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Why We Love Barndominiums

Why We Love Barndominiums

Barndominium Ideas


We wouldn't be Farmhouse Kitchen and Bath if we didn't pay tribute to the newest trend popping up on social media and HGTV - the Barndominium. But what is it exactly?

A "Barndominium" is a type of housing that combines the structure and aesthetics of a barn with a residential living space. I know what you're thinking: I don't want to live in an actual barn, but don't worry! These homes can be warm, inviting, and have all of the comforts of a traditional home but with some added benefits. 

Read along for the many perks of owning a Barndominium:



With today's unpredictable housing market and the fact that Millennials can't seem to afford a proper home despite working for several years to save, it's no wonder people are turning to Barndominiums. These homes are often more affordable to build than traditional homes due to their use of durable, low-cost materials like steel. Additionally, they are typically built from a simple level foundation, as it is uncommon to find a Barndominium with a basement.


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Barndominiums can be customized to fit a variety of lifestyles and needs, from single-family homes to vacation rentals or even commercial spaces. In addition, they can be be designed in a variety of styles and layouts, with options ranging from tiny (really affordable) homes to larger homes with multiple stories, large windows, and open living spaces.  Searching for inspiration or a floorplan is easy, just google and peruse the various layouts!


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Steel is often the material of choice for Barndo builders. It is both strong and durable, which means that Barndominiums can withstand harsh weather conditions and have a longer lifespan than traditional wood-framed homes.


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Energy efficiency

Barndominiums are often designed with energy-efficient features like insulation and high-efficiency heating and cooling systems, which can help to reduce energy costs over time. It is also very common for new homes to have solar powered energy for added long term savings.


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With their open floor plans and high ceilings, Barndominiums offer a lot of space and can provide a unique living experience for those who value open, airy environments.


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Lastly, we have to mention the fact that these homes are the peanut butter to Farmhouse's jelly. The look is reminiscent of a true farm style home, which is simplistic, rustic, and has plenty of character. Farmhouse sinks, reclaimed wood, and even concrete floors work with these spaces. An added bonus for natural light is floor to ceiling garage windows to open up on warm spring days.


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Are you convinced yet? You can see why we love Barndominiums; they are a great option for those who want a unique, affordable, and versatile living space that can be customized to fit their specific needs and lifestyle. They are the next big thing!

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