Log Cabins, Permanent Mountain Homes

Imagine waking up surrounded by deer, turkey, bear cubs, mountain lion tracks and maybe even some elk! Reading this you may think you left the tv on and woke up to a nature special on National Geographic.

However, what if you woke up and all of this was right outside the window of your own Log Cabin? Sounds too good to be true right? Well with a modular log Cabin what seems like a dream can be made into a very real possibility.

Common Questions We Get View Our Log Cabins

Imagine waking up surrounded by deer, turkey, bear cubs, mountain lion tracks and maybe even some elk! Reading this you may think you left the tv on and woke up to a nature special on National Geographic.

However, what if you woke up and all of this was right outside the window of your own Log Cabin? Sounds too good to be true right? Well with a modular log Cabin what seems like a dream can be made into a very real possibility.

While we can’t supply you with the guarantee of wildlife. We can promise you that your log cabin will bring you enjoyment for years to come!

We know you have heard all sorts of rumors about what a modular log cabin is and we want to give you the truth! So, let’s get to the facts of the matter right!

Log Cabins with a porch view

Modular Log Cabins Are Just Trailers with Cheap Looking Log Siding!

While we can’t speak about how our competition builds their log cabins, we know that our log cabins are built to the strictest standards. We don’t want to let you spend money on cheaply built projects! We pride ourselves on the craftsmanship of our buildings and are committed to making sure you are in love with the way your building looks! Not sure what to expect? You can take a look at some of our previous projects to see what we mean by “strict standards”.

How Are Our Log Cabins Built?

Did you know that Log Cabins have been an iconic style of building for years, centuries even! Log Cabins date back as far as 3,500 B.C. While we can’t guarantee that your log cabin will last thousands of years we can promise that they are built at the highest quality.  

Our Log Cabins are built by local Amish craftsmen in the controlled environment of our manufacturing facility.

This may sound like it would limit the ability we have to build your dream log cabin. However, it is quite the opposite!

Imagine If you are living in the northeast and it is snowing and icing like you will be snowed in for days. The wind is howling, and it doesn’t look like it has any sign of letting up this week, let alone this month! 

This means that your Log cabin is now going to be put behind a week in production. What a disaster!

Well, with a modular log cabin being built in our facility, you don’t have to worry about the issues you may face with weather delaying your project. 

Yes, go ahead and celebrate!

You can rest assured that the time frame that is given for your cabin to be completed will be what you were told. We don’t have to depend on nature to cooperate when it comes to the building process!

Log Cabins built in a manufacturing facility

*Disclaimer: We do our best to build your project as quickly as we can. However, due to the supply chain issues, it may take longer than we hope to build.

So let’s talk about what a modular Log Cabin is:

All you are trying to do is sell me a cookie cutter when I want a custom log cabin!

We know it can seem like a modular log cabin is something that would not be customizable. In this world where you can customize everything from your coffee order to the way you want your deliveries left at your house we understand why you want it the way you want it!

We want you in a property as unique as the needs that you have. Our desire is to make you the project foreman and design the space how you would like it to appear.

When you work with a reputable log cabin builder they should be doing everything they can to work to your needs. You should be given the ability to choose where you want the bedrooms and how many you want. You should be given the ability to tell them how many bathrooms you want and where. Most importantly you should be able to tell us how many and how big you want the windows to be. Isn;t the whole point of this build to take in the beautiful surroundings of the wild! Who doesn’t want to see all the wildlife out their window?!

We also have a large list of projects that we have done in the past if you need some help getting inspiration for the design. If not we can get started with the design!

If it is so customizable that means this log cabin is going to cost me a fortune!

We know when investing in a log cabin you aren’t looking to spend a sizable amount of money for something that is going to deteriorate in a short time. 

Our log cabins are built on site with inspectors checking our work before we bring it to you. This means once the project has come to you, you are not going to have to wait for the home to be inspected because it was done along the way. Just get a final inspection and you are on your way!

So now that we have given you a sense of that crisp mountain air, let’s talk more about why log cabins make the ideal living space for you, your family, and your friends.

What kind of Log Cabin can I get?

When looking to build a customizable log cabin it can feel like there are either too many options or barely enough options for the needs that you have.
 
We service nearly everywhere in the nation (we do not deliver to Hawaii, Alaska, or California).
 
We have a few kinds of Log Cabin Collections available for the needs you have for you and your life! Some of the collections include:

The Cozy Collection Log Cabins

The Cozy Cabin Collection

This collection is what we offer to the North-Eastern and Mid-Atlantic Region of the U.S. Our Log cabins are built in the heart of Amish Country, Lancaster County, Pa. This collection ranges in building style from something as simple as a one-story ranch to a project as expansive as a 2 story lofted log cabin. No matter how big or small your dreams are, we know that the Cozy Cabin Collection will be able to build the log cabin you have been dreaming of.

The Mountain Home Collection Log Cabins

The Mountain Home Collection

For the rest of the southern and western portion of the United States (excluding California) we have the offering for our Mountain Home Collection.

When looking for the ideal custom log cabin, these cabins leave nothing but an amazing impression on your guests. The Mountain Home collection offers high-end exterior finishes with beautiful timber framing. The interior finishes are just as sophisticated!  The wood floors can be polished to the point of high shine and the kitchen can be built the way you need it to feed all of those in your family! All while giving you the open floor plan experience you are looking for!

