Timber Frame

Curious about the perfect blend of charecter and modernity in home design? How does a timber frame home fit into your vision?

At Heritage Timbercraft, we specialise in the timeless art of timber-framing, crafting barn-style homes that are a testament to tradition and structural resilience. Each timber frame is a labour of love, incorporating meticulously handcrafted large timbers to create spacious and beautiful home structures that perfectly align with your vision of barn-style living.


Our Process

Lets work together to create a home with the the size and style that suites your needs. Our experienced team of engineers and designers are here to help you through the design phase of your project from choosing the frame through to creating a life-like view of your home. Our draughting team can complete your building consent documentation and our experienced team of carpenters can raise your barn frame on site. We also have a growing network of Building Partners that can complete your build or you may choose to employ a builder you know or even complete the build as an owner builder.

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Our timber frames infuse both rural and urban homes with an enduring rustic charm, combining timeless aesthetics with the strength to withstand the elements for centuries to come. These frames, embodying the heart of craftsmanship, are beautiful and enduring structures.

Expertly Crafted Timber Framing Options

Choosing timber framing options for your home’s main structural element does more than ensure robustness; it introduces a distinct aesthetic warmth that only large timbers can provide. These frames, with their natural beauty and enduring strength, create a living environment that is both welcoming and resilient. Our expertly crafted timber frames are designed to be structurally sound and visually stunning, blending seamlessly with various architectural styles, from classic to contemporary.

Our timber frames serve as a canvas for creativity and personal expression. They offer unmatched flexibility, allowing you to tailor your living space to suit your evolving lifestyle and preferences. Whether expanding your family, needing more room for work or leisure, or simply desiring a change in scenery, our timber frames adapt to your growing needs. Their versatility extends beyond functional requirements, offering endless possibilities in design and aesthetics. From open-plan living areas that foster family gatherings to cosy nooks for quiet retreats, our timber frames can be shaped to realise your dream home.

With Heritage Timbercraft, you’re not just constructing a house; you’re creating a home that reflects your unique preferences and style. Each timber frame is a testament to skilled craftsmanship and attention to detail, contributing to a living space that’s both personal and enduring. Explore our range of frame designs, home plans, past projects completed, roof trusses, passive barn homes and much more.

Modular Barn Frames: Blending Traditional and Contemporary

Our modular barn frames, crafted from local NZ timber such as Macrocarpa or Douglas Fir, are known for their structural integrity and beautiful grain. These frames, available in standard widths and customisable options, are ideal for modern and traditional home designs.

Our traditional English barn frames, with roots in European architecture, and Montana timber frames featuring Collar Tie Trusses are examples of our commitment to versatility and customisation. These frames support various architectural styles and living requirements.

Versatile Single-Storey Timber Frames, Post and Beam and Timber Framing All Out of Macrocarpa

Our single-story timber frames, available in multiple styles, are perfect for larger homes or stunning outdoor pavilions. With a variety of widths and standard eave heights, these frames are designed for functionality and aesthetic appeal.

Antique Barn Frames: Timeless Elegance

Our collection of typically more than 150-year-old timber frames, hand-hewn from virgin forests, offers a link to the past with their warm patina and rich history. These frames, sourced through our relationship with Heritage Restorations and other suppliers, are suitable for modern and traditional design schemes, providing a unique space filled with charm and character.

Bespoke Barn Frames: Tailored to Your Vision

For those seeking a personalised touch, our bespoke barn home plans are crafted to meet your requirements. In collaboration with skilled designers and engineers, we create unique timber frames that perfectly capture your desired style and functionality.

Embrace the Beauty of Timber Building with Heritage Timbercraft

Heritage Timbercraft, with our expertise in timber frame homes, is at the forefront of blending functionality with aesthetic charm. As these homes increasingly become a preferred choice for their energy efficiency and visual appeal, we remain committed to transforming your vision of a dream barn home into a reality. Our team here in New Zealand loves crafting living spaces that resonate with the warmth and timeless beauty of natural timber.

Our journey with each client begins with understanding their unique preferences and needs. Whether you seek a home that reflects the rustic elegance of traditional barns or the sleek lines of modern design, our team is equipped to guide you through our extensive range of timber frame options. From the majestic grandeur of our modular barn frames to the charm of our antique frames, each project is an opportunity for us to showcase the versatility and durability of timber.

Choosing Heritage Timbercraft means creating a home that is not only a shelter but a reflection of your personal style and connection to nature. Our commitment to craftsmanship ensures that every beam, joint, and panel contributes to a home that is as sturdy as it is stunning.

Contact us to delve into the world of bespoke timber frame homes in New Zealand. Let us assist you in handcrafting a living space that not only stands the test of time but also becomes a cherished legacy, steeped in the natural elegance of wood. Your dream of owning a home that perfectly balances tradition with modernity starts with a conversation with Heritage Timbercraft.