Each year you might go through the typical list to winterize your summer cabin: shut off water, add antifreeze to all drains, and so on…but don’t forget to protect your vacation cabin or cottage from the danger of wildfire while you’re away. When a wildfire spreads, small fuel sources such as leaves and pine needles on roofs, gutters, under decks and vegetation near cabin or cottage structures can contribute to the spread of fire which can easily cause great damage to your summer cabin. By making these tips a part of your regular maintenance routine, you can help prevent damage from wild land fires to your cabin or cottage property and the natural landscape around it. (more…)
Log Cabin and Cottages
Many people often confuse the differences between a log cabin and a cottage. Far too often these two terms are used interchangeably and this can often be misleading to a variety of vacation-goers and those seeking to find the best accommodations on their next trip. A log cabin is not a cottage. That should be the first thing to understand.
The next thing to understand, of course, is what precisely defines a log cabin and a cottage. (more…)
When celebrities want to get away, we often hear of their forages to exotic islands getaways or retreats to some rehabilitation clinic or another for drugs or alcohol, but there are many who prefer log cabins and cottages. Celebrity log cabins and celebrity cottages are often exquisite examples of traditional craftsmanship combined with modern opulence and when done right, they fit the landscape and appear as though they belong there, as though nature actually molded around them. (more…)
What is CABCOT.com? The name CABCOT.com is simply short for cabins and cottages. CABCOT.com was formed to help connect property managers, brokers and owners with travelers and buyers looking for log cabin and cottage properties for sale or rent. The goal behind CABCOT.com was to create a simple way for renters and buyers alike to find the log cabin or cottage that fits their needs: for sale, for rent, mountain destination, lakeside destination, close to home or far far away. (more…)