Gardens, Grass, Exterior, Wood, Barn, House, Gable, Cabin, and Farmhouse While the house is a private sanctuary, the barn is a gathering place, especially in summer. On its lower level, a studio apartment recalls the main house with its Intus windows oriented to maximize solar gain.  Best Exterior Grass Photos from A Passive House and "Sauna Tower" Join a 19th-Century Barn in the Hudson Valley