Stunning Log House w/ Stone Fireplace (12 HQ Pictures)
If you would want to snuggle up with your special someone or simply spend your days in an enchanted-looking cabin with the whole family, this stunning Log House will definitely bring and capture that warm rustic feel we all want. Just like in your typical movie, this wooden house truly achieves an endearing quality, and with just the right ambiance, this amazingly built cottage can surely make anyone feel like they are in a subtle, magical place. Built with sturdy logs and a wonderful design, you can clearly see that this cabin is truly one of a kind. Ellis Nunn Architects did a great job in pulling off this natural, rustic vibe. They professionally designed this cozy space that automatically connects anyone with nature. Constructed with a stone path with shrubbery along its side and a front porch armed with a bench, the exterior parts of the cabin instantly encapsulate a fairy-tale mood, especially when nightfall comes and the outside of the cabin begins to glow from within. On the other hand, inside the wooden house lies a delightfully quilted bed that makes nestling warm and enjoyable; a couple would surely appreciate such a treat, particularly during cold rainy evenings. The […]
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 Cabin w/ Amazing Fireplace!
Nothing quite compares to this beautifully built timber home. It is as unique as the people who would live in it. Fascinatingly, it is made for people with that special preference of home living. This outstanding cabin with a fireplace, which is professionally designed by Honest Abe Log Homes, is made of high-quality timber and lives up to the game. It has a spacious area that is perfect for at least a family of five. Outside, it has a minimalist design fit for those who’d like to keep it simple. The balcony has a good area for holding parties, either small family gatherings or just for relaxation. On the other hand, the interior is the one that keeps the guests entertained. It echoes an astonishing world-class architecture, starting from the living room, kitchen, and bedroom and even the bathroom. Everything is indeed breathtaking! Do you have any problems with lighting? Don’t fret because you will fancy this house. Due to its high ceiling, natural light perfectly crawls to every corner of the room, making the shiny wooden floors, wall, and furniture look even livelier plus economical. Love casual date nights and talks at home while enjoying everybody’s company? No […]
Complete Timber Kit Home from $151,479
When newlyweds come home from their post-wedding extravaganza, they often immerse themselves in a “long honeymoon.” This is when couples commit to a rather overly affectionate state despite having left the ‘land of romance and relaxation.’ But what better way to commemorate and lengthen your honeymoon stay than by building a home just as quaint, cozy, and romantic as the paradise you left behind? Golden Eagle Log & Timber Homes just came up with a perfect place that serves as a full-functioning home, as well as a getaway for lovers who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. This two-storey cabin promises picturesque mornings when opting to lounge on the wrap-around deck or the covered porch. There is a garage for your vehicle, ready to whisk couples to and from this snug home. Polished wooden panels complete the fantasy-like ambiance of the home, much like the cabins that we often see plastered on storybooks. The home offers two bedrooms, perfect for those who like to keep to themselves (with the occasional house guest). Do not let the cozy pictures fool you! Despite the smaller frame as depicted in the photo, this home has a sizeable loft […]
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 […]
Luxury Timber Mansion w/ Vegetable Garden (25 HQ Images)
There are house designs that don’t meet your standards while there are those that surpass your expectations. This luxury timber mansion which is designed by SDG Architecture is surely one of those that you can’t help admiring about. This timber mansion is a sight to behold and it will take away your breath at the first glance. The house’s façade is nothing but amazing, with its timer walls and glass, floor-to-ceiling windows that light up entire rooms. There’s a huge and spectacular pool situated at the back, which gives you extra privacy when you want to take a dip in the water. Furthermore, it has a beautiful vegetable garden that doubles as a breathtaking space and a functional area. The inside of this mansion is even more stunning. It has a beautiful high ceiling living room with a fireplace and a view of the pool; a spacious dining room with unique and abstract décor hanging over the dining table; a sleek kitchen with a marble counter top; a clean and modern bathroom with wooden drawers and cabinets painted with a grayish color; a music room with a grand piano, as well as cute-looking double beds for your children’s bedroom. […]
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 […]
Beautiful Country Barn Style Timber Home w/ Wrap Around Open Porch (12 HQ Pictures)
Vast green grass with a panoramic view of the mountains makes this a dream location of a perfect country barn home. Wouldn’t you want to spend your holidays or just have some time alone for yourself or with your loved ones in this stunning place? This 22×60 country barn home with wrap around open porch is designed by Sand and Creek Post & Beam. It’s a beautiful creation from a very reliable team. The house is surrounded by vast green areas that reach quite a distance. In addition, the mountain view adds to the panoramic effect of the entire place. If what you need is a place that brings you closer to nature, then this is the place you’ve been looking for. The exterior of the house is also not one to overlook. It has a sturdy structure and an elegant vibe to it. Surely, your guests will appreciate its beauty from the outside. The house interior is also as stunning as the outside. The wooden interior goes well with the nature surrounding the place. The low yet stylish ceiling also add to the beauty that this country barn home possesses. The living room is very homey; it makes you want to cuddle on the sofa. […]
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 […]