small barn home

Small Barn Home Walden Pond

Small barn home design continues to be extremely popular at Yankee Barn.There are a number of reasons for this trend, not the least among them the realization that at some point in our lives, scaling back and downsizing is not only necessary , it’s downright appealing. However, we of a certain age are not the only ones looking to downsize and live within a smaller footprint…

Barn House Plans Grantham Lakehouse

Popular Barn House Plans

…four barn house plans currently garnering a lot of attention. They are: Orchard View, The Grantham Lakehouse, The Proctor Farmhouse and The Merrimack. At first view, they are attention getters due to their looks. Upon closer examination, you’ll discover so much more, not to mention an attractive price point! Let’s take a look at each…

Post and beam homes

Post and Beam Homes: 5 Great Tips

1. Post & Beam Homes Frame – What are the most important factors to consider? Post and beam homes are unique, as is the frame. First, the quality and structural integrity of the wood: YBH uses the finest quality kiln-dried Douglas fir Select Structural or #1 grade wood for structural integrity and durability. We don’t…

Barn House The Harwich

New Barn House Design: The Harwich

This barn house is a medium to large size post and beam plan at 3,953 square feet with four bedrooms and four baths. The exterior style is a combination of farmhouse, barn and contemporary architecture, making it suitable for a suburban or rural setting on either a flat or sloped lot. Because the house has a number of bump-out features…

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.