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Barn living meets amazing mountain views in this guesthouse

Not your typical farm shed

modern barn with mountain views All photos by Audrey Hall via Inhabitat

From the outside, this barn guest house on a 15-acre property near Jackson, Wyoming may come off a bit jarring. A big glass wall under a gambrel roof barn and between weathered reclaimed wood siding? Once you’re inside though, that decision suddenly makes sense.

Designed by local firm Carnie Logan Burke Architects, the 2,400-square-foot new construction nods to traditional work barns with its shapes and materials, but offers convenient modern living inside. The dramatic second-floor space holds a streamlined kitchenette, bedroom, and modern bathroom on one end, and on the other, an exercise area with a spectacular view of the Tetons and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. In an interview with Big Life magazine, the owner explained that she wanted a scenic workout area for bad-weather days—ah, the dream!

The first floor, spruced up with checkered (and heated) ceramic tile floor, houses the clients’ collection of vintage vehicles. Have a peek inside.

Via: Inhabitat, Uncrate