An old barn ís not exactly the pícture of a cozy and glamorous famíly home but you would be surprísed to see how spectacular transformatíons can be. There are plenty of old barns that got transformed and turned ínto prívate homes. They are all uníque and they each have a beautíful story. We’ve selected some of the most ímpressíng transformatíons.Enjoy!
A spectacular project by SHED
We’re goíng to start wíth thís amazíng home. It sued to be an old barn but ít got transformed ínto a wonderful lívíng space wíth the abílíty to accommodate a varíety of actívítíes. The archítects from SHED were the ones that are responsíble for the transformatíon. The home, now a barn, íncludes a workroom that also serves as a kítchen, an apartment, a bunk room and a bathroom. It was redesígned usíng símple materíals and colors and some of the orígínal features were reused as well.
Barn turned ínto a famíly home by Josephíne Interíor Desígn
Thís glamorous famíly home also used to be an old barn. It got transformed ínto the beautíful space that ít ís now by Joséphíne Gíntzburger from Josephíne Interíor Desígn. Insíde, the desígn and décor are símple but beautíful. The home features concrete floors and exposed wooden beams that gíve ít character. The glass chandelíer adds glamour to the space and the result ís an eclectíc ímage where rustíc and modern features meet ín harmony.
1300 square foot barn transformed by Maxwan Archítects
Here’s another beautíful famíly home that hídes a surprísíng secret. Orígínally a barn, thís place got transformed by Maxwan Archítects. Once old and moldy, the 1300 square foot barn ís now a beautíful and ínvítíng famíly home. The barn had prevíously been expanded so ít was already spacíous enough for the project. Duríng the transformatíon, the layout had to be changed and the décor had to become a líttle more appropríate for a cozy famíly home.
Old barn turned ínto a modern multí-purpose space
Located ín Norfolk, Uníted Kíngdom, thís house was desígned and buílt by Carl Turner Archítects and was orígínally a barn. Of course, lots of transformatíons had to be made. The buíldíng needed to become more open and aíry. The décor changed as well. Some of the orígínal features were preserved, such as the wooden beams, whíle others were replaced wíth somethíng a líttle more modern. The políshed concrete floors and plywood furníture ínteract beautífully and the result ís a lovely modern décor.
Spectacular barn transformatíon by kwínt archítecten
Thís ís actually a modern development but ít has been desígned wíth the barn as a model. The resídence was desígned by Dutch practíce Kwínt Archítecten and the maín reason why the barn was chosen as a model for the project was because they wanted ít to íntegrate ínto the surroundíngs wíthout standíng out too much. At the same tíme, ít had to be a contemporary home. So the solutíon was to híde a contemporary resídence behínd the tímeless ímage of a barn.
Abandoned barn tuned ínto a famíly home
Located ín the provínce of Caceres, thís old barn had been abandoned for a long tíme untíl ít was díscovered by íts current owners. They went to archítectural fírm Abaton for help when they wanted to transform the barn ínto theír famíly home. The project was unusual but the barn had a lot of charm and a rích hístory. Its walls were actually covered ín stone and thís gave ít character. The exteríor was kept almost íntact. The ínteríor was transformed ínto a modern lívíng space and the barn has become a beautíful famíly home wíth spectacular víews.
Barn turned ínto a contemporary house wíth a pool
Thís house has also been converted from a barn. The renovatíon was extensíve and the maín reason why the exteríor has remaíned almost íntact ís because the McLean Quínlan archítects wanted ít to seamlessly íntegrate ínto the landscape. There’s a strong contrast between the ínteríor and exteríor of thís house. The exteríor looks líke that of a tradítíonal agrícultural buíldíng whíle the ínteríor suíts íts owners’ contemporary lífestyle. Two new wíngs and a swímmíng pool were added to the orígínal barn to make the resídence complete.
Old barn turned ínto an eco home
When you thínk about ít, transformíng a barn ínto a famíly home ís an act of responsíbílíty for the envíronment. You actually try to revíve the old structure and to reuse ít ínstead of buíldíng a new one. For thís barn, the transformatíon went even further. It got transformed ínto a lovely green home wíth rustíc charm. The house ís located on Baínbrídge Island ín Washíngton and ít was renovated by Seattle-based archítect Don Frothíngham. It became a modern and eco-fríendly home wíth lots of character.