Jaw-Dropping Timber Mansion (8 HQ Images)
Designed by Yellowstone Traditions, this is one of the most elegant timber homes ever built. It’s impossible not to admire this timber masterpiece thanks to its inttricate design and exquisite furniture pieces. This jaw-dropping timber mansion is truly a work of art that everyone will love. One of its most appealing features is its strategic location and the high-quality materials it was built with. This mansion is situatied on a mountaintop overlooking a scenic view of trees and surrounding mountains. Of course, who doesn’t want a porch or a balcony when you have such an amazing view, right? Well, this mansion has it all! It has a medium sized balcony on the second floor and a porch with two chairs facing the woods. What’s more is that it also has a stunning lantern type of lights that gives a cosy and romantic feeling to the place at night. Upon entry, the suphisticated living room will welcome you with its comfy sofa and warm stone fireplace. A grand piano is also placed at the corner, giving the room a more sophisticated look. The entertainment room is also another room to talk about! It has a very cosy sofa set that’s […]
Complete Timber Kit Home from $188,888
On the search for constructing your dream home, clashes between the two distinct ideas are encountered more often than not. One particular debate that almost always frustrates aspiring homeowners is having to choose between building a home with a contemporary touch or that of a conventional aura. Are authentic cylindrical wooden panels preferable to that of sleek, polished glass panes? Does the wood convey a down-to-earth façade or should you splurge on a furnished stone just for the sake of luxury? Luckily, Golden Eagle Log Homes have concocted the perfect combination of old and new, just enough to satisfy the vintage connoisseur and the modernist in you. This three-storey home (lower level optional) features a balance between the use of wood, stone, glass, and metal. It proves function can be fashionable in the woods. Modern day preference like ceiling-to-floor glass windows provide a calm ambiance to the home and serve as a balance to the softer tones the wooden infrastructure sports. An interior look into the home displays the use of marble which is selectively inserted into different areas to complete a regal tone. This home is complete with a garage, a sizeable porch, two decks, a chimney, and an […]
Amazing Refurbished Timber Carriage House (9 HQ Pictures)
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 […]
Lovely Timber Frame Residence by The Lake (18 HQ Pictures)
The moment one sees this stunning Timber Frame Residence made by Magelby Construction, he will instantly behold its grandeur. Once a person stumbles upon this great place, he would most likely tour around and inspect the whole area to see up close how naturally interesting and alluring the whole place is. With its huge space, staying in such a dwelling can be really exciting and overwhelming. With all its wonderful architectural designs and furnishings, one would truly feel like they are in a truly elegant getaway. From a distance, you can already say that the place is very regal. Even from afar, it is really inviting to look at because the exterior is not the only highlight of the place, but the additional structures and the overall landscape also bring forth extra beauty in the area. Just staying in a house with a lake next to it is certainly a bonus, especially when one is into sightseeing or fishing; a bridge is also built wherein residents are able to stroll about. Internally, the house is also majestic. The consistency of its elegant atmosphere is maintained inside since it is fully furnished with lovely fixtures. The house has several world-class bedrooms graciously fitted with […]
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 […]
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 […]
Gorgeous Timber Frame Home w/ Nap Nook.
This stunning timber frame home created by Colorado Timberframe is a perfect description of splendor. Its size is spectacular, making it attractive in its grand tactical location. One can easily identify its majesty by its perfect hue and color combination, especially when the sun touches the house. More so, this is a great home for any season; it delights you during summer and keeps you warm during winter. When you enter the building, the whole living room area will welcome you with warmth and coziness. The high glass windows make a light atmosphere across the vicinity. Natural light passes straight through the windows resembling a green house. The theme of the interior has a touch of Moroccan aura, and the white walls are blended with a mixture of dark and brown floors. It’s simply an excellent combination! The furniture gives life to the room with decent choices of color matching. The ceiling is high to accommodate the nap nook which is easily accessible by a lovely wooden staircase. Moreover, the concept of ground floor has no dividers; thus, the kitchen and dining table are reachable from the living room, making it more open and spacious-looking. All the rooms are well […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Truth About Ecology and Timber/Log Homes
More than 90% of all houses in the US are built with wood-framed roofs and walls. A regular single family home (2,190 square feet) could have 14,200 board feet of lumber and a maximum of 14,000 square feet of different panel products. This covers wood products, from sheathing, paneling, and trim to floorings and structural beams. Home constructions, renovations, remodeling, and home enhancements have the biggest consumption of wood products, like timber and lumber. This is around two-thirds of the entire wood-product use in the United States. America’s Abundant Forests Environmentalists and eco-friendly users might wonder if this huge consumption of log and timber is already harming the country’s forest preservation and the ecology as a whole. The good news is that America’s forests are still far from danger. The US ensures the practice of reforestation. In fact, the forests in the country have grown in size for the past decades. A third of the US’ 747 million acres is wrapped with trees. As a matter of fact, there are more trees today than 70 years ago. On average, around 4 million trees are planted every day. In terms of the country’s commercial forests, the net yearly growth exceeds the […]