We are excited that we can share with you the log home projects that are currently being constructed on our building site in Walker, MN and then to be able to follow the projects through completion at each homeowner’s site. Depending on each homeowner’s schedule, some homes are completed within months, and for others, they are finished over many years.
Nestled on Colorado’s tallest mountain, The Coleman Lodge is retreat, refuge and home. No matter where you are in this home, you can take in the spacious grandeur of Mt. Elbert. The spacious 2,359 square feet on the main floor boosts a covered porch entryway with truss, large windows and beautiful stain glass. Walking into the entryway, one enters the great room and sees out to the great outdoors. The great room is part of the open design with the kitchen and dining room. The dining room leads to the spacious covered patio and wrap-around cedar deck, which is an ideal spot to soak up the sun and bask in the charms of nature. The hand carved king truss and spectacular valley logs in the great room set off the full stone fireplace. An interior log wall separates the great room and the master bedroom suite which has a double walk in closet and full bath. The lofted area has a large sitting area, and two wings each with spacious bedrooms with pitched dormers, walk in closets and one full bath. Family and friends will enjoy spending time in the basement with its full fieldstone fireplace, full kitchen with pantry and large recreation area, two bedrooms, full bathroom and utility room. Construction onsite began on January 25, 2021.
The covered log entryway warmly welcomes you into Eagle Landing. The inviting open floor plan with a total of 1,712 square feet on the main floor, allows one to move seamlessly through the home, while enjoying the beautiful lake view. This handcrafted log home is perfectly planned to age in place, from the landscape to the layout of their home. Cozy nights are ahead in the great room with its fireplace and furniture placement. The spacious master bedroom suite has a large walk in closet, full bathroom, plus patio doors to the deck to enjoy morning coffee with the tranquil sight and sounds of the birds and lake. Interior log walls separate the bedroom wings from the greatroom. The second bedroom on the main floor shares the full bathroom with guests, separated by pocket doors, and has the french doors providing the spectacular like the masterbedroom suite. The washer / dryer are on the mainfloor. The beautiful stairway leads up to the open loft. The roof system has a 12′ x 12′ pitch, which provides lots of head room, and opens up the whole home and provides spaciousness. The 24′ x 14′ mechanical room is in the basement that has 80″ tall head space. The rest of the basement has crawl space of 48″ – providing a lot of storage area. The homeowner’s are looking forward to lakelife year round and enjoying their log home. Construction began October 29, 2020. Completed onsite January 22, 2021
The homeowner’s of the Eagles Lair will soon be the gathering together in their beautiful log home. The homeowner is also the General Contractor, and has a created a well designed floor plan, utilizing the space well. This home is 24 sq. feet by 36 sq. feet with 864 square feet on the main floor. The main floor’s open floor plan design allows a cozy dining area off the kitchen and take in the morning sites and sounds of the woods and lakes outside. Upon entering the home, the fire place will provide warmth and serve as a focal point in the living area. The main floor plan has the Master Bedroom with a large walk in closet, full bathroom, kitchen with dining area, and great room. There will be a loft and a walkout basement. Off the covered porch entryway is an eight ft. by 36 ft. deck. This space will be fully enjoyed taking in spectacular Minnesota sunrises and sunsets. Construction began August 16, 2020 with the log shell completed October 28, 2020.
The Squirrel’s Nest is the ideal cabin for family and overnight guests. The cabin is 14 sq. feet by 18 sq. feet, with a total of 252 sq. feet. This cozy cabin will have a wood stove to keep guests warm during the cold MN nights. Star gazing will be a must out on the 6 ft. X 12 ft. patio. The wall height will be ten feet high, allowing extra room in the loft. The gable ends will have custom glass windows to provide a lot of natural lighting. Log shell started 7/17/20. Completed on ALH site 8/15/20. Reassembled September 28, 2020
The Showroom of Lifetime Staining and Painting will soon be re-assembled in Longville, MN. The size of Lifetime Staining and Painting is 28 feet by 32 feet with a total of 896 square feet. The Showroom has a large covered porch for the entryway with log accents. Inside the spacious showroom there is a large display area for you to check out all the products they carry with along with pre-stained samples. There is a large office, restroom, a kitchenette for the staff and mechanical room. We are excited for the owner’s to be moved into and working out of their new Showroom. Log shell started 6/14/20 and completed on ALH site 7/17/20.
