Thoughts & Musings

From Ashes to a Second Chance

September 6, 2017

Before they were married with children, Jim and Darlyn Daratony went camping – sometimes up to 12 times a year – at their favorite spot in Leland, Michigan, near the white-sand beaches of Lake Michigan. Years later, in the early 1990s, they set out to build a dream home in the same location, which also happened to be Darlyn’s sister and brother-in-law, Chris and Bob had a home. Read more

“Go to Your Room!”

August 25, 2017

When it comes to accommodating company, bunk rooms are a fun way to make your loved ones and guests feel cozy and up for adventure in your Cedar home. Bunk beds don’t have to look like utilitarian army barracks and require less space, so you can sleep extra guests. The more the better…

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Checking In Special Guests

August 9, 2017

Retirement should feel like a permanent vacation, right? Tony and Fran Fortuna certainly thought so. That’s why they decided that when the time came to leave their jobs, they wanted to commute home to a lakeside resort — where the couple, their friends and their family were the only guests.

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A Gathering Place

August 2, 2017

When Peter and Paulette Graves decided to build a summer home along 100 feet of Lake Charlevoix shoreline in northern Michigan, they were certain about two things:

1. They wanted a family-friendly home that would accommodate all of their loved ones.
2. They wanted a log home.

Soon they discovered that Town + Country Cedar Homes could deliver both — plus so much more. In fact, Town + Country handled practically all aspects of the Graves’ home project, from the site preparation to the preliminary design to building a finished log home for their family.

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