This home rests on a hill in a hayfield - there are no trees - just stunning views. The homeowners specifically wanted an abundance of windows to enjoy the scenery from every locaton in the home. The white oak frame is accented by hand-hewn timbers, with straight braces - a simplicity found throughout the home, which also includes radiant heating, geothermal systems, and acid-stained concrete floors.
Aside from the loft, the home is fully handicap accessible, with wide doorways and pocket doors.
There is no artwork on the walls - the view outside through the plentiful windows, and the stunning timber frame work overhead serves as the home's artwork.
2116 square feet, 1 bedroom – 2 baths (loft and office can both be used for extra sleeping areas).
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The living room showcases the use of clean, simple lines, letting the hand-crafted timber frame and the view out the windows do all the talking.
The barn style home, nestled atop a hayfield.
There is a view from every spot in the home.
The master bedroom.
The office space off the living room also doubles as a guest room.
The kitchen and dining room flow directly from the open living room... the views continue as well.
The handcrafted timber frame adds both drama and simplicity.
The kitchen, accented by rough-hewn timbers overhead.
The loft is open and bright, and serves multiple purposes.
This side of the loft often serves as movie room.
Clean, simple lines continue into the master bathroom.
A study in simplicity.
Side view, showing the front porch, and side porch off the kitchen.
Coffee and a view.
- Roger Wade for OakBridge Timber Framing