Amazing Refurbished Timber Carriage House (9 HQ Pictures)
31 August 2018
As the saying goes, “Never judge a book by its cover.” And so is this refurbished carriage house. This old-school looking façade of a house alongside the woods makes you wonder what’s on the inside. The house’s interior looks like you are staying in a hotel where you can relax and be at ease. There are lovely furniture pieces inside the house, and the bedrooms make you want to just sleep all day long. The linens used in their beds match their surroundings. Lampshades beside and on each bed are provided for bookworms. They also have a small sized bath tub in their bathrooms and a cute sink. The ceiling is high, and the colors they used for the interior are vibrant and pleasing to the eye. The color of the façade, which is red, makes it a remarkable house. If your ideal house looks like an old-fashioned one, this Northcape Design creation will surely inspire you. Also, they have a garage wherein three cars can easily be parked without getting a lot of space. There is also a beautiful terrace where you can breathe and smell the freshness of the air around you. This kind of house makes […]
Outstanding Refurbished Timber Barn With Sunroom (8 HQ Images)
31 May 2018
One of the most coveted home designs in the market is that of a Mediterranean style. Mediterranean style refers to those home design typically found in Mediterranean countries. It takes its unique style from Italian, Moorish, and Spanish architecture. If you are one of those people who prefer this style among others, then you’re going to love this fantastic timber barn house by Douglas VanderHorns Architects. Douglas VanderHorns Architects did an amazing job in refurbishing this timber barn home while preserving its innate beauty. The vast lawn area is taken from Mediterranean architecture and added to the barn’s overall aesthetic appeal. With a high ceiling and strategically positioned furniture pieces, the barn house creates a spacious look that suits well with barn’s interior. The living room is decorated with square pillows in flower printed cases. The chairs of the dining also match the pillows in the living room. The most beautiful area of the barn, the one that makes everyone envious, is its wine cellar. If you have a taste for good bottles of wine, then this must be your favorite place. The floor to ceiling room has myriads of wines inside with a rectangular table at the center. Some elegant-looking lampshades are also […]
Outstanding Timber Frame Home w/ 3 Bedrooms.
15 July 2018
This wonderfully-built timber frame house from Natural Element Homes is perfect for the wild at heart. Located in the middle of the woods, this house will certainly take your mind away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Its exterior beautifully mirrors the surrounding woodlands with dark brown panels, stones, and shingles, making it sit perfectly with the beautiful location. For adventurous home-seekers who are also lovers of nature, just driving up to the front facade will most certainly take your breath away. Walking to the back area will bring you as much delight because you will be greeted with an awe-inspiring view of breezy pine trees. This beauty has two floors: the main level which is 1,245 square feet, and an upper level which is 925 square feet. The main level has several recreational spots for the entire family to enjoy like the amazing porch and deck where you can simply relax and unwind while breathing in fresh air that nature brings. It also has a family-friendly living room if you want to enjoy the beauty of nature indoors. There is also a Jacuzzi deck out back for home seekers who love to party and mingle. There […]
Beautiful Timber Cabin
11 July 2018
Situated at the heart of the beautiful wilderness is this gorgeous all-American Timber cabin built by the brilliant people of Jim Barna Log & Timber Homes. This nature-inspired home is perfect for individuals and small families that want to flee from the noise and air pollution that the city brings. The facade of this one-of-a-kind house combines soft natural elements such as wooden paneled walls, tree trunk columns, wooden frames and posts, and stone foundations with the slightly modern texture and brightness of the bold red tin roof. This humble albeit amazing abode has two floors– the main level, which is exposed to the beauty of the outdoors overlooking the many trees of the forest, and an upper level. Despite having a mere 1,717 square feet of living space, this house is generous in details and fixtures that exude class and materials that embody the charm of the outdoors. Its rustic, almost nostalgic interiors give off a certain allure that most home seekers will definitely love. There are two spacious bedrooms in this house: a master bedroom on the main floor and a smaller one on the upper level, which also has a loft that is open to the […]
One-of-a-Kind Timber Wedding Venue (10 HQ Pictures)
