You'll want to take a look at this little cabin building located at Rocky Top Farms, in Ellsworth, Michigan. The entire cabin building is available to rent for two guests with one bedroom and one bathroom. The space is a custom timber-frame cabin building that was built by the owner and father-in-law, along with the help of many, many friends. The little cabin building is in the middle of a large cherry orchard in the heart of beautiful northern Michigan and is situated on a pond that is surrounded by birch trees. The love is in the details at this very special place.
Once inside the cabin building, you can climb a ladder to the cozy sleeping loft and gaze at the northern night skies. There are a wonderful front porch, locally made art and an amazing soapstone wood stove for cozy warmth. Outside there is a shared six person hot tub. Shared outdoor six people hot tub. The small kitchen has all that you need to make your meals with a fridge, sink, oven with stove top, a griddle, and microwave. The wood cabin has pots, pans, mixing bowls, utensils, dishes, cups, mugs, basic oils and spices included. There is also a coffee maker complete with coffee.
In this lovely location, you can enjoy acres of orchard, prairie, and woodlands. The north end of Torch Lake is just a couple of miles away. You'll also find Lake Michigan beaches within minutes of driving. Close by there are ski resorts, breweries, wineries, restaurants, farm markets are all within reach for great day trips.
This property is best accessed by a four- wheel drive vehicle during the winter months. This cabin building can be rented in conjunction with The Treehouse at Rocky Top Farms. The Treehouse is near The Cabin, but both cabin buildings have been designed to have a feeling of privacy. There is a wall of pine trees between the cabin buildings.
Once you have decided to build a custom cabin building, there are some choices that you will need to make. These days, timber frame wood cabins are one of the most popular styles to build. A timber frame log house is very similar to a post and beams log house in that you can have all the beauty of wood and timber without building the entire log house out of logs, and instead have the timber being used as just the main structural supports for your log house. A timber frame wood cabin has a look that appeals to many people. The big difference between post and beam log houses and timber frame cabin building is that post and beam logs in the house are round with a more natural and rustic feel, while timber frame logs are square.
There are benefits of a timber frame style of cabin building. For starters, a timber frame cabin building offers open concept and strength. Open concept log house designs have been growing in popularity, with expansive kitchens that overlook the common living areas throughout the log house design. The strength of the timbers you use in a timber frame log house allows for less load-bearing walls, which naturally creating an open floor plan that is free of obstructions.
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