Just 90 miles north of New York City, the Shaker House was hand-built over 20 years by architect Fritz Sulzer from IM Pei's Manhattan offices as his personal retirement home, and has a massive two-story pool and a .
Log cabin in the mountains by water would be heaven on earth. A beautiful gift from God. (side note: Log homes are a pain to take care of. They're beautiful, but having to strip, stain, and wash the logs,every so many years. I would never live in one.