20 Exquisitely Charming Rustic Cabins


Do you have dreams of living off the grid in a quaint little cabin?  If so, you might find yourself browsing through cabin pictures more often than you’d like to admit (or maybe that’s just me).  There’s just something undeniably appealing about getting back to basics,  residing in a cabin in the wilderness far from life as most of us know it.  For fellow cabin enthusiasts, here is a compilation of 20 gorgeous rustic cabins from around the world to whet your appetite.

1. The watermill cabin

This amazing cabin sits aside a Bosnian river and used to be a watermill.  The original mill owner’s son converted it into this gorgeous living space. via Cabin Porn

2. Finland cabins with living roofs

Picture perfect cabins with living roofs grace the island of Seurasaari in Finland.  via Bernie Gourley

3. Scott Newkirk’s off grid cabin

Yulan, New York interior designer Scott Newkirk designed this 300 square foot off grid cabin as a summer retreat.



Images via New York Magazine

4.Off grid Carolina cabin
We wrote about this off grid Carolina cabin a few months ago. Built from reclaimed materials, its a beautiful small weekend getaway.

5. Treehouse cabins

La Cabane Perchee (“cabins perched”) is a French company that designs, builds, and installs gorgeous rustic treehouses like this for clients around the world.



via Apartment Therapy

6. Barn-style cabin

For something a little more upscale, check out this amazing barn-style cabin built by RMT Architects.




7. Bristol cottage

This adorable little cottage sits in the Blaise woods in Bristol.  The top picture shows how the cottage looks now with a green metal roof.  Below is how it looked before.



Images via crabchick on Flickr.

8. Cabin with wraparound porch

Charming cabin complete with beautiful landscaping.  via The Owner Builder Network


9. Orcas Island cabin

This beautiful little cabin by David Vandervort Architects sits nestled in the woods near the East Sound of Orcas Island in Washington.  It is 400 square feet of energy efficient luxury.


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10. Vermont writer’s retreat

Currently a rental in Vermont, this cozy little cabin was originally a writer’s retreat.  via Airbnb