You don’t have to be a millionaire to fulfill the fantasy of a log cabin getaway.
We scoured listings from coast to coast and found 10 log cabins on the market right now—all priced below the current U.S. median list price of $350,000.
Though the prices are middle-of-the road, these choices are far from middling. This collection of log cabins offers it all: acreage, style, wildlife, ponds, and wraparound porches that’ll leave you yearning for a fresh-air escape.
There’s a 10-acre horse property in Illinois, a cabin with a stocked fishing pond, and even a Vermont retreat with maple trees to tap.
It’s the stuff of rustic dreams and tranquil days communing with nature. And it’s probably less expensive than you think. Have a look!
Suburban log cabin: This four-bedroom home is located in a neighborhood of custom houses and cuts a striking figure from the curb. Built in 1982, it has a floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace, vaulted ceilings, and a screened porch off the kitchen. There’s 1,800 square feet of living space, a front exterior with matching green shutters, and a cute front lawn.
Forties log cabin: A Jersey cabin! Walk or pedal your bike to lakes, playgrounds, schools, and restaurants from this two-bedroom log cabin built in 1941. With a fenced yard, stone fireplace, and cathedral ceilings, this 1,240-square-foot log home has plenty of offer in a lovely, natural setting.
Mini ranch: Horses, goats, chickens, and humans will all find a cozy home in this 3-acre ranch with a log cabin. Built in 1980, the three-bedroom house has been updated with knotty pine walls, pine ceilings, custom-made interior doors, and a new kitchen. The gated property also comes with a stocked fishing pond as well as a large workshop with three bay doors.
Storybook log cabin: Built in 1990, this home was constructed with old logs to add rustic charm. The two-bedroom cabin features a stone fireplace, kitchen with island, covered decks, and an upstairs sitting room. The half-acre lot includes a garden, yard, and an outbuilding, which could be used as a workshop or bunkhouse.
Cozy log cabin: Set in a grove of mature trees on an acre lot is this three-bedroom log cabin. The wraparound porch ensures an owner will get allthe fresh air. The cabin boasts high ceilings, a stone fireplace, and an open loft. It’s being offered fully furnished and includes a hot tub. You can enjoy area trails, fly fishing, and all aspects of the great outdoors from this cozy base.
Chalet log cabin: Birds, wildlife, berry bushes, and flower gardens ring this two-bedroom log cabin sitting on nearly 9 acres. The home has a hand-built stone fireplace and cathedral ceilings. This turnkey home has been updated and well-maintained over the years.
Ultimate Vermont log cabin: At the end of a tree-lined country road sits this 15-acre property with “the quintessential Vermont log cabin,” according to the listing. There are maple trees for tapping, a vegetable garden, apple and peach trees, two outbuildings, and plenty of privacy. The two-bedroom cabin was built in 1973 and includes a deck, woodland views, natural light, and custom shutters.
Royal Pines log cabin: This 2-acre property boasts a roomy four-bedroom log cabin. The location is close to town as well as Parris Island. The pine logs have a lifetime warranty, and the detached two-car garage has a half-bath and bonus room. The bonus room is unfinished, offering a buyer the opportunity to customize the space. There’s also an above-ground pool out back that the owners are throwing in with the deal.
Custom log cabin: This three-bedroom cabin was custom-built in 1992 on 10 acres, which include a horse barn, loafing shed, detached garage, and pasture. There’s also a landscaped yard, mature trees, and plenty of room for friends and family to stretch out and play.
Becky Bracken is a journalist covering celebrity and other notable real estate for realtor.com. Follow @nerdiegaga