Beautiful Timber Home, plus a Peek at the Construction Process!
This beautiful timber home is the answer to those who enjoy being in the wilderness and living in a nature type of environment. This beautiful timber home made by Custom Timber Log Homes is the perfect match for nature lovers. It is the perfect example of a luxury cabin in the woods. In the outside, there are two potted plants that surround the entrance of the cabin. This adds to the overall design of the cabin along with the trees that can be found around the area. A sneak peek at the construction shows the lumber being used for the building of the house. The timber used are all high-quality to ensure the durability of the home so that not even the harshest of weather conditions can’t bring the house down. As for the interior, a classy design can be seen here. First of all the living room gives off a very cozy feeling because of the furniture used and the fireplace. The fireplace is the coziest accessory in the living room. At the top of the fireplace are antlers that add to the entire nature-like design of the whole house. Between the antlers and the fireplace lies a very […]
Luxurious timber frame house – a sight for sore eyes (20 HQ pictures)
Living in this luxurious timber framed homemade by Canadian Timberframes Limited will make you wonder if you’re at home or in a hotel. The attention to detail is clearly visible in the custom-made home the creators forged to the liking of their client. This fancy house in Fernie, British Columbia reflects a unique personality. The yard is grassy enough to camouflage with the ground around it. Chatting under the starry night with the comfort of a warm bonfire can boost closeness among friends of families. Guests are welcomed by a church-like porch and door. The interior is spacious which is suitable for parties and reunions. The living room is alongside the dining area. Both spaces are surrounded by full-length windows and an arch window, inviting natural light into this classy abode. The living room is occupied by a circular wooden center table and a sofa set. These are placed in front of a sophisticated fireplace. A glass door can be found beside the fireplace that leads to a veranda. In the dining area, there’s wooden table that can accommodate ten people. The kitchen is dashingly designed with built-in cabinets, an island, and countertops made of marble. The bedroom is […]
Cozy Mountain Retreat for Single Individuals or Young Couples. (8 HQ Pictures)
If you are looking for a home design that is unique and out of ordinary, yet elegant and sophisticated at the same time, then this retreat house built by Sok Designs is a great inspiration. The first thing you’ll notice is the quirky structure of the house. This is not your conventional square or rectangular structure; instead, it has a free shape that catches anyone’s attention right away. The floor-to-ceiling glass walls give the air of elegance that you want in a house. It is a perfect choice that allows you to appreciate the stunning view outside. The location is also another plus. You can enjoy the scenic view of the lake nearby, the lush green trees surrounding the area, as well as the view of the mountains. There is also a small outdoor patio for you and your loved ones to relax and just be with nature. What’s even more remarkable about this house is its roof! Just look at those flowers growing on the roof. They resemble those cute wood cabins in Disney movies. When it comes to the interior of the house, the design and arrangement are very practical. Since the place is not that abundant in […]
Beautiful Timber Frame Residence (18 HQ Pictures)
Do you fancy some regal timber frame houses? Ae you looking for a sophisticated home design? If you do, the Living Stone Construction will provide the best timber frame houses that your imagination allows you to reach. Take this beautiful Timber Frame Residence as your example; you can definitely see some fine work going. Just by simply strolling pass this house, one can already tell that the inside is certainly grand because of how wonderfully made the outside is. Designed with a stone path, a garden with lush shrubbery and flowers, and a welcoming front porch, the whole look of the house definitely looks so promising. Also, just by standing outside, you can already tell how impressive it would be inside since every arc, wall, and color is made with such mastery and grace. Just as what you can expect from this marvelous house, the interior parts are well crafted. Elegant furniture and a carpet are placed in the living room while a fireplace is kept to warm the area. The dining room comes with a wooden table and chairs beneath hanging lights. The kitchen is kept spacious, clean, and a bar is located in between. Bedrooms and other areas […]
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 & Timber 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 […]
Gorgeous Timber Frame Custom Mountain Home (17 HQ Pictures)
This gorgeous custom-made timber frame home is located on a mountaintop, which gives it a great view from the surroundings, even from the inside of the house. It has 5168 square foot area, with a 576 square foot area of the garage, and the remaining 4592 as the house itself. This house is made by Mountain Log Homes of Colorado. The contractor used Woodhouse Authentic Post and Beam Timber Frame Construction materials. It has an energy efficient SIP Panel Roof and Walls. The house has 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. Great for a large-scale family and their relatives. It has a porch wherein people can relax and enjoy the beautiful view of the mountain. The house is equipped with a fireplace in case it gets cold and cozy. The bed bunk is situated beside a window with a truly spectacular view. The very spacious kitchen area is equipped with standardized and high-quality appliances. A wine bar is situated on the right corner of the kitchen. The house has well-ventilated and well-lighted shower rooms, and the parking area is spacious enough to accommodate vehicles. The architectural design of the ceiling is superb, and the old-fashioned chandelier makes it look even more gorgeous. […]
Impressive Timber Lakeside Cabin w/ Fire Pit (10 HQ Pictures)
Do you want to go for a trip on the outskirts of town, near a lake with a perfect place to stay? This lakeside cabin will surely take your breath away! This Impressive Lakeside Cabin is designed to impress nature lovers with its refined beauty. It is made to emphasize the beauty of wood and glass design combination. The balanced mix of wood and glass makes the cabin look elegant and cosy. The house is situated beside a lake and has a panoramic view of the woods. The cool air from the lake at night and the lush color of the woods gives this cabin a calming effect, making it an ideal place for those who want to get away from the city’s busy life. The pictures below show the different areas of the house which will surely make you want to plan a lakeside trip immediately. The cosy living areas and the classic beauty of its interior are on fleek, making the cabin look comfortable and stylish. The house is built with a fire pit just outside the porch facing the lake. At night, the house gives a stunning display of lights that reflect on the lake, creating a […]
Beautiful Timber Frame Dutch Saltbox w/ 3 Bedrooms!
Looking for a beautiful timber frame house to call your own? Then check this Two-story House Timber Frame Dutch Saltbox with three bedrooms created by Vermont Frames. This house has an outstanding view of nature as there are lush, green trees surrounding the area. You will definitely have a relaxing view every morning, a real beauty to behold. It has a unique front porch with a touch of vintage design doorstep. There is also a cozy living room with a built-in fireplace where everybody can relax and have some fun. There is also a leather couch in the living room, making you want to snuggle on it all day long. It has a very spacious kitchen area and bar where you can cook your favorite dishes. A small dining area is located next to the kitchen. There is also another couch located on the second floor. The three bedrooms are spacious and have a great view of the outside. The bathroom is spacious which is minimalistic in terms of design. The front porch doesn’t fall short on space either. On the other hand, the house’s foundation is very sturdy and is made of good quality timber frames from Vermont […]
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 […]