THE OAK FRAMED BARN STYLE HOUSE BY OAKWRIGHTS
Many people aspire to live in converted oak barns. However, the opportunities to convert or renovate an existing barn are limited - there are only so many of them. Furthermore, the cost of renovation or restoration can be considerably more expensive than building from new. That is why a barn style house is becoming an increasingly popular option. These structures combine a mixture of the contemporary and the vernacular. The essential difference between the above style is that the beams are not generally exposed externally.
CHARACTERISTICS OF A BARN HOME
Usually based on a heavy oak frame, although it could be Douglas fir, they invariably have a more open feel to the structure. Also, they are eminently suited to large glazed areas. External finishes can be a combination of infill panel insulation, external cladding and large scale glazing. Fully vaulted roofs are a feature of this design echoing the spacious feel of the original oak barn. A major attraction of this style is the flexibility it allows in design and usage, which can be fully exploited either through our own bespoke in-house design team or by working with your own nominated architect.
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