Tiny House in a Landscape

by Kent Griswold on December 15th, 2012. 30 Comments
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This week’s Tiny House in a Landscape comes from Beth Morgan. Here is what Beth has to say about her Tiny Home.

I wanted to share with you a picture of my little house. The last owner moved it log-by-log from a neighboring county and erected it on 1 acre of woods. We bought it about 12 years ago. It was his understanding that the cabin is about 150 years old. It has been our dream to renovate it to the point that it can be comfortably lived in, and retire there. If things come together, that may happen in the spring.

Over the years, I have mainly used it as my little get-away. It is soothing to my soul. I’d love to know what you think.

cabin in the fall

Cabin in the Fall

Cabin in the Winter

Cabin in the Winter

Cabin in the Summer

Cabin in the Summer



December 15th, 2012and filed in Tiny House Landscape
Tags: cabin, fall, log cabin, summer, winter

30 Responses to “Tiny House in a Landscape”

  1. Vappu says:

    It looks really lovely and cozy!

  2. Feng says:

    Beautiful and rustic. I am so jealous.

  3. tim says:

    you need to spray the exterior to protect against termites.i would also add a steel or hardyboard roof and add flashing around the chimney. add a wooden barrel and a hitching post would make it look very authentic.

  4. Kim says:

    Oh Beth, I think your cabin is just perfect. I live in Tennessee where I have seen these cabins all over since I was a child. I have always dreamed of my little cabin in the woods.Best of luck with your move to full time cabin living. Please keep us posted.Just fabulous!

  5. sheryl says:

    Looks perfect like that!

  6. Joie Cook says:

    Wow, looks like paradise to me in any season!!

  7. Cedar says:

    Beautiful log cabin!

  8. ken says:

    lucky dog….enjoy……………

  9. Scott says:

    Seems to be a relaxing place.

  10. et says:

    Beautiful place.

    If it’s been around for 150 years why spray for termites now?

    I would go very easy on the modern conveniences and updates. So much of the character of old houses is remodeled to death.

  11. Lisa says:

    Lovely…enjoy your time in such a serene setting!

  12. Francie says:

    Very nice! A wonderful sanctuary it seems~

  13. Barbara says:

    It’s beautiful! You are so lucky to have such a wonderful place…I’m jealous :)

  14. alice h says:

    A beautiful, timeless classic, complete with porch swing. Perfect.

  15. Jim says:

    Authentic Log cabin and pretty too. Enjoy.

  16. Hannah Warren says:

    Absolutely just what I want! Would love to see inside!

  17. Dolores says:

    I Love your little cabin. I think it will be a lovely place to retire. I have a similar dream of a cabin in the woods. May you have great success with this!
    Blessings, D

  18. Benjamin says:

    It doesn’t look so very tiny. How many square feet?

    • Beth Morgan says:

      Thanks for your comment on my cabin. No, it is not “tiny” by tinyhouse standards. About 600 sq ft, not counting the loft.

  19. David says:

    Take care of your logs. Proper chinking is a must and there are some great latex based products out these days which will expand and contract with the weather changes. I would also recommend using a Borax based product for treating your logs. Usually they mix with plain water and can be applied with a garden sprayer. From the looks of your photos, I would bet there are powder post beetles and termites where you live. Both can be treated with this product and save your logs. It’s a beautiful cabin, I have 4 of my own and never tire of seeing something this old still standing. Enjoy it.

  20. donna says:

    where’s the like button ;-)

    If only, i could find a peaceful place on a violent planet as you have.

    Enjoy it.

    My peaceful place has to be within my soul for now.

  21. Gill says:

    Very Beautiful, Do enjoy your Retirement, it seems you have the perfect place for it.


  22. Terri says:

    Great Place!! I also would love to see the inside.

  23. Beverly says:

    Looks spacious….several hundred square feet maybe…..any inside pics?

  24. ELIZABETH says:

    What a treasure…I pray you will have many years ahead in your lovely home and setting. My husband and I had one and had to sell and move out of the snowy mountains because of health reasons. I miss it terribly. God bless your future!

  25. dj ritchie says:

    How absolutely perfect!

  26. Anonuous says:

    It would be awesome to live there.

  27. Kim says:

    BEAUTIFUL!!! I LOVE it!!! Gave me goosebumps just to gaze at the pictures!! Enjoy!!

  28. Harold Anderson says:

    Any updates? Finished fixing it up? Moved in? looks like one of my dream homes.

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