Many cabins and log homes claim rustic style, but more often than not they lack the details that make a wooden construction a rustic home. Although rough features in the walls, ceilings and floors create an earthy feel, it's often the details that elevate a cabin to a truly rustic style.
Little Bear cabin has attractive chunky wood accents; however, the antique decor and furnishings make this an eye-catching rustic abode. Listed for vacation rental purposes on Unique Home Stays, the cabin offers a simple studio floor plan that balances simple, rugged features with modern functionality.
Little Bear is surrounded by meadows and woodlands filled with beautiful wildflowers and mature trees. The large deck area captures the sights and sounds of the surrounding woodland, creating a relaxing, peaceful setting.
Inside, the cabin has an open floor plan featuring robust beams and posts made from well-aged, reclaimed wood.
The wall of windows injects a welcome splash of natural light, highlighting the contrast between the whitewashed wall panels and untreated beams.
Comfortable sofas and chairs offer plenty of places for you to sit and relax. The ladder leads to the loft, which is open to the main living area below.
The attractive country-style kitchen carries the same theme with rough beams and white walls. The bright white cabinetry adds to this aesthetic, while the high-quality appliances make preparing meals a simple pleasure.
The dining table has been upcycled from an antique foot-pedal sewing machine — a good example of a detail that helps define rustic style.
The cabin is heated by an old-fashioned potbelly stove — a small, attractive appliance that's incredibly effective at heating this ample space.
The studio floor plan includes a sleeping area with enough space for an inviting king-size bed.
The wooden finishes around the bedroom catch the eye, while the faux fur throws make you feel like you've truly escaped to the wild.
The cabin's bathroom is finished with modern tiling, creating a clean and contemporary space. The large walk-in shower and towel heater may be present-day additions, but they don't appear out of place in this back-to-basics cabin.
A simple, old-fashioned basin serves as the sink. It's a gorgeous addition that perfectly captures the spirit of rustic living.
The loft area benefits from the light of a high window and the air of panels that open to below. There are no TVs or Wi-Fi in Little Bear cabin. It's a place for quiet reflection, to unplug from the world and get back to a simpler way of life.
Back outside in the deck area, you'll find plenty of comfortable furniture, in keeping with the homespun theme of the house. No plastic garden chairs here!
On one side of the cabin is a second entrance that's ideal for when you need to shake off off dirty boots.
The other side of the cabin features a secluded area with a hot tub.
The hot tub is heated by a wood-fired stove. Imagine sitting here, enjoying the warm water under the stars.
At the bottom of the garden is a firepit surrounded by wooden benches and log stools.
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