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Luxury

8 Cool Converted Barns Make a Real Case for Barnyard Living

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    Charming in Ridgefield, CT

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    Rydal, PA

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    Weston, CT Barn

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    Great Room

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    Villanova, PA

Were you raised in a barn? No, seriously, were you? As it turns out, they're no longer just for hay and horses. Plenty of old barns have made the transition from farm to living quarters, and luxe ones at that.

We scoured the country for the best examples of barn living for sale right now. Kick off your shoes and take a look at what we found.

Address: 175 Pleasant Valley Rd, Titusville, NJ
Price: $6,388,000
Barnyard chatter: Ever sleep in a silo? You can here. The owners turned to the New Jersey Barn Co. to relocate and restore an antique Dutch barn and convert it into their dream home.

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Address: 4558 Highway 78, Black Earth, WI
Price: $965,000
Barnyard chatter: Just 30 minutes from Madison, this six-bedroom rustic retreat in Wisconsin is an absolute beauty. The two-story great room is truly a work of art. The property also includes 76 acres and a trout stream.

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Address: 40 Sunken Orchard Ln, Oyster Bay Cove, NY
Price: $1,750,000
Barnyard chatter: Barnyard life never looked so good. This luxe conversion includes a two-story entrance with a bridal staircase and soaring ceilings, plus a billiard room, pub, home theater, and pool.

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Address: 224 S Salem Rd, Ridgefield, CT
Price: $599,000
Barnyard chatter: This charming spot offers year-round country living. It also features a two-story living room with stone fireplace, beams, and skylights. Out back, there's a pool and a pond for skating or fishing.

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Address: 931 Washington Ln, Rydal, PA
Price: $512,000
Barnyard chatter: Serenity now! Built in 1880, this property has been rehabbed for modern living, with indoor-outdoor spaces and a two-tier deck to take in the natural beauty.

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Address: 249 Hilldale Rd, Villanova, PA
Price: $1,150,000
Barnyard chatter: Known as "The Stable," this place was built in 1893. It was renovated in 1983 with modern amenities while maintaining its architectural integrity. We love the beautiful brick courtyard and stonework.

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Address: 115 Aarons Ave, Doylestown, PA
Price: $829,900
Barnyard chatter: Built in 1752, the Leap Year Barn is one of the oldest stone barns in the Americas, according to the listing. That's not to say it hasn't evolved over the years. There's now a wood-fired pizza oven in the chef's kitchen, a living room with exposed wood beams, soaring ceilings, and a wood-burning fireplace.

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Address: 280 Georgetown Rd, Weston, CT
Price: $599,000
Barnyard chatter: The exterior is intact from the 1860s. Inside, the home has been throughly updated. There are hardwood floors, sleek beams, a screened-in porch, and a modern kitchen with marble countertops and a farmhouse sink.