Larson’s Log Home: This spacious log home will be a favorite place for family and friends to gather inside and out. This home is built on a heated slab foundation, providing even heating throughout the whole home.The foundation is 28 sq. ft. by 59 sq. feet, with an outside kitchen and gathering area and log living area. The main floor is 28′ by 42′, with a total of 1,176 square feet, has an open floor plan with the large Kitchen, Dining area and Great room with a beautiful fireplace. The master bedroom with a deep walk in closet is on the main floor along with a full bathroom. The West-end of the home leads to the covered outside kitchen area that is 18′ x 28′ with full stove, sink, cabinetry and an outdoor fireplace. There is a half bathroom that is accessible from the outside of the home. The second floor of the home, with a total of 1,680 square feet, is fully lofted with four bedrooms with 9′ dormers in the roof system allowing more space and natural sunlight into each room. There is a full bathroom, mechanical room and large family room with a 12′ dormer. On the East-end of the log home, the two bedrooms each have sliding doors going out to balcony. Log shell started 5/4/20 and completed on ALH site 6/14/20.
Kinney Log Home – This log home will nestled among the pines on a northern MN lake. This log home will bring all generations of the Kinney family together to celebrate the many seasons of life together. The footprint of this home is 26′ x 38′ with 988 square feet on the main floor. The covered porch entryway invites you in to the kitchen, which is open to the dining area and great room. The master bedroom and full bathroom are on the main floor. The spacious loft has a shed dormer and low storage. The stone covered walk out basement will have a large family room, bedroom, full bathroom, utility room with laundry; a storage closet and a large open storage area. The foundation was set up on site in November, with peeling of the logs starting the second week of March. Log shell started on March 16, 2020 – Reassembled on May 12, 2020.
Chokecherry Hill is nestled in the pines and lakes of Northern MN. The morning sun will stream through their custom made glass gable windows to greet the Home Owners in their open floor designed log home. The great room with corner fireplace is open to the dining area and spacious kitchen. The south facing deck off the great room is 10′ x 19′ and a great gathering place. The master bedroom suite with large walk in closet is on the main floor along with a half bathroom and a separate laundry room. The great room leads up to the open lofted area family room with framed in storage areas. The walk out basement will have two bedrooms; a full bathroom with claw tub and separate shower; mechanical room and a large Recreational room. A screened in porch off the walk out basement will be ideal for MN summer nights to enjoy the sounds of nature and keep out the MN state bird, the mosquito! Log shell started on ALH site 12/27/20. Reassembled March 12, 2020.
Hagedorn’s Log Home: Hagedorn’s started dreaming of their log home many years ago, and are creating their dream home. This home has 2,216 square feet on the main floor with a the owner’s suite, open entry way with full bathroom and laundry room. The Entryway opens to the Great Room with it’s stone fireplace and lake view. The open floor layout allows easy entertaining with it’s spacious Kitchen and Dining. The loft has two bedrooms and valley logs support system. The walkout basement boasts a bedroom suite, an office/den, family room, storage, laundry and mechanical room. Memories are being made by the home owner’s clearing their land, pouring the footings and foundation and building most of their home themselves. They are very talented, and looking forward to spending time with family and friends in the northern woods. Log shell started on August 15, 2019. Reassembled December 18, 2019
Sweet Addition: This 30 foot by 40 foot log addition will be attached to the existing home and attached garage with a framed breezeway. The log addition’s roof line has a 10/12 pitch, making it taller that the existing home’s roof line. The owner’s master bedroom suite has a full bath and spacious walk in closet. The master bedroom will take in light through the french doors and have a nice sitting area on the full length deck which is covered by a shed roof. The main floor log addition has a large quilting room and living room that is attached to the breezeway and opens up the living area with existing fireplace as a focal point. There will be plenty of room for family and friends to gather and visit. The loft has two bedrooms with dormers, a full bath, a large gathering area, a sitting area for quite reading and ample storage. Log Shell started on ALH site on April 2, 2019. Reassembled on Home Owner’s site September 18th, 2019.
Lakeside Cabin: Listening to the cry of the Loon, serene sunrises and blazing sunsets are soon in order for the homeowner’s of Lakeside Cabin. The footprint is roughly 36 square feet by 36 square feet, with a jog in of three feet for the entryway – and has 1,250 total square feet. Coming in from the entryway, the spacious main floor opens into the great room with fireplace, dining area, kitchen and front porch sitting area. There are two bedrooms and a full bathroom. The utility room is in the basement/crawl space area. There is an interior log wall and open vaulted roof system with two roof logs and tie logs. Log shell started June 7th, 2019. Reassembled the week of August 27th, 2019.
