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Third Time’s the Charm | A Lakeside Log Home in Minnesota Photos

Log Home Living | by: John Morrell | photography by: Roger Wade | styling by: Debra Grahl Large upper windows bring natural light into the home's U-shaped kitchen. The dining area looks out on the deck. A trophy elk, given to the Arndts by a friend, watches over the comfy living room. Maintaining the feel […]
by John Morrell | Photos by Roger Wade
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Log Home Living | by: John Morrell | photography by: Roger Wade | styling by: Debra Grahl


Lakeside log home U-shaped kitchen
Large upper windows bring natural light into the home's U-shaped kitchen.

Lakeside log home dining area with view
The dining area looks out on the deck.

Living room with animal mount
A trophy elk, given to the Arndts by a friend, watches over the comfy living room. Maintaining the feel of a cozy cabin and having the features of a luxury home was one of the Arndts' goals.

Living room with U-straps
The black U-straps on the trusses add to the home's rustic look.

Master bedroom with red bedding
The master bedroom maintains the woodsy look, with red bedding that reflects the home's red pine logs.

Master bathroom with whirlpool tub
The master bath features a whirlpool bath with a view of the woods.

Guest bedroom with piano
A piano adorns this guest bedroom.

Guest bedroom with twin beds
Matching twin-size beds—complete with country-style quilts—create additional sleeping accommodations in one of the upper-level bedrooms.

Log home loft
A leather couch and a bookshelf anchor the upstairs loft, which is used as an office.

Log home landscape
Visitors drive up to the wraparound porch.

Log home front elevation
Red timberline shingles complement the red pine logs on the exterior.

Log home garage
The garage, adjacent to the house, is a half-log structure that matches the main house.

Log home sitting area
Outside the garage is a sitting and barbecue area where the family enjoys summer evenings.

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  1. GORGEOUS!!! I’ve been looking at alot of log houses my husband and i are looking to build and i believe this is one of my favoriates.

    Jennifer JonesSeptember 26, 2009 @ 2:05 pmReply



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