Sure, there’s a desire for privacy at play here, but there’s something else too. Especially given the way technology is invading all of our lives these days, we desire having a home in which to hang our hats where we can get away from it all.
With this in mind, we thought it would fun to take a look at 20 gorgeous homes in the woods. Each of these homes has something unique to offer and is sure to stoke your own desire to have that beautiful home that’s far away from it all. Who knows? Maybe one day you’ll be able to call a place like one of the 20 below your own home. Let’s take a look…
1. Simple and Elegant
Who doesn’t dream of one day owning a simple cabin like this, that’s situated just above the placid water of a beautiful lake?
2. The Chalet
Always had something of a yen for winter sports? If so, then there’s plenty to love about this gorgeous chalet.
3. A Treehouse
Some people never get over their childish desires. If you’re one of those kinds of people, then wouldn’t you love to have a real-life treehouse like this?
4. A Place in the Snow
There’s nothing quite a placid as the sight of a beautiful home with its lights on covered in a veil of snow.
5. Water Features
How about this gorgeous home, which features a rushing creek over which a simple wood and stone bridge stretches.
6. Big Windows
When you’ve got a house in the woods like this, you’d better include tall, sweeping windows to capture the view!
7. Contemporary Classic
This beautiful home in the woods manages to perfectly meld a rustic feel with a totally contemporary aesthetic.
8. Sprawling Landscape
Tucked back beneath rolling hills, the front of this beautiful colonial looks out over a lush and sprawling landscape.
9. A True Classic
There’s nothing fancy about this gorgeous cabin in the woods, and that’s exactly what makes it so appealing!
10. A-Frame Lovely
The A-Frame style of this house allows for a wall that’s covered in windows, ensuring that the gorgeous view can always be enjoyed.
11. The Compound
One of the best parts of having a home in the woods as that you can turn it into a kind of compound for family and friends to come visit.
12. Contemporary Love
Just because you’re heading out into the woods, that doesn’t mean you have to leave contemporary styling in the city…
13. Tiny House
When you move into the woods, sometimes less is more, as this tiny little house perfectly demonstrates.
14. Jutting Out
If you’re willing to head up into the hills, you can have a home that juts out onto the horizon, offering unparalleled views.
15. The Classic A-Frame
Earlier we saw a contemporary spin on the classic A-Frame, but sometimes you just need to have the classic…
16. Living in a Glass House
When there are no neighbors around with their prying eyes, you can afford to live in a glass house like this!
17. Dutch Styling
The classic Dutch styling of this lovely home is a perfect fit for the autumnal atmosphere that surrounds it.
18. Wood Ceiling
Note the wood ceilings of this gorgeous in-the-woods contemporary, which help to meld the home into the natural environment.
19. Farmhouse Chic
This gorgeous Connecticut home in the woods features styling that’s at once rustic and luxurious. In a word, it’s gorgeous!
20. Open Ceiling
You’ve got to love how this home in the woods features a glass ceiling, offering incredible views of the night sky from the living room.