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Custom Log Home Designers & Builders

Lifestyles crafted in Cedar

Your Inspiration, Our Craftsmanship

Town + Country Cedar Homes transforms ideas into custom homes

Whether it's a luxury custom log home or a handcrafted timber home, a contemporary mountain architectural marvel or a Thoreau log cabin in the woods—it's your new home. But, as a toes-in-the-sand stroll on the beach or a mountain trail hike with almost endless vistas reminds us—it’s not just the destination, but also the journey that is important.

Thoughts from Town + Country Cedar Homes

A Tale of Two Woodies

1947 was a very good year

Our first Woodie — a 1947 Chrysler Town and Country convertible. She occupies a special position in automotive history as the only wood-bodied convertible built in series on a luxury chassis. Originally conceived in 1939 by Dave Wallace and introduced in 1941, the Town & Country was initially available in only as a barrel-back station wagon with beautiful wooden bodywork.

In 1946, the Town and Country Sedan and its glamorous companion convertible debuted and were an instant success. Priced from $2,725 these elegant convertibles were the most expensive models available in the entire Chrysler model range and only 8,368 were produced from 1946 to 1948.

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Into the Woods

Ewart residence - Black Bear, Saugatuck, Michigan; Town + Country Cedar HomesWhat could have been a tear-jerker turned into a fairytale ending for Tom Herr and Claire Ewart, a children’s book author and illustrator. They always intended to preserve the charm of the storybook cottage they discovered on a densely wooded lot on Michigan’s southwest lakeshore. But when the couple’s designer, Town + Country Cedar Homes, found decay, it proved beyond repair or restoration.

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Out With the Old, In With the New

Custom design build cedar home

It’s hard to believe that a dated ‘70s-style tri-level house used to sit on Carl and Kim Reid’s 2.5-acre property on the shores of Burt Lake in northern Michigan. The new home they built on the lakeside, a 6,000-square-foot log lodge, blends naturally into the landscape — like it’s been there for years.

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