Opossum Creek Cabin – A Timber Frame Garage

Whether you’re looking for smaller living quarters while building a larger house, or as an inlaw suite or rental, the timber frame Opossum Creek Cabin /Garage may be the answer for you. It packs all the essentials for an individual or couple into the upstairs, while retaining a large garage downstairs.  While it is set up as an efficiency, a wall may be put up to separate the bedroom from the other living space.

  • Heated Square Feet      1440 sqft
  • Covered Decks                 360 sqft
  • Total                                1800 sqft


Opossum Creek Cabin frameOpossum Creek Cabin plan

Important Information:

Timber Frame HQ provides plans for construction purposes but does not oversee the construction. The plan purchaser is responsible for assuring the plan meets local codes and regulations. It is the responsibility of the plan purchaser to obtain any and all structural analysis, engineering and specifications that may be required in the municipality in which it is to be built. Plan purchaser is to verify all lot conditions and measurements before construction. Purchaser is responsible for additional expenses incurred in order to meet local code and engineering requirements.

Customer understands that the following conditions in your specific area may require additional engineering:

  1. Wind / hurricane / tornado
  2. Seismic / earthquake
  3. Heavy snow
  4. Flood potential
  5. Soil instability
  6. Timber Frame Engineering

Customer understands that HVAC, Plumbing & Electrical will not be included in all plans.
Purchaser agrees that the use of the plan is for the construction of one house or frame only*, and that the plan or any part of it will not be reproduced by any means without the written consent of the copyright owner.

6 Responses to Opossum Creek Cabin – A Timber Frame Garage

  1. Greg May 24, 2015 at 1:01 am #

    Could you please tell me the ceiling height for the garage and upstairs?


    • Brice Cochran May 26, 2015 at 5:14 pm #

      I just sent you an email with a pdf of a section of the garage that will have all the dimension on it.

  2. Pat foley June 14, 2015 at 8:46 am #

    What is the the footprint of the structure less the porch??

    • Brice Cochran June 15, 2015 at 11:31 pm #

      Sorry for my delayed response. The garage is 20 wide x 36 feet long.

  3. David Dorshak September 11, 2017 at 11:17 pm #

    My sawmill can cut 16ft 6in would i need any timbers longer than this to build the opossum creek?

    Thanks David
    Cassatt SC.

    • Brice Cochran September 12, 2017 at 3:04 am #

      The longest one that you will need is 16’3″ so you should be good to go.

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