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Fireside Interiors

Mountain

  • Distinctive Timber
    Custom designs redefine the use of timber.
  • South Bluff Home
    Located on a steep bluff facing south, this home features indigenous materials from Asheville and Western North Carolina.
  • Nature Reserve Home
    Three Levels of 900 square feet stack up to create this not so big home. A deck which doubles as a porte cochere provides a gracious entry to this house on a knoll.
  • South Bluff Residence ¬†1994
    A Green Building example , this home has been a distinctive example of sustainable living for many years. Architectural and natural shading complement the soft natural tones of natural materials which integrate this home in to the landscape.
  • River Rock Residence
    knoll this Arts and Crafts style home features a sheltered entrance to a gracious staircase up to the main living area. Living on the middle level affords direct access to the undisturbed trees which shade the south side of the home.
  • Five Gables
    Perched on a hill overlooking a mountain view, this home features expansive windows.
  • Lakeside Treehouse
    Cypress logs harvested from a managed forest echo the tall shade trees saved by the sensitive siting of this home.
  • Mountain Modern
    Delicate interlaced timbers provide minimal structure to this mountain home subject to intense winds.
  • Bark Cabin
    Local indigenous materials provide a natural, low maintenance exterior siding choice. Texture and color integrate the structure with the environment.

  • Cabin Addition
    A two story addition to this existing mountain cabin creates a simple solution to the need for space.
  • Forest Retreat
    Overhangs and porches provide depth and protection for this unassuming home.
  • Bark ceiling
    Natural materials integrate this glass room with the exterior. A distinctive fireplace utilizes unique weathered stones to create a cave like firebox under a birch bark ceiling.
  • South Bluff Home
    A fire pit integrated into a stone terrace spans the sensitive roots of a magnificent oak which provides shade for this southern exposure.
  • South Bluff Home
    A substantial log arbor supports trumpet vines planted in irrigated planters to provide shade for this southern exposure.
  • South Bluff Home
    Generous overhangs provide protection for this fresh approach to a mountain home.
  • Log Storage
    Necessities create opportunities for unique solutions which can provide interest as well as convenience.
  • South Bluff Home
    An outdoor room overlooks the stone terrace below.
  • Lakeside Treehouse
    Cypress logs support generous decks on this home integrated into the woods.
  • Lakeside Treehouse
    Outdoor dining overlooking this lake is a special experience from the protected porch high above the water.
  • Show House Home
    A Southern Accents featured home, this simple timber frame structure utilizes recycled concrete siding and a metal roof.
  • Show House Home
    Sensitive integration with the site creates transitions to nature.
  • Show House Home
    This carport doubles as a pavilion and solar structure.
  • Show House Home
    A master bedroom balcony overlooks natural boulders to a spectacular mountain view.
  • Show House Home
    A simple cable rail provides safety without detracting from the view.
  • Lakeside Treehouse
    Deep shadows provide comfort and depth to this home with a bright southern exposure.
  • Lakeside Treehouse
    A boulder waterfall outside the kitchen window creates a focal point and a grotto like experience on the mountain side of this home.
  • Lakeside Treehouse
    Log gables create filtered light and interest for the master bedroom.
  • Lakeside Treehouse
    Naturalized stone retaining walls create terraces for future plantings.
  • Lakeside Treehouse
    Plantings on terraces soften the naturalized stone walls.
  • Lakeside Treehouse
    A bold stream created by placing boulders on the site, flows between the main residence and the guesthouse.
  • Lakeside Treehouse
    Compound timber frame trusses fill this lofty volume to create a more intimate scale.
  • Lakeside Treehouse
    Half logs and a hand forged handrail are combined in a sweeping staircase.

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