If you have been dreaming of living in a log home since being a child, a log cabin kit can provide you with a really simple way to achieve your dream home.
All Honest Abe log home kits come with everything you need to build your log cabin, they are completely customizable allowing you to truly design your dream home. From the shape of the logs, to the floorplan, to the number of rooms you need.
Purchasing a log cabin kit is simple and easy, and Honest Abe’s team will make the process enjoyable from beginning to end.
Whether you are looking for a family home which will last for generations, a small hunting or fishing cabin, or a medium sized vacation home, Honest Abe have a wide selection of homes to choose from.
Here are five of the most popular log home kits.
Custom – Clayton
SQUARE FEET: 1,726
FEATURES: OPEN PLAN LIVING SPACE & WOOD-BURNING FIREPLACE
Based on the design of the log cabins built by the early settlers, the Clayton Log Cabin is the perfect traditional log home with plenty of modern functional features.
Named after the couple who worked closely with their Honest Abe sales representative, The Clayton has traditional square logs with dovetail corners, a large porch which stretches the entire front length of the cabin and a wood-burning fireplace.
It is a very versatile home and would suit a wide variety of people, from retiring couples to young families.
Most of the living space is on the first floor, which is home to the master bedroom, a cozy open plan living room, kitchen dining space and a bathroom.
In addition to this, there are also two bonus rooms that could be used for multiple purposes on the second floor.
SQUARE FEET: 2,600
FEATURES: LOFT & GARAGE
The Grandfield is a four-bedroom perfect family home whether your family is still young or you have children who have flown the nest but still want plenty of space for family gatherings.
The large living room has a spectacular cathedral ceiling, which is overlooked by the second-floor.
The master bedroom is located on the first floor and has its own bathroom as well as a walk-in closet.
The second bedroom and bathroom are also located on the first floor, and the last two bedrooms and bathroom are on the second floor.
The kitchen and dining area are open plan, which creates a great hangout spot for family gatherings. Just off the kitchen is a utility room that leads outside and then through to the garage.
The porch wraps almost the entire way around the cabin, allowing you to make the most of those early morning sunrises and late-night sunsets.
SQUARE FEET: 2,820
FEATURES: OPEN PLAN LIVING SPACE & LOFT
This two-story large log cabin has plenty of great traditional yet unique features, including the fireplace which separates the great room and the dining kitchen area.
The Cambridge has a huge wrap-around porch with an additional large square porch section at the back of the property offering plenty of space for seating.
The first floor is home to the master bedroom and bathroom, a powder room/laundry room combination, the great room, dining-kitchen area and a sunroom.
To the second floor there are two bedrooms, both with inbuilt storage and a loft area which is open to the great room below.
As one of the larger plans offered by Honest Abe, there are so many ways this home can be modified and adapted to suit very specific needs.
SQUARE FEET: 2,591
FEATURES: OPEN GREATROOM & OFFICE
The Bellewood Log Home is one of the most popular kits which Honest Abe offer. With a porch area to the front and the back of the property, there is plenty of space to sit outside and enjoy.
To the first floor there is a foyer entrance leading through to a cathedral ceiling great room. To one side of this central section is a master bedroom with attached bathroom and storage. To the opposite side is a kitchen dining space which leads through to a large family room.
To the second floor are two bedrooms with plenty of storage and a family bathroom.
The Bellewood floor plan has been customized many times for a large number of homeowners. If you want to see the great craftsmanship of an Honest Abe log home, the Bellewood – Cookeville model is available to tour.
SQUARE FEET: 1,928
FEATURES: OPEN PLAN LIVING SPACE & GARAGE
Classed as a medium sized log home, The Westfield is a versatile three-bedroomed home with an open plan living area on the first floor.
The master bedroom, walk-in closet and bathroom stretch the entire width of the log home.
In the living room there is a traditional wood burning fire, and the first floor is surrounded by a porch area.
The dining area leads through to a laundry room that is also accessible from the porch area outside, which in turn leads through to a garage.
To the second floor, there are two bedrooms, a bathroom and a loft area which overlooks the living room area below.
Do you want to live in an Honest Abe Log Home?
Each one of these log home kits is completely customizable, whether you want to add an extra room, change a section of the floorplan or add/remove a garage.
Honest Abe has four decades worth of experience that will be able to help you to design and build a home to stand the test of time.
Article by Sarah Woods, editor @ http://www.logcabinhub.com/.