The 2014 Jerry Rouleau Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Home Design, presented by the BSC and Log Homes Council
Winner: Log Home Design, 3,000-4,000 sq. ft.
This home is based on Precision Craft Log & Timber Homes’ Blue Ridge floor plan concept, which has influences from Appalachian-style architecture.
Wood is mixed with stone accents, vertical siding and a metal roof to create a truly rustic exterior impression which seems to move with the rugged terrain of the Colorado countryside.
The house is a mixture of milled log walls and log post-and-beam construction. Large lathed purlins can be seen in key areas of the home, such as the great room and dining area, which create an impressive feel without overpowering the home owners with too much wood. The interior mixes rose and tan hues that provide the ideal place for the owners' collection of Southwestern artwork.
In addition to the master suite, the owners requested two guest suites. One is up a half flight of stairs while the other is directly below, giving each room extra privacy from the rest of the house.
The rear elevation looks out across the valley. Access to the expansive deck can be found from the master suite, great room, dining room and office. An additional door was added from the master bath, which is next to the hot tub at the edge of the deck.
The large garage accommodates two vehicles and has a bay for recreational toys as well as additional storage.