America's Finest Log Home Estate
Log Homes & Log Cabins FOR SALE

Log Cabin Living in the San Juan Islands

Learning the Value of a Quiet Vacation

Our friend David Bryce, wrote another article for the Log Home Directory earlier this year. In this article he shares some experiences from his log cabin vacation in the San Juan Islands.

I’m not quite unoriginal enough to suggest that there are only two kinds of vacationers- those […]

Greatest Places for the Cabin Lifestyle in the US

If you’ve considered renting or buying a log cabin, you’ve probably given considerable thought into where you want to spend your time. Not only that, you’re also considering how you want to spend your time. And if you’re heading away from urban or suburban life for a few days or an entire season, or even […]

How to stay Entertained in the Cabin

Isolated in the Wilderness?

Today I have a guest article from a fellow whose family is faced with the same challenges many of us face when we head out into the wilderness for a family outing. Heaven forbid if there is no electricity or cell service, but isn’t that the purpose? Daniel Swinton is an […]

Joys of Log Home Living

Does it get better than this?

This morning I was sitting at my desk, which faces a window overlooking our front yard, and movement caught my attention. And what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a magnificent male deer…this 60 second video shows a buck having brunch in our yard.

Maybe I should […]

Log Homes For Sale

Do you have a log home for sale?

99% of the information published in these 600+ pages is about building or maintaining a log home. However, over the years I’ve been contacted by many people asking about log homes for sale and whether we list such properties.

Announcing “Log Homes For Sale”

This is a […]

Outdoor Wood Furnaces for Log Homes

An outdoor wood furnace can be used to heat your home and your water. While it is true that you will have to invest some money initially, particularly with installation, the savings will soon outweigh the upfront money that was needed. […]

Groundhogs and Treehouses

When you harvest standing dead trees and ‘recycle’ them to be used as thermal batteries in the walls of log homes, you’re building using ecologically friendly and self-sustaining green methods. […]

2012 Year of the Dragon

If building a log home has been your dream, but the events of these past few years have sidetracked your plans, maybe it’s time to reevaluate. […]

What is your ideal log home design?

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have asked for faster horses — Henry Ford

That is an insightful quote from Mr. Ford and it pertains to every business or service I can think of. As it relates to the log home industry, I believe that it is profoundly important for both […]

Log Home – To Build or Not to Build

That is the question…

Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer the ups and downs of an outrageous stock market, or to follow our plan in the face of those troubles, and by opposing, build the home of our dreams?

I doubt that Shakespeare himself could craft such a tale as we have unfolding […]