6 cozy houses for lovers of modern log houses

Silverthorne, Colorado

The equestrian community of Ruby Ranch sits 9,000 feet above sea level in the Rocky Mountains. This four-bedroom home features natural wood columns and beams, multiple stacked stone fireplaces, a vaulted great room, a circular dining area with floor-to-ceiling windows, and a deck with mountain and lake views.

Accommodation

The 5.3-acre property features a stone patio with fire pit and includes boarding for two horses; trails, water sports and skiing are nearby. $2,900,000. Marco Del Zotto, LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, (970) 471-5449.

Hayden, Idaho

Accommodation

Lake View Lodge overlooks the Coeur d’Alene Mountains and Lake Hayden. The five-bedroom log and stone home has an open layout, panoramic views, carved and natural wood details, a gourmet kitchen, multiple dining areas, a sapele wood library, a home theater and a front deck. to the lake.

Accommodation

The grounds include a brick patio with outdoor kitchen, courtyard with water feature, gardens, guest house, and private tram to a double pier dock and 85 feet of lake frontage. $5,849,000. Rachael Holzhauser, Tomlinson Sotheby’s International Realty, (208) 244-6320.

Landrum, South Carolina

Accommodation

This seven bedroom red cedar log home sits on 2.79 wooded acres in a golf and wellness community on Glassy Mountain. The 2002 house has stacked stone wood-burning fireplaces; chef’s kitchen with wet bar; large vaulted room; dining and breakfast rooms; tiled master shower with stained glass; indoor sports ground, sauna and theatre; and mountain views.

Accommodation

Outside is a landscaped paved yard, covered deck, and patio with a built-in hot tub and stone pizza oven. $4,995,000. Garry Patton, Cliffs Realty Sales, (864) 420-0003.

Fountain, Michigan

Accommodation

From its 1 acre lot on the edge of Lake Ford, this four-bedroom log home offers water views framed by native trees. Constructed of Michigan pine, the home features a large, open-concept room with a vaulted ceiling, oversized windows, and a floor-to-ceiling river stone fireplace; a master suite with a private terrace and a hot tub; and a wraparound bridge.

Accommodation

Outside, a path through the woods leads to the waterfront of the property and to the dock on the lake. $875,000. Michael Zambetis, banker Coldwell Woodland Schmidt, (616) 402-0141.

Pearl River, New York

Accommodation

This four bedroom cottage sits on a 1.1 acre wooded lot near Lake Tappan. Home updated in 1978 features a double-height living room with fireplace and two skylights, modern kitchen, master suite opening to an all-weather sunroom, and basement with hallway, guest suite and sauna .

Accommodation

Outside, a terrace, a lawn, a swimming pool, a patio and three garages; town amenities are within walking distance and the Tappan Zee Bridge is a 25 minute drive. $1,000,800. Frank Bohlke, Howard Hanna/Rand Realty, (845) 642-3355.

Laconia, Indiana

Accommodation

In a small town just north of the Ohio River, this four-bedroom log home is surrounded by 2.1 acres of grassy yards and trees. Built in 1984, the home has exposed beam ceilings, a vaulted living room with a wood-burning fireplace, kitchen with breakfast nook, first-floor master suite, loft bedroom, two-bedroom basement with bathroom. bedroom bath and bath and a covered porch.

Accommodation

The lot has a playground, a basketball hoop and a two-car garage. $375,000. Angie Ripperdan, Big Red Team, Keller Williams Realty, (812) 267-5164.

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