Barn conversions have been described as a classic example of effective property recycling. And so they are, with the very best combining the style and features of the original with the practicality and comforts of a new build, dispelling the myth that such homes are dark and awkward.
They can deliver an abundance of character from high, often vaulted ceilings and full-height entrances through to large open-plan areas that provide a great sense of space.
Advances in technology mean conversions are more energy efficient than in the past, while those carried out to a high standard, sympathetic to the building’s history, also tend to retain their value.
The enduring popularity of barn conversions ensures buyers are often left spoilt for choice, whatever their taste. Here is a selection of the finest examples currently available.