To some, log cabins are the ultimate in cozy winter getaways, where you sip hot cocoa by the fire while fat snowflakes pile up outside. Sweet! But here’s the thing: These timber-based homes are just as easy to enjoy in the summertime.
Seriously, take a look at the front porches on most of these places! They beckon you to come outside with your favorite beverage, plop yourself in a comfy rocking chair, and simply soak in the beauty of nature.
With the idea of vacation outside the city on our minds, we scoured our listings for log cabins in the country. Bingo: We found eight ideal candidates currently on the market. They all sit on multiple acres and offer the signature charm this type of abode possesses—no matter the season.
Pull up a chair, and peruse these eight glorious cabins waiting for a buyer in need of year-round respite…
Price: $469,900 Log longings: Just north of Houston, this four-bedroom retreat looks like an ideal respite from the big city. Sitting on 2 acres, the 2,400-square-foot home offers ample space for a family. The wraparound porches look particularly peaceful, and the seller is throwing in a chicken coop—along with the chickens!
Price: $475,000 Log longings: Nestled in the woods about midway between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, this cool cabin sits at the end of a private road. The interiors of the three-bedroom space are filled with wood, wood, and more wood. If you’re looking for rustic and relaxing, this might be your spot.
Price: $249,000 Log longings: Located just an hour from Charlotte, this Carolina cabin on 12 acres feels like it is worlds away. The location offers “cool summer nights and the beautiful autumn colors.” The three-bedroom cabin features a living room with a soaring cathedral ceiling and a rock fireplace.
Price: $355,000 Log longings: This 20-year-old custom cabin promises all the “conveniences of a modern-day home.” Located on 5 acres in North Georgia, the cabin’s large front porch looks like a perfect spot to spend a warm evening. Inside, the four-bedroom home is all wood, from the floors to the walls to the ceilings.
Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Price: $220,000 Log longings: Smack dab in the center of Wisconsin, this three-bedroom cabin touts its remote location on 2 wooded acres on a dead-end road. Ideal for a buyer who loves to work on projects in privacy, the property comes with a three-car garage (not made from logs!) and a pole barn.
Price: $300,000 Log longings: This adorable cabin is nearly a century old and sits near National Forest land. Lovingly preserved, the two-bedroom home offers oodles of vintage charm, including an antique cook stove, a wood-burning stove, and a claw-foot tub.
Jemez Springs, NM
Price: $398,500 Log longings: Fully remodeled, the interiors of this two-bedroom cabin sparkle. The location is also a huge plus, with the Big Thompson River only feet from the front door. There’s also a seasonal creek that runs right by the two-story cabin.
Price: $299,900 Log longings: Located just a half-hour north of Birmingham, this cabin comes with its own cave. If the underground opportunity isn’t enticing, the four-bedroom home above ground is worth exploring. Sitting on 6 acres, the multilevel dwelling is the ideal antidote to the hustle and bustle of city life.
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