Stornoway Lodge: The home owner’s asked Jon, “What have you always wanted to build if you could have creative control?” Jon replied, “To handcraft a log home with massive logs!” We are going to see both the home owner’s vision and Jon’s dream begin! The home owners are both conservationists and artists, and are excited to create this truly, custom log cabin. The logs will average a 24″ mid-span, and some logs will be 40″ in diameter! The home owner’s of Stornoway Lodge agreed to take their final plan and add two feet each way to compensate for the size of logs. The logs were found and harvested last January in 2018.
The dimensions of the main floor are 38′ x 52′, with 1,976 square feet. Walking through covered Entryway, your eyes will take in the bedroom, laundry room and full bathroom, with the focal point of seeing through the great room’s twelve foot french door picture window taking in the lake view and nature. The kitchen with it’s island is open to dining and great room. Family and friends will gather here to visit and take in the wood burning stone fireplace on the chilly MN evenings. The screened porch off the dining room will be a summer’s eve favorite to watch the sun set and play games and keep mosquitoes away.
The loft has two full dormers for the master bedroom with walk in closet and private balcony. There is a second bedroom, full bathroom and a large living area overlooking the great room. The fully finished basement has two bedrooms, full bath, utility room, spacious storage area and family room. Log shell started on ALH site January 9, 2019 and Reassembled on Home Owner’s site March 29, 2019.
White Pine Retreat: The best place to be is right at home in the pines. The spacious Greatroom has a full field stone fireplace with double patio doors. The Greatroom, Kitchen and Dining area have the perfect view out to their pond and is the perfect gathering area for family and friends. The main floor square footage is 34′ x 48′ with an attached 26′ x 37′ log garage. The main floor has a large bedroom with a full bathroom and leads to the mudroom and out to the garage. The lofted master bedroom has two walk in closets and full master bathroom with soaking tub and shower. The basement boosts a large family room with a built in billiard cabinet and kitchen/entertainment area, a stone fireplace, two bedrooms, full bath, a utility room and storage closets. Log shell started August 13, 2018 and reassembled on home owner’s property on January 21, 2019.
Maple Refuge: This 30 sq. ft. by 34 sq. ft. log cabin will be the home owner’s refuge from the busy world to restore peace and serenity with nature. The main floor Master bedroom, guest bedroom, full bath and a spacious open floor plan with the kitchen, dining and great room. Maple Refuge takes advantage of natural light both inside the home and on the roomy deck with a screened in porch area. Log Shell started on ALH site on January 25th, 2018 – Completed on ALH site March 28th, 2018 -reassemble on homeowner’s site.
Hoxsey’s Log Home: Looking over the lake and taking in the evening sunset will soon be part of the Hoxey’s evening at their handcrafted log cabin. The size of this log home is 26 square feet by 32 square feet, with 832 total square feet on the main floor. The main floor has the master bedroom with walk in closet, full bathroom, kitchen, dining and great room with fireplace. The loft has a large sitting area, bedroom with dormer,bathroom and custom storage area. The basement will house the mechanical room and ample storage area. Log Shell started on ALH site on March 30, 2018. Reassembled on August 20th, 2018
Copley’s Cove: This beautiful log home will be overlooking a quiet little cove, frequented by wildlife, where the call of the loons can be heard. The layout of this home takes advantage of the sunrise and sunset, which can be enjoyed from all areas of their home. The home is 1,540 total square feet, a 24′ x 38′ main living area with an 30′ x 18′ master bedroom wing. The main floor incorporates the great room with a gorgeous view and stone fireplace, a large open kitchen and dining area, foyer with bathroom and the master bedroom. A lot of thought and planning has gone into the design, the kitchen will have an extra large island (instead of a counter) with the sink placed so the lake will be in view, even while doing the dishes. Off of the kitchen is a half bathroom and a framed breezeway with the laundry area, which is attached to the double garage. There is ample room with the full walkout basement that takes in the stunning view. Once the home is completed they will soon have a patio with a hot tub to enjoy both the sunrise and sunset. Started log shell on May 18, 2018. Reassembled on July 23rd, 2018.
Larry’s Place: Relaxing in the great room, with the glow from the crackling real stone fireplace, will soon be one of Larry’s favorite places to relax in his handcrafted log home. The open main floor plan has the Kitchen, Dining and Great room flow together, with an interior log wall to separate the master suite and bathroom. This log home is 35′ 6″ x 31′ with a total of 1,103 sq. ft. on the main floor. The loft, with one dormer, has two bedrooms, a full bath and a deck overlooking the wooded acreage. Log shell started on ALH site on August 28, 2017.
