As summer approaches and thoughts turn to outdoor living, Yankee Barn home has the ideal location; lakeside. Upon approaching the home you might think you’re seeing a farm house style home, but the lake glimmering off in the distance suggests there’s more than meets the eye to this house.[toggle title_open=”Close Me” title_closed=”The Exterior” hide=”yes” border=”yes” style=”default” excerpt_length=”0″ read_more_text=”Read More” read_less_text=”Read Less” include_excerpt_html=”no”]
The back entrance, with a farmhouse style porch, let’s you know there are farmhouse elements to this home.
However, upon looking off to the left, you spy a screened in porch with an observation deck above and you suspect there are more elements yet to be discovered. Coming around to the front of the home you’ll realize your suspicions totally justified.
The numbers of different rooms, including the outdoor room, from which the lake can be seen is simply amazing. The focal point being the two-story gable jut out with it’s wall of windows.
Seen from further out, this home pretty much owns the little peninsula on this lake in Connecticut.
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Once you’ve entered this post and beam home, a mountain style entrance envelopes you.
This post and beam home is an excellent example of how Yankee Barn Homes can incorporate more than one interior style with ease. The entrance is decidedly mountain style, the kitchen conveys a farmhouse feel…
…while the den and great room have a streamlined contemporary feel.
Throughout the remainder of the home, the rooms stay within the style parameters set by the major areas of the home. The basement level bar (a.k.a. The Man Cave) …
…along with the master bath, combine the mountain and contemporary styles.
Aside from interior and exterior styles, this house is mainly about fun, sun, and enjoying life; indoors and out![ybh-cta]