2015 Architectural Design winner: The Grantham Lake House




Photography courtesy of Stefanie Martin of Northpeak Design

This custom-designed, barn-style, post-and-beam home draws inspiration from the architecture of classic New England barns as well as Yankee Barn Homes’ forty-five-year-old roots. The 2,400-square-foot home effortlessly blends modern design ideas with traditional details. Features include an articulated, exposed timber framework; an upper-level family room with a light-emitting cupola; wide plank, wood floors; barn board accent walls; an open concept staircase; a 1,200-square-foot basement; and a Crown Point Cabinetry kitchen.

Versatile in design, the home’s floor plan is appealing and can accommodate any lifestyle; there is an option—and space—for either a first-floor or second-floor master suite. With this flexibility, the home is perfect for a middle-aged or retired couple with one-floor living, or a young family with plenty of space for children’s bedrooms and
a study/media room.

Judges said: “This home represents the beauty of simplicity. The traditional barn form with traditional cedar siding houses a series of rooms that is well-defined and comfortable. The exposed timber on the interior clearly expresses the post-and-beam framing that accompanies the tradition of barn raising. The wood and steel staircase is nicely detailed and provides a welcoming approach to the second-floor living spaces.”

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