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Characterful Barn Conversion Plans

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stone barn conversion with expansive glazing
Fact file: Characterful barn conversion
Location: Halifax, West Yorkshire
Project: Conversion
House size: 102m2
Bedrooms: 1
Architect: Cave Architects

Self build house plans re-created using Build It 3D Home Design Software

 

Converting a damp, dark, 200-year-old barn with a small footprint presents a number of design obstacles. Despite the building’s listed status, Emma and Andy Gordon were equal to the challenge and have created a charming light-filled home.

The large picture windows on the southern gable end were crucial to the success of the project, giving the dingy agricultural building the potential to become a comfortable dwelling with stunning views.

Emma, an interior designer, was eager to preserve the structures historical elements by emphasising its timber a-frame and stone walls. These features provide a striking contrast to the otherwise contemporary interior, including brightly coloured steel supports and furniture.

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Ground floor

barn conversion ground floor plans

 

First floor

 

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