Barn Living Combines Modern Home Benefits with Rustic Charm

Take a closer look inside the Mill Barn which showcases the beauty of natural wood with towering columns of Douglas Fir which rise upward to support a 40-foot roof overhead, crowned in the center with a seven-foot crystal chandelier. Features inside this beautiful build include the vaulted ceilings, spacious great room, stained concrete floor, and the interior apportioned with pine, aspen, cedar, and iron encompass a structure almost churchlike, which provides a warm and rustic feel. The 6,336-square-foot barn can comfortably seat up to 350 people inside, with heating and air conditioning, ample space for dancing and other activities, plus a sprawling wraparound deck to accommodate even more guests. The Mill Barn also offers a full kitchen, handicapped accessible restrooms, a private suite for bride and groom, two balconies that overlook the vineyard, and so much more.

Care has been taken at every point throughout this barn-style home construction to avoid overusing a specific decorating style or theme. Walkers Mill Vineyard and Winery provides the country elegance for events, large or small, that is sure to wow even the pickiest of guests. The rustic, yet refined ambiance allows design flexibility for groups to customize the space and make it their own, accommodating a wide variety of tastes, formal and elegant, Tuscan, or down-home country. It all depends on the occasion. At first glance, it is clear that this is not any building with only a finished interior, but rather a beautifully crafted showplace both inside and out.

This beautiful Ayrshire gambrel barn building is located on 74 acres of land outside of an old sawmill community in Texas. Owners Art and Adriana Strahan dreamed of owning and running a vineyard in their retirement and knew they needed a functional and versatile barn-style building to serve as a gathering space. After their daughter requested to use the (then unbuilt) barn for her wedding, they accelerated their plans. The final barn structure was customized exactly to their taste by builder Ron Baker with vaulted ceilings, a wrap-around deck, a full-sized kitchen, and bride’s and groom’s suites. Since then, the barn building has hosted weddings and other events for friends, family, and community members and the Strahan’s have planted their first Muscadine vines. Whether you envision turning your land into a craft vineyard or brewery or want to start your hobby farm or ranch, Barn Pros has the right building for you! The Mill Barn at Walker’s Mill Vineyard and Winery.

The barn is located on a beautiful vineyard property and is a bonus to this incredible property. Vitis rotundifolia, or muscadine, is a grapevine species that is native to the southeastern and south-central United States from Florida to Delaware, west to eastern Texas, and Oklahoma. It has been extensively cultivated since the 16th century. The plants are well adapted to their native warm and humid climate, they need fewer chilling hours than better-known varieties and they thrive on the summer heat. When exploring the forest surrounding Walkers Mill Vineyard and Winery, you'll find a vast number of muscadine vines which can be found growing wild along the forest ground and among the trees.

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