Honest Abe Living

Honest Abe Living, December 2020

Haven on the Hill


Connie and Alex Diamond custom designed their 3,183-square-foot Honest Abe Log Home in rural Tennessee to be a sanctuary.

“We so desired a place of peace for ourselves and our children,” Alex said, referring to Evie, who is 8, and 5-year-old Evin. “We prayed for a piece of land that connected us to nature. We desired a refuge for our family, our friends and anyone who came to visit. That’s why we named our spot ‘Haven on the Hill.’ We love the craftsmanship of our house. We love our sunrises, sunsets and 360-view of the surrounding hills during the day and the city lights off in the distance at night.”

The Diamonds invited Honest Abe for a pre-Christmas visit on a later November afternoon. Read the interview about how the house came to be and see photos of the family in their home decorated for Christmas.



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