romping in the woods.
New custom vacation cabin in the mountains near Leavenworth, WA. Two bedrooms, two baths plus sleeping loft. Nestled in the forest, the simple form and honest materials of this cabin lend a rustic feel. The great room at one end has a vaulted wood rafter ceiling and French doors that open to a generous porch that overlooks the Wenatchee River.
Features include radiant heated concrete floors, an indoor / outdoor wood burning soapstone fireplace, SIP roof panels, metal roofing, and a deck with a hot tub.