$370000 / 2br - 1500ft² - Custom Gustavus Log Home - Built like a fine wooden boat (Gustavus, Alaska)
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New, custom, timber-framed, log home on the western edge of Gustavus, near the boundary with Glacier Bay National Park and the Gustavus Nature Conservancy Preserve. The cabin has a large, timbered, cathedral ceiling-ed great room, 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom downstairs and a large open, light, loft space upstairs that could be used as bedroom, guest room, office ... There is an entryway, utility/laundry room, pantry, large yellow cedar deck off the south side of house and a wrap-around porch on the west side of the house. The cabin features hand-cut, dove-tail joinery, square-timbered walls and the use of 6x8 inch red cedar timbers for the south or weather-facing wall, entryway, windows and steps. There's Toyo oil heat and a Vermont Castings wood stove. It has a new well for water and a DEC approved septic system. The house is on 2.2 acres and includes a timbered woodshed and a 480sq.ft. guest or rental cabin with a full kitchen and bathroom. Both buildings are furnished. The larger house was featured in a publication highlighting the quality and usefulness of young-growth timbers from the Tongass National Forest. Following is the link to this publication.