Log Home Living | by: Holly O'Dell | photography: James Ray Spahn

Seamlessly integrated into its wooded surroundings, a home near Macon, Georgia, offers a slice of the simple life…

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The prow roof above the front entry-punctuated by a stone chimney-is one of the home's most attractive features. The porch transitions into the deck, which wraps around two-thirds of the home.

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The 1,722 square foot log home blends seamlessly with the woods.

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BA wall of glass provides views of indigenous trees and ample natural light in the dining area and kitchen. The fireplace surrounding it is comprised of round river stone.

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The kitchen allows cooks to be part of the action, whether their guests join them at the two-tier island or in the loft above. Stainless steel appliances meld with oak cabinetry. A hallway leads to a pantry, half-bath and laundry room.

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Friends and family can gather in the kitchen/dining area and enjoy the expansive use of windows at the same time. A walk through the rolling French doors leads to the deck. “You can get enamored by the great outdoors in this space,” Steve says.

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Occupying nearly 400 square feet, the loft accommodates an additional bedroom and bath, along with space that’s perfect for an office, game table or sofa sleeper.

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Interior designer Brian Murphy carefully chose furniture to appeal to modern aesthetics while considering the log home lifestyle. Double-hung windows in the master bedroom provide vistas of the heavily wooded lot.

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Heavy ceiling timbers add depth and character to the upstairs bedroom, while the light furniture injects an almost airy touch to the space.

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Elements such as stone tile and an antiqued metal framed mirror complement the heavy roof timbers in the main-level master bathroom.

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