6×8 Complete Timber Kit for $216,300
This 6×8 Timber Kit by Coventry Log Homes is a beauty to behold. The exterior in itself is already a wonder as it is a two story home that doesn’t fall short on space and style. Although it has only two stories, it makes up for it with its wide space that stretches out horizontally. The great thing about this home is that it is in the forest area, which means that there are a lot of trees and a lot of greenery. This is a great place for those who enjoy a relaxing and healthy lifestyle. Not only does it have a lot of trees around, but the area is also covered with sprawling green grass. This place is practically in nature which makes it one of the coziest and most relaxing homes made. It is also made out of high quality and sturdy timber that is able to withstand harsh conditions. As for the interior, a beautiful little porch with a comfy rocking chair, small table, and some soft sofa chairs where the homeowners and their guests can relax and enjoy the view. As for the inside, the interior is a fully furnished and well-decorated home that […]
Get free floor plans for this incredibly warm home (13 HQ pictures)
The Malibou, created by Confederation Log & Timber Frame, is designed with the purpose of sharing. The sheer size of it shows that it is perfect for big families on their holidays, entertaining your friends during a weekend getaway or just going on a vacation by yourself to enjoy the tranquility that this house provides. This structure is clearly quite spacious. The great room, which is one of the highlights of this luxurious house, is ideal for gatherings, fun activities with people, and just a good spot for a moment of sweet solitude. The big glass windows allow sunlight to fill the room with the warm glow and accentuate the rich, warm tones that dominate the interior. The entire house is created with space in mind with its mezzanine floors and open staircases. It boasts six equally sized bedrooms, which means that everyone gets to get comfortable during bedtime! Aside from that, the house has three bathrooms, so say goodbye to the times waiting for the person before you to finish getting ready. Despite catering to the needs of a huge group of people, the house can still provide a sense of privacy with the way some parts of the […]
Luxurious 5 Bedroom Timber Home (With Floor plans)
This Luxurious 5 Bedroom Timber Home with Floor Plans by Natural Element Homes is surely a lovely abode for a large group of people. The site is exceptional with a stunning house front. The glass windows are placed strategically to give the house enough lighting while protecting the privacy of the house occupants. The interior design is built exquisitely, making it look magnificent and grand. It can indeed be a perfect venue for house parties as guests can be very well-accommodated. The kitchen area is so huge which can make cooking a lot more convenient. The pictures depict a very appealing home where someone would always look forward going home after a hard day’s work. The main level is 3,541 square feet and the upper level is 731 square feet. The heated portion is 4,272 square feet. The porch and deck combined measure 1,534 square feet whereas the garage has a measurement of 1, 118 square feet. The house has five large bedrooms that can accommodate a large family or a large group of friends. There are also five bathrooms which can make bathtime a relaxing one though the house is filled with several people. It has a one-half […]
On-lake-shore home with amazing view – everyone’s dream (15 HQ pictures)
This rustic-style cabin sitting on a lakeshore with unparalleled scenery is a work of art by none other than Dan Joseph Architects. This mountain cabin could be a perfect haven for your dream getaway, considering the master plan and site development it sits on. Imagine waking up to this paradise surrounded by nature and a fresh breeze of the air near a lake. The entire development is said to include the rustic cabin 1800 square feet in size, horse barn, and the three-story primary residence for the owner. It is a very invigorating feeling indeed to live at such kind of abode but what is even more interesting is that this rustic cabin is more than just a nice cozy house you could live in as it is certified to be a LEED Platinum structure. Now, what are structures bestowed with such title? Known as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, buildings certified as LEED by US Green Building Council (USGBC) are considered sustainable buildings that only have minimal practices and elements harming the environment. From materials used and construction processes to building operations upon completion, the LEED structures are considered pro-nature unlike most of the constructed buildings nowadays. With […]
Fairy-tale-like log home (14 HQ pictures)
This fairytale-like Log Home by Honest Abe Log Homes boasts of its structural consideration reflecting a historical origin. The style of the house looks like the early houses of the original dwellers from the Smoky Mountains. The architectural design on the outside of this log home is very dreamy and ideal, welcoming its dwellers to a fairytale-like atmosphere. The interior design looks even more grandiose as every room is crafted intricately and masterfully to achieve its luxurious style. It has two floors composed of different rooms all allocated with balance and elegance. The design of the house has historical roots. The fairytale ambiance is the original design made by the first president of the company, Rick Denton. It is inspired from the Oliver home in Cades Cove and the Davis house in Cherokee, NC built during the mid-1800s. Looking at the designs of this modern-day log cabin, one is transported back to the early days when the pioneers of the Smoky Mountains were making their homes in the Cades Cove. It is like you are walking at the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, where the architectural finish reflects the European immigrants’ skills and techniques. Up until now, the company adapted […]
Beautiful Ranch Home Made with Timber!
Riverbend Timber Framing has come with another amazing timber home for you. This 6,536 sq ft home is not your ordinary ranch house. The house is a mixture of country and modern exterior that you should definitely check out. From the outside, the house looks magnificent in brown. It is adorned with large windows and an open deck. The deck is well-supported with brick and wooden pillars. The house has an adjacent two-door garage that can fit three vehicles. You will also be surprised by the house’s interior. Most of the parts are made from solid wood, from the high ceiling down to the floorboards that spread throughout the house. The interior design of the house is littered with granite slabs, wooden trusses, and floorboards. The house comes with large windows for better air ventilation in summer days. The polished yet comfy feel of the house is its top-selling point. The circular sofa is unquestionably the highlight of the living room. Seriously, who wouldn’t want that massive furniture in your living room? On the other hand, the owner chose to have the color in warm neutral ones such as off-white, flesh, and ivory. For more questions and quotes for […]
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 […]