This custom home was completed by Flythe Construction Company in fall of 2014. Unique features include timber interior columns and trusses made of douglas fir, exterior timber columns and gable trusses made of western red cedar, rustic hickory flooring, and rare quartzite countertops called Elegant Brown. As a custom home, we were able to blend modern techniques with old school comforts and building practices. While many tract homes are built with thin foundation walls, manufactured stone exteriors, and OSB sheathing that boast quicker installs and cost savings, we think that sometimes spending a little bit more time and money pay large dividends in the long run.
The homeowner wanted a stout structure, energy efficiency, and as little maintenance as possible. Foundation walls were poured in place concrete with closed cell foam insulation. Exterior walls were framed with 2×6 studs to fully utilize the open cell foam insulation and the fireplace was built for a man – for burning wood. Nothing beats the crackle and pop of a real wood fireplace. The fireplace mantel was hand crafted from a large oak that fell nearby. Tongue and groove cedar planks were milled from trees on the property and installed in the closets. All floors, doors, and stained moulding were finished with Waterlox. The list goes on and on!
The custom attributes of this home really add to its character and ensure that it will stand up to the test of time.
More interior pictures to follow!