Outstanding Timber Frame Home w/ 3 Bedrooms.
This wonderfully-built timber frame house from Natural Element Homes is perfect for the wild at heart. Located in the middle of the woods, this house will certainly take your mind away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Its exterior beautifully mirrors the surrounding woodlands with dark brown panels, stones, and shingles, making it sit perfectly with the beautiful location. For adventurous home-seekers who are also lovers of nature, just driving up to the front facade will most certainly take your breath away. Walking to the back area will bring you as much delight because you will be greeted with an awe-inspiring view of breezy pine trees. This beauty has two floors: the main level which is 1,245 square feet, and an upper level which is 925 square feet. The main level has several recreational spots for the entire family to enjoy like the amazing porch and deck where you can simply relax and unwind while breathing in fresh air that nature brings. It also has a family-friendly living room if you want to enjoy the beauty of nature indoors. There is also a Jacuzzi deck out back for home seekers who love to party and mingle. There […]
Timber Frame Barn Package for only $62,580
If you are looking for the best barn home for your farm, Black Dog Timberworks might just have the perfect structure for you. This incredible timber barn is made from the top-quality wood material in the country. The frame of this barn home is an all-wood structure. The house comes with a simple yet timeless structure. It has two doors, one located in front while the other one is on the side. This barn home can fit at least two horses. You can also put a chicken coop inside your small barn. In addition, it can also be a perfect shed for your gardening tools and a storage area for the things that you rarely use. Instead of nails, Black Dog Timberworks used wooden pegs to complete the structure. The pegs were thick and made from the same wood material. The windows are made from wood and are bare from glass covers. You have the option to leave it as is or install glass or railings to close them up. The house has a high ceiling, allowing you to store tools like ladders inside. You can stow away hay and other farming stuff as well. The house is then covered […]
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 […]
A perfect DIY cabin – floor plans only $795 (9 HQ pictures)
This finely structured antique log cabin was constructed by Winterwoods Homes. The cabin is the end product of the combined efforts of the contractor and their partners at Antiques Cabins and Barns. Flaunting an impressive visual, this cabin is actually a lot cheaper than it looks. A purchase of the house plan starts at $795 only. Considering its offer of a laidback and harmonic ambiance for its residents, it is an affordable abode you could be satisfied with. Inspired by the concept of an antique log from a sustainable source of natural elements in the surroundings, there is no need for extravagant expenditures in crafting such a pleasing architectural piece. It is indeed a good thing to point out that it uses common and inexpensive building materials for crafting such a design by choosing galvanized iron for the roof over the other types of roofs like asphalt shingles or shingle tiles, which costs higher. The use of veneered stone cut finish around the fireplace and on some areas of the wall have displayed enough contrast depicting a perfect blend for the design concept used and the transition of the materials pieced together in relation to the design. The Little […]
Beautiful Timber Home w/ Lovely Interiors.
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 […]
Wooden heaven-like home (9 HQ pictures)
This wooden heaven-like home fully integrates a modern concept into its construction. It is designed by Nagie Hartray Firm of Chicago and accomplished by Teton Heritage Builders. This sprawling wooden house stands tall with its two floors and high ceilings. It is truly cavernous and can accommodate a large number of people. A lot of thought and creativity was put into the making of both the outside and the inside of this house. A combination of wood and glass is utilized in the style of the house. To make it appear sleek and modern, the designer made use of clean lines and a spacious ambience. For its siding, Western red cedar was chosen while Spanish cedar with bronzed cladding was fitted for the windows. The house is built upon a rugged mountain setting and has a chimney made of local stone that helps link it to its environment. Throughout the layout of the house, one can witness how the bold contemporary style seamlessly accompanies the modern infusion of the Western landscape. An open concept is employed to add to the roomy feeling that the house gives off. The abundant windows that go from the ceiling to the floor help ensure […]
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 […]
Coziest cabin made entirely out of wood found in the area (12 HQ pictures)
This cozy cabin entirely made out of wood is the perfect retreat house for families of snowboarders in Whistler. It is located on a steep sloping part of the residential area. This mountain cabin is a work of art by Scott & Scott Architects. The design mimics the neighboring 1970s chalets, displaying an A-frame structure topped with a wooden shingle roof, which blends just right around the vicinity. But what made this wooden cabin distinct from others is that the cabin was designed based on the owners’ creative ideas. The house is the manifestation of their dream house, and they couldn’t be any happier with the result. The architects, on the other hand, helped by creating a stunning house based on the original scale of the early structures of the property. Entering from the lower level of the house, you’ll find rooms that are used for drying kit, storing equipment, etc. Meanwhile, rooms located on the top floor consists of a bedroom, a “bunk room”, and a guest room. The person who’ll occupy the main room will be delighted with the expansive outward view. Meanwhile, the occupant of the guest room is lucky to have access to a private terrace, which […]
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 […]