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Browse our home tour 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.


 

Gathering Place

An Adirondacks lakeside retreat offers year-round rest and recreation.

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All Phyllis and Steve Domnitz needed was a week’s vacation at Schroon Lake in New York’s Adirondack Mountains to realize that this was where they wanted […]

Living Legacy

A Virginia home honors master log builder Don Chapman.

Back in 1998, Jim and Debbie Donehey fell in love with a mountain-surrounded rolling parcel of land in rural Virginia. They knew instantly that was where they […]

Passion for Wood

Big logs lend drama to their rugged Colorado setting.

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Gunter and Gloria Preuss set high expectations for their log home. “I’m passionate about wood,” says Gunter, a third-generation cabinetmaker, “and I’m passionate about perfection in […]

Paradise Attained

A builder completes his hybrid-log masterpiece in the Colorado Rockies.

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Celeste Hale became hooked on bicycling in the mountains while attending college in Denver. After graduating, she and her husband, Roger, returned to their native […]

A Welcoming Home

Logs refine the drama of a Montana resort residence.

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Years of living in Europe persuaded these homeowners to move to a rural area when they returned to the United States. They were invited to visit […]

Georgia on the Mind

THE OWNERS OF THIS LOG HOME in the Georgia highlands approached designer Michael Grant of Modern Rustic Homes with a vision of a European hunting lodge but with modern amenities. The result is a home […]

Log Home Makeover Magic

A stylish update brings warmth to the great room of a 30-year-old Colorado log home.

Mountain Retreat: A Guest-Friendly Log Home in Montana

Photos of a mountain retreat in Big Sky country that beckons three generations to share old memories, create new ones and relish the great outdoors.

Winning Effort: An Adirondack-Inspired Lakefront Home

An Adirondack-Inspired Lakeside Home

California Dreaming: A Handcrafted Log Home Built to Last

Big logs create a nature-inspired work of art that's built to stand for 500 years.