Cabin Building Plans – Bunk with us

Whether it’s a bunkie on a lake property or a temporary structure while you wait for your inheritance; you’re sure to find cabin plans that work for you.

Design a large or small cabin online in just minutes. You’ll love how easy it is to customize your cabin in our design center with a great selection of options. Then instantly download your cottage plans and get building today!
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Gorgeous Garden Cottages at an Affordable Price

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Guest cabin, small cottage, summer home, retreat...whatever name you give it, building one on your property is a major decision and investment. So you want to do it right. Summerwood plans are, bar none, the least expensive way to build a beautiful cabin on your land.

It all starts with the plans and the skill of our designers. For years, Summerwood has been creating cabin kits for do it yourselfers and pros all around the globe. See the hundreds of pictures sent in to us by project-proud customers who have purchased a Summerwood Design. Summerwood's philosophy has, and always will be, provide a quality product at a reasonable price. That's what you get with our cabin plans.

Cabin Plan Pricing

Cost Size of Structure
$99 for < 140 Sq. Ft
$159 for 140 Sq. Ft. to 238 Sq. Ft.
$199 for > 238 Sq. Ft.

Our Cabin Plans Come With all the details already thought through for you. Here's what you can expect to receive in our cabin building plans.

If you still can't find what you are looking for, we offer one off, custom cabin plan designs. Tell us your vision, and we'll make it a reality. Contact us for details.

It's all here! Create, and then download your plans today!

How to Order

Instantly Online: When you purchase your plans, an e-mail is sent with a link to your building plan files in Adobe PDF format. Just save these files on your PC or MAC and then print them out on everyday 8.5” x 11" paper and you're set!

Mail/Overnight: You can also order hard copies of your plans. Shipping and handling charges are just $50 for mail (approx. 4-5 business days), or $95 for FedEx overnight.

Choosing a Site for Your Cabin or Cottage

Give this stage some serious thought. What part of the day is important to you, watching the sun come up from your deck or watching the sun set? The compass positioning of your structure can make all the difference. How much privacy would you like and to what parts of your cabin? What about your guests? Will you need parking? Thinking along these lines will help select the optimal location for your cabin. For more tips and ideas, our Cabin Foundations can take a load of your mind.

Building Permits - Be Sure!

Unless it's a small Bunkie you're building - cabins are typically larger than 110sq ft, so you're likely going to need a building permit. Don't skip this step as Inspectors can be very unforgiving. And zoning bylaws vary from jurisdiction, to municipality, to state. This library of regional Government listings may contain the contact details of your local permit office. Learn other important details about zoning and permits.

Building it yourself with Summerwood Cabin Plans

Building a cabin is one of the biggest projects most people will ever undertake. Many folks care more about their cottage than their primary residence. So you want to do it right the first time. Fortunately, Summerwood plans are extremely detailed and very easy to follow.
And when you're not 100% sure that you're doing things right, you can go online and Ask a Summerwood Expert, or check out our assembly video. You'll also find many answers in our plan FAQs on cost, returns, and much more.

Tips and Ideas for Anyone Building a Large or Small Cabin

Right now, at the planning stage, it's simply not possible for you to have too much good information. So we've put together some tips and ideas on cabin building based on what we've learned over the years, helping people like you get what they want. Also worth some time reading, is our Information section, it offers a wealth of information on the design, and build process.

Contracting Someone to Build your Garden Cottage For You

If you don't have the skill level, time or patience to build your cottage from plans, consider Summerwood's complete line of cabin kits, available in either precut or prefab format. Our kits come with everything you'll need to build your cabin, and is much quicker and easier to put together then building from plan format. Summerwood has over 15 years' experience designing and manufacturing cabin kits, so you can trust us for your project.

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