Experience Cordwood Home Living Before You Build at These Bed and Breakfasts


| 10/27/2015 3:57:00 PM


Tags: cordwood homes, home building, natural building, Richard Flatau, Wisconsin,

Let's say you are thinking about building a cordwood home or cottage, but are not quite sure if all the effort is worth it.  Why not take the time to not only research, but to actually spend some time in a cordwood home? There are, believe it or not, several places where you can enjoy vacation time in a Cordwood Bed and Breakfast. Find out how it "feels" for yourself. Take the time to see if this is the natural style for you.

One of my good friends spent a week at a Cordwood Bed and Breakfast (On Golden Pond) in Canada, before he and his wife made the decision to go ahead and build a two-story, 16-sided cordwood home in Minnesota.

This is also an effective method of getting a partner to see what your new green building passion is all about. The books and social media sites are all fine and dandy, but nothing beats an actual night's sleep and breakfast in the potential home of your dreams. One of the many great advantages of cordwood is that the walls are sound deadening, so you can open a window to hear the crickets and then close it when the crows come to caw.

How does one go about finding a Cordwood B &B? Well that is not the easiest Google Search in the world, so I have come up with an extensive list of the ones of which I am familiar.

 Bracebridge B & B Ontario

This is the Cordwood Lodge in Bracebridge, Ontario.




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