You are here

Campbell House

-A A +A
1974, Eleanor Campbell. 3962 S. Chase Way

Situated on a one-and-one-half-acre site on the north edge of Pinehurst Country Club, this 16,000-square-foot home, designed in the Italian Renaissance style, was altered after the owner, Eleanor Campbell, read an issue of National Geographic featuring Japanese temples. Her husband, owner of a furniture store chain, helped furnish the house and gardens. A torii gate, the traditional entrance to a Shinto temple, guards the circular drive entrance. The 2,800-squarefoot master suite and loggia with 16-foothigh entrance and glass floor overlook an indoor-outdoor swimming pool over which they are cantilevered. Multipitched hipped roofs are tiled and have raised corner points. The walls have large areas of glass overlooking gardens, including a moated teahouse. Mrs. Campbell was the architect, interior and landscape designer, general contractor, and construction supervisor.

Next door is the Vaile-Norgren House (1911, Temple Hoyne Buell), 3982 South Chase Way, overlooking the large land holdings that became Pinehurst Country Club and the surrounding subdivisions. The two-story log house with hipped roof elements is two older log buildings bridged by a crossing wing with elaborate carving.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
×

Data

What's Nearby

Citation

Thomas J. Noel, "Campbell House", [Denver, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-AH23.

If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.

SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.

, ,