This modern weekend cabin was designed for a couple along the Caney Fork River in middle Tennessee. Located in the river’s flood plain, it was required to be lifted off of the ground. By raising the living area slightly higher, we were able to capture views of the river. This also allowed us to dig in slightly creating a full size storage area underneath. The clients were very interested in green design and off grid living. The house utilizes many reclaimed materials such as the metal siding, some interior wood features and re-purposed insulation in the walls. An array of solar panels on the roof provides an excess of electricity that is sold back to the grid creating a net-zero result. Rain water is collected off the roof and stored in an underground tank buried in the front yard. By treating this water through a filtration system in the basement, this provides all of the water needed in the home. One additional benefit of burying the tank is that we were able to berm up the earth in the front of the house and create an entrance directly to the first level giving the appearance of a one story home from the street.

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View looking from the river

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View of the Front entrance

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View of the front entrance with screen porch

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View from the river

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View from the river side with screen porch

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View from the road

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Screen Porch

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Night shot from the entry road

Modern home with Kitchen, Refrigerator, Wood Cabinet, Wall Oven, Cooktops, Microwave, Medium Hardwood Floor, Drop In Sink, Laminate Counter, and Pendant Lighting. Kitchen looking out to the screen porch Photo 11 of Caney Fork CabinView Photos

Kitchen looking out to the screen porch

Modern home with Living Room, Chair, Console Tables, Medium Hardwood Floor, Wood Burning Fireplace, and Corner Fireplace. Living Room Photo 12 of Caney Fork CabinView Photos

Living Room

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Screen Porch with suspended fireplace

Modern home with Bedroom, Bed, Night Stands, Bench, Wall Lighting, Accent Lighting, and Medium Hardwood Floor. Master Bedroom Photo 14 of Caney Fork CabinView Photos

Master Bedroom

Photographer
Bedrooms
  • 2
  • Full Baths
  • 2
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Style
  • Modern
  • Year
  • 2016
  • Square Feet
  • 1550
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