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Browse our log home photo galleries to find inspiration for your own log home. From mountain homes and lakeside getaways to cozy cabins and luxurious vacation homes, this is where you can find construction stories and photos of stunning log homes. From the west coast to the east coast and everywhere in between, we feature galleries of log home pictures and log cabin floor plans.

  1. By doing the landscaping themselves, the Wammocks kept the lot natural and took advantage of stone outcroppings to shape garden beds. They even made a split-rail fence.

    Room and a View: A North Carolina Log Home

    A North Carolina log home captures the grandeur of its highlands setting.

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    June Cover Log Home: A Quebec Cabin

    We used the pool view of this log home on a cover of the June issue of Log Home Living.

  3. Designed to capture sweeping views, this mountaintop masterpiece curves to fit its site.

    Living in a Panoramic View: South Carolina Log Home

    A MossCreek home blends European elegance with Southern hospitality.

  4. Although the house sits on only 1.5 acres, there is plenty of room to experience nature. Homeowners Pat and Roger Gingrich say they spend more time outdoors than ever before. Both enjoy feeding the frogs in the pond and gardening, but the real treat for them is bird watching. "We have all sorts of birdhouses, and we know who is there and who is having babies," Pat says.

    Earth-Friendly Log Home in Iowa

    Two nature lovers build the home they’ve wanted for 30 years.

  5. Multicolored flagstone forms the walk leading to the entry, along with shredded bark, pea-sized gravel and rugged rocks lining the man-made creek.

    Logs Make the Difference: A Waterfront Retreat in Wisconsin

    A Wisconsin lakeside home is the owners’ dream come true.

  6. Generous cedar decks surround the house on three sides. Ken and Linda made the railings; they cut the trees, peeled the logs and drilled the holes for the balusters. The stucco and timbered gable ends recall Adirondack log houses, appropriate for homeowners originally from Upstate New York. The jackleg fence adds Western appeal.

    Mountaintop Views: Montana Mountain Home

    Two homeowners design their Montana log home to take advantage of the scenery provided by the nearby Swan Mountain range.

  7. The log home is located on three-and-a-half acres on a picturesque mountain. Behind it is a heavily wooded hill. The homeowners wanted lots of windows to take advantage of the gorgeous views. The Woolards live on the only flat stretch of road in Ashe County, which run 12 miles alongside the tranquil New River.

    A Perfect Plan: North Carolina Log Retreat

    From selecting an idyllic setting to constructing a scaled home model, one North Carolina couple takes the time and effort to perfect the design of their ideal mountain retreat.

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    Ranch-style Home Transformed into Timber Classic

    When it came time to transform an old ranch home into a comfortable retreat, the owners and builder turned to the philosophies of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who wanted people to live in harmony with nature rather than impose their will upon it.

  9. Spacious outdoor living areas, including a gazebo, deck and porch lure the homeowners outside to enjoy their lush landscaping and lake views.

    Updating a Classic Log Cabin in Maryland

    A sharply pitched roof and a prow front allow for a living room with a soaring vaulted ceiling and large glass windows in this 1,300-square-foot updated log cabin.

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    Treasure of the Sierra Nevada: Log Cabin in the California Mountains

    Margaret and James always dreamed of a cabin in the woods, but for 30 years they were too busy working, raising a family and renovating a series of homes to fulfill that dream.

  11. 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.

  12. Lisa and Eddie custom-mixed their home's exterior stain. "We wanted a natural look, but some added warmth, too," Lisa says. They dubbed their custom stain "honey brown." A covered entry welcomes visitors to this combination family residence and model home

    Building a Dream in North Carolina

    Builder Eddie Tysinger had lived in a 1794-vintage log home and added on several times, but this new home offered him a chance to showcase his company’s talents.

  13. On a snowy winter's night, a blazing fire warms the cabin's outdoor area. The double-sided fireplace serves both the great room inside and this sheltered outdoor space.

    Redefining Rustic in this Idaho Timber Home

    Take rough-hewn timbers, rugged stone and a backcountry setting, then add a dash of modern styling. That’s the recipe for this cabin built at Tamarack Resort in Donnelly, Idaho.

  14. Custom Crafted Lakefront Cabin Exterior

    Custom Crafted Lakefront Log Home

    Making a cabin fit its special site can mean altering a company’s stock plans or creating a plan from scratch. That kind of flexibility is common with log construction.

  15. Charlie and Lauren Bisbee worked with their designer to give their great room the best views in the house. When night falls and the view fades, all eyes turn to the handsome corner fireplace.

    Best of Both Worlds in an Idaho Timber Home

    For their property on Idaho's Lake Pend Oreille, Charlie and Lauren Bisbee dreamed of a home that would match its breathtaking surroundings but would also be a great place to entertain their many friends.

  16. From the lake, the home's full height is visible, while from the street, it appears low-slung.

    Timber Home in the Catskills is a Masterpiece of Craftsmanship

    The natural beauty just outside this home's expansive windows is matched by the gorgeous wood framing and trim inside. From the curb it presents a low facade, but on the water side it uses large windows and a cathedral ceiling to take advantage of the views.

  17. Building their eclectic cabin fulfilled the Hollingsheads' vision of a family getaway. "It was a wonderful experience to work with Mark and Lana on a home they had dreamed of for years," Allen Halcomb of MossCreek says. The lodge's style and materials will endure for generations

    Log Lodge at Payette Lake in McCall, Idaho

    With a mixture of rustic and retro design elements — from roughened, hand-hewn rectangular pine logs to red-stained board-and-batten cedar siding and shakes resembling an old barn — this home is a new lakeside beauty with well-worn appeal.

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    By the Water’s Edge: Lakeside Log Cabin

    1867 Confederation Log Homes builds a cabin to capture lake views

  19. The Knaffs could have used wall logs as small as 8-inches, but say they chose 12-inch ones "for stability." The home's windows are Jeld-Wen Premium.

    If at First You Don’t Succeed: A Smoky Mountain log home

    A practical approach helps a North Carolina couple’s dream come true.

  20. Set in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, this handcrafted structure by Pioneer Log Homes of British Columbia is the permanent residence for Brian and Karen Wray. As a whimsical touch, Pioneer carved bear paws into the posts supporting the front porch. The home is Green certified due to features such crushed rock around the perimeter of the house, which allows the snow pack to drain back into the aquifer. The owners added a metal grate in the Brazilian Ipe hardwood step leading to the front door so snow would fall through and not create a hazard for their guest.

    Home at Last: Sweat equity pays dividends for a patient Colorado couple

    Brian and Karen Wray's log home won a slew of awards and is certified energy efficient, but it almost didn't happen.


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