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One Yankee Barn Homes Cottage Plan: Two Interpretations

One Yankee Barn Homes Cottage Plan: Two Interpretations

One of the best features about building a Yankee Barn Homes post and beam cottage is the amazing amount of leeway clients may take with a given floor plan. The following two cottages, which have already been built by Yankee Barn, are excellent examples of the same basic plan conceptualized in two different ways. This is easily doable with a Yankee Barn structure, as the weight of the cottage is carried by the post and beam frame. Moving interior rooms (and walls) around does not create structural support issues. Should you try this with a stick-built home, you’d incur major expense as the weight bearing support would need to be totally re-worked.

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East Hampton Floor Plan


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Hampton Floor Plan

NOTE: I realize these two sets of plans would have been easier to compare had they been side-by-side, however doing so would have made the text on the plans too blurred, therefore I opted to use this format so you could clearly see the placement of rooms, foyers, etc.

Here’s what to notice on the two floor plans: A rectangle with a wrap-around porch on one end and an attached garage on the other. This is the same for both  the East Hampton and Hampton floor plans. External changes on the Hampton – the foyer/entry has been moved from right to left and the garage has been moved from left to right.

You can see the internal design is only slightly different  – the staircase has gone from a straight to turned, causing the kitchen/half bath and dining room placement to flip.

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The East Hampton Cottage, by Yankee Barn Homes, brought to life.

 

 

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The Hampton Cottage, by Yankee Barn Homes, is actually in The Hampton’s.

 

The East Hampton Cottage

As you view the pictures for both cottage barn homes, you’ll notice how different they are in appearance. If viewing only the pictures, you’d probably never realize they were basically the same floor plan. The porches, on the other hand, are a dead giveaway!

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The entryway on the East Hampton is complimented by the use of salvaged double doors.

 

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The breakfast nook.

 

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The living room opens onto the wrap-around porch.

 

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The use of sky blue on the porch ceiling is a nice touch.

 

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The cottage at night.

 

The Hampton Cottage

 

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Part of the Hampton Cottage wrap-around porch is actually an arbor.

 

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This garage has a guest apartment above, as does the East Hampton garage.

 

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The living room opens onto the porch.

 

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The kitchen area with a small eat-at bar.

 

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Looking down the hallway, past the kitchen, to the great room.

 

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The turned stairway.

 

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The master bedroom’s French doors open onto the balcony above the wrap-around porch.

 

There you have it. The same basic cottage floor plan with two entirely different interpretations. You dream it and Yankee Barn Homes can build it!

If you would like more information about Yankee Barn Home options, you can explore our floor plan options, call and talk to one of our design consultants at 800-258-9786 or fill out this short online form.

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