X

Small and cozy modern barn house getaway in Vermont

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-01-1 Kindesign

This minimal modern barn house was designed by Joan Heaton Architects, along with builder Silver Maple Construction, located in Weybridge, Vermont. This property was designed as a simple vacation getaway spot for a family to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature. The structure was sited to take full advantage of southern exposure while maximizing views to the west. The design of this home was inspired by traditional barn forms and modernized with a structural system of steel beams.

Highlights includes large expanses of glass in the windows and doors. Additionally, there is a twelve foot wide sliding door that disappears into the gable end wall, while a pivoting door entryway invites family and friends into this warm and welcoming abode. Other special features includes a “bump out” on the main level, which encompasses four cozy bunk beds to host overnight guests.

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-15-1 Kindesign

What We Love: This spectacular modern barn house is the perfect getaway spot for simple living with minimal details. The focus on this home is offering everyday modern comforts and focusing more on relaxing around the pool and enjoying nature. This home is perfect for entertaining with the built-in bunks beds able to accommodate several overnight guests. The soaring ceilings keep the interiors feeling bright and airy, while expansive windows helps blur indoor-outdoor boundaries… Readers, please share with us what you think of this home, would it be your ideal vacation home?

Note: Have a look at another amazing home tour that we have featured here on One Kindesign from the portfolio of Joan Heaton Architects: Carriage barn converted into breathtaking guesthouse in Vermont.

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-16-1 Kindesign

RELATED: Modern retreat in Vermont inspired by a meadow landscape

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-03-1 Kindesign

Above: The great room features 13-foot high walls and a vaulted 22-foot high ceiling.

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-04-1 Kindesign

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-05-1 Kindesign

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-13-1 Kindesign

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-14-1 Kindesign

RELATED: A Vermont mountain getaway nestled into a heavily wooded site

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-08-1 Kindesign

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-09-1 Kindesign

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-10-1 Kindesign

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-17-1 Kindesign

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-18-1 Kindesign

RELATED: Traditional farmhouse style dwelling in Vermont with a modern twist

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-19-1 Kindesign

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-20-1 Kindesign

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-21-1 Kindesign

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-22-1 Kindesign

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-02-1 Kindesign

Above: The retaining walls are comprised of locally sourced Panton stone, which helps to create a flat site for the new barn and swimming pool. The stone retaining walls helps to anchor the house on the 11-acre site, which includes a fire pit, pool, outdoor kitchen, horseshoe pit and 120-yard, par-3 golf hole.

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-11-1 Kindesign

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-12-1 Kindesign

RELATED: Beautifully renovated antique cape house in Vermont

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-07-1 Kindesign

Modern Barn House-Joan Heaton Architects-06-1 Kindesign

Photos: Westphalen Photography

You are reading an article curated by: https://onekindesign.com/

17
WHAT DO YOU THINK?

8 Comment threads
9 Thread replies
1 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
11 Comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Robin

How many square feet does this home have?

Sher Lemken

How can we purchase blueprints for this home? It’s absolutely perfect.

Lesley

Were you able to get the blueprints?

Marc

Fantastic Design !- where did you get those steel trusses done ?

Shay

I too would like to know the square footage and if you can purchase the plans?

Mark

Where can I get plans for this great design, what’s the sq ft age

Andhika

Can we purchase the plan?

Nancy

What is located behind the kitchen by the stairs? It seems there is some type of space there, but I can’t tell from the photos.

Conrad Maag

I wondered the same thing. If you look at all the pictures, there’s one where you can see the wine rack from the kitchen, and it shows a desk which must be at the front corner of the house. Also, there’s two different bathroom pictures. The one upstairs has the heavily sloped roof, so the flat roof bathroom must be downstairs behind the kitchen. I’m also in love with the simplicity of this design and love that family/guests can stay the night without having a bunch of bedrooms to heat and clean and take up taxable square footage the other… Read more »

Lynn

What’s the cost to build not including the furniture?