Welcoming Texas Vacation Timber Frame Cabin (14 HQ Pictures)
If you are tired with your typical vacation destinations and would rather spend it to some sweet getaway house that you have not tried yet, checking out this lovely Texas Vacation timber frame cabin is worth a try. Forget about your beaches, or mountain treks, and the like. Why not spend it in some relaxing place wherein you can both unwind and feel the amazing effects solitude can bring to you, or spend it with your whole family to have a total fam blast. Who doesn’t want a stunning timber frame house for themselves during the summer months? We all want to experience living in such places once in a while, right? In this vacation cabin, you will only see a house simply for relaxing. It is surrounded by an amazing garden that is pleasant to the eyes, which is very good for afternoon strolls or stargazing during the nights. The house also has an outdoor table and chairs for any barbecue or picnic activities that you can do with family and friends. Also, when you fancy a swimming session, the pool area is ready to quench your summer feels. Inside, after a day of frolicking and activities, you would definitely […]
Gorgeous Timber Frame Residency
Be one with nature with this statuesque Timber Frame residence built by South County Post and Beam. Landscaped with beautiful rocks, boulders, plants, and well-maintained bermuda grass surrounding its spacious facade, this home is definitely not one to miss. Its stony foundation mimic these elements. The exterior of the house is laden with light gray shingles and stones, which make the house really stand out. Step inside and you’ll find such a rich sunburst color dominating the interiors. This is due to the beautiful, polished timber frames that are constructed in perfect symmetry all around. Light, gleaming, wooden floors play well with the overall look of the home’s interior. Tall windows surround the home’s living area, allowing sunlight and moonlight to pass through. Equipped with amazing wooden arcs, posts, and beams, it’s easy to say that this residence is built to architectural perfection. It has brilliantly made use of each square meter, with details that work incredibly well with each other. The color scheme used in this residence is of earthy tones, yet exuding in vibrance, nonetheless. Just looking at it makes you feel at home in a snap. Wouldn’t it be fun for your entire family to enjoy […]
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 […]
Amazing Timber Cabin w/ Pool (7 HQ Pictures)
This amazing Timber Cabin has a beautiful terrain with a pool and grilling area where you and your friends can share stories and chill. This beautiful timber cabin made by Sticks + Stones Design Group Inc. is a perfect cabin for parties, family gatherings and even for cook-outs. The cozy place makes you want to reminisce the good old moments in life. Grilling was made easy since there’s a grilling area situated just by the pool area, you will never get left behind of the fun that is happening. The spacious garden can let you exercise or do yoga with an amazing and relaxing view. You and your friends can play Frisbee whenever you want to. The house is well-ventilated, and the lights are perfect even at night. Also, there is a small porch with wooden chairs wherein you can talk over a cup of tea or just read a book with a great view fronting you. Your morning view will surely be of one of a kind. Above all, the place is homey, comfortable and very relaxing to live in. It’s great to have such place for gatherings, and the perfect scenery and ambiance adds great color to it. This timber […]
Wooden heaven-like home (9 HQ pictures)
This wooden heaven-like home fully integrates a modern concept into its construction. It is designed by Nagie Hartray Firm of Chicago and accomplished by Teton Heritage Builders. This sprawling wooden house stands tall with its two floors and high ceilings. It is truly cavernous and can accommodate a large number of people. A lot of thought and creativity was put into the making of both the outside and the inside of this house. A combination of wood and glass is utilized in the style of the house. To make it appear sleek and modern, the designer made use of clean lines and a spacious ambience. For its siding, Western red cedar was chosen while Spanish cedar with bronzed cladding was fitted for the windows. The house is built upon a rugged mountain setting and has a chimney made of local stone that helps link it to its environment. Throughout the layout of the house, one can witness how the bold contemporary style seamlessly accompanies the modern infusion of the Western landscape. An open concept is employed to add to the roomy feeling that the house gives off. The abundant windows that go from the ceiling to the floor help ensure […]
Picturesque Little Timber House in the Mountain (10 HQ Pictures)
Tired of living in the busy city, with all the noise the hustle and bustle that large cities create? Are you looking for some healing and relaxation that only nature can provide? Then this wooden house is perfect for you! This picturesque little wooden house is built for nature lovers and people who love the idea of a quiet and peaceful getaway. The house is situated on the mountain, where you can wake up to the sun hitting your skin, fresh air and a magnificent view of the like and the mountains. This home was designed with great precision and built with the finest timber and quality materials in order to accommodate its owner’s demands of having a house that can be easily assembled without compromising its design and layout principles. With its simple yet elegant design, this wooden house will capture anyone’s eyes. It might seem a little small on the outside, but the interior design makes the area more spacious and can certainly give you the peaceful vibe you’re looking for. This little house is also ideal for book lovers who just want to wake up, make a cup of coffee, sit on the small balcony and […]
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 […]