Gambrel Barn House

28 X 38 feet | 1790 | Danby, Vermont

This early gambrel barn home is a rare find in Vermont. The frame is gunstock, and is constructed with Beech and American Chestnut. It originally had a massive central chimney and fireplace.



  • 1825 square feet with second floor

  • Unusual arched collar ties on spacious second floor

  • Rare gunstock posts on second floor

  • Includes 5 original, 38-foot Chestnut beams!

  • Original wall sheathing and flooring available. Vintage roof boards can be sourced.



This timber frame would make a magnificent two floor house or a majestic great room addition.


Read more about this frame on our blog:

Gambrel Barn House

Gambrel Barn House

The gambrel style makes a very large second floor

Gambrel Barn House

Gambrel Barn House

The rafters and floor joists are sawn, while all the posts and beams are hand hewn

Gambrel Barn House

Gambrel Barn House

Notice the arched collar ties

Gambrel Barn House

Gambrel Barn House

This frame has large 'summer' beams running down the building to support floor joists


Tel: 802.774.8972

19 North Street
Middletown Springs, VT 05757

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