We’ve seen a number of examples of Amish “shop homes”, but I believe this is the first “barn home” I’ve come across online. Here’s the key bit from the listing: “The barn and house were built as one unit, having the three bedroom home on the east side of this large building.” You can see the layout from the exterior photo here, with the home bit on the right side:
So as you might imagine this is a very “rustic” property even for an Amish home. The interior reflects that as well, with very rough unfinished walls and ceiling throughout most of the home section:
So this is something I’ve only rarely if ever seen before, but I guess it’s a logical variant of the shop home. Though, living in such close proximity to animals 24/7 might be a different experience than only having, say, dormant furniture-crafting equipment in the adjacent space.
The home is located in Fillmore, New York (Allegany County). Here’s the full property description:
On the picturesque hill tops near Centerville, is a charming nearly new built Amish farm waiting for you bordering State land. Largely operational as a hay and pasture farm, this property is ready to move into, and will include the wood stove and water heater. Three bedrooms and an operational bathroom are home for a young family, and have made this a cozy place to raise their children. The barn and house were built as one unit, having the three bedroom home on the east side of this large building.
1750 square feet have been dedicated to the residence while the remaining building is home to horses and cows. The barn has 8 single stalls, 4 box stalls, 4 calf stalls all on a poured concrete floor with sliders at both ends. Water is plumbed to the barn, and the hay mow above is just as large as the main barn foot print.
– Amish farm – 52′ x 36′ Barn – 52′ x 36′ Hay mow – 12′ x 36′ lean to – 16′ x 32′ lean to – 1750 sqft home – 3 bedrooms – bathroom – 16′ x 64′ residence – 20′ x 16′ mudroom entrance – 36′ x 42′ Shop – Electric on the property – Well – Septic – GMO’s convey – Taxes $2,818 – Road frontage 2428 feet. – 2.04 miles south of Centerville, NY – 6.5 miles SE of Freedom, NY – 12 miles SE of Arcade, NY – Close to Rushford lake – Borders Swift Hill State Forest (1,569 acres) – Cuba Rushford Schools – Sold AS IS.
More from inside. That’s a clock I could read even if I’d forgotten to put in my contacts:
Cook stove with wheelbarrow wood supply:
On the left foreground we see a safe, and quite a collection of pens:
More bedrooms. Not sure what’s on the wall chart:
Curious what book that might be:
The single bathroom:
Barn with buggy shelter:
Here are a couple of the “specs diagrams”, one showing the property dimensions, and another I hadn’t seen included in these listings before, a soil report:
So with this property you’re getting a good chunk of land, 42.5 acres to be precise. And what is the price?
This barn home is up for sale now at $219,000. If you’re interested, the listing agent is Paul Vaicunas of Whitetail Properties Real Estate.