Small Barn Home

Small Barn Home Orchard View

The small barn home has been a popular topic at Yankee Barn Homes. We’ve received major interest from a number of potential clients regarding post and beam timber frame designs which incorporate all the bells and whistles YBH is known for, but within a smaller foot print. We’ve heard you and are excited to be expanding in the area of barn home designs at and under 2000 square feet.

Timber Frame Territory

Timber Frame Territory: Pottery Barn and the YBH Lifestyle

Have you ever looked through a Pottery Barn catalog and thought to yourself “I’d like to jump into that room and live there”? Me, too! It’s not only the way everything is so artfully arranged in the photo – plenty of catalogs do that – it’s about the comfort and lifestyle Pottery Barn is repeatedly able to capture and convey. I believe I know why they’re able to do this: the barn style house backdrop is a strong presence. I call it “Timber Frame Territory”…

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Timber Frame Lakeside Living: The Winnipesaukee

Coming in at 2821 sq ft (not including garage or porch) The Winnipesaukee is the perfect timber frame design for empty nesters, or eye toward a future empty nest, who entertain overnight guests. The post and beam house is easily closed off from the two bedrooms/bath located over the garage, while allowing them to become part of the home when friends and family visit. On the first floor, the great room features a lofted ceiling while the remainder of the open floor plan accommodates …

Small Barn House Boulder Meadows is Grand

Small barn house Boulder Meadows has been completed and it’s amazing! Coming in under 2000 square feet, this home is of modest size on paper while affording an open floor plan associated with open post and beam architecture. As with all Yankee Barn custom designs, this house is proof positive that a smaller footprint does not mean a small space or appearance. In fact, quite the opposite is true. Better yet…