International Style Architecture in Westover Terraces. A contemporary home, built in 2000, was made for entertaining. All levels from the great room/living room/kitchen to the delightful outdoor spaces have panoramic views of Portland’s rivers, mountains and big sky – especially the eagle’s aerie outdoor patio.
Archives for March 2019
Architect Charles Ertz – Designer of Landmark Properties. Mediterranean with Moorish Flair on Westover Terraces. A triple crown winner: first in its association with its architect, Charles Ertz, second, the sought after location of the close-in NW Heights, and third, the home itself, a romantic light filled pleasure palace offering city, mountain, and neighborhood views.
The historic Henry M. Grant home 1892. The Mast Head of Willamette Heights. She greets all who embark into the neighborhood with her impressive and generously sized, curved, covered front veranda, a signature neighborhood landmark, perfect for summer lemonade and watching children play in the yard.
Highgrove of Helvetia. Inspired by Prince Charles’ own Highgrove in Gloucestershire England, the property is infused with the same dedication to organic farming, respect for wild nature and love for creating beauty in artful ways. The elegant colonial farmhouse sits atop secluded, gently rolling grounds in a bucolic setting mixing farms with luxurious scenery.
Emil Schacht Architecture Refined. National Historic Landmark “Picturesque” Arts and Crafts. Inspiration from the old world and materials from the new world combined with the fit and finishes of 1905’s workmanship, hardware and architectural detailing allows the home to stand out as a fine example of the period.
Pacific NW Home Reminiscent of Timberline Lodge Built in 2000. The Columbia River Gorge – Mosier Oregon. Salvaged building materials play an intricate part of this home for sale in the still rugged and pristine Columbia Gorge. What holds up this home today are 24 inch square trusses recycled from a trading ship sunk off the coast of Washington 100 years ago.
One of John Yeon’s 1960 Dynamic Home Designs. West Highlands near The Arboretum and The Oregon Zoo. One of John Yeon’s famed Pacific NW Regional Homes. Designed with the “Not-so-big” concept, and located on a 9,000 South-west facing landscaped lot. The rhythmic use of windows and wood planes create light flooded interior spaces showcasing exterior landscaping.
Edward T. Root & William C. Knighton Architectural Influence. Pristine English Arts & Crafts. The Oregonian featured this home in 1911 calling it “a fine example of artistic design in the English Chalet Style.” Restored to it’s original grace and feel, the home is nestled into a garden that is predominately indigenous plantings.
A. E. Doyle Architect. 1909 Craftsman Cottage Meets Palatial Mansion in Portland Heights. Designed by Portland’s most renowned architect, Doyle created a harmonious marriage of the grand and majestic spaces found in palatial mansions with the warmth and ease of lifestyle prevalent in the Craftsman cottage.
Ralph Appleman Architect. 1972 International style in Arlington Heights. A sleek, light-filled ultra contemporary custom home is nestled on a tranquil forested hillside adjacent to Hoyt Arboretum. The Japanese garden-style courtyard with bubbling fountain leads you into dramatic spaces and a dazzling white kitchen and a harmonious balance of public and private peaceful spaces.