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,…

Yankee Barn Modern

When considering Yankee Barn Homes, some may automatically envision a New England barn look. While this is certainly one of the styles in which we can build, it is far from the only style we can and have created. Today, I’d like to take a look at a few of the homes YBH has done…

Post and Beam Coastal Cottage

Post and Beam Floor Plans That Work!

Each of the following post and beam floor plans are from Yankee Barn Homes, and are recommended here because they have been proven to work. Each one allows for unrestricted traffic flow and an efficient means to get from public to private spaces easily and succinctly. However, they are all unique in their design and…

The Narragansett by Yankee Barn

At Home In a Barn House

Living in a barn house is a unique experience. While many homes are beautiful, a barn house is not only beautiful, it is completely unique. I was recently visiting a southern state, marvelous sunshine this time of year and lovely homes, but not always individual in their design. With a post and beam barn house,…

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…

Barn Home Kitchen Islands

Barn home kitchen islands have come a long way over the past 15 years. In the beginning, every kitchen had a peninsula with stools on one side and a work surface on the other. That was then and this is now; the peninsula is still here and thriving but The Island has evolved. A functional,…

The Barn Home Master Bath

The barn home master bath takes on as many styles as their are owners, however, I’ve discovered most will fall into two categories: the prominent use of white, or the use of a color to define the space. In looking back through photos Yankee Barn Homes has taken over the past several years, the use…