Pre-Designed Timber Frame Farmhouse Only $90,576 (16 HQ Pictures)
This Timber Frame Farmhouse can be a perfect epitome of magnificence. Since it is very much the only huge thing on the plain, you can definitely say that it becomes the center of attraction because of how it is strategically located. Also, one can easily note at how delightful the colors are of this house. It is designed so gracefully that one cannot help but get fascinated by it, particularly when the broad light touches the warm colors of the house. Inside, the whole area looks so pleasing, and a light atmosphere certainly covers the vicinity. Basically, the house inside is like a white canvass that is drenched with bold and dark colors of the furnishings. The arcs are kept so high and uncomplicated that it brings forth a uniformed and an airy space to live in. All rooms are kept so open, straightforward, and stylish which certainly exudes that calming effect. If a house like this is what you are looking for, the Sand Creek Post and Beam group of architects and designers is truly the ideal one for you. They are definitely great when it comes to making serene, pleasing, and charming houses, so contacting is recommended. Having a […]
Stunning Lakeside Timber Clubhouse (7 HQ Pictures)
The instant you see this tremendous timber clubhouse, you will feel at awe thanks of its grandeur and elegant structure. This timber clubhouse by Rill Architects is one of the most talked about clubhouses in the area, and we certainly understand why. For starters, the house looks like a plain brown structure on the outside, but upon closer inspection, the clubhouse has something more to offer. Some of the best areas inside the clubhouse include an exercise area, an indoor pool with jacuzzi, a living room with a pool table on the side, a covered porch with a view, and a serene-looking lake at the back of the clubhouse. The exercise area is quite spacious and has a huge mirror on the wall which allows you to perform your workout routine with ease. The living room with pool table on the side is also a perfect place for bachelors to get together and catch up on each other’s lives while the porch area and the indoor pool can be the spot for the ladies to have their own fun. The porch can also be used as a breakfast area and a venue for a tea party. The vast lawn covered with lush […]
Extraordinary rural farm house simply spectacular (12 HQ pictures)
Praises are not enough to describe this simply spectacular rural farmhouse that Christian Anderson Architects designed. This is placed in a valley, blending with the green scenic view. It is surrounded by a perfectly mowed lawn with trees and hills as part of its panoramic view. It stands perfectly there as if it is made for that location only. The house is spacious enough that just by looking at it, you can already tell that it can accommodate big families. This exceptionally proportioned home is all about generous spaces and a multitude of textures inside. The detailed vertical texture leaves a fantastic impression. White, black, and grey colors can be seen around the house including the wall, floors, and even in the furniture. These colors add to the character that the house exudes. They blend together just right and will charm you by adding a basic yet classy atmosphere around the house. It leaves you with a peace of mind and a relaxing feeling while you’re staying there. In addition, whether your taste in home interior changes over time, this farmhouse can be easily revamped to suit your preference. With its minimalist color scheme, you can easily add furniture pieces, […]
Superb simple and cheap vintage cabins – only $8,500 (5 HQ pictures)
This simple timber cabin designed by Montana Reclaimed Lumber Co. attracts attention. It’s not your ordinary cabin. It may look unfinished or half made, but its timbers tell another story. It has two-sided, hand-hewn walls that can stand strong against forces of weather, be it snow or storm. Built in the late 1800s, this house stood the test of time with only its single window and door. The horizontal purlins let air pass through which makes a splendid ventilation. Anyone inside won’t break a sweat. A vintage cabin like this is great to be a hunting cabin. People can rest and relax inside while sharing a drink or sharing stories of their quarry. It offers shade should any want to get out of the scorching sun. It can also be converted into a workshop for pottery or woodwork hobbies. This can be placed adjacent to your house. It is small enough to be placed anywhere in an area of only about 127 square feet. Doing so can add character to your house. Another Idea is to convert the cabin into a tree house for the little ones. It needs a sturdy floor to avoid the kids from falling. If there […]
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 […]
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 […]
Upside-Down Illusionary Wooden House for Fun Lovers!
Have you ever been inside the upside-down house? Well if you haven’t then we recommend to try it and visit one close by when you get a chance! One of our readers found this home while traveling through Eastern Europe. Even though you can’t buy it nor we have the floor plans, but we still decided to share this quick tour around this lovely and funny looking wooden house. Our readers were walking around and having a look at one of the most beautiful resorts in Eastern Europe, when they unexpectedly stumbled upon this crazy looking house which was upside down. As John mentioned it looked impressive and funny at the same time. Without much thought, they decided to enter and see what was inside. To their surprise the house made them laugh on every step as they did not expect that the brain will feel confused due to all the furniture sticking to the ceiling. The gravity felt different, John said that he was constantly bumping into walls, feeling dizzy and sort of drunk. On the ceiling, they found attached furniture, beds, clothes and even slippers! It was all created as if it was a real home except this […]
Amazing Timber Cabin w/ Pool (7 HQ Pictures)
This amazing Timber Cabin has a beautiful terrain with a pool and grilling area where you and your friends can share stories and chill. This beautiful timber cabin made by Sticks + Stones Design Group Inc. is a perfect cabin for parties, family gatherings and even for cook-outs. The cozy place makes you want to reminisce the good old moments in life. Grilling was made easy since there’s a grilling area situated just by the pool area, you will never get left behind of the fun that is happening. The spacious garden can let you exercise or do yoga with an amazing and relaxing view. You and your friends can play Frisbee whenever you want to. The house is well-ventilated, and the lights are perfect even at night. Also, there is a small porch with wooden chairs wherein you can talk over a cup of tea or just read a book with a great view fronting you. Your morning view will surely be of one of a kind. Above all, the place is homey, comfortable and very relaxing to live in. It’s great to have such place for gatherings, and the perfect scenery and ambiance adds great color to it. This timber […]
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 […]