Featured Cabins

From rustic ranches to colorful cabins, you'll find all types of interesting cabins, cottages and lakehomes in our Featured Cabins section.

log cabin lakehome Michigan entryway

Browse these web-exclusive images of a lakehome in Berrien Springs, Mich.

By Julie Kuczynski
Published: July 22, 2014
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Rob Karosis exterior porch cabin Lake Fairlee Vermont
A funky old summer camp makes way for a family retreat that fits beautifully into its surroundings and captures lake views from every room
By Lucie B. Amundsen
Published: July 15, 2014
Michael Bird Adirondacks New York boathouse
By Mark R. Johnson, Ericka Olin
Published: June 11, 2014
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A Chicago couple builds a small retreat on North Carolina's Haw River
By Mark R. Johnson
Published: May 2, 2014
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Smoky Mountain dogtrot cabin
A fun dogtrot design for a Smoky Mountain vacation home
By Christy Heitger-Ewing
Published: May 1, 2014
Bull kitchen after renovation remodel makeover
Get ideas for your kitchen renovation by checking out these inspiring projects from across the U.S.
By Fran Sigurdsson, Mark R. Johnson
Published: March 19, 2014
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Idaho log cabin Heidi Long landscape
Browse web-exclusive images of a dream fly-fishing retreat in Idaho
By Emily Hare
Published: March 19, 2014
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Blu Homes modular cabin Tahoe
A California family's retreat provides both mountain and lakeside living
By Fran Sigurdsson
Published: February 20, 2014
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Waupaca lakehome cabin porch deck
Browse web-exclusive images of a lakehome designed for couple who dreamed of retiring on the lake.
By Mark R. Johnson
Published: February 14, 2014
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Vermont lakehome cabin exterior
Browse web-exclusive photos and floor plans of a rebuilt Vermont summer house that retains old-camp charm while offering modern conveniences.
By Sarah Pinneo, Mark R. Johnson
Published: February 14, 2014
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Maine cottage red exterior Barrett Duralde
Browse web-exclusive images of a cottage renovation in Boothbay Harbor, Maine
By Mark R. Johnson
Published: January 28, 2014
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remote minimalist cabin Vermont living room loft
An adventurous family keeps it simple, secluded and energy efficient at their minimalist cabin in Vermont’s Green Mountains
By Fran Sigurdsson
Published: January 16, 2014
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An adventurous family builds a cozy wilderness retreat in northwestern Wisconsin
By Christy Heitger-Ewing, Mark R. Johnson
Published: January 3, 2014
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Proof that good things come in small packages
By Debra Grahl
Published: January 3, 2014
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Monroe log cabin summer
Browse web-exclusive photos of a Minnesota log cabin that doubles as a live concert venue
By Mark R. Johnson
Published: October 4, 2013
EverLogs concrete log cabin

By Mark R. Johnson
Published: July 26, 2013
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Swan Lake Montana mountain cabin
This beloved Swan Lake retreat was a family project from start to finish
By Mark R. Johnson
Published: June 4, 2013
Texas hill country cabin rustic Visbeen Architects

Your Path to Building an Energy-Independent Home

By Julie Kuczynski
Published: December 14, 2012
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Get web-exclusive plans for this Vermont family retreat that captures lake views from every room
Published: June 1, 2012
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hobbit log cabin
This simple and fanciful retreat, though fit for a hobbit, is nothing short of 'tree-mendous'
By Christy Heitger-Ewing
Published: May 1, 2012

Browse web-exclusive images of this fanciful retreat fit for a hobbit!

By Mark R. Johnson
Published: March 23, 2012
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By Mark R. Johnson
Published: March 23, 2012
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Inside and out, this bright, cheery cabin is designed
for hosting friends and family
By Christy Heitger-Ewing
Published: January 20, 2012
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Browse web-exclusive images of this bright, cheery Ohio cabin designed for hosting friends and family.

By Mark R. Johnson
Published: January 20, 2012
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Browse web-exclusive images of this Michigan log cabin with rustic, up-north flair
Published: December 16, 2011
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Peek inside a log cabin with rustic, up-north flair
By Christy Heitger-Ewing
Published: December 16, 2011
7 small cabins that are easy to care for, easy on the environment and big on style
By Mark R. Johnson, Kristin Sutter
Published: December 16, 2011
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See a cabin designed for six siblings and their families

By Jennifer T. Derrick
Published: October 7, 2011
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A Georgia woman’s dream cabin is rich with history – and full of memories.

