While building a log home may sound as old-timey as taking a covered wagon across the Oregon Trail, it’s one of the most energy efficient, natural and beautiful options for constructing in the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains.Recently, with celebrities like Dan Akroyd, Oprah and Willie Nelson building luxury log cabins, owning a log home has come back into fashion. According to loghome.com, sales have surged 45% since 1995. North Carolina is also the third most popular state to , with 1,163 log homes listed in 2001. Log homes fit with the natural, rugged beauty of the mountains, and due to their timber frames are often insulated better than traditionally framed homes.
The mountain cabins for sale and log home builders listed on these pages vary in pricing options, custom building or package deals, floor plans, types of timber, and of course location, which they are divided based on. However, with so many options, you’re sure to find a builder who can suit your budget and design needs, and create the log home or cabin of your dreams.