This Stunning Rustic Cabin is Actually a Restored 19th-Century Barn

This Stunning Rustic Cabin is Actually a Restored 19th-Century Barn

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This 1840s barn, which was built in Greenville, New York, now sits lovingly restored in Brenham, Texas, about 120 kilometers northwest of Houston. The converted space is located next to a small pond on a wide, open piece of land, surrounded by lush green landscape

The rustic cabin’s exterior still has its min-nineteenth century charm: as the structure has maintained many traditional barn design elements, including a cupola, pent-roof, barn doors with iron-strap hinges, and a gable-end hayloft door with a “bonnet” at the peak

This Stunning Rustic Cabin is Actually a Restored 19th-Century Barn

The interior’s design beautifully balances the old and the new, from the hand-hewn timber frame and high ceilings to the modern kitchen and open concept main floor

This Stunning Rustic Cabin is Actually a Restored 19th-Century Barn

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This Stunning Rustic Cabin is Actually a Restored 19th-Century Barn

Living here would almost be like traveling back in time (without giving up modern luxuries). Kevin Durkin, Heritage Restorations’ owner, said it the best: “We can still recall the earthy fragrance of old wood, past harvests, and new-mown hay, and remember the feel of its weathered timbers, worn smooth by the winds of countless winters

This Stunning Rustic Cabin is Actually a Restored 19th-Century Barn

Space, although only 864 square feet, seems much larger due to its well-designed layout. The main floor boasts a private bedroom and bathroom, an open concept kitchen and dining area, as well as a cozy living room. There is also a second-floor bedroom loft

This Stunning Rustic Cabin is Actually a Restored 19th-Century Barn

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This Stunning Rustic Cabin is Actually a Restored 19th-Century Barn

Spens a few minutes on Heritage Restorations’ website and try not to fall in love with the 200-plus barns they’ve restored. From a mountain retreat in Montana to a Scottish barn with timbers felled and hewed hundreds of years ago, there stunning works of art will change the way you think about barns.

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