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20 traditional timber homes that are beautifully stylish

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Welcome back, homify readers! We hope you’re ready to decorate your home with some seriously chic ideas, tips and tricks. Today we’re going to be taking a look at 20 traditional wood homes and their balconies, which are all beautifully stylish. Each has its own unique appearance, boasting the comfort and natural subtlety you’d expect from timber. Not only are porches excellent for a little outdoor entertaining, they can boost your property’s worth by adding valuable living space.

If you’re considering a new home, or even a fresh front porch, we’re sure you’ll adore some of these great examples below. Are you ready to take a peek? Let’s find out more below…

1. This wraparound balcony is a fine example of what can be added to a simple dwelling to provide shade, rain protection and a place to entertain.

2. A large balcony is perfect for children, or for adults to sit and relax while kids play in the garden.

 Terrace by dwarf

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3. This partial wraparound takes advantage of its concrete foundation, and creates a lovely space to take in the scenery.

4. A gorgeous white cottage, this next example boasts a suitable space to comfortably eat breakfast, lunch or dinner.




5. Tranquil and serene, our next balcony is positioned to take in the striking sunsets each night.

6. Classic and über-sophisticated, we adore this outdoor terrace that blends rustic country touches with lush greenery and modern hues.

 Houses by Brand BBA I BBA Architecten
Brand BBA I BBA Architecten

Landelijke eigentijdse woning

Brand BBA I BBA Architecten

7. By avoiding rails our next design offers a free and open aesthetic.

8. Boasting a balcony both upstairs and downstairs, this house offers a range of socialising, dining and living options.

9. Flat perfection! Who says you need an elevated balcony to look fabulous? We love the subtly raised timber deck, with a simple bench for dining.

 Terrace by HOUSE & BUILDER

보광리 (Bokwanglee)


10. Offering privacy, our next home shows that you can create individual living spaces, separated by sleek timber panels that are attractive and also useful.

 Terrace by dwarf

11. Add a hammock for extra luxury and comfort, while also providing a sense of tranquillity and peacefulness.

12. Truly one of the best – this next example is large, opulent, rustic and seriously fabulous!

13. For a little ranch-esque beauty check out this exterior deck. Taking in the scenery is easy here, with sweeping panoramic views and a spectacular rustic setting.

 Houses by Uptic Studios
Uptic Studios

Lucky 4 Ranch

Uptic Studios

14. Adding a deck that contains gaps between its panels ensures good drainage and avoids any water pooling during a deluge.

15. Cool, chic and eye-catching, this next dwelling contains an attention-grabbing roof terrace, which is championed by the lower-level’s large indoor-outdoor living quarters.

16. Sometimes all you need is simplicity. This balcony is perfect for a hot cup of tea, a good book and a nap in the sun.

17. Good things often come in small packages, and this home is no different!

18. Speaking of small – this next abode offers a tiny balcony, which is ideal for relaxing in the cool shade on a hot day.

19. What’s better than one hammock? Two of course!

20. Sturdy and sure to last the distance, this house offers a safe and private outdoor deck area that is perfect for entertaining.

Did you have a favourite timber porch? If you need to check out some more examples, we recommend: 12 easy-to-build garden rooms for the perfect escape

So, which home did you prefer? Let us know in the comments below!
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