Lake Donna: With great expectations, the building of Lake Donna has begun! This log home is 26′ x 40′ with a total of 1,040 square feet on the main floor. The master bedroom suite is in the loft has two dormers that boosts a walk in closet with full bathroom and an office and reading area that overlooks the greatroom. The 10′ x 24′ covered porch is the main entry way opening into the dining and great room. The spacious open floor plan of the kitchen, dining and great room will make entertaining inviting and comfortable. There is bedroom, full bathroom and mudroom that connects to the future garage. The by home is built on a heated slab and has a large mechanical room. Log shell started October 12, 2017. Re-assembled December 18 – 19, 2018.
Pinefall: The home owner’s of Pinefall have been dreaming of moment they can live in and enjoy their new handcrafted log home. Beautiful white pine logs will be intricately crafted throughout the main floor, and roof system. The welcoming deck takes you into the foyer and leads you to the open floor plan of the kitchen, dining, the great room. The master bedroom suite will be a place of relaxation with a Jacuzzi tub, full bathroom and walk in closet. The spacious walk out basement will have a large recreation room, exercise room, office, bedroom, full bathroom and mechanical/storage room. An attached garage is connected to the laundry / mud room and enters into the log home’s half bathroom and foyer. The colors of the fall will be enjoyed on the deck and in the four season porch off the great room. Completed on ALH site September 10, 2017. Reassembled December 11th, 2018.
The Hideaway has been a dream for a long time, and now it is coming true. The foundation and walk out basement for this log home was put in two years ago, and this summer, the log shell will be set, and the final construction will begin. The Hideaway foot print is 26′ x 36′ for a total of 936 square feet on the main floor. The main floor has the master bedroom and bath, and it’s open kitchen, dining and great room with corner stone fireplace will make entertaining enjoyable, with a breathtaking view out the gable end. A log stairway leads up the loft with living area, bathroom and porch off the gabled end. The walk out is fully finished with stone siding. The total square feet of the home is 2,288. Log shell construction started on May 3rd, 2017 and Reassembled on July 27th, 2017.
The Tilbergs: Relaxing on the deck, listening to the wildlife or enjoying dinner over looking the lake will be soon be part of the Tilberg’s day after their handcrafted log home is completed. The main level has 3,046 square feet. The entryway/foyer which opens to the office, bathroom and into the great room with a built in floor fish tank. The open kitchen floor plan is connected to the dining room and greatroom with a fireplace. The master bedroom suite has a walk in closet and bathroom. The loft, with 1,553 square feet, has two dormered bedrooms which extends over the greatroom with a catwalk leading to the den, ample storage closet and full bathroom. The finished basement (2,382 finished squae feet) will be a favorite place to spend time with family and friends which boosts a large family room, billiard room, wet bar, along with two bedrooms, full bathroom and a half bathroom. The home will have an double attached garage that is attached to the log home with a breezeway, with laundry and half bath, which enters into the kitchen. The log shell construction started on February 27th, 2017
Detroit Lakes: Nestled in the land of 10,000 lakes this log home has 1,650 square feet of living space on the main floor, Loft with living space and has an attached 985 square foot log garage. The log shell construction began on November 16, 2016 – Reassemble February 20, 2016
Camp Eversoto: A dream coming true – this 26′ x 30′ cabin (780 square feet) will be the perfect get away to relax in take in the great outdoors. The bedroom and full bathroom are on the main floor which leads to the open kitchen – dining – great room area with corner fireplace. The porch leads up to the entry way and there is a screened porch section opening to the living area. The East patio entrance will be greeted by the morning sun, welcoming a new day. Reassembled November, 2016
Maple Lodge: This log home has 1,624 square feet on the main floor, that is “L” shaped, with a full loft with a large dormer, walk out basement and an attached two stall garage. The kitchen, great room and dining room are roomy and cozy that lead out to a large deck. The Master bedroom suite has a large walk through closet which goes into the master bath. The loft has a full bathroom and living area which over looks the great room with it’s fireplace. Reassembled November 1, 2016
Cross River: Located on the North Shore of Lake Superior, this 24 x 28 square foot log addition will be a natural fit in it’s surroundings. The total square feet of the existing cabin and new log structure will be 1,137. The restored family cabin will have two bedrooms, full bathroom, stack able washer and dryer and a sitting area that looks out over the lake. The sitting area ties into the new structure’s open living room, dining room and kitchen. The basement will have a large mechanical / storage area, rec room and room. Foundation set May, 2016 – Reassembled July 18, 2016
