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Barn Homes: A Touch of Rustic

Barns September 13, 2017

Barn homes

These days homes are made from of wide variety of materials, constructed in many unique and creative ways, and people are living both on and off the grid. From the tiny house, to metal framed homes, there is so much to choose from it could make your head spin when it’s time to make a decision on what’s best for you and your family. We are indeed spoiled for choice. Many people still prefer that traditional, but more and more are taking advantage of  the untried. Barn homes offer just the customized and rustic feel than that so many folks are looking for, and they also get the satisfaction of recycling an old building and creating something very special.

High and beamed ceilings are the hallmark of the barn home, and wood is the most used material in the interior. For those who enjoy a bit of country and rustic elements, the barn home is the most ideal structure they could choose. Most barn homes have open floor plans , with one “room” area of the home flowing beautifully into the next. This feeling of open flow is often unique to the barn home. The barn home usually has more than one story, and a feeling of spaciousness is a very happy consequence. It is a perfect place for a growing family, with plenty of space for entertaining if you enjoy guests coming over. The gallery below offers images of both exterior and interior barns homes. These images are from a variety of sources and the research material here is courtesy of Pinterest. The gallery is intended to help percolate your creativity and to give you ideas of how a barn home might be a good fit for you.

Images are courtesy of (reading from left to right in each row) :Sand Creek Post and Barn; Houzz; Hobby; Sand Creek Post and Barn; Pinterest; idenbarnhomes.com; Pinterest; Pinterest; homedesignee.us; vagabomber; Pinterest; Pinterest.

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Tack Barn Shelters from $2,610

Barns January 17, 2017

Tack Barn Shelters from $2,610

There is always a need for extra space on a ranch or any home that cares for large animals like horses and cattle. The Tack barn is built for storing all of their needs. You can use this space to store food, supplies, medication, and supplements, whatever your horse or cattle need. If you don’t care for animals, you can use the space for storage to keep the house uncluttered. Store extra furniture and family keepsakes in this very convenient space.

The Tack barn could be an extra living space as well, be creative and keep a library inside of your favorite books and entertainment equipment. Garage bands can use this space as a practice area, and keep the loud noises away from the house. You can count on the Amish to build a structure that is durable and will last through generations.

BUILT BY M.B., DISTRIBUTED BY AMISH BUILDINGS

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Amish Buildings, and other barn builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more barn,click here.

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This Tiny House is a “Barn House”

Barns September 2, 2016

This multifunctional barn / outbuilding is located on an old farmstead. The yard and the farm in the course of time have become to a large extent swallowed up by the city, but here rustic and new have been combined in a tiny house dwelling.

“City Barn” is a rural modern house inside the city, and it has just a small yard at the rear. The slight angular displacement of the volume responds to the movement in the yard. It also represents a new center of gravity in front of the entrance of the existing farmhouse.

The barn has room for a workshop, storage room, parking, and terrace. The volumes are encased and connected by means of a folded sinking shell. The shell opens on the side of the main entrance of the house and the green area of the yard. The north side of the barn has a more closed character with regards to the backside street.

For more work by the designer Onix, find them in our prefab house, modular home, tiny house, and modern architecture directory.

This Tiny House is a Barn House (2) This Tiny House is a Barn House (3)

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Incredible Barn with a Cupola and an Open Covered Porch

Barns June 7, 2016

Incredible Barn with a Cupola and an Open Covered Porch

Barn homes are gaining in popularity. What do you think it is? I suspect it’s a combination of the traditional, rustic look of them, the simplicity of the structure, and the relatively low cost of building them that draw people towards building homes out of barns (barn-style buildings I guess aren’t barns per se).

We’ve been looking at some of the barn homes made by Sand Creek Post and Beam lately, who look like they’re actually a pretty big name in the field, given the amount of houses they have in their inventory, and the range of styles, even within the format of strictly barn houses. This one is their Great Plains model.

Great Plains Western Horse Barn Home

Barn Project Info:

“This 46×48 Great Plains Gambrel Western Barn Home is customized with a cupola and an open covered porch. All Sand Creek Post & Beam wood barn home kits feature the strength and beauty of post and beam timber frame construction. Our custom designed barn kits have been used as full time residences, lake houses, cabins, loft apartments, secondary homes, and combination use barn and home. Rustic yet sophisticated, our barns are pre-manufactured, shipped as a kit, and built to last generations. This barn home is located in Nebraska.”

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Sand Creek Post & Beam, and other barn builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more barn,click here.

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Spectacular Barn Home is with 12ft lean-tos, Dormers and Dark Stained Interior Beams

Barns June 7, 2016

A barn structure is one of the most versatile structures there is. Whether you are utilizing it for storage and/or barn machinery, or living in it as a home, this metal building is durable and will last for years to come with proper maintenance. With the slanted roof and traditional exterior, this metal pole barn will be a draw for many types of buyers.

For smaller families, it can be the perfect structure to call home. One portion could still be used as storage from the weather and storms and the other portion can be used as a small barn house. The area along the front is lengthy and can be used for sitting outside in the evenings with family and friends. This metal pole barn house can be accessorized on the inside as it suits you; either country traditional or modern and minimal.

Great Plains Western Horse Barn Home

Barn Project Info:

“This 16×60 Great Plains Western Horse Barn Home is customized with 12ft lean-tos, dormers and dark stained interior beams. All Sand Creek Post & Beam wood barn home kits feature the strength and beauty of post and beam timber frame construction. Our custom designed barn kits have been used as full time residences, lake houses, cabins, loft apartments, secondary homes, and combination use barn and home. Rustic yet sophisticated, our barns are pre-manufactured, shipped as a kit, and built to last generations. This barn home is located in Kansas.”

