This luxury horse barn in Santa Ynez, California was custom built by DC Builders.

Barns With
Living Quarters

Have you ever dreamed of combining your home with your workshop or your horses? A barn with living quarters might be the perfect choice for your property. This hyper-functional combination of home and barn means you can always have easy access to your horses, workshop or custom garage. These barns are becoming increasing popular as an economical way to utilize one structure for two purposes. Floor plans can be completely customized to meet your unique needs.

Whether you’re looking for some extra living space, guest quarters, an office or a primary residence for you and your family, DC Builders can guide you from a rough concept to move-in day.

DC Builders is a nationwide general contractor specializing in apartment barns, barns with living quarters, barndominiums, man-caves and garages with apartments. From California to Colorado, Texas, Tennessee, and North Carolina, we build all-wood structures using only the highest quality wood and the finest level of craftsmanship. Whether you want us to assemble a barn kit or create a custom barn design, DC Builders guarantees dedication to customer service and a superior work ethic to give you the ultimate building experience.

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“DC Builders really advised us on things that let us get this excellent result. It’s a very comfortable space to be in.”

Ed Healy, Rancho Milagro

BARNS WITH LIVING QUARTERS FEATURED

This apartment barn was custom built by DC Builders in Fairplay, Colorado.

Fairplay, Colorado HIGH-ELEVATION APARTMENT BARN

This custom apartment barn was built to weather any storm, especially since it stands at 10,000 ft. elevation in the Rocky Mountains! A heavy-duty hybrid barn home, this building features four horse stalls, a tack room, garage, workshop, covered paddock and 1,700 sq. ft. of cozy and elegant living quarters. The apartment barn was customized with reclaimed wood floors and cabinets, as well as granite counter tops and pine ceilings.

This barn with living quarters was custom designed and built by DC Builders in Sandy, Oregon.

Sandy, Oregon CUSTOM LOG STAIRS

This custom timber framed 60′ apartment barn features 16′ eaves to accommodate custom 12′ x 14′ swinging garage doors on the gable ends and 12′ x 10′ overhead doors in the sidewall. A custom log spiral staircase with rod iron hand rail leads up to a finished loft with a 12′ x 12′ covered deck and wet bar.

Newnan, Georgia DOWNSTAIRS NEIGH-BORS

This custom barn with living quarters in Newnan, Georgia features a luxurious two-bedroom apartment with a majestic great room. The main level consists of two horse stalls, a tack room, a wash bay, a garage, a custom stainless steel processing room with a commercial kitchen to support the clients’ hunting hobby, and two full-length shed roofs.

This barn with living quarters was custom built by DC Builders in Taos, New Mexico.

Taos, New Mexico SOUTHWESTERN ACCENTS

This barn with upstairs living quarters has four horse stalls with Classic Equine stall fronts and dutch doors, as well as a 12′ x 24′ tack room, half bathroom and solar-powered radiant heat in the slab. The luxurious two-bedroom living quarters speaks for itself with open-concept comfort and fine details that complement the regional aesthetic.

This custom apartment barn in Cornelius, Oregon was custom built by DC Builders.

Cornelius, Oregon SUSTAINABLE LIVING

This custom apartment barn in Cornelius, Oregon features a host of sustainable upgrades. Large skylights optimize natural lighting, while an electric car charging station and a solar panel help keep the property’s carbon footprint low. The ground floor boasts two horse stalls and two dog kennels, with 1,800 sq. ft. of cozy living space upstairs.

This monitor style barn was built by DC Builders in Santa Ynez, California.

Santa Ynez, California INDOOR-OUTDOOR VIEWS

This horse barn features seven horse stalls with covered turnouts, a powder room and laundry, tack room, grooming stall and an office. The barn even includes a one-bedroom caretaker’s apartment, replete with kitchen, private bathroom and covered patio. The front of the barn is framed by a massive timber-framed porch and stamped concrete patio, providing a perfect place to relax and enjoy the property with friends and family.

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Barndominiums

LOVE THY NEIGH-BOR

Ever wondered what it would be like to live in a barn? DC Builders has designed and built a number of unique barndominiums, making efficient use of one structure for two purposes.

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Garages With Apartments

BLUR THE LINES BETWEEN BUSINESS AND LEISURE

Are you one of those crafty types—the kind that find themselves working into the late hours of the night because they just can’t get enough? Our garages with apartments make it easy for professional makers and amateur hobbyists alike to keep their passions close.

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Party Barns

UNWIND IN RUSTIC STYLE

Party barns offer post-work or a space to practice the things you do for fun. These backyard getaways can include decks for sunny days, a man cave for colder days and a custom wet bar for all seasons.

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