Finally! Log Home Plans with Pictures and Detailed Pricing!
With a legacy that goes back centuries, log homes and cabins have been a favourite for home building throughout history. Check out this great Settler Style Log Home, it is a lovely example of a wonderful log cabin kit that you can purchase quite affordably. Log homes have been made even before the pioneers started to settle on the land when they first arrived from Europe. The indigenous tribes have been using logs to build a variety of different things. They used logs for buildings, tipis, canoes, totem poles and for many other things. The Swedish people then brought their techniques of building with logs from their homeland, and used their knowledge to build homes and buildings for themselves when starting out in North America. The indigenous people and settlers alike, made use of the materials they could find in their immediate environment, and so trees, since they grew so abundantly, were one of the best resources for building. Fast forward to today, and people still love the look and the strength of a home or a cabin built with logs.
This Settler Style Log Home is a beautiful log home kit that cane be purchased from Shawnee Structures, who offer a variety of pre fabricated log homes, buildings and other structures. This particular log cabin goes up to 24 feet by 52 feet, costing around $116,300. They have many other cabin designs and floor plans to choose from, like the Mountaineer or the Cape Cod. So as you can see there are many different ones to choose from, including the Settler Style Log Home This particular home starts at 28 feet by 36 feet, costing around $85,700. This option would get you a smaller cabin, but has lots of space for sleeping. There two bedrooms on the main floor, and lots of living room and kitchen space, as well as a great porch on the front of the house. It seems like the perfect little vacation cabin, nothing fancy, just a cozy and sweet cabin. Or it could be great for a permanent residence too, depending on how large you want your home to be. The cabin kit can be purchased so that you can have it built by contractors, or you can try your hand at building it yourself if you have some experience or knowhow.
There is a sweet patio off of the front of the cabin, that would make for the perfect spot to enjoy a cold beverage and revel in the sights and sounds of nature surrounding you, perfect for a couple of sweet old fashioned rocking chairs, or maybe even a hammock to relax in. There are a good number of windows throughout the whole house, so light isn't a concern, there would definitely be plenty of natural light throughout. With prices starting at $85,700, you might just be able to have a log cabin or home after all, or sooner than you thought!
This wonderful home, would make for a great full time home for someone interested in cabin living and smaller house living. Or, it would be the perfect sized recreational property, where you and your family could come to enjoy winter activities, or summer activities. Either way it is a great place to gather and to live. Shawnee Structures is based out of Pennsylvania and caters to the east coast. The sustainability of log homes far exceeds the sustainability of conventional dry wall and wood framed houses. Logs are one of the most natural, and sustainable building materials out there. Plus, they also have a very high thermal mass, meaning they can keep in the warm air, usually much better than the drywall houses can. Check out this great home and others on the Shawnee Structures website.
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