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 […]
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 […]
Complete Timber Kit Home from $160,237
Golden Eagle Log & Timber Homes has created one of the most beautiful log cabins you can possibly imagine. This property spreads out at 56 by 61 square feet with an optional basement underneath it. It is made from the sturdiest wood material, accentuated with brick stones to make the house susceptible to any weather condition. This two-storey wooden home comes with a two-door garage in the lower level of the house, as well as a wide front porch and a large open deck. A bonfire pit with matching cozy chairs is also available outside, giving you a warm place to chill at night. The bonfire pit is located opposite the large open deck. Interior wise, the house comes with a warm glow as it basked in yellowish woods and brick stones. The living area is highlighted with a brick fireplace adorned with stacked logs as a design for the walls. Right across the living area, you can see the kitchen and the dining area. The kitchen area is adorned with granite countertops with the kitchen lights hung right above it. The glass lamps hanged on the thick tree branch are what make the lamps look unique and intriguing. Indeed, the […]
Smart Ecology Home w/ Timber Wood Siding (8 HQ Pictures)
Madeen, a group of home designers and architects, made this Small Ecology Home with Timber Wood Siding. From the pictures below, the first thing that you will notice is how high the house is. Typical for timber houses, this Smart Ecology home also has that tall characteristic. For some, it may not strike to them as appealing since the outer part of the house may look too dark, most especially when night time comes, but when you see through its simple nature, you will definitely notice how charming this house is. Due to its wooden body, this lovely house gives a vibe that you usually get when you are in the woods. Its naturalistic look will instantly appeal to anyone who enjoys a house that’s closely linked to nature.This house’s general look from the exterior appears to be very inviting since it possesses a warm aura from the outside environment. Also, its huge and tall appearance makes anyone interested to explore the interior. Once inside this ecology home, you will be welcomed with a living room full of huge glass windows that make anyone awestruck. Its dining area and kitchen are also kept captivating by incorporating designs that blend naturally with the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]