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A 10-foot-high concrete base keeps Paul McKean and Amy Donohue’s cabin safely above the flood line of nearby Neal Creek.

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Paul McKean designed the residence for the woodsy 1.8-acre property.

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Spare furnishings, such as the Eames side table topped with a lamp from Crate and Barrel’s cb2 collection, keep the attention on the views.

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The home’s affordably chic style includes a dining table and kitchen cabinetry from Ikea, as well as open shelving formed of white-painted plywood.

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A daybed turns into sleeping quarters for guests with the help of sliding pocket doors.

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Wooden slats enclose the entry stairwell and screen the house’s western face from the sun.

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