A Traditionally Designed Log House That Exceeds Expectations (Click for Floor Plan)
The Meadow Creek Log Home Plan is the classic log home design, perfect for full-time living or use as a vacation log cabin getaway. This traditional log cabin design perfect has a spacious floorplan that features three bedrooms, two baths, a utility room and an open kitchen. This cozy log cabin also offers a warm and comforting dining room/living room design for family and friends to enjoy.The Meadow Creek Log Home floor plan has three bedrooms, and two bathrooms, on two floors. This log cabin floor plan has 1,347 square feet of space. The open dining room/living room/kitchen is a great floorplan if you like to entertain, as the host never feels like they are away from their guests. The outdoor patio on the main floor is a great place to extend the living space outdoors, and entertain in the warmer months, with a barbecue and some outdoor seating. The upstairs loft is open to the space below, along with a master bedroom with a master bathroom.
On the My Woodhome site, you will find lots of log home plans on building your dream log home with topics like budget tips, log home design, log home tours, floor plan fundamentals, and log home design options. You will also find log home floor plans, log home building step by step, who to hire when building your log home, log home materials you can use and log green home building. Along with log home decor and room ideas, how to maintain your log home and log home companies. On this log home site, you will find plenty of log home stories, inspirations, and ideas to help you figure out what it is you want in a log home. Some of the things you will find on this site include a New York log home interprets arts and crafts styling in logs, a Riverfront log home retreat and more.Another good thing about log homes is that they have something called thermal mass. What this means is that the wood used in a log home can store and hold the transfer of heat. This is also a property of stone and metal. So this feature makes logs very energy efficient. Wood also has a natural insulating ability that makes log homes, even more, efficient. So the thermal mass of a log allows it to absorb heat during the warmest part of the day and then return it to the log home during the cooler night.
When it comes to log home designs and styles, there is a wide variety to choose from, to include handcrafted log homes and log cabins, to milled log homes, to hewn logs and sawn log homes. Handcrafted log homes are typically made from logs that have been hand peeled and look pretty much unchanged from what they looked like as trees. Milled (also called machine-profiled) are log homes that are built with logs that have been run through a manufacturing process which converts them into timbers which are consistent in size and appearance. Hewn log homes use logs that have been hewn by an ax to an oval, hexagonal, octagonal or rectangular section. Sawn Log homes are logs that are sawn to a standard width, but with their original heights. Handcrafted log houses have been built for centuries in Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, and Russia. Handcrafted log homes were typically built using only an axe and a knife. The Scandinavian settlers of New Sweden brought along with them the craft of handcrafting log homes to North America in the early 18th century, where it was quickly adopted by other colonists and Native Americans.
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