"We worked with Barn Livin' llc in the development of a challenging build site (building a berm house on a steep slope with a rock ledge close to the ground surface) The development required multiple phases to properly develop the site. Barn Livin' llc and their team of contractors provided design and construction services on two build phases. The first phase was a custom berm home and the second was a custom rustic garage to compliment the house. The two structures were completed as two separate projects. The experience with Barn Livin' llc was excellent with both structures.
Murl and Claudia S
"We cannot begin to say enough about how great it was to work with them. Their project management and attention to detail were outstanding. Sue and Jennifer were on site and available for every aspect of our build. Budgets and timing were spot-on. Everyone hears horror stories about building a home and our experience was the exact opposite. They have an exceptional group of contractors they work with and they were also very attentive to details and communication about things we might not have thought about, but were grateful they had the insight to share with us along the way. Our forever barn home is awesome and we would HIGHLY recommend than as partners in a build. We are grateful to have had such dedicated professionals working with us."
We highly recommend the Barn Livin' llc team as their construction knowledge and attention to detail are outstanding! Working with Sue and Jen O from 2017 to 2018 to build our lake barn was always efficient, thorough, and very detailed. From the initial design through construction, Sue was always there to provide support and guidance. Because we work in the construction industry and have our own contacts with various trades, Sue was more than willing to provide us with initial plans and develop a construction package that worked for us to be more hands on with the decision making every step of the way. Sue and Jen can offer multiple arrangements to suit each client's needs and expectations. We have been enjoying our Barn Livin' retreat for four years and we are very happy with the end result- especially the energy efficiencies and the fuel cost savings. In fact, if we were to build again... we would have Sue and Jen manage the ENTIRE project and allow us to focus on our own business! Not only are we extremely happy and comfortable in our new 'getaway retreat'... but out guests love being here and some often don't want to leave! :)"
Wendy & Tim G
We started the process of building our dream home in the midst of the Covid pandemic. As you can imagine, we were all facing newly found setbacks and I couldn't imagine us getting through them without Sue's help. Sue and Jen are readily available and full of knowledge.
We provided them a simple written layout on a piece of paperwork, which Jen transformed into a beautiful home. Sue has an outstanding background in construction offering the safest, up to code recommendations. It has been an absolute pleasure working with Barn-Livin' It truly is the best of both worlds, allowing you to have as much freedom as you want, or involving Jen and Sue in helping to make decisions. Highly recommend their assistance.
We are enjoying raising our daughter in a new home.
Katelyn & Ryan M
My wife and I have been so incredibly happy with all that Barn Livin' has been able to do for us in building our Tiny House / Barnette and working on designs for a later larger home. We are SO00O happy with the final result. Sue is an accomplished engineer and project planner. She's one of the most reliable, smartest people I have ever worked with on a construction project. We had a complex job that involved working with many trades and permitting processes. We also had the added complication of not being close to the build site and had to rely on her to coordinate a lot of the project remotely....she was fantastic.
We started from an empty lot of land and are now amazed at what Barn Livin' with Sue and Jen were able to create. We worked closely as well with Jen on design and she has such a great eye for art and interiors and we could not be happier with the end result. We've received so many compliments from neighbors on our cozy home! Sue has excellent connections in the industry, connecting the project with folks that do high quality work and are also reliable and trustworthy. This allowed for her to create a solid project timeline and stick to it. She's also a master of budgeting and takes great care to ensure a project remains on budget and thinks of all detail that needs to be executed on. At the end of the project we're in the tiny house of our dreams and could not have imagined it turning out better.
We're so glad we met Sue and Jen and started the project with them. We plan to work with them on building a larger house in the near future and can't wait!
We started the process of building thinking we'd be our own general contractor. It quickly became stressful and very complicated. We were referred to Barn Livin' by our local building inspector. We scheduled a meeting with Sue and Jen at their model home, and are so thankful our plans changed. We were immediately impressed with their knowledge and expertise. Living across the road from where our new home was being built, allowed us to be involved in the day to day process. It was truly an enjoyable experience getting to know, and work with all the different crew members. They shared that some of them had been working together for several years. Their mutual respect was obvious. Their coordination, high level of skill and craftsmanship impressive. Barn-Livin' takes an organic approach, allowing the homeowner to be fully involved. We were able to make changes and incorporate our additional ideas into the project. We felt listened to throughout the whole process. If you're looking for a responsive, professional, highly skilled team to build your dream home, Barn-Livin are the ones to call.
Jeff & Bonni G
We heard about Barn-Livin through a friend, then after viewing some of the homes they designed and built we knew we needed their help to get a home we could love. We worked closely with them to add a massive addition to our home. They put on paper a wonderful design to get us started using their own creativity. After the initial design, we worked closely with them as we made some tweaks to get exactly what we were looking for. After we were completely satisfied with the design we broke ground. Working closely with the build team through each step while our house was coming together was a fantastic bonus. We able to make changes to the interior fit-out as we progressed through the build to g exactly what we were looking for.
A friend recommended Barn Livin, LLC to us and we could not be more grateful. Sue, Jen, and the entire project team worked with us to design and construct our dream barn home extremely efficiently. Our journey from design to move-in was a short 8 months and they made it happen. Sue and Jen had excellent communication and were always quick to respond to our emails and calls. They worked with us to personalize our home design to meet all of our needs and desires and truly understood exactly what we pictured for our forever home. The construction phase went smoothly with Sue's management skills, guidance, and attention to detail. Sue and Jen visited the building site multiple times for progress check-ins and to ensure that we were on target for our project schedule. Very thrilled to be in our new home and highly recommend Barn Livin, LLC to anyone looking for an excellent team to build their dream home.
Thomas & Elizabeth G
My husband and I have been attempting to design our dream home on the lake. Due to the pandemic in the spring of 2020 we were halted in our design/build. We had ideas but needed to see them on paper and we were eager to begin the building. That's when we contacted Sue and her design/build team at BarnLivin' Susan and Jen were both able to work with us virtually through the process of all phases of planning. Using the resources available, from pictures, measures, scribble drawings, all were turned into our dream by this wonderful team. There are no words to say how thankful we are to the ladies who helped us to design the new house. They took our scribble drawings and virtually made them come together into a practical plan for the build process. Kudos to you ladies! Thank you for patiently working with us to help make our dream come true in these uncertain times. Looking forward to our next project, and would highly recommend BarnLivin' to help make your dreams come true!