Barn Home Plans
Centuries-old timber frame barns are so handsome and sturdy that it’s increasingly common to see them painstakingly converted into beautiful homes. Achieve a similar aesthetic with our popular Classic Barn Series.
Inspired by the simplicity of homes built by early homesteaders, our Classic Homestead Series features simple roof lines, informal compositions, modest interior spaces and charming second-floor rooms with sloping walls and dormers.
Typically situated not far from the barn and other outbuildings, the farmhouse was the soul of the family farm. It came to stand as a symbol of self-reliance, hard work and homey comfort. Our Classic Farmhouse Series was designed to offer solid comfort and lots of flexibility for the interior plan.
Very popular in the American colonies from 1690 to 1830, the distinctive features of a colonial style home include the squared symmetrical shape, central door, and straight aligned windows on the first and second floors.
We’ve borrowed from the simplicity and symmetry of historical homes in seaside towns to design our Classic Cape Series. The hallmarks of this one-and-a-half-story style include steep roof pitches and dormers that increase usable space on the second story.
With widely-overhanging eaves, low-pitched roofs, exposed rafters and corbelled or curved exterior braces, these two-story Swiss and alpine-inspired designs are a natural choice for a site with steep slopes.
Stonework, steep roof, simple materials—all are trademarks of homes made to withstand the rigors of mountain living. The Mountain Haus Series is designed to maximize views and is suitable for both sloped and flat terrain.
The traditional sugar house was a small cabin where springtime sap was collected from sugar maple trees and then boiled into maple syrup. We’ve borrowed from this charming architectural form with its humble origins to create comfortable homes.
These versatile studio plans suit a wide range of uses. For artists and musicians, the studio home can function as a combination working/living space. A modest, livable space, it also works well as a summer vacation home, guest house or outbuilding.