21 July 2018
Are you planning an outdoor wedding? Do you want to stand out from the rest with a unique venue to celebrate your holy matrimony? When it comes to wedding planning, finding the right wedding venue is one of the hardest things: The venue might not be available, or you have the right one, but space is not enough for the guests you have in mind. This one-of-a-kind Wedding Venue is designed by Barn Pros to accommodate outdoor and countryside themed weddings. It is made from the finest timber in the country and with a solid foundation; the house is shaped like a barn with exquisite lightings. During the day, the house looks like a normal barn, but during the night, it transforms into something magical because of the lights inside and outside. What makes the venue stand out is the spacious interior which is ideal for any outdoor wedding or reception. The reception area has a chic design and has stunning chairs and benches. Aside from the venue itself, the country-like surroundings makes you want to sit back and relax. Celebrating your wedding in this wooden infrastructure will give you a memorable experience as you take a step forward to the […]
Build this modern cabin yourself for only 19K (4 HQ pictures)
14 January 2018
This cozy 242 square foot modern cabin by Sunhouse is a spacious getaway for nature-loving people. It can also be a haven for individuals who want to get away from the city life. Located in the middle of a scenic environment, this timber house offers privacy while giving you time to enjoy a quiet life. The large covered terrace of the Common Swift timber house is perfect for outdoor activities and its spacious rooms are perfect for indoor nature sightseeing and various activities for the whole family. The trees and plants surrounding the timber house add to the scenic view of the property. There is also a nearby lake which would be perfect to hold a swimming activity, fishing, or any water-related activities. You can also take a leisure walk around the timber house or near the lake to breathe fresh air. The interior of the timber house is designed like the Finnish sauna, which gives a relaxing feeling and peacefulness. The walls are painted white while the ceiling retains its original wooden color. Wooden furniture pieces like chairs and tables in the terrace and in the inside of the house make you feel cozy while you gaze at the […]
How to Build Energy Efficient Timber Home?
On top of aesthetics and durability, another main factor that we should not overlook in building a new timber home is its energy efficiency. This won’t only be beneficial budget-wise, but this is also an environmentally friendly move. To help you enjoy an energy efficient timber home, consider the following tips. On Heating & Cooling A house’s heating and cooling system could consume the greatest expense. In fact, this is said to cover 56% of the energy use of an average American home. Given the rise of energy rates, it’s about time to choose the most energy-efficient alternatives. You can start with solar water heating and geothermal heat pumps. Solar Water Heating Heating water consumes a quarter on each penny spent for energy bills. Thus, it’s ideal to simply install a solar water-heating system. This includes collectors, plumbing systems, and storage tanks. It’s very simple. Even your grandparents know how it works. Instead of consuming electricity or gas, the constant energy of the sun powers the solar thermal systems to heat water for a home. Since electricity or gas consumption is cut down, huge savings can come your way. Not to mention the perk that there are some states offering […]
Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) – Ultimate Money Saver for Your Timber Home!
SIPs or structural insulated panels, also known as stress-skin panels are a great option as they’re reliable, cheap, and eco-friendly. The wall system of SIP can stand the test of time while keeping your budget intact. Professional companies who want the most efficient systems make use of structural insulated panels to surround their house projects since they are faster to install and can minimize thermal bridging. It’s a budget-friendly choice as well, given the increasing cost of the heating and cooling systems today. The use of SIPs can help homeowners save around 60% on their energy costs per year. Let’s talk about the facts The new building code requirements for residential construction has now been made stricter in terms of wall and ceiling energy efficiency. To meet this requirement well, SIPs is the best option. The best part is that SIPs fuse a strong wall, hearty installation, and exterior sheathing to a single step: fasten the panel to the home’s exterior. This enables a quick and simple installation. Though different products from different manufacturers may vary, SIPs today generally have a firm core of insulation packed in two good layers of OSB or oriented strand board. Other materials needed in […]