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The Face Of Post And Beam

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.

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This is a Yankee Barn Homes post and beam Shingle Style home located in East Hampton, NY.

 

The Face of Post and Beam from Yankee Barn Homes

A post and beam building simply refers to the frame; the bones of the house, if you will, and the way those bones support the structure. The Face of the structure may appear anyway the homeowner chooses. From the cape style to cottage, barn to angular contemporary; with a post and beam frame each of these styles, and all in between, may be achieved. What follows are a few examples of homes which are very different in appearance but allhave the Yankee Barn post and beam frame as the core skeleton of the home.

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A Martha’s Vineyard cottage with height restrictions presented no problem for Yankee Barn Homes.

 

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The hilly terrain of Montana provides a perfect backdrop for this Yankee Barn.

 

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A YBH chalet style nestles comfortable into the hillside of the Smokey Mountains.

 

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In the state of Connecticut, Yankee Barn has built an entrepreneur’s vision…

 

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…a contemporary barn home in the style of famous architect Hugh Newel Jacobsen…

 

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…and a classically traditional carriage house.

 

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This Yankee Barn post and beam is built within the tidal floor zone of the South Carolina shore. It meets (and exceeds) code to withstand flood waters and hurricane force winds.

 

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A New England Victorian carriage house has a gorgeous post and beam interior.

 

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This traditional New England barn style house resides comfortably on Lake Charlevoix in Michigan.

 

 

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This Yankee Barn interpretation of an English Cottage comes complete with exterior stucco walls and brick chimneys.

 

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A Pennsylvania post and beam farmhouse uses indigenous stone on the front entryway.

 

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Just in case you were wondering, post and beam is even used in some backyard “Follies”, such as this garden tea house.

 

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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