The Sedona is a beautiful log cabin home that offers a spacious floorplan – including three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a loft. It blends all of the favourite details of traditional log cabin living with all of the creature comforts of a modern home. Uniquely designed for relaxation as well as entertaining guests, the great room even opens up into the covered porch so you can easily take the inside out or bring the outside in.

At 2,094 square feet, the Sedona lends ample room to your entire family, with plenty left over for your overnight guests. It even has a wraparound porch, so you can enjoy the great outdoors no matter what the weather or season, enjoying log cabin living to the hilt. You’ll find the three main bedrooms on the first floor, for easy access, and two of them open up onto the deck outside. The master bedroom includes a full bath as well as a walk-in closet. The two other bedrooms, located on the other side of the house, share a full bath with the rest of the downstairs and each has a large closet space as well. The classic country kitchen is big, warm, and bright enough to inspire even the most reluctant cooks. There’s even a large window over the sink so you can look out into the backyard as you’re doing the dishes. If you have children, this is an added bonus – so you can keep an eye on them. The home’s open concept allows you easy access to the adjoining dining room as well as the great room living area at the front of the house. The upstairs loft could be used for a number of different purposes, including an extra guest room, office or study, study nook, or a playroom for the kids.

If you find yourself looking at log cabin homes frequently on the internet, have you ever considered building one yourself? The prospect might not be as far-fetched as you might think. A number of people have been taking their dreams into their own hands these days, and building their log cabin homes DIY-style. As with any long-term project, it’s always a good idea to do extensive research first, save your money, and to take your time. You’ll want to find out what tools you’ll need, where to buy them, and how to save money along the way. You’ll want to start sourcing your logs, and discovering the least-expensive ways to collect them. You’ll also want to ensure you’re working alongside the environment, rather than against it, by building your log cabin as sustainably and greenly as you can. This might sound like a lot of work at the outset, but if you are truly passionate about your dream, then it’s worth every moment you invest into it, right? Everywhere you look these days, people are building their own log homes and tiny houses, and a lot of them are using recycled and repurposed building materials that don’t cost very much – if anything at all. With a little time, care, and exploration, anything is possible.

This beautiful log house design for the Sedona comes from the Coventry Log Homes website, where you can find an abundance of attractive, practical, and economical floorplans to choose from. Whether you’re considering building your own from scratch, buying a package, or hiring contractors to do it for you, this website is a great launching pad for your log home construction research. You’ll find a list of their green practices, helpful links to other informational sites, and there are plenty of log home pictures to drool over here, as well.*

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