Custom Manufactured Home Builder Yankee Barn Homes Wins Prestigious Cornerstone Awards

Seven custom manufactured post and beam homes recognized for excellence at the 2005 HBRANH Awards Banquet

Grantham, NH (PRWEB) May 27, 2005 --Yankee Barn Homes of Grantham NH, which designs and builds custom manufactured barn-style homes, was recognized for excellence in home building by the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of NH (HBRANH) at their annual awards banquet. Seven Yankee Barn homes received awards, including two gold medals, three silver medals, and two bronze medal winners.

The Cornerstone awards are based on "how well a design demonstrates a comprehensive approach to home building." Homes are judged on the quality of the construction, function of the overall layout of the home, plot planning, and architectural details.

Seven Yankee Barn Homes were recognized in New Home Construction categories, including:

Gold Medal – Single Family–Detached $400,000–$500,000. This category winner is a barn-style post and beam manufactured home built in Brewster, MA. The home is a gambrel style barn with views from every room and which incorporates a flowing, circular floor plan that lets the homeowners and guests enjoy indoor and outdoor living.

Gold Medal – Single Family–Detached $100,000–$200,000. This category winner is a post and beam manufactured home built in Sharon, CT with all the character of a full-sized post and beam home but in much smaller guest cottage version.

Silver Medal – Single Family–Detached $500,000–$750,000. This silver medal winning Yankee Barn home, located in Walpole, ME, is a stone's throw away from the ocean and nestled into the trees of Maine, and elicits lots of country home charm. The homeowners chose bright colors in this open post and beam home to create warmth and spaciousness in every room.

Silver Medal – Single Family–Detached $300,000–$400,000. This post and beam home in Hanover, NH has a classic New England rambling architecture and incorporates an antique cape that was already on the property into the design. The open floor plan of the main post and beam frame combines beautifully with the antique post and beam of the cape.

Silver Medal – Model Home more than $200,000. The Brandywine Creek House in West Chester, PA is a model home designed to blend into the local Pennsylvania architecture. The post and beam frame is fully utilized in this farmhouse style barn home.

Bronze Medal – Single Family–Detached $750,000–$1,000,000. This bronze medal winning post and beam manufactured home, located in Kempton, PA incorporates a sugarhouse loft with ample living space and a small balcony that overlooks a nearby bird sanctuary.

Bronze Medal – Single Family–Detached $500,000–$750,000. This bronze medal winning design located in Boyds, MD has a traditional farmhouse exterior and wrap around porch that give way to a post and beam structure that takes full advantage of views and the surrounding country landscape.

About Yankee Barn Homes:
Since 1969, Yankee Barn Homes has been designing and building custom manufactured homes with post and beam frames. Over one thousand Yankee Barns stand with no two exactly alike across the United States and Europe. Each Yankee Barn home starts with the vision of the homeowner and is custom-designed and hand-crafted one at a time to be a home of distinction.

Amanda Gillen
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