When I’m surfing through real estate listings, there’s one kind of house that can always make me stop and click through the photos: a barn conversion. Love ’em!
For this one, two old barns in New York were dismantled, moved, and reassembled to create one big house in Roxbury, Connecticut. Keep scrolling to see how it looks now.
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Two Barns Rebuilt Into a House in Roxbury
The listing says:
Master Builders Ed Cady Sr and Jr of East Coast Barn Builders have created some of New England’s most iconic residences. This rare opportunity is the personal residence of Cady Jr.
East Coast Barn Builders was founded in 1960 by Ed Cady, a carpenter and a contractor. He was one of the first to preserve English and Dutch-style barns, moving and rebuilding them as houses.
Two antique barns were moved to this site in Roxbury Connecticut from Stone Arabia, New York.
The rustic kitchen has beamed ceilings:
“Gourmet kitchen has pantry, beehive oven, and custom cabinetry.”
East Coast Barn Builders was featured in the beautiful book At Home in the American Barn (Amazon affiliate link):
Sometimes a house will remind me of another one.
The shot above reminded me of Bette Davis’s Butternut Farm in New Hampshire, so I had to look it up:
Okay, so they’re clearly different. But sorta similar, right? (Take the tour here.) So pretty in the snow:
The barn-house is set on 7+ acres with incredible views.
The listing says, “The home has exposed beams, plaster walls, and antique cypress flooring. Currently configured as a 2BR + sleeping loft, easily expandable to 4BR.”
I especially love the setting for this house, don’t you? Check the listing at William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty for more information and East Coast Barn Builders to see more of their work.
P.S. Visit my Barn Homes page to see more, like this one built in New Hampshire:
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