Custom Regular Timber Frame Home (18 HQ Pictures)
Just like any other timber frame houses, this custom regular one designed by Kenorah is built to provide comfort and style. Any person living in this house would surely appreciate its class. From the exterior up to the interior of the house, you can clearly see that it is made with mastery. It is no wonder why a lot of people had asked Kenorah to design houses for them. This group is one of the most known and trusted designers when it comes to timber frame styles, so the outcome is always top-notch. As you look at the pictures below, you can see that the house is located next to wonderfully stacked boulders which automatically add that nice effect from a distance. Surely, a house with such a great front view will instantly lure you to take a peek of its inside. Expectedly, the interior of the house does not fail anyone’s judging eyes, for it is abundant with stylish materials. When coming inside this custom regular timber frame house, you will notice that the living space does not only have a fireplace for warmth, but it also has a decent lounge wherein people could relax and appreciate the goodness around […]
Impressive Timber Lakeside Cabin w/ Fire Pit (10 HQ Pictures)
Do you want to go for a trip on the outskirts of town, near a lake with a perfect place to stay? This lakeside cabin will surely take your breath away! This Impressive Lakeside Cabin is designed to impress nature lovers with its refined beauty. It is made to emphasize the beauty of wood and glass design combination. The balanced mix of wood and glass makes the cabin look elegant and cosy. The house is situated beside a lake and has a panoramic view of the woods. The cool air from the lake at night and the lush color of the woods gives this cabin a calming effect, making it an ideal place for those who want to get away from the city’s busy life. The pictures below show the different areas of the house which will surely make you want to plan a lakeside trip immediately. The cosy living areas and the classic beauty of its interior are on fleek, making the cabin look comfortable and stylish. The house is built with a fire pit just outside the porch facing the lake. At night, the house gives a stunning display of lights that reflect on the lake, creating a […]
Amazing Timber Dutch Saltbox Home w/ 3 Bedrooms.
This timber Dutch saltbox home is definitely a sweet spot for people who love to challenge the status quo for living in unconventionally designed houses. Vermont Frames, the brainchild of this grand abode, promotes a strong idea of timber home living. They have created a place where people can relax and have fun at the same time. Additionally, it is located away from the noises of the city. Instead, it is surrounded by a picturesque view of trees, making it a good place to unwind and keep away from the hustle and bustle of city life. People should spend more time to be one with nature as they always say. The photos below show the end-product and during construction. A team of professionals has indeed invested a lot of time and effort to put out this home where you can call home and relax after a long and tiring day at work. Enjoying nothing but the sweet sound of nature? Now, that’s a great day-ender. Outside, the balcony on the second floor is noticeable and a great area for star gazing. You can also enjoy nature while inside your home as there are glass windows and sliding doors surrounding the […]
Meka dream homes for 215K (12HQ pictures)
Meka Dream Homes by Meka World are not just superior in craftsmanship but also environment-friendly. Since the inception of these dream homes in 2009, the designs increased in demand globally. Meka World has served different clients worldwide, delivering them with these environmentally sound modular living and work spaces designed with superior quality and state of the art structures. These modern-day buildings are easily shipped anywhere and can be installed readily. These dream homes are designed to suit perfectly with nature, adding a view to the environment while providing immense comfort and safety to their owners. The Meka Dream Homes are primarily designed for easy shipment. Its shape and size are custom-made to fit the standard modular units of an ISO shipping container. Surface area is about 1280 ft2 with a footprint of 16’ by 40’ and height of 19’. It is perfect for shipment via ship, truck, or rails. Transporting them is never a hassle as they fit any vessel just like any cargoes. The sturdy and strong foundation makes them transferrable and easy to install without the need for further repairs. Every Meka Dream house is built with superior design serving its function. The modules are crafted with […]
Fancy take on a rustic log house – must-see (19 HQ pictures)
This fancy rustic log house was designed by Miller Architects, LTD. It is located in a secluded area of forest service in Big Sky, Montana with the size of 3, 500 sq. ft; Because of its location, it is completely off the grid, utilizing only solar array panels as the source of electrical power for the whole house. This house is huge in size and can accommodate large families. This stunning log house offers three masters suites and two bunk rooms, which all have a rustic yet cozy ambiance. Most furniture pieces in this house are also wooden. The owner has had a high maintenance done to retain the grandeur of the house. There is also a large screened porch that you can have a small nook while enjoying a cup of coffee every morning. This fancy cabin can also be a vacation place for families who want to spend a day or two away from their hectic schedule. Its peaceful surroundings can free you from the stressful busy streets of the city. Not only that but owners can also set a family gathering in which their children, grandchildren, and extended family can strengthen their close family ties. There […]
Modern take on an old wooden farmhouse (21 HQ pictures)
Do you want to live in a neighborhood near the city, but your other half wants to live in the countryside? Then, this place is for you! This house designed by Teasleys Modern Farmhouse is located in a fun-little acre forest in Brentwood. It may be surrounded by nature, giving you a feeling of peace and solitude, but the property is actually not far away from the buzzling town center. This farmhouse is situated in a safe subdivision with plenty of scenic views to offer. Furthermore, in just 2 minutes, you’ll be able to reach the grocery store and have a fun shopping at any local store. Don’t belittle its simplistic architectural design from the outside though for when you get to see the inside of this house, you’ll definitely fall in love with its exquisite design. This state-of-the-art house is fully furnished with high-end furniture. The other furniture pieces may look old, but they were beautifully made with meticulous skills and without failing the modern sense of it. In addition to that, the floor has a touch of Alabama because it is made of “10 Alabama heart pine,” which suits the house very well. The house has an […]
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 […]