1. Post and beam Homes Frame – What are the most important factors to consider? First, the quality and structural integrity of the wood in post and beam homes. We insist on using only the finest quality kiln dried Douglas Fir Structural Select or #1 grade wood for structural integrity and durability in our post […]
Yankee Barn Homes floor plans can be customized or our designers will start from scratch to meet your specific site requirements, your lifestyle, wants and needs. One of the unique things about a post and beam home is the fact that the load bearing walls are on the exterior and thus the floor plans are […]
Yankee Barn post and beam clients are smart. When it comes to kitchens and kitchen products, homeowners are after easy to use, easy to care for, and a sleek appearance which complements the timber frame structure. Here are some of the top style choices now appearing in Yankee Barn kitchens.
Yankee Barn Homes post and beam has some exciting news: We Are Now On Houzz! What is Houzz, you may ask? It is the GO TO website for all things pertaining to the home; whether you’re just browsing for inspiration or looking for a specific idea in a specific room. Houzz not only covers all […]
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 […]
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 style home, built by Yankee Barn Homes on Lake Charlevoix, Michigan, is simply stunning. Built with the idea of complimenting it’s surrounding topography, the barn house is both unassuming and eye-catching, all at the same time. On the interior, the homeowners did a wonderful job of blending their love of the Early American […]
Many see the term “barn houses” and “post and beam” or “timber frame” and think: log home living. This is actually not the case. Log homes tend to be more rustic with a very large amount of wood exposed on the interior. Post and beam homes expose the timber structure on the interior where and […]
Welcome back to this month’s installment of Design Talk with Jeffrey Rosen. This month, it’s all about the floor plans. If you’d like to see the floor plans for this house, please click on this link: Yankee Barn Homes in The Hamptons.
This Yankee Barn English Cottage, located in East Hampton, NY, is all but complete and looking like the Super Nova it is. The last time we saw this home was in my post Our East Hampton English Cottage Moves Forward. Between the warm tone Stucco exterior walls against the casement-style graphite color windows, and those […]