Compact contemporary lodge style log home plan, designed as vacation retreat. Window-bright, partially vaulted living room faces wide deck. Master suite has large walk-in closet, small sitting area in dormer.
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Sylvan's natural beauty has staying power
You'll hardly notice the Sylvan, nestled back in the woods. Unless, that is, the owners choose a bright color for its metal roof. Or rays of the setting sun are glinting off the V-shaped window bay. The warm, natural beauty of this home's log exterior blends right in with the surrounding landscape. It looks like it belongs there.
Log homes are noted for having impressive natural insulating qualities, longevity and ease of maintenance. But this is no rustic cabin. It's a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home you could actually live in year-round if your needs are simple.
Light washes into the cathedral-like, vaulted living room through huge windows, stacked three high. If you enjoy observing seasonal changes in total comfort, this is the right place to do it.
A small dining room connects the living room and kitchen. The front door opens onto a wide deck, ideal for outdoor dining when the weather is inviting. The fully enclosed sun room at the rear of the kitchen could be outfitted as an eating area, or furnished as a place to relax, read or nap.
The upper level master suite is actually a loft. It's open at the front to the majestic view, while a side-facing dormer offers yet another vista. Amenities here include a large walk-in closet and a small private bathroom with two basins and a shower. Attic storage is accessible through openings on both sides.
Each of the Sylvan's secondary bedrooms has a closet. This A-Frame house plan has a bathroom is close by, along with a stacked washer and dryer unit, tucked in a hallway alcove.