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Bluegrass Custom Timber Frame

Nestled within the Bluegrass landscape of Taylorsville, Kentucky, this exquisite timber frame custom home designed, manufactured and dried in by Honest Abe Log Homes and finished by the homeowners offers an unparalleled blend of rustic charm and modern elegance.

The homeowners worked with Honest Abe sales representative Ethan Birdwell to create a plan that accommodated their lifestyle, but since the home was completed in 2018, the husband and wife duo have become empty nesters who area relocating from their farmland near Louisville, Kentucky, to a coastal town and a new adventure, according to Birdwell.

A true gem in the heart of nature, the stunning four-bedroom, four-bathroom home encompasses more than 3,400 SF of living space on the main level in addition to more than 2,300 SF in the partially finished walk-out basement.

Stepping onto the property, visitors are immediately captivated by the natural beauty of the boasting 33.05 acres of sprawling land. A haven for wildlife enthusiasts, the estate is embraced by nature, offering a serene environment where deer, turkey and an array of other animals roam freely.

Entertainer’s Dream

Entering the house through the 8′ double doors, there’s entertainer’s dream, with a desirable open concept living space that exudes warmth and sophistication. The great room, kitchen and dining area feature 10′ walls, in addition to a vaulted tongue-and-groove ceiling with exposed beams, accentuating the grandeur of the space.Gather around the exquisite stone gas fireplace, a centerpiece that radiates both comfort and luxury.

Gourmet Kitchen

The gourmet kitchen is equipped with white soft-close cabinets, high-end stainless steel Kitchen Aid appliances and leathered granite kitchen countertops. The industrial stainless steel vent hood adds a touch of contemporary flair, while the six-burner gas stove with a griddle elevates culinary endeavors.

The spacious walk-in pantry and the kitchen island, adorned with chiseled granite and mahogany countertops, provide ample storage and workspace. The dining area is illuminated by a custom rustic light fixture, setting the perfect ambiance for intimate dinners or lavish gatherings.

Elegant Relaxation

The primary bedroom is a sanctuary of its own, with a vaulted gray washed tongue and groove ceiling in addition to exposed beams and a luxurious light fixture. With direct access to the back patio from the primary bedroom, homeowners enjoy the outdoors at their leisure.

Stepping into the primary bath through the modern barn door, there are dual sinks, a makeup vanity, a generous soaking tub and a spacious walk-in shower with dual heads, as well as a soothing rain head. The primary walk-in closet offers floor-to-ceiling storage and even includes its own washer/dryer hookup for added convenience.

Two additional bedrooms offer their own charm and amenities, with crown molding as well as exposed wall and ceiling beams. A Jack and Jill bathroom can be found between the two bedrooms featuring double vanities, a soaking tub and a separate shower. A dressing room closet is also shared by the bedrooms, offering tons of storage space and its own custom vanity and mirror.

Amenities Galore

Down the hall, discover a dedicated home office space, in addition to a full guest bathroom, complete with Chicago brick flooring, a custom bourbon barrel vanity and a copper sink and faucet.

The mudroom is conveniently located by the side door entrance and is highlighted by a multitude of storage cabinets, a bench with cubbies, a washer/dryer hookup with steam and a hook up for a full-size refrigerator and freezer.

Heading outside, there’s an extension of the indoor living space that seamlessly flows onto the covered rear stamped concrete porch. Whether the homeowners are hosting a family gathering, sipping morning coffee or stargazing on a clear night, this space provides an idyllic setting for cherished moments.

Not Your Grandma’s Basement

Downstairs, the possibilities are truly endless with space for a massive second living area and a full bathroom highlighted by Chicago brick flooring and a custom mahogany sink.

An additional two bonus rooms, one with an egress window, could be used as extra bedrooms, a playroom, a second office space or more. A 10’11” x 11’11” space currently used for storage could also easily be converted to a third bonus room.

The walkout basement comes pre-equipped with plumbing for a bar or second kitchen.

Country Paradise

In addition to this remarkable home is a 45′ x 88′ insulated metal barn, complete with electricity, a loft, a concrete floor and an indoor/outdoor animal kennel. With such versatility, the barn can serve multiple purposes, whether it be a workshop, a studio or a place to indulge in hobbies.

This luxurious property presents a rare opportunity to experience an exceptional slice of country paradise where modern luxury blends with rustic allure.

Download the floor plan:

Bonham Floor Plan

If you want to make this Bluegrass Timber Frame home and farm your own, contact Brown Realty.

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