Custom Home in West Asheville

Before
Before

The building was a 24x48 cinder block shell that had been a machine shop for many years. We cut windows and doors, built walls, super-insulated, poured a radiant floor slab on top of the old slab... Major makeover

Kitchen
Kitchen

Customers found cabinets on Craig's List and we made butcher block hardwood countertops out of Ash

Custom trim
Custom trim

We milled curved cedar casing for all the doors and windows.

Ultra-efficient heat system
Ultra-efficient heat system

There is one on-demand water heater that generates radiant floor heat for the home, as well as domestic hot water. This all fits in a small closet, and is extremely efficient. With the super-insulation, this 1250sf home heats in the winter for under $40/month.

Window bench
Window bench

Inlaid butterfly keys.

Passive solar design
Passive solar design

This large window faces south, and gathers lots of winter warmth. It's also a favorite spot for cats :-) The master bedroom loft has a window, with custom cedar doors, overlooking the living room.

Bathroom
Bathroom

Local eastern cedar was used to cover the walls behind the tub, adding warmth and functional protection, without the cool/hardness of tile.

Bedroom loft
Bedroom loft

The window is placed to allow them to wake up and see the cherry blossoms.