British Columbia Timber Frame Homes
Being the westernmost province in Canada, British Columbia is known for its natural, undiminished beauty and sprawling, rugged coastline. The Coast Mountains and countless inlets provide the perfect backdrop for any timber frame home to look out upon.
Featured British Columbia Locations
The look and feel of a traditional timber frame home fits right in with the sprawling vistas found within British Columbia. If you haven't yet decided where to build, here are some of our favorite locations.
Surrounded by the scenic Rocky Mountains, Fernie is a popular destination to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. With ski resorts and lively summer downtown events, this small community may be an attractive location to build your custom timber frame retreat.
Having that unique island quality, Vancouver Island is separated from the mainland by the Johnstone and Queen Charlotte straits. With a rugged western coastline and the Channel Islands just in sight, this location is a unique and scenic area to build a custom timber home.
Defined by the Basin of Okanagan Lake and home to several towns including Shuswap, Okanagan Valley is a historically rugged region with breathtaking panoramic vistas and plenty of outdoor activities to suit every interest.
Whether you enjoy golfing, hiking, sight-seeing, fishing, or even relaxing in naturally occurring hot springs, the Kootenay Region is a stunning region sweeping through British Columbia that would make a pristine backdrop for any traditional timber home.
Although Langley is largely a sprawling suburban community, an increasingly urban city-center blends the rugged appeal of the Canadian outdoors with the buzz of city-living. Whether you enjoy the serene, quiet of nature or the excitement of the city, you are guaranteed to find a perfect location for your custom timber home.
Designing an Energy Efficient Timber Frame Home
When the Riverbend Design team works with a client, we are always aware of the client's style preferences, budget and of course, location. For clients wishing to build in British Columbia, energy efficiency is important.
Riverbend's energy efficient building system is designed to create a tight energy envelope, thus keeping internal temperatures more consistent and lowering heating costs.