Timber Home Tour: Refined Rustic

One timber home mixes refined rustic and a modern feel in the Montana mountains.
Photos by Karl Neumann

In the world of custom-home building, it’s all about scale. And in southwestern Montana, with its towering mountains, endless views and spectacular “big sky,” it’s not surprising that many homes are built to reflect the oversized surroundings. And this […]

A Rustic Montana Timber Home Masterpiece

Nature-inspired and refined elements come together to create this rustic Montana timber home masterpiece.
By Suzanna Logan
Photos by Audrey Hall

In Montana’s aptly named Paradise Valley, once the only entrance to Yellowstone National Park, elk, deer and bison still roam across grassy plains. Behind them, snow-capped cliffs rise dramatically into a big Montana sky. It’s one of Mother […]

Riverfront Retreat: A Montana Timber Home

A serene, nature-inspired Montana timber home provides the perfect setting for soaking up a little R & R.
Story by Suzanna Logan
Photos by Heidi Long

Walking half a mile each morning to retrieve the morning paper might seem like an inconvenience to some, but to Brian Bachman, it’s a privilege. “It’s a great way to start the […]

Simply Irresistible: A Contemporary Timber Home

A smaller footprint paired with a sleek design creates a comfortable, contemporary timber home in Washington state.

A Modern Timber Lodge with Old World Style

A unique condo project at Montana’s Flathead Lake melds the look of a modern mountain lodge with Old World style.

Lakeside Timber Home in the High Country

A beautiful waterfront setting serves as the backdrop for a Montana hybrid home.

A Family Timber Home in the Finger Lakes

A family home pairs a strong timber presence with a sensible design.

Hybrid Heaven: A Montana Custom Timber Home

One Montana couple boasts a mix of materials for a truly one-of-a-kind custom timber home in Montana – a real waterside retreat.
Story by Janice Brewster
Photos by Heidi Long


The art inside Chris and Rob Schumacher’s summer home on Whitefish Lake in Montana all depicts water in one way or another. In fact, the Schumachers were so […]

View From the Top: A Mountain Timber Home

Perched atop a mountain in Bigfork, Montana, this peaceful retreat boasts a beautiful design, from the inside out.

Riverside Rustic: A Reclaimed Timber Home

Reclaimed materials paired with smart design elements create an easygoing feel in this waterfront timber home.