New Lot   

 

 

The brochure

 

Finishing touches

 

Winter snow

 

       This is a "Woodland" Cedar Kit-house sold by Linwood Homes in Milton, Wa.        
It's a 2300 sq ft classic northwest Post and Beam Prow House built on a southeast facing ridge. 
         

  Built into the hill, it has a daylight basement
  Began the site prep work, Summer of 2001
  Construction began Spring of 2002 and continued to 2010.
                   


View of  Building Site Summer 2001  (Looking Southeast )
Deer Mountain about 1 mile in distance

                                                                                                                                                                        
  This will be David 's "getaway/retirement house"         
  The lot is situated on  a north-south ridge, the first of the Cascade Foothills.
  Some phases of the project were subcontracted.
     View Linwood Homes website


Installing heat tubes in the floor of the basement slab 2002

Lumber Arrives! The Linwood Kit Home arrives by two trucks and three trailers

First wall goes up

More walls and the house takes shape

Setting the main beams

 house on a hill


Siding going on

Final touches to the deck and railing



Lower patio and daylight basement entry

Great room with fireplace.
Standing here was the first indication that this was going to be an unusual house

Installing the septic system




Backfilling the septic tank 2004

Installing the heating tubes. Later "Gypcrete" was poured to a thickness of 1.5 inches.


Insulating the ceiling. Note the true post and beam construction






Wiring the service panel


Kitchen Cabinets


Ready for Granite!



Railing installation

 

Basement Ceiling installation using cedar siding
 


Greatroom ceiling complete
 


 



Bookshelf System

Kitchen cabinets complete

Another view of kitchen. Open floor plan allows for talking to guests and cooking


Taking the log chosen for the mantle piece to the sawmill
More on the Mantle Log


Mounting the sawn log Mantle above the fireplace


River rock fireplace Complete



Basement Lopi stove



Carport  and Hot Tub


Slate Tile Installation


Carport on East side of house


Raked windows and mountain view



Sunset on Deer mountain

 

 


 
Stairs lead to loft master bedroom.
The natural wood and earth tones are warm and pleasing

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