Originally built in 1910 to serve boat repair needs of a gillnet fishermen's union, this 2,500 sf building has recently been completely remodeled as a residence.
All new windows and doors were replaced, and new siding, roofing, and skylights were added to the exterior. Photo by Don Frank
Designed for entertaining, the spacious open floor plan easily accommodates playing games, eating, reading, or just watching the River. Photo by Molly Quan.
New large sliders were added just inside the historic barn door. When the weather is nice, the lounge can be opened up to the exterior deck on the River. Photo by Molly Quan.
A new pool table occupies the playroom, with views to the River. Art by Darren Orange. Photo by Molly Quan.
A pair of wood burning stoves heat the living room and playroom. Photo by Molly Quan.
An open kitchen and dining room look out to the River, and is designed for casual meals with friends and family. A custom table was made with a hand painted map of the Astoria waterfront. Photo by Molly Quan.
Steel channels were added to support the exposed floor joists above. Sectional sofas are arranged for conversations around the fire. Artwork by Darren Orange. Photo by Molly Quan.
An open galley kitchen with natural materials is meant to be exposed for a casual vibe. Photo by Molly Quan.
A large living room off the kitchen centers around another wood burning stove. A stained plywood loft contains a day bed with a slot window. Photo by Molly Quan.
Custom steel stair detailing references the fishermen's gillnet craft with a seine line balustrade. Photo by Don Frank.
A stair leads to the upper floor. The boathouse can sleep 6 couples comfortably, and is a very peaceful place to sleep. Photo by Molly Quan.
A new over water deck is a great place to drink coffee and wake up to the Lower Columbia. Photograph by Don Frank,
This very unique adaptive re-use of a industrial waterfront building has created a comfortable and modern home to enjoy the rich history and beautiful setting of the Pacific Northwest.
Amenities to view the sunset on the Columbia River. Photograph by Don Frank.
The view of Tongue Point.
Adaptive re-use residence of a fisherman's boat shop