Each year, the popularity of pole barn homes grows more and more. Whether they’re used as a primary residence, secondary lake home, weekend hunting cabin, or incorporated into another metal structure (like an equestrian barn), new home builders everywhere are realizing the many benefits that pole barn houses offer.
Compared to traditional homes, some key benefits of building a new pole barn home include the speed of construction, energy efficiency, open floor plans, and affordable prices.
To learn more about these benefits, see our post that explains why pole barn living is a good thing.
Don’t Judge a Pole Barn by its Exterior
With the increased interest in pole barn home construction, comes an increased demand for pole barn home pictures. Many people are not familiar with pole barn homes and therefore have never seen how unique these buildings really are.
Although they are referred to as “pole barns” or “pole buildings,” the interior floor plans and design elements are far from that of a machine shed or agricultural building. In fact, as the pictures below show, many of these modern pole barn homes give traditional homes a run for their money in terms of style and functionality.
1. Gabe & Elizabeth’s Shome® Photos
You’ll find this beautiful Shome® in North Liberty, Iowa.
2. Mike & Michelle’s Shome® Photos
Greiner Buildings erected this stunning home in Columbus Junction, Iowa.
3. John & Leslie’s Hunting Cabin Photos
This building in Agency, Iowa was awarded the 2017 Hobby Garage of the Year (2nd Place) by the National Frame Building Association.
4. Terry’s Horse Barn Home Photos
Another stunning home by Greiner Buildings in Brighton, Iowa.
5. John & Amy’s Shome® Photos
This Greiner Buildings SHOME in Lewis, Iowa was named the 2016 Residential Building of the Year (1st Place) by the National Frame Building Association.
More About Pole Barn Home Construction
One thing is certain, between their reasonable prices and extensive customization options, pole barn homes are certainly worth your consideration.
Whether you just want to learn more about pole barn homes or you’re already set on building your own, Greiner Buildings can help. Our team is proud to be a leading pole barn home designer and builder in the Midwest and has even been recognized with various building awards. Years ago, we coined the term “Shome®” due to the popularity of our metal buildings that combine an insulated workshop/garage with a fully functional residential home (shop + home = Shome®).