The one and one half story residence is square in plan and has a gable roof with paired gable dormers. The roof is covered with composition shingles. Narrow weatherboard siding and wood shingles sheath the exterior with a belt course between them. The porch has paired porch posts. There are exposed rafters and brackets. The building faces east on Main Street and is in fair condition. An early occupant of the building was Elmer Addision. He lived in the residence in the 1920's and operated Elmer Addision's furniture store in downtown Independence. Later occupants included the Hulberts, farmers on property south of town, and the Vanderfeens. Mr. Vanderfeen was an employee with Pacific Power.