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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.


 

In With the Old

A unique condo project at Montana’s Flathead Lake melds the look of a modern mountain lodge with Old World style.

The Natural

Simple yet spectacular, one Montana retreat pairs no-fuss design with low-maintenance materials and finishes.

When you already lead a big, busy life, it’s nice to be able to retreat to a second home that’s intimate, inviting […]

From Horses to Hospitality

A Montana couple converts an equestrian medical barn into inviting guest quarters.

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If you had stumbled upon Don and Melissa Hartford’s Montana cabin a few years ago, chances are you wouldn’t have been too impressed. […]

Everything Old

Building a new log home for the ages.

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When Sue Williams talks about the cabin she owns with her husband Rick, she uses the word “cozy” over and over. She laughs when she realizes it, […]

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 […]

Modern Mix: A Mountain Rustic Home

It’s a comment we hear all the time: “Wood homes feel dark and outdated.” Sure, that may have been true once upon a time, but many of today’s wood homes feel quite the opposite, boasting […]

Colorado Craftsman: Classic Timber Home

If there’s one thing that timber-home enthusiasts have in common, it’s their dedication to the “dream home” ideal. And with that dedication typically comes months — if not years — of planning their house, right […]

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 […]

Open House: A Vermont Hillside Home

A house nestled inside a glass snow globe is basically the quintessential picturesque retreat. Now, imagine being inside that tiny house looking out. That’s a bit what it feels like for the homeowners of this […]

Hybrid Heaven: A Montana Custom Home

The art inside Chris and Rob Schumacher’s summer home on Whitefish Lake in Montana all depicts water in one way or another. In fact, the Schumachers were so enamored with their waterside location, they jokingly […]