A New House Built to Look Like an Old Barn

You will be inspired by a new house built to look like an old barn. The homeowners fell in love with an old barn they saw while traveling and when it came time to build their new house, they wanted a barn home to look just like it.So they hired Yankee Barn Homes located in New Hampshire to build the barn home design for them, with specific instructions to focus on the stunning view of the mountains behind the barn house. The couple wanted an open floor plan for entertaining larger gatherings. The Yankee Barn Home design they went with was the Cabot barn home. The barn home floor plan has 2,367 square feet, with three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms.

The open great room/kitchen/dining room has a wall of windows that frame the beautiful view of the New England mountains. There is also a master bedroom on the first floor that includes a private master bath, and walk-in closet. The first floor also has a laundry area hidden away from the rest of the house. There are two bedrooms on the second floor that are separated by a balcony, and open to below. A sunroom off the dining room area makes for a quiet spot for cozy breakfasts, or a simple lunch with family and friends. The main floor has an outdoor deck and sunroom. The beauty of barn homes is that they have cathedral ceiling, lots of windows, and lots of exposed beams throughout that lend to the character of this style of home. The barn home has hardwood floors, area rugs, a stone fireplace that anchors the great room, country fixtures, and a dining table to sit lots of people.Yankee Barn Homes was founded in 1969, so they have close to 50 years of post and beam construction experience. You will want to take a look at their site and see the variety of barn style homes, carriage houses, mountain homes, barns and more.

The Hooked on Houses site is created by Julia, who is hooked on houses. She started blogging in 2008 to find people who like her loves houses. Her site has had more than 80 million page views, so she has learned there are lots of people who like her enjoy looking at the wide variety of house styles, designs and plans out there. She is not a designer nor is she is a house snob. She is more likely to fall in love with a cozy, well designed small cottage than a sprawling mansion. She likes houses that have personalities, and she enjoys getting to know them. Before she started blogging about houses she worked as a writer and an editor for several magazines and book publishers. By 2010, her site had grown so big that it became her full-time gig. Lucky her! She is married to her college sweetheart Dave, and they live in a friendly small town in Ohio. They've got two kids, Jake and Lily, and a sweet dog named Maizie.

On the Hooked on Houses site, you will find all sorts of houses, from barn homes, celebrity house, cottages and tiny houses, before and after houses, and more. You'll find a cute summer cottage in California, a honey pot cottage in the Cotswolds, Julie Child's small house in France, a cheerful little house in Arkansas, a faerie door cottage in Wiltshire England, a Laguna Beach cottage and so much more. You are sure to fall in love with some of the unique and charming houses you will see on this site. You might just find yourself occasionally daydreaming about the homes you see on this Hooded on Houses site.


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