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Contemporary Oak Barn Conversion

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Oak framed house shortlisted for Build It Awards 2016

Old oak barns are hard to come by these days, but what if you were to convert a modern oak barn into an oak framed house of your dreams? Oakmasters built this barn some time ago and after a number of years serving as a stable complex, the owners decided to convert it into an oak framed house. Employing an architect to help them design their vision, they then returned to Oakmasters to complete the project. Click here to read the case study.

L shaped oak barn and former stable complex becomes a lovely family home (5853)

Close up view of the oak barn from the front courtyard (5854)

Inside the barn, the living area features a double height vaulted ceiling (5860)

Living room in its full glory with oak posts, vaulted ceiling, gallery landing and a glazed oak truss in the background (5874)

Living space with oak vaulted ceiling and stunning gallery landing (5871)

Stunning living room with bi-fold doors opening onto the garden (5870)

the back of the lounging area features a stunning glazed gable (5872)

Oak posts break up the living space and create points of interest (5873)

View down from the landing into the lounge area through a large oak king post truss (5862)

Upstairs office space is open plan and feels very airy and light (5863)

The former stable block now accommodates a large kitchen with a beautiful oak vaulted ceiling (5864)

At the end of the kitchen diner is a nice area for the family to relax (5865)

Open plan kitchen with exposed oak king post trusses (5866)

Dining area separated the kitchen and the lounging area (5868)

Large open plan kitchen allows for a really generous kitchen island and breakfast bar (5867)

Back of the former stable complex is now full of bi-fold doors overlooking a vegetable garden (5855)

The back of the former oak barn now features a large oak framed greenhouse (5857)

A lovely fire pit to keep you warm when gardening (5856)

The oak greenhouse features half trusses and a glazed roof (5859)

Detail of glazed oak greenhouse (5858)

Top of the staircase opens onto a large landing with oak posts and brackets (5861)

There is also space for a generous utility room with feature oak posts and ceiling beam (5869)