We were lucky enough to get to work with these clients twice; designing and building two homes for them in the Broken Top Community of Bend Oregon. They liked the home that Steve Van Sant of Pacwest Builders designed for them so much that they bought another lot and started fresh on their new home. Steve started with an original custom design based on their meetings and conversations and they ended up with a very similar layout to their first home with a few critical tweaks that made the home perfect for them.
From the outside, this home has a very private, yet inviting feel with a landscaped entry courtyard accessed through a wrought iron gate between massive stone columns that support timber trusses and a gable roof. Immediately after entering the home from the deep covered porch, the view of the golf course through the Great Room window wall is hard to miss. The beam work from outside carries through and large trusses frame the stone fireplace. The Master Bedroom and one Guest Suite are on opposite sides of the main floor with a second Guest Bedroom on the upper floor, separated from the Media Room by a Guest Bathroom. This layout, as well as sound insulation in the walls and floor, allows for loud movies or TV well after others have gone to bed in the Master on the opposite end of the house. Facing the golf course, an Outdoor Kitchen with a patio heater extends the comfortable outdoor time well into winter, even in Bend, Oregon.
Kristy Yozamp and our clients did an amazing job coming up with the right combination of tile, granite, and cabinets to create very distinct spaces. The unique full-height back-splashes found in the Kitchen, Butler’s Pantry, Utility Room, and bar really finish those rooms off nicely. They worked closely with Bladt’s Custom Woodworking to dial in all of the cabinetry; from the layout of the master closet to the design of the hood over the range, no detail was left to chance. No two rooms are finished the same, but all of them come together to make a home that is truly better than the sum of its parts.