Headwater’s Hideaway: This 26′ x 36′ foot cabin will be enjoyed in the beautiful north woods of MN near the birthplace of the mighty Mississippi. A dream in the making that started out as a sketch on paper will begin being built this winter on ALH site, and finished this summer on the home owner’s site. The entryway will have a king truss, leading you into the open Great Room, dining and kitchen areas. The main floor will have the master bedroom, bathroom and mudroom. The loft will be a family room and sleeping area for family and guests. Logs procured January, 2016 – Reassembled September, 2016
Looner Landing: The cry of the Loon will be heard clearly on the deck of Loonar Landing! The foot print of this cabin is “L” shaped with a 28′ x 42′ and a 16.6′ x 17′ sunroom. The covered porch entryway brings you into the open kitchen and Great room, and to your left are two bedrooms and full bathroom. The attached log sunroom is connected to the Great Room on the main floor. The loft overlooks the great room and boasts a master bedroom, walk in closet and full bathroom with a spacious sitting room and built in window seat, perfect for moon gazing. The basement will have a full bathroom and large living area. Foundation set in January, 2016 and first course log cut on March 14, 2016 – Reassembled June, 2016
Naughty Pine Lodge: This log home has been in the making for over 85 years. The homeowner’s harvested the Red Pine logs from their property this winter that will be used to build their custom home. On the main floor (1.548 sq. ft.) the Master Bedroom suite is separated from the Great Room, kitchen and dining area with an interior log wall. A partial interior log wall separates a second bedroom with a hallway which leads to a bathroom and laundry room. The loft has a bedroom and a living area open to the view the great room and the valley logs. The walk out basement will have two bedrooms, sauna, full bathroom, utility room and a wood stove in the family room. Logs procured from owner’s property in March, 2015. Building process started on 1/20/15 on ALH jobsite – Reassembled June 13, 2016
“Desire’s of the Heart” (Ps. 37: 3-4): This couple has created the perfect living space with their 30′ x 48′ log addition. The addition will have 10′ high walls with the great room looking out a prowed front with a great view. On the main floor there is the Master Bedroom with walk in closet and whirlpool tub and walk in closet. The home will be lofted with a dormer and the roof system incorporates beautiful log valleys. The walk out basement has two bedrooms and a family room. Building process started on ALH in September, 2015 – Reassembled December,2015
Sue’s Studio – This cozy 14′ x 18′ studio will soon be Sue’s place to create her artwork. The log studio will have a 4′ deck and a cozy loft. Projects can now be left out and undisturbed until she can get back to them. Building process started on ALH jobsite in November, 2016 – Reassemble July, 2016
Too Many Kids – A new log home addition is underway for this growing family. The Master Bedroom with a full bath and walk-in closet will be attached with a breezeway (and soon to be laundry room) to their existing log home. A spiral staircase in the Master bedroom leads up to the loft, where they will see close up the log valley work in the roof design. The new addition also includes a full basement with three new bedrooms and full bathroom. Building process started on ALH jobsite in July 2015 – Reassembled September 2015
Micek’s Family Cabin – This family retreat is 30 sq. feet by 46 sq. feet (1,380 total square feet on the main floor) that has a lofted floor joist system with 16″ mid-span logs. Building process started on ALH jobsite in June 2015 – Reassembled August 2015
Coming Home To Country – This home has 1,742 square feet on the main floor, loft, finished walk out basement and will be attached by a breezeway to the garage. The covered porch entryway draws you into the greatroom, dining and kitchen areas. An interior log wall separates the greatroom and master bedroom and bathroom. The loft has a dormer, which provides ample space for the bedroom and bathroom. There will be a large living area in the loft where one will be able to take in the view and enjoy seeing the log valley work in the roof system. Building process started on ALH jobsite in Jan. 2015 – Reassembled on home owner’s site June 14, 2015.
The Bear Paw – This log home, built with white pine, is 30 ft. by 44 ft. square feet with a total of 1, 320 sq. feet on the main floor. The home will have a lofted area that is 30 ft. x 26 ft that will accommodate two bedrooms and a full bath. The log shell has a shed style dormer and also a front entrance with a covered porch with log posts. Building process begins on ALH site Oct. 2014 — Reassembled on home owner’s site June, 2015.