Cabin Builders

We build cabins that are homes to be enjoyed for years and by generations. Whatever size or design you want in a Minnesota cabin we can handle it.
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Minnesota Cabin & Cottages. Big or Small.

 Team up with one of the best cabin builders in Minnesota and create memories for the future in your new cabin retreat.

Build a Minnesota Cabin and Cottage

Going “Up North” to a Minnesota cabin on summer weekends and cozy winter getaways can go from dream to reality with E.L. Builders. Eric and our talented team of craftsmen have plenty of experience building cabins and cottages of various sizes and designs in the Brainerd Lakes and Crosslake area. When you’re ready to explore the possibilities of cabin life, contact us for a consultation. We have plenty of ideas and plans from which to choose!

Up North Minnesota Cabin Builder

Cabin life is about creating memories for generations and E.L. Builders is the right choice to sustain and transform your family legacy into reality. Cabin life can be achieved in steps. Begin with a smaller structure that fits your current budget and needs, but is ready for future expansion into your dream lake home. With cabins and cottages in and around the Brainerd Lakes Area, there is no limit to their versatility.

Best Minnesota Cottage Builder

Relax in comfort in a cabin or cottage that feels like home. When you’re not taking advantage of outdoor activities, sit back and relax on the porch to take in the natural beauty surrounding you in a Brainerd Cabin or Crosslake Cabin. There is nothing better than getting away from it all. E.L. Builders understands that, and we can take your ideas or plans, or help you develop plans, that lead to the getaway cabin of your dreams.

Building a Brainerd or Crosslake, Minnesota cottage begins with site preparation of your lot. The layout and topography can impact the type and size of design you choose for your cottage or cabin, and even the direction it faces. The team at E.L. Builders can assist you with site preparation and planning to prepare your lot for building a cabin.

Building a cottage or cabin on your property can be a small, simple undertaking or a large, luxurious vacation getaway, or anything in between. E.L. Builders has experience erecting cabins of all sizes on every conceivable type of land in and around Pequot Lakes, Merrifield, Crosslake, Nisswa, and Brainerd, Minnesota.

Experienced Brainerd and Crosslake Cabin and Cottage Builder

As one of the most experienced Minnesota cabin builders, E.L. Builders can offer tips and suggestions to help make your dream cabin a reality. For example, if your budget is small, remember that simplifying the foundation will simplify the roof line, saving money from the ground up. We can also help you with simple floor plans that are easily expanded at a later time as your finances and needs grow.

Best cabin builder in Minnesota

Eric and our team at E.L. Builders display the same level of sturdy construction and attention to detail as they do in the construction of elaborate homes. Even the simplest cabin is built to last the ravages of time and the elements. As an experienced custom builder, we can recommend the best materials to fit your needs.

Our cabin and cottage worksites are always kept clean, safe, and organized for the benefit of our team and you. This ensures an inviting and friendly environment when you drop by to inspect our progress or ask questions. Your E.L. Builders cabin builder team wants you to feel right at home as we create your new home away from home!

No matter your preferred style of cabin – rustic, modern, elaborate, contemporary, and more – E.L. Builders is your choice cabin and cottage builder in and around Brainerd, Pequot Lakes, Merrifield, Crosslake, and Nisswa, Minnesota. Call us today at 218-839-4158 or complete the contact form online to begin the journey toward the cabin or cottage of your dreams!

Blog Articles

Read our blog article on building a cottage in the woods.

Read our blog article on building a lake cabin that can withstand a harsh winter.