DIY heaven made for only $4,000 (9 HQ pictures)
Located in a two-acre property, surrounded by nature, this petite house by Herrle Custom Company is for those who want to purchase an aesthetically pleasing and affordable home. The trees surrounding the house offers privacy to the resident. It would serve as a break for those stressed out by their hectic schedules. As you go inside this humble abode, you will find a beautifully decorated interior with interesting knick-knacks placed all over to add color and cheer to the home. Don’t let the size of this structure fool you. The space may be limited but the amenities of this house are well-arranged and strategically placed to avoid that cramped feel and to give the illusion of spaciousness. In order to save space, there is a single hot plate for you to cook in and a composting toilet. As you climb up the ladder, you will find a cozy loft that serves as the bedroom. The windows provide a beautiful view of your surroundings and not to mention, inviting in the fresh air. In terms of heating, there is a kerosene heater to help you warm up during the winter. However, if the temperature gets too low, you can take refuge […]
Affordable Residential Timber Frame Package!
Many couples often search for an affordable place to settle down. This can be really tedious and exhausting. Luckily, Groton Timberworks might just have the perfect solution. Groton Timberworks comes with one of the best wooden structure offers that you should definitely acquire. This residential timber structure spreads throughout the 28 by 32 square feet area. Its Hemlock frame is ready-made, and the structure has been cut sanded and ready to be delivered to your plot. The company offers installation with accordance to what the client wants. The house comes with three spacious bedrooms and two bathrooms. The first floor shows a lot of space, and as soon as you get inside the house, you will first walk into the kitchen or the living room. The kitchen has an L-shaped structure. Across the kitchen, you can see one bathroom. Since there are no wall dividers that closely separate most areas on the first level, this creates more space. The rooms, however, are divided into a variety of divisions. The second level has a sitting room that you can turn into a small study area. The master bedroom contains a storage area that can be converted into walk-in closets. They […]
Modern Urban Farmhouse in Texas.
This modern urban farmhouse is surely a place to call home. Designed by Texas Timber Frames, the house perfectly mixes the concept of modern and farm life. The metal and concrete blend seamlessly to the plant and wood accents, giving a sense of freshness amidst the busy life. There is an abundance of green everywhere from the garden up front to the wide expanse of the lawn in the middle. This place is where families can relax, bond, and grow together. The inside space is also well-designed. The fireplace is well-situated in the middle to distribute heat throughout the house for the cold winter nights. Nearby are the long soft, comfortable couches, perfect for snuggling. The high ceiling not only gives an illusion of space but also helps cool the house during summer. Large windows are everywhere, giving a picturesque view and allowing sunlight in to cast a natural glow on the things inside. These windows could also act as ventilation to let fresh, cool air in the house. In addition, the kitchen is spacious and beautifully lit. The wood furniture and accents give the kitchen a healthy organic feel. The simple yet classy dining area is spacious enough […]
Outstanding Timber Frame Home! (19 HQ Pictures)
This house is a perfect replica of a ski resort in the mountains. This two-storey timber home is made from the best wood materials that can withstand the harsh mountains. The beautiful structure spreads throughout the area of 4,357 square feet. Riverbend Timber Framing had created one of the most beautiful snow havens out there. The house is a perfect mixture of classic and modern architecture. The house’s facade is covered with brick stones and thick wooden trusses. It comes with the classic stone brick chimney, a big outdoor patio, and a beautiful porch that has the best overlooking view. The house also comes with a two-door garage adjacent to the big villa. Riverbend Timber Framing aimed to make this house cozier by adding a fire pit right across the wide porch of the house. This bonfire area is equipped with a hearth and big, cozy chairs for star gazing or simply bonfire parties with s’mores. The house interior looks very classy and spacious. It is decorated with dark wooden floorboards. It is also decorated with medieval arches and trusses, adding support to its wooden structure. The walls basked in matte brown, matching the bright-looking trusses of the house. […]
Cozy Complete Timber Cabin for $59,300,
Simple and humble, the Timber Cabin by Coventry Log Homes, offers a cozy place for the cold winter nights. The loft is entirely made of wood except for the roof. This provides a country and homey feel where one could find the warm of companionship amidst the freezing snowstorm. This place is perfect for anyone who would want to be free from the clutter and complexities of city life and appreciate the simple country life. Imagine sitting laid back on those plaid couches, hearing nothing but the howl of winds carrying the snow. This freedom from disturbances allows one to connect with his inner self and help discover new aspects of life. Aside from the living room, the house has two bedrooms and one bathroom. The bedroom is well-spaced and has a window to allow sunlight into the room to brighten one’s day. Meanwhile, the bathroom has the required necessities to fulfillments one’s need. The house also has a kitchen, equipped with a two-door refrigerator and a marble-finished countertop. Also, it has lots of cabinets to store those nutritious groceries. There is also a dining table nearby which makes the transfer of food from the kitchen to mouth a […]
Wooden heaven on the sea shore (4 HQ pictures)
The BCV Architects made a heaven made of wood in the shores of the Pacific Ocean. Situated at Sea Ranch in California, this is a perfect place to live for someone who loves the ocean. This house is built on the bluff. It is overlooking a big body of water where the sound of the wave will surely rock you to sleep. Its simplicity bursts with sophistication. The house is spacious enough for a small family. It has three bedrooms and a guest cottage. More than your ordinary rest house, this detailed masterpiece has a wood-burning pizza oven, rotisserie, and multiple fireplaces. Isn’t it ideal for those who just love cooking? There’s a place to drink tea or read books too! For introverts who don’t want to be with a big company, this house has a place for you to retreat in. It is also made for families who love to entertain guests. There’s an outdoor area between the guesthouse and the main house where everyone can enjoy fresh air and a great company. This large outer room is oriented towards the hedge of wild shrubs and trees, and the ocean is on the south. There is a hedgerow on […]
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 […]