Rustic Log Cabin Living on One Acre - Perfect Floor Plan for Families

This four bedroom, three bathrooms, 2,523 square foot cabin building is a beauty. This recently renovated cabin building located in Sharpsburg, North Carolina has new flooring, new kitchen countertops, fresh exterior stain, new paint, new fixtures and more. The cabin building has a flex room, laundry room, three porches and sits on a one-acre lot. The beautiful cabin building recently sold for $131,500. You might look to this cabin building for some inspiration for a vacation home of your own, or maybe you are hoping to buy something similar. This cabin building is just one example of the sort of cabin buildings that is available.

The sort of cabin building that you end up buying or building will largely depend on your log house budget. Several factors will determine the price of your log house or wood cabin. One of the best ways to save money on your cabin building is to build at least some of the wood cabin yourself. The saving will come in the form of time and labor. If you have some building background and an understanding of basic construction, then you can realize there are good savings to be had. Many wood cabin kits come with detailed instructions so a few handymen may be able to get a small wood cabin built over several weekends. Your wood cabin producer should be able to point you in the right direction to find financing. Go off the grid. As part of your log cabin design planning, consider good alternative energy options and toilet facilities. Part of the planning your wood cabin is in the research that you do. By properly researching and planning for your log cabin design, you will save money, and have the cabin building you've dreamed about.

And put off what you can. Some things in your cabin building design don’t make sense to postpone, but when you can, leave rooms or wood cabin spaces unfinished until you can afford to finish them off. You might want to start by building two small decks off your cabin building and adding a larger one in the future. With good planning, and prioritizing you will match your wood cabin budget and have the space you need.

Designing and building a log house or wood cabin is a great way to ensure that your log house suits your family's lifestyle and needs. There are several steps you can take when considering your cabin building to get the house of your dreams. Properly planning your cabin building will also save you time and money throughout the log house build, and be on your way to realizing your beautifully designed log home. To start, you want to choose a building site on your plot of land. You can begin planning as soon as you purchase your plot. Study the site to determine the best spot to locate your log house. Hire a civil engineer or a land surveyor to help prepare a site plan that shows the property lines, building setbacks, the easements and rights of way, along with the location of trees, ponds, streams, roads and buildings on adjacent sites.

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