Check out this rustic retreat – the large two-story family room is covet-worthy

What is it that appeals to us about log homes? The warm, rustic atmosphere? Feeling at one with nature? More often than not, it’s a combination of the two things – a place to create great memories with family, enjoying quality time together around the fire in winter, or bathing in the last drops of sun on a large porch in summer.
This rustic log home, surrounded by its own leafy plot, inspires just that and is a perfect choice for those with families. Despite its cozy cottage-like feel, there is plenty of space with over 1,360 square feet to enjoy, with high ceilings and a wonderful family room. Let’s have a look around this special two-bed abode…
With an almost English-country look to it, this log home stands beautifully within its grounds – its two covered porches hug the almost symmetrical interior creating a perfect usable space for all seasons. The 2 x 6 walls covered with log siding provide you with the best of both worlds – that rustic wooden look us log home aficionados love so much with the added advantage of being well insulated. 
Taking a step inside, you can see how the homely exterior is effortlessly reflected in the fully paneled entrance porch. The great thing about this log home is its practicality; before walking into the open-plan kitchen/dining area, you have a perfect place to store your outdoor gear.
As the saying goes, the kitchen is often the heart of a home, and in this log cabin, it is certainly the case. It features three large windows, one of which spans the full back wall of the cozy dining area, letting in light to create a bright appealing atmosphere. 
The beautiful mosaic-tiled ceiling coupled with the natural furnishing of this conservatory-style dining area can just as easily be used as a second sitting room. It’s easy to imagine yourself gazing out at the incredible views while cuddled up on the sofa.
Quaint, yet perfectly designed to utilize space, this fully fitted kitchen boasts an island preparation and storage area for family comfort. The rich color tones create a traditional and homely feel juxtaposed against all modern appliances.
Moving from the kitchen through an open corridor, we find ourselves in the focal point of this stunning log home – the family room. Natural color tones alongside the same dark wooden floors which run through the whole of the house, this gorgeous living space manages to feel cozy and spacious at the same time. Look at the open ceiling which soars to the first-floor bedroom and study – just beautiful!
As log home enthusiasts, one of the main attractions of such an abode is feeling close to nature. For this reason, the mixture of rich wood alongside natural stone works perfectly in this bright and airy living room. 
This wonderful log home boasts two good-sized bedrooms; the master bedroom is on the ground floor featuring a fully fitted en-suite bathroom while the second can be found upstairs alongside the second bath/shower room. The first floor also has a third slightly smaller room, which can serve as either a study or third bedroom. An impressive overlook has views of the family room and striking fireplace below.
As well as the wonderful family room and the possibility to have up to three well-sized bedrooms, one of the other main attractions of this log home is the outdoor space. Two covered porches, the largest covering the full front of the house, expands your useable space and provides the family with a comfortable place to relax on warmer days. The use of light wood against dark creates a beautiful contrast to the overall look of the house.
Take a look at the floor plan for this beautiful home:
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