Post and Beam Homes

Post and Beam Homes: The Cooperstown Farmhouse Goes Up

Post and beam homes and barns are a wonder to watch go up. For starters, they erect so quickly you might miss it if you aren’t at the site for a week. Secondly, it’s a thrill to see the beauty in the magnificent frame; a stunning skeleton, if you will. There’s something so solid in those timbers, seeing that frame you know your home is going to exceed everything you’d expected. It is an exhilarating experience and a marvel to see. YBH recently received a progress report and construction photos from the owners of The Cooperstown Farmhouse. Take a look…

Barn Home Floor Plans The Montshire

Contemporary Barn House Plans: The Montshire

Contemporary barn house plans are being requested by more and more Yankee Barn Homes’ clients. With a move to streamlined living while simultaneously planning for the future – i.e. single floor living – we’re designing some gorgeous contemporary barn homes in the mix. The Montshire Contemporary is a perfect case in point. This 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home comes in at 2607 sq feet of…

Cove Hollow Design by Jeffrey Rosen

Meet Jeffrey Rosen: Owner and Creative Director of Yankee Barn Homes

If you’ve visited Yankee Barn Homes website and/or social media pages over the last 4 years, you’re likely to have come across the name Jeffrey Rosen. As co-owner and Creative Director for Yankee Barn Homes, Jeffrey has designed all of the homes in our Hamptons Design Series, as well as several other projects including The Grantham Lakehouse. We recently sat down to speak with Jeffrey and find out a bit more about him…

YBH True Roof Panels Go On

Panelized Homes: We’re In On The Secret to Energy Efficiency

Prefab homes used to bring to mind images of homes that were, shall we say, less than grand. But that was then. Today, Yankee Barn Homes panelized construction system produces beautiful homes with superior energy efficiency. Prefabrication has come a l-o-n-g way since the 1960s and YBH is at the forefront of the panelized build movement. Common wisdom on prefab homes is this: they are higher quality, more sustainable than stick-built, and…

Floor Plans Cooperstown Farmhouse Overhead Level One

Barn Home Plans: Floor Plan Friday a Hit on Facebook!

Barn home plans are hot! Even hotter is our recurring feature Floor Plan Friday on the Yankee Barn Homes Facebook page. If you haven’t yet Liked Us on Facebook, I strongly urge you to do so, if for know other reason than the great barn home plans we feature every Friday. If you’ve already Liked Us but haven’t been aware we post floor plans every Friday, be sure to check us out. We always post Floor Plan Friday early on in the…

Mill River Barn Floor Plans

The Mill River Barn is Completed

The Mill River barn has been completed. We first saw this Neo-Victorian barn home under construction early last year summer. Since then it has been completed and the homeowners have moved in. At 1,764 square feet, this small Yankee Barn neither lives nor feels small. The Mill River Barn is a reconfiguration of The Bennington Carriage House to a…

Barn House Plans

Updated Barn House Plans: The Hunt Valley Design

Barn house plans continue to be all the rage. While we’re partial to the style, we’re definitely not overstating this fact. All one needs do is look at home decor magazines and it’s guaranteed there will be a barn style home featured within the pages. The barn house is a classic American home allowing design in a number of style iterations including…

Planning A Kitchen

Design/Build Series V: Planning A Kitchen

Planning a kitchen layout is extremely important. . By now, most of us have heard of the “kitchen work triangle”, but let’s be honest, how many of us think of this first when we finally get to design the kitchen of our dreams? No matter how beautiful the space, the ability for several people to move about simultaneously and efficiently is of primary importance. Let’s talk about how to …

Post and Beam Additions: Fieldview Progress

Post and beam additions may not seem as exciting as our post and beam homes, but Fieldview will quickly change that perception. In our first article on Fieldview we featured renderings and floor plans of the mundane 1980s home and the vision YBH Creative Director, Jeffrey Rosen, had for the addition. Today we’ll show you how far those plans have come…