GOSHEN TIMBER FRAMES
Inside you’ll find photos of the homes of the most wonderful
people in the world…the clients of Goshen Timber Frames.
Whether large and grand or small and charming, each home
is a snapshot of the dreams and lives of these good people.
Goshen’s “Grace Mountain”
lives well on this North
Carolina mountain top. This
spacious home entertains well
and lives large.
Whether enjoying the great outdoors from the expansive desk or sitting cozily
by the fire, comfort reigns in this lovely home.
This new, old home began as life as Goshen’s “Walnut Creek”. As
in centuries past, it grew gently, expanding to fill the needs of the
family. The result is a home that marries the best of the past and
efficiencies of the present.
Nothing is missing in this
kitchen. The North Carolina
owners of this home brought
the past into their home
without sacrificing any of the
A Goshen home will be designed to be “home” whatever that
means to you.
The “HillRose”, awarded Residential Design Build Magazine’s
2007 Excellence in Design Awards, in three categories.
This rustic elegant home captures the vision of its owners in
North Carolina. They have built two Goshen homes.
Adding onto a North Carolina
cabin created a very grand
living space. Renovations and
additions are sometimes the
best way to go. Don’t start
over if you have good “bones”
to work with.
A charming porch welcomes
you to this North Carolina
home. Based on Goshen’s
“Cedars”, it is a hybrid timber
The “Cedars” is a common raftered timber frame (also known as a post
and plate). The owners of this frame chose to have drywall installed
between the rafters for a light , airy feel.
The recipe for success…start with a wonderful salvaged window
and add a dash of timber frame.
Atop a North Carolina mountain sits a home that pays tribute to
the past. The window, salvaged and reworked, sets the stage for
this elegant living space.
Goshen’s “Hillsboro” is a great home with a small footprint. It is gracious
A charming timber The open spaces make this smaller timber
frame hybrid designed frame live well. The space expands onto
for a couple in Old Fort, the timber framed porch, with windows
North Carolina. providing excellent daylighting.
Clean lines and light make this
home live much larger than the
1,100 square foot footprint would
seem. With another bedroom and
bathroom in the basement, the
1,500 square foot home is
spacious and charming.
Goshen’s “Prescott” takes in the view near Asheville, North Carolina.
A beautiful Cotswold style barn with an apartment above sits surrounded
by National Forest in Western North Carolina.
The apartment opens onto a
deck that extends the living
space into the trees.
Stalls, a tack room, and an office are located
Goshen’s “Magnolia” is anything
but rustic. It is filled with light,
antiques, and charm.
This Franklin, North Carolina home has timeless style.
A timber frame can be as rustic, contemporary, or traditional as
you wish. This home offers charm and character and an ageless
Goshen’s “Arlington” overlooks mountains and a river, much to the
delight of the canoeing owners.
Bedrooms, up and down, are flooded with light and brought to
life with quilts that lend a very traditional look.
The Dunham, with two
master suites and
great space for living
in between offers
With living space like this, you
live well in a smaller home.
This gracious space is beautiful in its simplicity. The Fontana
Lake, North Carolina timber frame is open and light.
The timber framed porch opens up to the trees and view.
And, finally, the Pickartz’ “Creekside”, a
home that took thirteen years to design
and less than a year to build. It offers
spacious living, inviting nooks, and
charm in less than 1,700 square feet.
With salvaged roofing, refinished sinks and tub, concrete countertops, and
repurposed commercial glass as the loft railing, this home is a tribute to
sustainable materials and character. It sits lightly on the land with a
footprint of 1,100 square feet that was home to an old (unsalvageable)
Watch the construction of this home at http://www.buildingatimberframe.com
or visit it in Franklin, North Carolina.
The dining area in the
Pickartz’ home is filled with
light and character.
The “Creekside” is designed to take advantage of the natural light
without having a window in the kitchen. The central kitchen is
The “Maggie Valley” is an amazing home. The design takes in
views from every direction. The rooms flow to create a much
larger living space than the square footage would assume.
The kitchen in the “Maggie Valley” is open to the dining room and great room.
The space is grand and yet warm.
Tom, Becky, and Jackon enjoy
the mountains in their new
…And sometimes the frame
stands on its own, without
walls and windows. This
pavilion in North Carolina will
always stand as a testament to
the hearts and hands of many
volunteers who raised the
funds and the craftsmen who
designed and built it.
Donations were raised as pegs were signed and a lucky few got to
hammer the peg into the frame…where it will stay for centuries.
Timbers curved by Naturally curved struts
nature can bring a and bracing add character
unique look to a home to this home.