An Affordable Log Cabin For Sale in the Woods of Virginia

An Affordable Log Cabin For Sale in the Woods of Virginia

This log cabin building is just like you might imagine a wood cabin should be, complete with a front covered porch perfect for sitting back and taking in the view. This wood cabin in Woodlawn, Virginia has four bedrooms and three bathroom with 1,512 square feet of space. The charming cabin building is nestled in the woods of Carroll County along one of the highest elevated roads in the county. The rustic log cabin building is situated on two lots for 1.75 acres, with spacious bedrooms, a loft that overlooks the exposed floor and ceiling beams, hardwood floors, and a wraparound porch/deck. The wood cabin has a concrete driveway that leads to a drive-under garage in the full basement. The front porch offers nice views, and potentially great views from the back deck too. This cabin building could be a perfect primary or second cabin building with its convenient location in the mountains but just minutes back to the Fancy Gap exit on I-77. The wood cabin is convenient to Galax, Hillsville, Mount Airy and the nature just outside the back yard. This cabin building in Virginia is priced at $186,500.

From the front of this log cabin design, it doesn't look all that large, but once you take a look around, you realize there is a lot more to this cabin building. The basement gives this wood cabin a lot more space, and once you look inside, you realize the cabin building is quite spacious too. The front and the back patios extend the interior space outdoors, making this wood cabin the perfect vacation home to spend quality time away with family and friends.

Once you have your cabin building, you will want to be sure and properly maintain it to keep it looking its best. Fall is a good time of year to practice some routine wood cabin maintenance that keeps a cabin building sound, solid and looking its best. Sunlight and water are a logs’ greatest enemies, with both constantly attacking the logs, degrading the finishes and breaking down the seals and coatings. Also, the wear and tear of constant use of appliances can wreak havoc on equipment and the cabin building appliances. Setting aside a weekend or two before the cold winter months set in can keep all of these problems at bay. You will want to practice a fall maintenance routine to keep your wood cabin in top condition.

Take a walk and circle your cabin building and inspect its exterior finish and seals. The logs on your log house should still have most of the color that you originally applied. If you used a clear finish, the logs should still have its natural luster. Logs that have turned a black color or a dingy gray have lost their protective finish, which exposes the logs to degrading ultraviolet light and moisture. Make sure to pay special attention to logs and wood trim that are close to the ground. Any splashing from the heavy rain or constant soaking from last winter’s melting snow may make these particular areas especially susceptible to wood damage, and rot. While you are examining the exterior logs, you'll want to take a look at the seals between them.

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