There is nothing better than this custom-built log construction estate, situated on almost 2.5 peaceful acres. The property features a barn and stables, as well as a feed-and-water system and flex spaces on the upper floor. The detached 3-car carport is a large, oversized structure that matches the log house. The slate walkway leads you to the entry where you will see the high ceilings and beautiful log house details. Through the triple pane windows, natural light streams in. The cozy stove warms the main areas of the home and rises into the loft/bonus room upstairs.
The log house features a spacious kitchen with a JennAir range and plenty of storage. Radiant heating on the main floor, including in the bedroom. The main level includes a dining room and 2 bedrooms. There is also a mudroom. You’ll find a bonus room loft, and the master bedroom upstairs. Enjoy the covered deck all year round with plenty of space to roam and fruit trees. Owning and living in log homes has many benefits.
Log Homes are healthy. The natural components of a log home mean that you won’t be affected by off-gassing, as is the case with man-made building materials. When combined with low-VOC stains (volatile compounds) and regular HVAC maintenance you can create a safer indoor environment for your family.
Log Homes are good to the environment. Although you may hear people say that log homes destroy forests, this is not true. Standing dead timbers are used by many log home builders. These trees have been killed by insects or fires while still standing. When they are felled, the standing dead timbers improve the forest’s health and reduce the risk of wildfires. Log house companies who use live trees are reforestation practitioners. The milling process of log homes, unlike the traditional 2-by-4s, reduces construction waste, and the carbon footprint. Many log manufacturers also recycle the waste that they create into mulch, or even biofuel for their mills.
Log House Design is Versatile. Log house construction can be any style you choose, whether it’s a cozy classic cabin or a modern chalet with a mix of materials and contemporary architectural design.
Open Concept is Standard. Log home designs have always had an open-concept design. You’ll find that the log home plans are as functional as they are numerous.
Energy Efficient. A log house can meet or surpass today’s strict energy code if it is built properly. The combination of R-value with thermal mass, a good sealant system and high-quality windows, doors and roof insulation will increase comfort and reduce energy consumption. Log homes also have a high thermal mass, which helps them stay cooler during the summer months and warm in the winter.
Log Homes for Treasured Memories If you purchase a log house as a recreational property, it is the perfect place to gather the family and create memories that will last a lifetime.
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