Jim Barna Log & Timber Homes, a well recognized American log home manufacturer started an exciting venture about five years ago by hiring Logdom LLC. as their exclusive international distributor for the Russian Federation. Since then, Logdom LLC., a company with a principle headquarters in Moscow, has built two sales models (360 and 210 square meters living space) in Moscow and St. Petersburg and sold multiple residential units throughout Russia.
The purpose of this American log home development project is to create accommodation and wellness facilities for tourists planning to ski in the Krasnaja Poliana / Rosa Hutor Mountain ski zones in the Winter or to rest at the Black Sea during Summer time. Geographically and conceptually the development project is divided to three phases:
-First phase includes 7 apartment chalets, a restaurant and a sauna fitness complex. It will accommodate up to 50 people.
-Second phase includes 3 VIP villas, and administration building and a wellness zone. The latter will be the main attraction of the area while there is a possibility to include Narzan (local mineral
water) into spa procedures portfolio.
-Third phase features another 12 chalet style houses. The second and third phases offer four-star services for up to 105 clients.
As it’s charming landscapes and scenery are so reminiscent of the Mediterranean, Sochi is often referred to as the “Russian Riviera”. Sochi is situated between the Caucasian Mountains and the Black Sea and enjoys the benefits of an extreme Northern subtropical climate. As a result, it’s Krasnaya Polyana Mountains have great snow conditions and are largely protected from the wind.
customer service and flexibility. Building regulations are getting stricter, customers have become more educated and have more special requests. Jim Barna Log & Timber Homes manufactures a wide range of products that fulfill the requirements of both standard and special codes as well as special requests by our customers. Our manufacturer’s product line includes five log profiles and several log sizes as well as Timber frame homes. The product line also include some special products such as the milled, 10×12 square logs with dove-tail corners, the 12″ Round milled logs with saddle notch corners or Insulated half log systems for different log profiles and sizes. Our clients also value certain decorative elements such as hewing on square logs or extra large diameter hand-peeled support posts inside or outside the house. Besides different log profiles and sizes, Jim Barna Log & Timber Homes also offers a variety of wood species to choose from, including the Eastern White Pine which offers the best insulation value among softwood species…” says Peter Gukovskiy, President and CEO for Logdom LLC.
The log home development is located in a National Park area, therefore special attention was paid to environmental protection, landscape preservation and ecology consideration when submitting building permit applications. Logdom LLC. is also a general contractor for the development project. Mr. Peter Gukovskiy and his team have already completed 4 homes and have built 3 additional foundations for the first phase. The next 3 homes are set to be completed before the end of 2012.
Jim Barna Log & Timber Homes is one of North America’s largest log home and timber frame home manufacturers. The Jim Barna company has been in business since 1976 and has manufactured over 14,000 high quality log and timber homes for domestic and international projects. The log home manufacturer currently works with over 60 American and International log home distributors. In addition to the continental United States it delivers to Iceland, Germany, Russia, Denmark, Hungary, Canada, Norway, Croatia, the United Kingdom, Turkey and Belgium and in strong negotiations with distributor applicants from the Czech Republic, Lebanon and China.