Exclusive Timber Frame Home (27 HQ Pictures)
26 May 2018
Truly considered to be one of the most sophisticated timber frame houses ever made, this Exclusive Timber Frame Home made by Ksaarch is definitely one that you can’t just overlook. It is hard not to glance at this magnificent house due to its enormous size. Of course, it is not only its size that makes it appealing; together with its hugeness, this classy house is packed with great interior and exterior designs, color combinations, lights, and beams and arcs so sturdily made that you can’t help but find beholding it indulging. Also, one cannot simply deny how great having an outdoor campfire area is; when there are several chairs surrounding the campfire, having marshmallows and stories are just ideal casual activities. Another thing so magical about this house is that when the night comes and darkness engulfs the whole surroundings and the houselights are then switched to life, everything becomes extra delightful. Because the house is made with so many glass windows, nightfall always would make the whole house lit up with brightness. Surely, a house that has great outside would also look excellent inside. The interior of the house is truly breathtaking. The lighting simply brings out the elegance […]
Ultra modern cabin that you would love to live in (14 HQ pictures)
15 June 2018
This ultra-modern cabin is proudly designed by Cargo Architecture. It is located in the central part of a boreal forest in Charlevoix, an eastern region in Quebec. This magnificent property is known as Villa Boréale. The villa is sitting on a slope of a private site that is surrounded by pine trees. Meanwhile, Quebec is known for skiing and its enthralling views. Thus, this sleek architectural design makes it attractive and just perfect where it is built. A restricted materials pallet was used for this woodland vacation cottage. It has a simple yet beautiful swing set into its façade and a wood store that adds up to a picture of a usual cabin, but this one introduced a cabin in a new whole level. Inside the house, you’ll definitely see a basic yet state-of-the-art design. It flashes a monochromatic color that boasts an elegant place. The lightings in every room are just perfectly installed that it gives off a refreshing atmosphere even in the daylight. The furniture blends well with the total beauty of the house, which makes it more comfortable and peaceful for the occupants. The main objective of this project is to present a theme, namely nature, […]
Beautiful Timber Home w/ Lovely Interiors.
15 January 2018
If you are looking for the perfect home to retire in or a vacation house, this timber home by Timberpeg might be the best house that you are looking for. This two-story house is made from high-quality construction materials. The floor plan sizes up to 2, 127 square feet, housing three bedrooms and four bathrooms. The house comes with a screen porch and an outdoor patio for family activities. This beautiful home also comes with a two-door garage with an easy access from the house. The house has a homey ambience. It basked in yellow and white color, making the home more relaxing and calming to the eyes. The house comes with Great Cathedral ceilings in each room. The ceiling is made from the best wood material. It also has many windows, varying from different types and sizes. This also adds lightning in the interior of the house. The house comes with a stone fireplace to warm you and your family during the cold days. The U-shaped kitchen is adorned with granite countertops, matching the white cupboards and wooden ceiling. The dining area is surrounded by glass awning windows and is located right beside the screened porch. Unlike the […]
DIY small and adorable cabin only for 13K (4 HQ pictures)
15 January 2018
A DIY small and elegant log cabin made of high-quality lumber by Cabins and Outdoors is the answer if you’re in need of extra space. It can be anything you desire; a gym, a home office, a pool house, an artist’s studio, a guest house, a hunting or fish cabin, a man cave or just a haven within your home. This can be built by yourself with the help of a family member or friend, depending on the model size you want. You can also have it built for you. The cabin can rest directly on the ground. The thick floorboards (1 inch) just need to be treated to protect it from moisture. If you would want to add more design, you can have it rest on a wooden or a stone deck. This will allow you to add outdoor furniture suitable for family gatherings or small parties. Its facade has a double pane real glass front door entrance and two large floors to ceiling windows. The same windows are found at the side of the cabin. The home will not require any interior finishing. The natural color will suit any design or purpose you decide for the […]
Stunning Log House w/ Stone Fireplace (12 HQ Pictures)
5 July 2018
If you would want to snuggle up with your special someone or simply spend your days in an enchanted-looking cabin with the whole family, this stunning Log House will definitely bring and capture that warm rustic feel we all want. Just like in your typical movie, this wooden house truly achieves an endearing quality, and with just the right ambiance, this amazingly built cottage can surely make anyone feel like they are in a subtle, magical place. Built with sturdy logs and a wonderful design, you can clearly see that this cabin is truly one of a kind. Ellis Nunn Architects did a great job in pulling off this natural, rustic vibe. They professionally designed this cozy space that automatically connects anyone with nature. Constructed with a stone path with shrubbery along its side and a front porch armed with a bench, the exterior parts of the cabin instantly encapsulate a fairy-tale mood, especially when nightfall comes and the outside of the cabin begins to glow from within. On the other hand, inside the wooden house lies a delightfully quilted bed that makes nestling warm and enjoyable; a couple would surely appreciate such a treat, particularly during cold rainy evenings. The […]
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 […]
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 […]