Landscaping & Gardening and Outdoor Living

I am trying to figure out what to do with this 100 year old carriage house in my backyard. It has a huge room with a huge sliding door on each side. I've included pictures of the house, the rest of my backyard and the inside of the carriage house (please excuse the mess....I don't know what to do with all of this outdoor stuff). I am thinking some kind of covered eating area or hot tub destination...but it is rather far from the house. There are lights and electricity in all rooms of the house and off the main room is another room that has cabinets and and another room that is a horse stall. It is an awesome place but I need assistance on how to incorporate it into my landscaping! I'm in Alabama by the way. Help???!!!
Carriage House
Rest of the backyard
Inside carriage house
Other side looking into main room. Stairs on far wall up to the loft.

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  • Heliane Ripley
    on Apr 19, 2015

    My mind started spinning when I saw your pictures. This is a great historical building and the beams across the ceiling are to dye for. I would make it into a country primitive guest house, but would change nothing on the outside.

  • Beth Gee
    on Jun 1, 2015

    Barn wedding and events!

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