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"I wish everyone in the world
was as straight forward and
reliable as John Libby"
– W. Henshaw

Post and beam foyer

“Superb craftsmanship does not
tell the whole story. Rather it is
John’s unique ability to hear
inside a dream.”
– E. Littlefield

Custom homes by Houses and Barns by John Libby

“You’ve spoiled us. We really don’t want to live
anywhere else but in this house.”
– G & D Barmore

Kitchens by Houses and Barns by John Libby

“We are so happy we chose your
company to help design, build
and construct our timber frame.”
– G&D Tobey


At Houses and Barns by John Libby, we design and build authentic, heirloom-quality
timber frame barns, homes and specialty structures throughout Maine.


We have been building custom homes, timber frame barns and specialty structures of exceptional craftsmanship for over 40 years. From new construction to renovations, residences to commercial projects, we earn our reputation for honesty and excellent workmanship with every job we do.

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We take care of everything. Our architects, designers and skilled crew work with you from start to finish, ensuring custom, client-driven designs, quality construction, and your total satisfaction. 

We’d love the opportunity to earn your business.

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