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Sand Creek Post & Beam, and other barn builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more barn,click here.

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Majestic Country Barn Home with Wrap Around Open Porch and Dormers

Barns June 7, 2016

Majestic Country Barn Home with Wrap Around Open Porch and Dormers

The barn style house. It’s one of the most versatile structures there is. Whether you are utilizing it for storage and/or barn machinery, or living in it as a home, this metal building is durable and will last for years to come with proper maintenance. With the slanted roof and traditional exterior, this metal pole barn will be a draw for many types of buyers.

For smaller families, it can be the perfect structure to call home. One portion could still be used as storage from the weather and storms and the other portion can be used as a small barn house. The area along the front is lengthy and can be used for sitting outside in the evenings with family and friends. This metal pole barn house can be accessorized on the inside as it suits you; either country traditional or modern and minimal.

Ponderosa Country Barn Home, 1010, by Sand Creek Post and Beam

Barn Project Info:

“This 22×24 Ponderosa Country Barn Home is customized with a 9ft wrap around open porch and dormers. All Sand Creek Post & Beam wood barn home kits feature the strength and beauty of post and beam timber frame construction. Our custom designed barn kits have been used as full time residences, lake houses, cabins, loft apartments, secondary homes, and combination use barn and home. Rustic yet sophisticated, our barns are pre-manufactured, shipped as a kit, and built to last generations. This barn home is located in Nebraska.”

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Sand Creek Post & Beam, and other barn builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more barn,click here.

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These Amish Barn Homes Start at $11,585

Barns June 6, 2016

These Amish Barn Homes Start at $11,585

This is a small house structure with a barn home basis. It’s an Amish barn house from, you guessed it, Amish Buildings. This one is a “Hi-Loft Porch Barn” model. A lot of people are looking at these small houses, and alternative buildings styles in general. For some its the cost, for some its the rustic look they’re looking for.

And if you end up building another house, you can use a barn house as a barn later, or storage, or a guest house, or ship it out for someone else to buy as a house. And who’s to say you can’t update the building a bit later with a bathroom, or a sink and fridge, or add a second unit onto it?

Miller Hi-Loft Porch Barns employ all the quality components of the Miller Hi-Loft Barns with the addition of an 8′ wide porch along one side. Full loft and stairway are included. The 16′ wide Hi-loft Porch Barns come with a curver stairway and landing. 24′ wide Hi-Loft Porch Barns are also available.

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Amish Buildings, and other barn builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more barn,click here.

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Cozy Barn Porch Tiny Home

Barns June 4, 2016

Look how cozy this little barn-style building looks nestled into the greenery there. These little sheds, which, when we look at them, we’re also considering using them as cabins, backyard cottages, guest houses, and even perhaps tiny homes, is called the “Barn Porch” and it’s by Social Sheds, who we’ve featured here a couple times before, because they have a range of small sheds in various types.

From the builder about this particular design, the 12′ x 20′ Barn Porch:

“The Barn Porch design is the result of customers needing the added storage space of a Tall Gambrel but also desiring the character of a porch shed.  The result is a nice “rustic country” appearance and feel.  The standard porch is 4 feet deep x the length of the shed although this can be increased in depth.  The porch is constructed with 2″x6″ or 2″x8″ Douglas Fir decking that is nailed into the 4″x6″ pressure treated skids. The porch includes 4″x4″ posts, a 4″x6″ header and heavy duty hardware. The door height is 6′ 4″ and can be made higher if needed.”

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Quality Sheds and Garages, and other barn builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more barn,click here.

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A Beautiful Shed House with Traditional Barn House Styling

Barns June 2, 2016

Barn Porch A Beautiful Shed

Look how cozy this little barn-style building looks nestled into the greenery there. These little sheds, which, when we look at them, we’re also considering using them as cabins, backyard cottages, guest houses, and even perhaps tiny homes, is called the “Barn Porch” and it’s by Social Sheds, who we’ve featured here a couple times before, because they have a range of small sheds in various types.

From the builder about this particular design, the 12′ x 20′ Barn Porch:

“The Barn Porch design is the result of customers needing the added storage space of a Tall Gambrel but also desiring the character of a porch shed.  The result is a nice “rustic country” appearance and feel.  The standard porch is 4 feet deep x the length of the shed although this can be increased in depth.  The porch is constructed with 2″x6″ or 2″x8″ douglas fir decking that is nailed into the 4″x6″ pressure treated skids. The porch includes 4″x4″ posts, a 4″x6″ header and heavy duty hardware. The door height is 6′ 4″ and can be made higher if needed.”

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Quality Sheds and Garages, and other barn builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more barn,click here.

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Outstanding 36×48 Pole Barn Home with Porch

Barns May 31, 2016

Outstanding 36×48 Pole Barn Home with Porch

A barn structure is one of the most versatile structures there is to purchase. Whether you are utilizing it for storage and/or barn machinery, or living in it as a home, this metal building is durable and will last for years to come with proper maintenance. With the slanted roof and traditional exterior, this metal pole barn will be a draw for many types of buyers.

For smaller families, this is the perfect structure to call home. One portion could still be used as storage from the weather and storms and the other portion can be used as a small barn house. The area along the front is lengthy and can be used for sitting outside in the evenings with family and friends. This metal pole barn house can be accessorized on the inside as it suits you; either country traditional or modern and minimal.

Specifications: 1,824 sq. feet (36 x 48), 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, open plan kitchen, living room, barn.

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Barns and Buildings, and other barn builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more barn,click here.

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