Log and Timber Home Living Floor Plans 2021

The nation’s premier log home magazine, Log Home Living encourages the dream of log home ownership. Each issue celebrates the log home lifestyle, provides practical advice, and offers photo tours of the nation’s most beautiful log homes.

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4 min.
home is how you make it

To call the COVID-19 pandemic a life-altering event is an understatement. It’s the equivalent of calling Mt. Everest a cute little knoll. Though it’s felt like daily life has been an uphill climb, it has significantly altered our views on the way we live it. Physical and emotional wellbeing are renewed priorities, not just for today or until we can get through this global crisis, but for the long haul. Nowhere is this tenet more evident than in changes to home design. Home schooling, telecommuting, a primal need for outdoor living space and taking in older or extended family members have caused a sudden — and likely permanent—shift in the way homes are designed and built. Advancements that include: A return to compartmentalization. Though open floor plans are still highly sought, the pandemic…

8 min.
sounds like a plan

From their history to their comfortable lifestyle to their head-turning beauty, log and timber homes are, in a word, awesome. So it’s no surprise their popularity is surging. Whether you’re seeking a more natural environment, yearning for energy efficiency, wanting a house that’s strong and secure or seeking a smart financial investment, it all starts with one thing — excellent design. That’s why this special issue of Log & Timber Home Living — The Best Log & Timber Floor Plans — is the ideal place to start. Here we have dozens upon dozens of log and timber home designs ranging from quaint cabins to grand lodges to single-story forever homes. Need more motivation? Check out our 18 favorite reasons why we think the only way to live is to live in a…

5 min.
small-home success

If you’re thinking about building a custom home, there are a lot of good reasons to go small. From reducing your maintenance and energy costs to truly living in every square foot you build, everyone has his or her reasons to downsize. But building small isn’t quite as easy as taking a large floor plan and shrinking it down. There are a variety of unique considerations that come into play when you choose to design a home on a smaller scale. If a trim-and-tidy home is on your list of must-haves, keep our 12 essentials in mind. 1. One of the first concepts to remember when building small is to think in three dimensions. When you look at a flat floor plan, you’re only seeing the area of each room, but…

1 min.
the silverthorne

Square Footage: 1,105 Bedrooms: 2-3 Baths: 1 full If you’re in the market for a home that is modest in size but has all of the features you could possibly need, our Silverthorne model is just what you are looking for. One glance will convincingly prove that this cabin packs a punch and lacks nothing. From the covered outdoor spaces to the open floor plan and loft, the Silverthorne delivers on all aspects of beauty and function. Considerable thought was put into maintaining simplicity while creating a pleasing look, perfectly complementing a floor plan that’s certain to delight. Well-proportioned covered entry and patio spaces are found on the front, while the backside of the home offers outdoor living protected from the elements. The great room intersects with the kitchen and eating area…

1 min.
the maple creek

Square Footage: 1,225 Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2 full The Maple Creek is an ideal floor plan for a vacation home or for a downsized, retirement residence. It is compact, but the spaces are so well designed that there is plenty of space for all of the necessities. You enter via a large covered porch into the hallway and kitchen. The first-floor master suite, on the main floor right off the kitchen, is complete with a bathroom and a sizable walk-in closet. The kitchen is at the back of the home and has ready access to a porch. There’s plenty of room for a dining table with a view. The loft on the upper level, with its own full bath, can be a spare bedroom, office, or library - or a combination.…

1 min.
the pomfret cabin (l12316)

Square Footage: 1,344 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 1 full This charming Real Log Homes cottage was custom designed or a customer looking or a small cabin getaway where lots of friends and family could gather. The cabin uses solar panels and has all the amenities of home including a wood stove, a small but well equipped kitchenette and a bathroom with shower. There’s lots of room or overnight guests with three bedrooms and a large loft on the second level. With a little over 1,300 square feet, this cabin can sleep 12 in the three designated bedrooms. The couches in the loft also old out adding another 12 places or slumber! 800-REAL-LOG (732-5564) www.realloghomes.com info@realloghomes.com…