At last! It’s that time of the year when our thoughts turn to getting away for the weekend and cozying up in a quaint log cabin in the woods.
To capture a bit of that awesome autumn aura, we’ve found five appealing, available, and affordable log cabins, just far enough away from the city to make a perfect fall escape.
All of these treasures are priced below $300,000. You might even consider renting out your country cabin to help cover your mortgage payments, on the days and nights when you can’t make it out to your rustic retreat.
Fall for these five log cabins, all on the market right now.
Logs of room: Its low list price includes all of the comfy furniture! This three-bedroom, two-bath cabin comes with 4.6 acres of forested land and is close to hospitals and shops.
There are about 2,400 square feet of living space in this cabin, originally built in 1997. The walkout basement is partly finished and could be converted into a sweet apartment.
The rustic interiors feature beautiful wood floors, walls, and vaulted ceilings; a cozy loft; and a screened back deck. Outdoors, there’s a carport with a walkway to the house, so your shoes won’t sink into all that green grass.
Logs of vistas: You truly feel you’re getting away from it all when you pull up a comfy recliner (they come with the house) to one of the expansive windows with views of mountains, trees, and blue sky. The Rocky Mountains have never looked better.
Although this cabin is listed as having only one bedroom and one bath, it totals about 1,050 square feet of living space. That includes a spacious loft where you can accommodate guests or set up a family room. Or both!
The wood-burning stove will keep you warm on chilly nights, although you might not be able to test that in the winter. This half-acre lot is accessible only in spring, summer, and fall.
All the furniture and accessories are included in the price.
Logs of history: This cute cabin has an old-world charm that is achieved only by having thrived and survived since 1920. But don’t let its age fool you—it’s been updated with fiber-optic internet, central heat and air, plus a metal roof.
The 800-square-foot interior includes a bedroom, 1.5 baths, a screened porch, office space, and laundry room. That’s all in addition to a great room and a farmhouse kitchen.
You’ll also appreciate the original wood-burning fireplace, the pot-bellied wood stove, the open beams above, the wood floors below, and the wood paneling all around.
Bonus: The grassy, wooded 1.7-acre lot comes with a storage shed.
Logs of sweetness: As if this pristine two-bedroom, 1.5-bath abode weren’t enough, it comes with 10 acres of land and 200 maple sugar sap taps that feed into collection tanks. The property is all set up to harvest and make your own maple syrup!
The place is a four-season fiesta: In the winter, do your maple sugar thing. In the fall, enjoy the vivid foliage. In the spring, watch everything bloom. In the summer, enjoy a cool retreat from the heat.
The home itself features attractive wood floors, ceilings, and walls; a wood stove in the living room; an open kitchen; and a spacious loft overlooking the first floor. Outside, there’s a large deck.
Logs of land: Hunters and nature lovers alike will love this 40-acre property in the forest. The area is a habitat for deer and other wildlife, and it has plenty of trails to explore.
The cabin, which comes furnished, has two-story beamed ceilings, two bedrooms, two baths, and a spacious loft. A wood-burning fireplace keeps it all warm and toasty.
There’s also a pole barn, greenhouse, and man cave (or she shed, with a few tweaks).
The property is the “perfect blend of adventure and tranquility,” according to the listing.