Cottage Collection Log Cabins

The Cottage Collection

Are you looking for the perfect way to take your hunting camp or retreat center to the next level? The Cottage Cabin Collection takes log cabins to a simplistic level by offering a wide open floor plan with a lofted sleeping space.  Don’t let the size specification deter you; these cabins feel larger than they appear.

Park Model Homes Log Cabin

The Park Model Homes

Are you looking for the perfect option for your weekend getaway spot but don’t want a place that’s going to feel like a chore to take care of? Our Park model log cabins can remedy that feeling with no problem! Though these log cabins are only 400 sq ft. These size log cabins still offer you a full kitchen and bathroom making you feel like this size log cabin is much larger than it appears.

When you feel like the important things of the home are the right size you can feel like the rest of the house is just the perfect fit.

Common Questions We Get About Our Log Cabins

Is this just a Log Cabin Kit that I pay someone to put together?

NO WAY! When you purchase from us we build your log cabin in our facility! A log cabin kit would require us to show up to your residence and build it from the ground up. This process usually takes a very long time to accomplish the task. Our log cabins come ready to put together and are completely finished internally, just the way you designed it!

How much will a Log Cabin cost me?

When looking to purchase a Log Cabin a lot can be going through your mind.

“Can I afford something like this ?” 

“Is this going to be something that I actually want?”

And most importantly “Is this Log Cabin going to quality?” 

While our cabins are not cheaply built that doesn’t mean they are out of reach!

Our cabins can be as affordable as $60,000 and some of our higher end cabins to $500,000. While everyone one has a different budget available to them, we are sure we can help find a log cabin for your needs!

Is this the same thing as a portable cabin?

Not at All! A portable cabin is a cabin that is generally built by a company that specializes in building sheds. They are usually on a frame that can be moved around with a tool called a mule to move the cabin’s location from place to place if desired. 

A Log cabin like ours is built in our shop and then finished on your property by being placed on the foundation you provide. Making this cabin the permanent structure in the heart of the wild like you always wanted!

What are Modern Log Cabins?

We understand everyone may not like the look of the classic Log Cabin. That is why we have expanded our inventory to include items like the modern Log Cabin. These products are designed to have more of a shiplap look about them while offering the traditional cabin layout that you have come to know and love.

Modern Cabins by Zook Cabins

Where can I put this Log Cabin?

We have done projects all over the continental US (except California)! We’ve built log cabins in the rugged mountains of Colorado, the woods of Pennsylvania and lakefront properties of New Hampshire. So the simple answer is you can place your Log Cabin nearly anywhere!

Log Cabins in the wild

Do your Log Cabins have a Guarantee?

Yes! We have a whole section dedicated to telling you what we guarantee in our log cabins. You can click here to learn more!

Can I plan my Log Cabin online?

Yes! A reputable Log cabin builder, like Zook Cabins, should be able to provide you with a list of work that they have done in the past, as well as what can be done in your cabin. We put together some information to help you plan your cabin.

Can I try living in a Zook Log Cabin before I purchase one?

Absolutely! While we can not promise this in all areas one of our Log Cabins can be rented through the popular app Air BnB. Not only does this give you the chance to see what our log cabins are like, it also gives you the chance to get a much-needed vacation! The cabin that can be rented is located in Warfordsburg, Pa. Prices and availability are subject to change.

What can I do with my Log Cabin?

You can do whatever you like, it’s your property! Maybe you want to rent it out through Air BnB. You could use it as a retreat center for your church. Maybe you even want to use it as a hunting camp! Really the options are endless and we are here to help you any way that we can!

How long will it take to get my Log Cabin?

From start to finish it will take about 8-10 months to have your log cabin built and delivered. Once delivered we can have your finished project move-in ready in as little as 2 weeks! This means you can start cabin living instead of just cabin dreaming!

Can my Log Cabin have a basement?

Yes! Your log cabin is placed on the foundation that you choose. Some people have selected a crawl space foundation while others have selected to have a large basement for the homes to sit on. The choice is yours and we are happy to serve you no matter what foundation you choose.

Frontier Log Cabin with a basement

What is the benefit of a Log Cabin?

Log cabins have a tradition of being a place where you can unwind and disconnect from the busyness of life. When is the last time you ever heard someone say “I wish I could just go to the city and get some peace and quiet”? You haven’t? Yeah neither have we. When you are in a cabin a sense of peace and tranquility comes over you. 

This kind of peace and tranquility lets you wake up, rest, and unwind from the beginning of your day. When you are surrounded by natural beauty it’s hard to feel like you are being rushed. You get the privilege of starting off each day as an adventure!

And isn’t that what life is all about? Living and adventure within your daily life?

So how do I get started?

After reading all the information on Log Cabins you may find yourself saying “How do I get started on the cabin building process”? Get in touch with Zook Cabins! We would love to hear from you and what kind of Log Cabin you are looking for. Feel free to give us a call, fill out the contact form, or fill out our inquiry form to get in touch with our sales team.

We look forward to serving you and helping you to pursue your log cabin project and make your Log Cabin the permanent mountain home for the wild!

Log Cabins by Zook Cabins