Stables, barns, factories and mills... not exactly what comes to mind when you think "dwelling." However, some have a different opinion on what qualifies as a home. While converting homes isn't necessarily a new idea, as of late the trend is really starting to catch on. Taking an unused structure and transforming it into something totally unique and made for humans (not farm animals!) is exactly what the owners of these homes did.
Read on for some innovative and awesome HomeAways that used to be something else entirely, and consider staying in one on your next getaway.
1. This three bedroom converted barn in Pisgah Forest, North Carolina sleeps eight and averages $300 per night. Rent it!
2. This four bedroom converted mill in Salt Point, New York sleeps nine and averages $515 per night. Rent it!
3. This open-floored converted factory in Chicago, Illinois sleeps thirty and averages $1,500 per night. Rent it!
4. This three bedroom converted stable in Brooklyn, New York sleeps six and averages $700 per night. Rent it!
5. This three bedroom converted church in Creswick, Australia sleeps seven and averages $270 per night. Rent it!
6. This three bedroom converted winery in Trecastagni, Italy sleeps eight and averages $125 per night. Rent it!
7. This seven bedroom converted firehouse in New Orleans, Louisiana sleeps fourteen and averages $1,060 per night. Rent it!