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The Hunt For the Perfect Log Cabin

When you require a cabin as a respite to your hectic lifestyle, it’s very important to consider all aspects involved- when choosing a log cabin, there are many important things to bear in mind. Where are you going to put it? How are you going to use it? And how much is it going to cost you? With so much to think about, choosing a log building can become a troublesome task rather than an enjoyable activity. But it doesn’t have to be; you merely need to decipher the space and location for your cabin, its purpose and cost.

Space and Location

So you know you would love to own a wood cabin but where are you going to put it? If you only have a small amount of space it could be wise to consider a corner log cabin. There are many log cabin kits available on the internet at this time including corner versions which are great for utilising space that is often disregarded. If space is no issue and you have it in abundance you can afford to peruse the market more scrupulously. Cabin kits can be found in many varieties often purposefully designed according to the use they will undertake. Cabins of various sizes and styles are obtainable but in order to decide which cabin you require, it is important to consider the purpose it will be used for.


You have decided the location of your log building, but in order to begin choosing one you need to think about what it will be used for. With so many available you can afford to be as unusual as you like with your utility. Many kits are designed for a specific purpose; a children’s play cabin will be safety checked, garden office log cabins may have greater accessibility and airflow, saunas may include heating implements and insulation, a garden music room may include electrical facilities and home cinemas could incorporate projection walls if required. Wooden buildings designed for any purpose may include extra storage capacities, under floor heating, skylights, laminate floors and twin skinned walls. You could purchase a log cabin with a hot tub for ultimate relaxation or perhaps you would like a cabin to become the new guest/ living area? At this time of year you could consider buying one as an early Christmas present for your family so you can all enjoy it. To determine what you want, you need to work out what you need.

If you are interested in a log cabin house, there are many websites offering complete customisation. The ‘build your own log cabin’ idea attracts many individuals whose dream house is the product of years of meticulous planning. Log cabin homes can provide everything that a brickwork building can but they also offer a rustic and unusual facade that is harder to find in a traditional property.

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A log home will cost less than that of a traditional house of a similar size however log cabin planning permission will have to be considered. In order to build your own bespoke log cabin, extra funds will be spent but this is a more cost effective way of owning a property overall. A log cabin houses’ unique appearance will also prove popular if you come to sell the property on at a later date.

Finding the perfect log cabin is well worth the time and research and with so much choice available there will be something that perfectly matches your garden or land space.

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