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Washington State – Georgia Strait

Washington State – Georgia Strait

Nestled high on a bluff on a beautiful wooded lot in Washington State sits one of our Georgia Straight homes. This prefabricated house package is perfect to capture the spectacular panoramic views of the Hood Canal. This 1994 square foot, one and a half level home was...

New Hampshire – Custom Gambier

New Hampshire – Custom Gambier

This prefabricated house package, shipped to New Hampshire, is a 1435 square foot version of our popular Gambier design with an 864 square foot garage. The home is built on a below ground unfinished basement which can be accessed from either the inside of the home or...

Update: Sunshine Coast – Ocean View

Update: Sunshine Coast – Ocean View

Tamlin’s West Coast Contemporary, pre-fabricated house packages have all been designed to take advantage of views. From lakes to oceans to mountains, if you have a view property these homes are for you.This Discovery Ridge 1319 is built on the Sunshine Coast of...

Vancouver Island West Coast Contemporary

Vancouver Island West Coast Contemporary

One of the recent housing trends is the relocation of families from larger urban centers to smaller communities. Today, many professionals can work from their home office and use technology to communicate just as effectively as when they were commuting to their...

The Clear Lake

The Clear Lake

The Clear Lake is one of Tamlin’s most popular hybrid timber frame house package models. Models in Ontario, Colorado and, most recently, Alaska each have their own modifications to make them unique. The home is 1320 square feet on the main floor and the loft floor is...

Custom Gambier – Colorado, USA

Custom Gambier – Colorado, USA

We are so excited for our client who is nearly finished this modification of our Gambier 2271 that is being built in southwest Colorado near the San Juan Mountains. The prefabricated house package consists of the 2060 square foot house and a 1073 square foot...

Lumber Prices on the Move Again!

Lumber Prices on the Move Again!

As we move into the quieter months and winter, lumber and timber prices should have stabilized, however, with climate change, flooding in the Pacific Northwest, lower inventories, and continued high demand, lumber is on the move again and it is still December! Lumber...

Salt Spring Island – Custom Rancher

Salt Spring Island – Custom Rancher

This modified Custom rancher-style home is currently under construction on Salt Spring Island. The Client came to us with her own design and wanted to work with us to create a custom prefabricated house package for her and to collaborate with our designers to...

Becoming an Owner-Builder

Becoming an Owner-Builder

There are many advantages to being an owner-builder. A Tamlin prefabricated house package system, which focuses on the “shell” of the building, with the support you need to get to the lock-up stage of construction is very conducive to the owner-builder. However, there...

Vancouver Island Custom Hybrid Timber Frame Home

Vancouver Island Custom Hybrid Timber Frame Home

This “modified” Horne Lake build on Vancouver Island has 927 sq. ft. on the main floor and 350 sq. ft. on the upper floor. Guests are welcomed through the custom-covered Douglas fir timber entry porch and raised deck over the garage. The spacious multilevel deck at...

Arlington West Coast Contemporary – Washington, USA

Arlington West Coast Contemporary – Washington, USA

Tamlin designed and shipped this custom west coast contemporary home to Washington where the homeowners have worked hard to complete most of the work themselves. This beautifully designed building is 2,317 sq. ft. on the main floor, 600 sq. ft. on the upper floor with...

Gibsons, BC – West Coast Custom Timber Home

Gibsons, BC – West Coast Custom Timber Home

This 4,400 square foot custom West Coast Contemporary prefabricated house package is being built in Gibsons B.C., a short ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay, north of Vancouver. A 700 square foot garage and 1,600 square foot barn will also round out the building...

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