Barn Home Building Is BRISK at Yankee Barn!

Barn home building at Yankee Barn Homes is flourishing! Please understand when I use the term “barn home”, I don’t mean only homes in the barn style; Yankee Barn builds in many styles and types of homes/additions.  We’ve got projects going in Ontario, Canada, East Hampton, Martha’s Vineyard, Newport, RI, Naples, ME and Dover, MA.…

Outdoor Entertaining Laurel Hollow

Pretty Barn Home Windows

Barn home windows; what looks architecturally pleasing and works best in your new Yankee Barn post and beam home? The truth is, it depends on the style of home you build and your personal taste. That being said,  here is my no-fail suggestion for windows in your new home: look to the many barns in…

Laurel Hollow Contemporary Barn Home

Creative Barn Home Nooks

The barn home nook is one of those spaces which may not be immediately recognizable on a set of floor plans. But once you’ve completed your build and are physically standing in your new post and beam home, you realize there are a number of architecturally appealing areas that have almost unlimited potential for creating…

Post and Beam Coastal Cottage

Barn House Plans

Now here’s a great idea: present a selection of barn house plans all in one place and include renderings, photos, and floor plans for each home. Why haven’t I done this before? I have no good answer to this question, but I promise to rectify the situation here and now. These structures have been designed…

Eaton Carriage House

Post and Beam Game Rooms

For many of Yankee Barn Homes’ clients, post and beam game rooms come under the heading of  a “necessary” space in the home. While many have been built to meet specific needs of the individual family, we have discovered these rooms appeal to a broad spectrum of people. Whether it’s called a “man cave”, a…

barn house plans

The Beacon Carriage House: WOW!

The Beacon Carriage House is now in it’s final stages of exterior completion. Continuing through the rain and snow of this Connecticut winter, Yankee Barn Homes and the build team have soldiered on and the building displays all their hard work.   The Beacon Carriage House Yankee Barn Homes Director of Architectural Engineering, Chris Sevingy,…

The Face of Post and Beam

Post and beam is a building term both familiar and mysterious. Some hear the phrase and think of a rustic, mountain-lodge style, while others think industrial, such as turn of the 19th Century mill buildings. Still others may think of a barn. It turns out all of these thoughts are correct, and then some. This…