The landscape of North Carolina is diverse, ranging from the Appalachian Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean. There are so many ideal locations for your timber frame home or building! Do you want a mountain retreat or a beach pavilion? An outdoor kitchen or a timber frame porch are projects that can enhance your home and make every day feel like a vacation. We can help plan and build the perfect North Carolina timber frames for you!
North Carolina Highlighted Cities and Regions
In a city brimming with eclectic restaurants, a vibrant arts district, music and festivals, the rich cultural and architectural diversity in Asheville makes a timber frame a perfect choice. Come home and relax on your timber frame porch after touring the Biltmore House or floating on the French Broad River. Whether you prefer Craftsman style bungalows or sleek contemporary design, we can create your dream North Carolina timber frames.
Blue Ridge Parkway & Mountains
The North Carolina stretch of the Blue Ridge Parkway winds through historic towns and natural wonders. There are plenty of opportunities for hiking, camping, visiting historic sites, enjoying a breath taking waterfall or wandering the streets of a sleepy mountain town. A traditional timber frame is right at home in this part of the state, whether it’s an outdoor kitchen, a gazebo or your new house. Incorporating a natural post or beam cut from a tree on your property makes it even more special.
Raleigh - Durham
North Carolina State and Duke Universities, tech and research companies, and medical centers have all contributed to the growing economy in this area. Both cities offer stimulating nightlife, historic sites to visit, unique art, a variety of music, and distinctive shopping choices. Sports fans can take in a game or explore the Sports Hall of Fame. Families will want to visit the annual North Carolina State Fair to see livestock, ride the Ferris wheel or sample craft beer and local wine. This is an exciting area to build your timber frame home.
North Carolina’s Outer Banks is a 130-mile stretch of barrier islands made up of quaint towns and pristine beaches. Whether you want to visit the site of the Wright brothers’ first powered flight, the country’s tallest brick lighthouse, a wildlife refuge or stroll through beautiful gardens, this is an ideal spot for you. Other options are fishing, golfing, eating fresh seafood, or just spending the day on the beach collecting shells and reading a good book. A timber frame home would make a great base to venture out from, no matter how you want to spend your time.
Featured North Carolina Timber Frames
Cecil L. Groves Center
Hammer beam timber frame trusses were used historically in European cathedrals. The buildings gained their support from out walls or embankments.
Today steel tie rods are sometimes added for stability as well as aesthetics.