Charming Log Home

When it comes to charming log home builders, Caribou Creek Log Homes is second to none! If you are looking for inspiration for your dream home, or simply enjoy looking at beautiful log home images, this blog post is for you! Remember to save your favorites to your Pinterest board!

The Sawtooth Project

Overlooking a beautiful lake, this full scribe custom log home is built with Spruce and Pine. Built in the 1990’s it is a testament to the timeless beauty of rustic log cabins. It’s sweeping wrap-around porch is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the gorgeous scenery.  

The Happy Moose Project

This creative home was built with Engleman Spruce with 12″-14″ diameter logs. It’s a one-story log home that was constructed to be handicap accessible. Being far away from the city lights the house is in a perfect spot for star gazing.

Cole: I

Overlooking a favorite southern lake, this 6000-square foot home is constructed in 14″ diameter Spruce logs. The custom staircases and amazing stone work adds to the uniqueness this house offers. Additionally, it has an entry way adorned with a knotty log truss and custom bear carvings both inside and outside the home.

Timberframe Hybrid

Located in prestigious golf resort, this Timberframe hybrid is built with massive 24″ x 24″ beams. The exterior is crafted with hand-hewn timbers with natural edge siding and cedar shakes. Caribou Creek Log Homes not only crafted the custom timbers, but also the log siding.

Caribou Creek Ranch

What was once a 1200 square foot cabin in the woods, was renovated into a beautiful 5000 square foot custom log home by our founder David Byler. Caribou Creek Ranch sits on  a 400 acre homestead near Caribou Creek. Read more about this charming log home here.

The Rancher

Located near northern Idaho, this ranch-style log home is crafted with Engleman Spruce.  This property is equipped with a beautiful horse barn and landscaped with a quiet pond.


Steps away from the waters edge on the scenic bank of a river sits this stunning Caribou Creek handcrafted log home based on the Koocanusa floor plan and constructed with 12″-14″ white wood logs. With 100′ of river frontage accompanied by natural beauty in every direction this log cabin was  built in 2005 and was a families realized dream.

Hunters Paradise

This tiny log cabin may be small, but it certainly packs a punch when it comes to rustic cabin quality. Handcrafted from 12″ lodgepole pine with an entry accented with two cedar flares. Something unique about this house is that its logs are round on the outside and flat inside.

The Right Home

With breathtaking views in every direction this home is just right for any cabin lover. It is built with 10″ x 14″ hand hewn Douglas fir beams in the sought after dovetail construction design. With stunning exposed beams inside and breathtaking views outside, this home leaves its inhabitants awe struck.

The Dream Cabin

This iconic log home is everyone’s dream cabin. With gorgeous windows, wrap around porches, and an expansive view for miles, this private residence is on a full 30+ acres. Crafted with chink-style 12″ – 14″ Engleman Spruce, this is our most asked about floor plan design.

Log Home with Heart

Located in beautiful Colorado, this full scribe Swiss Chalet style log home was featured in Log Home Living Magazine in 2012. Its 5200 square feet was constructed with 14″ Engleman spruce. This breathtaking home is a log home paradise!

Luxury Log Lodge

This 6000-square foot home is built on the side of a mountain over looking a serene lake. Crafted from the finest Douglas fir, its 8″ x 14″ Dovetail style beams make this home more like a luxury lodge! It is even equipped with a matching guest cabin closer to the waters edge.

Cole II

By looking at the pictures you would never believe these are all of the same house. When you drive up to the home it looks like a standard 2-story log home, but with a hidden surprise! On the other side it goes down the cliff 2 levels! Overlooking a popular southern lake, this home was one of 8 total homes built by Caribou Creek in collaboration with Tommy Cole Construction.

Home of the Year 2006

Nestled on the banks of an Idaho lake, this dovetail log home is custom crafted with hand hewn 8″ x 12″ Engleman Spruce beams. This award winning home was Home of the Year in 2006 named by Log Home Living Magazine. Click here to see more…

Black Rock Dream

Here is another custom home. This full scribe log home is especially unique with its bright red trim! Something not often done. Accented with cedar flares at the entry, the 12″ – 14″ round logs that make up the rest of the home are Engleman Spruce. 

Bear Cabin

Colorado is a beautiful place to build a log home, and this White Pine 3000-square foot handcrafted log home fits in just perfectly! Adorned with numerous custom carvings, large open windows, and abundant porch space, this home boasts the second log spiral staircase ever built by Caribou Creek!

Off-Grid Living

Uniquely crafted from cedar logs that were grown on the property, this gorgeous log home is located on 160 private acres butting up to miles of National Forest. With the nearest neighbor being a mile away the home was built with its own off-grid power system!

Cedar Flare

Surprisingly, this small house has almost as many feet of porch space as it does living space. 1500 square feet of chink-style lodgepole pine sits on beautifully landscaped horse property. 

Chocolate Log Home

This one of a kind log home is constructed with full scribe Engelman Spruce.  Tune into My Dream Log Home podcast to hear the owner share her story of how she came to realize her log home dream!

Priestly Home

Handcrafted from the highest quality Douglas fir this 2-story full scribe home overlooks a sprawling lake. With 14″ round logs accented with naturally curved log beams this stunning log home puts the charm in charming!

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