By Christy Heitger-Ewing
Published: July 29, 2011
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One Man Finds His Soul at the Foot of Alaska’s “Great One”    
By Robyn Roehm Cannon
Published: June 6, 2011
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A Compact Cape Cod Cabin Abounds with Pleasant Views, Breezes & Sunshine
By Robyn Roehm Cannon
Published: June 6, 2011
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A Montana Cabin that Looks Like a Fire Lookout Tower

By Fran Sigurdsson
Published: June 6, 2011
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A Family’s One Constant

By Lucie B. Amundsen
Published: April 28, 2011
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One Couple’s Calling to Life in the Simple Lane

By Gina Chiodi Grensing
Published: April 28, 2011
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A visual tour of cabin country
By Toni Fladmark
Published: April 28, 2011
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A Lakehouse for All Time / PLUS: A Winning Floor Plan

By Susan Bady
Published: March 24, 2011
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A couple finds peace – and some nice rainbow trout! – in western North Carolina

By Christy Heitger-Ewing
Published: February 17, 2011
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This lakehome was built around family treasures

By Lucie B. Amundsen
Published: January 20, 2011
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A tiny cabin puts simple living in perspective

By Robyn Roehm Cannon
Published: December 17, 2010
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Doing the dance of the block-and-tackle

By Lucie B. Amundsen
Published: December 17, 2010
By Fran Sigurdsson
Published: November 8, 2010
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This family's Coeur d'Alene cabin offers 4 seasons of fun
By Fran Sigurdsson
Published: November 8, 2010
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A couple builds a secret (& green) hideaway in the mountains of North Carolina

By Christy Heitger-Ewing
Published: August 20, 2010
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By Lucie B. Amundsen
Published: August 20, 2010
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One family's dream inspired this project in Minnesota's North Woods
By Christy Heitger-Ewing
Published: May 14, 2010
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With Modern Charm

By Fran Sigurdsson
Published: April 16, 2010
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Green has never looked so good

By Lucie B. Amundsen
Published: April 16, 2010
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A northern Idaho vacation home blurs the boundaries between the lake and the living room
By Robyn Roehm Cannon
Published: March 26, 2010
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A bum knee, love & a new cabin

By Mark R. Johnson
Published: November 1, 2009
Nancy and Ray's cabin in Sula, Mont.

A couple trades palm trees for mountains & snowdrifts

By Mark R. Johnson
Published: November 1, 2009
Cotswold cottage-style home

A Cotswold cottage breathes new life into reclaimed treasures. 

By Amy Nyvall
Published: July 1, 2009
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“With the Snowbird Mountains and the Nantahala National Forest in the distance, all you see is layer upon layer upon layer of mountains.”
By Christy Heitger-Ewing
Published: March 1, 2008
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This idyllic retreat lends itself to love
By Christy Heitger-Ewing
Published: November 1, 2007
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Greene Isle

By Christy Heitger-Ewing
Published: May 1, 2007
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For this couple, boating is not a hobby, it's a lifestyle!
By Mark R. Johnson
Published: April 1, 2007
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The fanciful details throughout this cabin reflect family time on Seneca Lake
By Fran Sigurdsson
Published: March 1, 2007
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A Lake Michigan couple brings their love for the wilderness and early Adirondack-style architecture together in a whimsical and authentic “Great Camp” pavilion … and only the deer know its address.
By Robyn Roehm Cannon
Published: October 1, 2006
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Low maintenance, energy-efficient and tough enough for northeastern winters.
By Jesse Singer
Published: October 1, 2006
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Published: August 1, 2006
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It all started with a one-story shed
By Ann Stillman O'Leary
Published: August 1, 2006
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A Queensland-inspired beach house has lots of outdoor living space

By Fran Sigurdsson
Published: April 1, 2006
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A tale of two do-it-yourselfers gone wild
By Steve Umland
Published: March 1, 2006
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Inside this cabin, there are dozens of stories eager to be told.

By Diana Faherty
Published: December 1, 2005
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