Barn Converted into Rustic House by RTM Architects

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It doesn’t get more rustic than this and still be a fabulous home.  This home, designed by RTM Architects, is located in North Carolina.  It was once an old barn and now it’s a rustic, comfortable and impressive timber frame home.

Take a tour of this 3,587 sq. ft. rustic house below.

You can see the part of the home that was once a barn.  RTM Architects retained the character and age of the barn giving this house real character.  

You can see the part of the home that was once a barn.  RTM Architects retained the character and age of the barn giving this house real character.  Designed by RTM Architects

 

The home boasts old lumber walls and wood support beams throughout.  The furniture meshes nicely with the rustic architecture.  Check out that rustic dining table.  The red upholstery is a nice touch color-wise.  

The home boasts old lumber walls and wood support beams throughout.  The furniture meshes nicely with the rustic architecture.  Check out that rustic dining table.  The red upholstery is a nice touch color-wise.  Designed by RTM Architects


The red splashes carry on the kitchen with red cabinetry which I think looks great with all the natural wood.  The kitchen features a red island that includes an L-shaped breakfast bar.   Designed by RTM Architects

The red splashes carry on the kitchen with red cabinetry which I think looks great with all the natural wood.  The kitchen features a red island that includes an L-shaped breakfast bar.   Designed by RTM Architects

Check out that cathedral ceiling with old timber support beams in timber frame design.  

Check out that cathedral ceiling with old timber support beams in timber frame design.   Designed by RTM Architects

It’s hard to get excited about a hallway in a house but the example here is truly exceptional.  Again, the red color scheme continues with a red bench in the red runner.  

It's hard to get excited about a hallway in a house but the example here is truly exceptional.  Again, the red color scheme continues with a red bench in the red runner.   Designed by RTM Architects

 


The great room is the show-stopper in this rustic house.  It’s a large two-story room with towering stone fireplace, concrete floors with wood beams (very cool) that looks up to a second story landing.  What a fabulous room and house, all from an old barn. 

The great room is the show-stopper in this rustic house.  It's a large two-story room with towering stone fireplace, concrete floors with wood beams (very cool) that looks up to a second story landing.  What a fabulous room and house, all from an old barn.  Designed by RTM Architects

I love landings in houses.  Here’s a view of the great room from the second story landing.  

I love landings in houses.  Here's a view of the great room from the second story landing.   Designed by RTM Architects

Is it 1875?  It could be looking at this covered deck with stone fireplace, aged wood beams and matching patio furniture.  

Is it 1875?  It could be looking at this covered deck with stone fireplace, aged wood beams and matching patio furniture.   Designed by RTM Architects

 


The rustic style is just as prominent in the guest/kids rooms as the rest of the home.  The red quilt matches nicely with the rustic vibe.  

The rustic style is just as prominent in the guest/kids rooms as the rest of the home.  The red quilt matches nicely with the rustic vibe.   Designed by RTM Architects

I like how one of the entrances preserved the old sliding barn doors, which are there for adornment.  They look great. 

I like how one of the entrances preserved the old sliding barn doors, which are there for adornment.  They look great.  Designed by RTM Architects

The setting couldn’t be more perfect for this rustic house. From a distance, it still looks like an old barn but when you get inside, it’s truly an incredible transformation.

The setting couldn't be more perfect for this rustic house. From a distance, it still looks like an old barn but when you get inside, it's truly an incredible transformation. Designed by RTM Architects








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