Having recently bought barn myself, this book attracted my attention immediately with it's stunning front cover. The inside was no disapointment either. Featuring 24 different styles of barns there is something to inspire, whatever the size and shape of your own property. There is a tendency for some of the designers to go for traditional country cottage looks complete with drying flowers hanging in he kitchen but this shouldn't put you off. Look beyond the unimaginative "kitch" to the architecture and this book is all you need to get you headed off to the sketch book. There is a hint that at least a few of the owners have had access to unlimited budgets for architecture, furniture and fittings. However, with the time and determination the same results can be acheived on a more modest budget. This is definately not a builders guide but there are some useful tips about planning and funding from the personal experience of the owners. With something for all styles, tastes and sizes, if you're doing a barn conversion, this book is a must.
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