A Modern Timber Home in the North Carolina Mountains

One modern timber home brings a contemporary feel to the mountains of North Carolina.
Photos courtesy of Sonoma Building Company

In North Carolina’s Lake at Lissara community perched atop a ridge overlooking Pilot Mountain, sits a striking custom home. Intentionally designed to stand out against the more traditional houses in the area, the 5,200-square-foot retreat is anything […]

A Simple Timber Frame Retreat in the Mountains

At 1,659 square feet, this mountain retreat proves that great things really do come in small packages.
Photos by Northpeak design, courtesy of Yankee Barn Homes

In the world of custom homes, bigger isn’t always better. Just ask the owners of this 1,659-square-foot retreat, nestled into the mountains in northern New Hampshire.

Built for a young family that […]

A Healthy Timber Frame Farmhouse

An eco-responsible Virginia timber frame home that’s good for the mind, body and soul.
Story by Nancy E. Berry
Photos by Tony Giammarino

Morgan Bartolini loves Virginia’s old farmhouses — their bucolic setting and vernacular style — but when she started looking to purchase one just outside of Richmond, she quickly became discouraged. Although the settings were divine, […]

Open House: A Vermont Hillside Home

One couple builds a timber home that’s downright spectacular — both inside and out.

A Small Timber Home Built for Two

One lucky couple hits the jackpot with a well-designed timber home that’s just right for two.

A Small Timber Home Lives Large

A soon-to-be retired couple builds a small timber home that lives large in North Carolina.
Story by Nancy Berry
Photos by Roger Wade


Nearing retirement age, Randy and Cathy Clement began dreaming of building a small Craftsman-style timber-frame home somewhere in the mountains where they could spend leisurely days golfing, mountain biking and hiking. The Michigan couple began […]

Victorian Vision: A Timber Frame Carriage House

A timber house patterned after New England barns offers thoroughly contemporary performance.

Dream to Reality: A New York Timber Home

Fulfilling a lifetime goal, one couple builds an all-natural, low-maintenance timber frame home.

Outside In: A North Carolina Timber Home

A mountain home connects with its natural surroundings through an open design and ample outdoor space.

Country Living in a Timber Barn Home

An Ohio couple embraces the simple life, converting a former dairy barn into a timber barn home.