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Cozy Log Cabins

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    Authentic Cabin Remodel | A Small Good Thing

    This loving authentic cabin remodel stands tribute to its late owner’s vision.

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    Modern Cabin Design

    A luxe Montana home that proves “contemporary cabin” isn’t a contradiction in terms.

  3. Ample windows were paramount to allowing plenty of natural light into the cabin.

    Everlasting Views | A Cabin for Aging in Place

    A Montana timber cabin designed with scenery and aging-in-place provisions in mind

  4. The porch provides an overarching view of the property, including that of a pivot watering system for the hayfields. “The first cut is in early July, and the second is in late August/early September,” says Tom Sallinger. He sells 75 percent of the hay and keeps the rest for his cattle.

    Bunkhouse Renovation

    A Montana ranch is brought back to life, including a cozy bunkhouse that reflects its Western setting.

  5. For the siding, K.T. selected cedar over fiber cement board because of the natural wood’s beauty and vertical grain.

    In the Round | Panelized Home

    A circular home in North Carolina affords an open floor plan and extraordinary views.

  6. John Mathieu and Lisa Trahan’s cabin overlooks a dirt road leading to the front of their rural New Hampshire property. “If there’s one car that goes by all day, I’m lucky,” says John.

    Hunting Cabin Reimagined

    Hunting trophies return to their original stomping grounds to adorn a New Hampshire cabin.

  7. The blend of logs, aspen, and stone give the hand-hewn cabin a rusticity that fits perfectly into the cabin’s natural environment.

    Off-the-Grid DIY Log Cabin

    A Canadian couple with a can-do spirit builds an off-the-grid cabin from the ground up.

  8. The cabin's front porch is inviting not only to guests but also deer. “Deer sun on the front lawn,” says homeowner Marylee Syme. “They mow down anything we plant and will come right on the deck. They do the trimming for us.” The antiqued red and yellow Adirondack-style chairs were created by a custom furniture builder in Bigfork.

    Modern Log Cabin With Authentic Look

    A talented couple creates a Montana cabin that pays homage to its heritage with a contemporary twist.

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    Living Off the Grid

    A Georgia couple reunites in an off-the-grid log cabin under the Colorado sky.

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    DIY Mountain Getaway

    A Maryland man builds his own rustic cabin in the Appalachian Mountains as a retreat from his suburban life.

  11. The views, like everything else about the cabin, were well thought out from the get-go, says John. From the back of the home, guests are treated to Cougar Gulch valley vistas. In the distance, snow-capped Mount Spokane beckons.

    Small Scale Timber Cabin

    An Idaho timber-frame cabin maximizes square footage with personal touches that create warmth and accessibility.

  12. Mikki says she was “awe struck” when she first approached the completed cabin. Architect Ross Anderson separated the driveway from the home with a walking path to encourage anyone visiting the cabin to leave their troubles behind. The siding comprises Douglas fir and western birch, while cedar shakes adorn the gable end.

    Reclaimed Barn Wood Finds New Home

    A cozy cabin uses reclaimed barn wood to flawlessly blend with its mountainous surroundings.

  13. Western red cedar shingles sound a note of warmth and sustainability, and they also are respectful of the region’s historic character. A charcoal-colored metal roof mimics the style of local farmhouses. “We tried to be consistent to the aesthetic of traditional building materials even though it’s a very modern home,” explains Paul.

    A Canadian Post-and-Beam Cabin

    A secluded post-and-beam retreat on Canada’s Prince Edward Island is all about the tranquility of the sea.

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    History Found in an Old Log Cabin

    A nearly 200-year-old log cabin is rebuilt as true to form as possible for use as a primary home in Quebec.

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    Old-Time Charm: A Restored Cabin in Montana

    A turn-of-the-century cabin is relocated to a Montana ranch and transformed into a distinctive retreat.

  16. A winding stone path leading to the Palumbos’ home is reminiscent of a fairytale cottage setting. Copper gas lanterns provide golden light and a touch of nostalgia. The exterior logs are finished in a molasses brown hue.

    Peace of Mind: A Tranquil North Carolina Cabin

    This woodsy North Carolina cabin is all about tranquility and easy living for all who stay here.

  17. The Davises worked hard to design a log cabin with a distinctly modern aesthetic. They accomplished this on the exterior by mixing rustic materials, like Western Red Cedar logs and mossy mountain stone, with the more modern stainless steel of the roof and siding, and glass panes between the sloped roof and log structure. "At night, when the lights are on inside the cabin, it's almost like this roof is this floating plain," says Scott.

    Rustic, Meet Modern: Cozy Wisconsin Lakeside Cabin

    One Wisconsin couple creates a vacation retreat that is the perfect marriage of contemporary and rustic design.

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    How the West Was Done: Montana Reclaimed Log Cabin

    A new log home is built to look like it’s always been part of the surrounding mountain landscape.

  19. Classic and timeless, this great room is balanced with contrasting colors, layered textures and glorious lake views. Hand-peeled log walls and ceiling beams, a laser-cut elk chandelier and a natural stone fireplace bring rustic spirit to the space.

    Naturally Appealing Log Cabin

    Untamed surroundings influenced the owners of this three-bedroom family retreat. Outside, it is a rustic cabin; inside, every room has its own personality.

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    Happily Ever After: Georgia Cabin for Rent

    A couple builds a small cabin in Georgia that you can rent.


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