Cabins

A cabin for a rich girl: John Oates’ log home in Aspen is on the market for $6 million

Michael Loccisano, Getty ImagesInductee John Oates of Hall and Oates attends the 29th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at …

John Oates

A little cabin and trailer in the Whidbey Island woods

The trailer is optional, but come on<p>On more than 17,000 square feet of field and forest affectionately dubbed “Camp Whidbey,” this 484-square-foot cabin in Freeland is a home base for outdoor adventuring. Add in the vintage Spartan Royal Manor trailer complete with vintage appliances for extra-cute …

Houses

A short tour of Walden Pond before Henry David Thoreau’s bicentennial | Library of America

Back <b>Photos: A short tour of Walden Pond before Henry David Thoreau’s bicentennial</b><p>News June 23, 2017<p>Photos: A short tour of Walden Pond before Henry …

Henry David Thoreau

Slate Cabin

Named after its stone cladding, the Slate Cabin takes inspiration from the rocky Welsh landscape. The exterior's simple rectangular form is covered …

Shopping

17 Log Cabins We Love

The rugged beauty and fuss-free style of log cabins made them one of the most beloved American home archetypes of all time. Today, the wooden …

Log Cabins

America’s Oldest Log Cabin Is For Sale

“Nothnagle Log Home,” a registered National Historic Site, could be yours for $2.9 million.<p>Plenty of people sing the praises of old homes—they’re …

Log Cabins

Wonky House Block Tutorial- So Scrappy!

<b>wonky</b> (ˈwɒŋkɪ) <b>— adj , -kier , -kiest</b>1.shaky or unsteady2.not in correct alignment; askewSince our Block of the Month has appliqued and embroidered …

Log Cabins

Love letters to the cottage: Making maple syrup at Romany Wood

<i>This article was originally published in the Early Summer 2017 issue of</i> Cottage Life <i>magazine.</i><b>As the country turns 150, we’re celebrating the greatest</b> …

Cottages

Quaint 1920s cottage in Altadena seeks $620K

A cozy, country feeling<p>This charming cottage in the foothills was built in 1925, and it sits in a small community of similar cottages developed and designed by E.P. Janes, a businessman from New York.<p>The Altadena house’s charm extends indoors. Textured walls, wood floors, arched windows, and barrel …

Cottages

21 Gorgeous Airbnbs In Himachal That’ll Get You Planning A Trip To The Hills Right Away

'What's on your mind', Facebook asked me this morning. Walking through the sweltering heat of Delhi, there could have been only one thing on my mind: …

Cottages

Peru’s First Luxury Sleeper Train

CABINS<p>Experience true relaxation as you step into your own personal sanctuary.<p>Belmond Andean Explorer offers four types of cabins, each with its own …

Bathrooms

11 mason jar crafts perfect for Canada Day

Mason jars and Canada have something in common—they’re both part of the same generation. When the trusty mason jar was invented in 1858, less than a …

Cottages

Shepherds Hut in West Cornwall

Forget Me Not is a new unique <i>Shepherd's Hut</i>, hand-made in the Cotswolds by master Shepherd Hut builders. They are the ultimate in luxury glamping and …

Palmer Park’s log cabin restoration unveiled this weekend

Detroit’s historic log cabin is undergoing a much-needed renovation.<p>Over the past few years, work has been underway to restore the 132-year-old log cabin in Palmer Park. Last summer, the City of Detroit announced $400,000 in restoration work to stabilize the cabin, which had fallen into great …

Log Cabins

Adorable cabin in the woods features creek for $225K

Located just outside of Portland in Sandy, Oregon<p>This adorable cabin in the woods of Sandy, Oregon (just 25 miles from Portland), may measure just 905 square feet, but it certainly does not skimp on style, functionality, or its commitment to embracing nature.<p>Built in 1940, the little lodge features …

Oregon

Decrepit lumberjack shack transformed into a beautiful retreat with minimal site impact

A decrepit lumberjack’s shack has been transformed into a beautiful light-filled weekend getaway just outside of Montreal. Local studio YH2 led the …

Lifestyle

A $120K tiny house sits on an acre of waterfront

A 196-square-foot house by a big lake and a bigger park<p>A classic combo of a tiny house on a big lot gets moved up a level by sitting on a bluff by a lake with a view of the mountains. The square footage inside may be small, but the square footage outside seems endless.<p>Sitting at the south end of …

Architecture

Digitally fabricated pop-up cabin is inspired by legends of King Arthur

We've seen the temporary 'pop-up' concept applied to waste-free restaurants, shops, and of course, hotels -- which allow travellers to ditch the …

Sustainability

Smith Cabin

Set on the backside of Aspen Mountain, the Smith Cabin is a rustic getaway with unparalleled views. Thanks to its location, you get a unique …

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Timber-framed cabin by Hanna Michelson stands on stilts to peep over the treetops of Swedish mountain

Swedish architect Hanna Michelson has completed a stilted timber cabin overlooking the Åsberget mountains, as the first of four getaways being built …

Architecture

Beaver disrupts Saskatchewan wedding by chewing down power line

There are so many ways a wedding can get derailed, but “having your power knocked out by a beaver” isn’t a contingency most people plan for.Yet …

Cottages

See how rough-around-the-edges cabin became restful retreat in Vermont - Design New England, Home Improvement, Style

Halfway between the historic village of Stowe, Vermont, and the vacation condos on Mount Mansfield above it, a long dirt drive winds past fenced …

Houses

8 ways to help trees at your cottage

Trees add valuable aesthetic, environmental, and property value to cottages—but their maintenance can often get pushed down on the “honey do” list. …

Cottages

The pros and cons of essential oil-based bug repellents

<i>This article was originally published in the Early Summer 2017 issue of</i> Cottage Life <i>magazine.</i>In Canada, cottage season is also mosquito season. And …

Cottages

Viking seaside summer cabin

The project is located on the west coast of France, in the Cotentin region, where came waves of vikings from the 9th century. FREAKS has been commissioned to refurbish a preexisting concrete fishing shack built in the 50's on a rock, on the beach, facing the sea. Its dimensions and ratio are …

Henry David Thoreau

Case Inlet Retreat

Nestled into a forested slope along the Case Inlet, this retreat opens to views of the Olympic Mountains and the Puget Sound. Set on a twenty-acre plot, the 2,600-square-foot building is anchored by a weathered, cedar-clad bedroom wing, a bold concrete cantilever projects the living and dining into …

Architecture

First looks can be deceiving with this Elizabeth Herrmann Micro House

Why it matters to you<p>You don't need a large footprint or budget for a house to have beautiful, open spaces.<p>Tiny houses don’t have to look, feel, and …

Gear & Gadgets

528 Sq. Ft. A-frame Cottage in Colorado

This is a 528 sq. ft. A-frame cottage located in Green Mountain Falls, CO. It is listed for sale at $149,900 on Estately. Please enjoy, learn more, …

Tiny House Movement

Start a fire with nothing but a sandwich bag and water

When you’re heading out into the woods, there are a few basic provisions you should never be without. Hydration is paramount, followed closely by …

Cottages

10 weird facts about Canadian wildlife

Canada doesn’t have quite the lineup of interesting/deadly/weird animals that some places in the world can boast (we’re looking at you, Australia). …

Cottages