Custom Timber Frame Homes
At Woodhouse, our design services have evolved from over 35 years of experience building our clients’ dream homes. We help you through every step of the process, from providing you with tools for inspiration to making sure you truly see your design before you start building. By first visiting your land and then working closely with you to understand all of your wants and needs, we can ensure that we will design the home of your dreams.
Designing Your Custom Home
Considerations to Make When Building a Custom Home:
Placement of your Timber Frame home is key, as a home that is naturally beautiful draws inspiration from its setting. Our expert design team works closely with you and your property to create a truly functional home on your site.
Let us know your dream and we will work with you to create a home within your budget. Remember that simplicity saves and complexity costs. We’ll help you find the balance.
Barn home, mountain home, or something in between? We are experts at customizing homes based on your preferred style.
Everybody uses their home differently. That is why Woodhouse works closely with you to understand what is most important to you so we can design a home based on your needs.
Design Your Dream Home
Planning your timber frame legacy home can be a lot of fun! We’ll help you define your dream. There are so many ways to get inspired. Browse our several pre-designed home floor plans, photos, and fly-through videos to get a sense of your favorites. And don’t forget to follow us on Pinterest, Facebook, and Instagram for daily inspiration. When you gather your research, show us your style and we’ll get started on designing your dream home.
Design Your Dream Home
The Woodhouse team will ensure that they are building the home of your dreams. In addition to having an expert regional project manager helping you define your dream, you will have the opportunity to work closely with our design team regularly.
See it before you build it
After our design team defines your dream with you, they will provide you with blue prints, floor plans, and state of the art 3D fly-through videos so that you can see the vision clearly before you start building. When all is ready to go, you can watch your dream home come to life in front of you.
We’re here for you
Building your legacy home is a big deal, which is why it’s important to have an expert team with you during every step of the way, even before you sign a contract with us. Our regional project managers are top experts in the industry and are here for you every step of the way; from the beginning to end. You can visit the Woodhouse campus and guest suite to learn about the building process. In the meantime, check out the many educational resources we offer on our website.
Custom Design Questions
How is the Woodhouse Design process different from working with a full-service architectural design company?
At Woodhouse, we use what we refer to as “pragmatic architecture.” With over 38 years and almost 1,000 homes under our belts, we have found a level of drawings that works well to balance the design costs with the true needs of a competent general contractor – hence the word “pragmatic.” You’ll still get a fully comprehensive and substantial set of architectural drawings, but with our “pragmatic” approach, you’ll pay a lot less than what the “other guys” will charge.
How does Woodhouse take the information given to them by a client and transform it into a successful design?
Do we need to use one of the floor plans from your website?
Can we get similar 3D images we see on the website created for our own project?
What if we want our home to accommodate special living requirements, like aging in place?
How many changes can I make during the design process?
What if my development (zoning has strict visual guidelines for the appearance
How can I get in touch with Woodhouse if I am located in a different state?
Do I need any special technology to download and view my home designs?
Woodhouse Design Studio – VR Tour
VR Tour Navigation Instructions:
- Use arrow keys on keyboard to move forward/back, left/right
- Use the mouse to look up or down, move left/right
- Move forward by clicking on a pathway ring.
- Full screen-lower right icon.