The log cabin mobile homes featured here are extremely charming and -- quite literally -- on the
move . . . . . at least until their owners can find a suitable place for them to settle down and make themselves
The widespread appeal of the
has taken it on the road. Called by a variety of names including log cabin style mobile homes, portable log cabins -- even log RVs -- many can be "hitched up" in little more than a moment's notice and driven off in search of new territory!
Design above by Montana Mobile Cabins
The small log mobile home or cabin pic- tured at left and below is from Jalopy Cabins, based in Southwestern
Colora- do, USA. Called the "Santa Fe Cabin," it is built on a trailer and can easily be moved. And, as with all
tiny handcraft- ed structures from Jalopy Cabins, it is built with a minimum of 90 percent re- claimed materials.
Now that truly IS
Pictured at right and below is "D-Log Cabin," another design from Jalopy Cabins. At only 140 square feet in
size, it still manages to hold a wood stove, queen size bed, chest of drawers, counter top with cabinets and
drawers, a small cook stove and a refrigerator! Though currently wired for electricity but not yet plumbed, it is
ideal for use as an of- fice, studio or guest cabin. However, it could easily be turned into a full time residence
by adding an upper level sleeping loft and installing a small bathroom with a toilet and shower on the main
The small log cabin that follows is from Trophy Amish Cabins, based in Michigan, USA. Designed especially
for hunters, it is one of several models and sizes available from the company. Aptly named "Shooter Cabin,"
this compact 6 by 8 foot design is easily moveable. This particular cabin also features a custom fold-out cot,
pictured below, right.
The portable cabin pictured at right and below is from Forest Classics Log Homes, located in Montrose,
Colorado, USA. It is a real, hand- crafted log home mounted on a permanent trailer frame for easy portability.
The two log cabin mobile homes that follow are by Sunrise Log Cabins and available from Wayside Lawn Structures,
based in Columbiana, Ohio, USA. Pictured directly below is the 10 by 14 foot "Camper Log Cabin" model. Be- neath
that is their 10 by 14 foot "Breezewood Log Cabin."
The two images that follow show the exterior and interior of a natural log RV. Created by Natural Log Homes in
New Brunswick, Canada, "The Stay Away" is built on a steel trailer and designed for year round use. It comes with
a fully equipped kitchen, sleeping quarters, and everything else you would expect to see in an upscale RV!
And finally, the log cabin mobile homes pictured at right and below are from one of my favorite portable cabin
man- ufacturers, Montana Mobile Cabins, based in Whitehall, Montana, USA. The company builds cabins in a variety
of sizes and can custom build one for you to meet your specific needs. The im- ages shown here depict just a few of
the many different styles the company offers.