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The Barn – Orcas Island – Spane Buildings

What does your dream workshop look like? Does it have a full living space including an entertainment room, an office, a kitchen, custom kids play areas, and bedrooms? How about a full movie theater? How about an elevator? Most of you probably didn’t think such things were possible! I know I didn’t! At least until I visited “The Barn” on Orcas Island.

Last week I took a trip out to Orcas Island with Jim Spane, to look at this beautiful shop built by Spane Buildings. The purpose of our trip was to get some video of the building, and to visit with the owner Bill Wulff. When we first got out there, I was blown away by the property. The Barn is set down in a large clearing. It was completely surrounded by trees, and at first glance, it looked more like a kids’ dream play area than a man cave.

Spane Buildings Orcas Island swing set

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Carleton Farms – Spane Buildings

Carleton Farms has been a part of Snohomish County for 50 years. While the owners have remained the same, their vision has changed over the years. Originally a cow farm, Father and Son owners Reid and Darren Carleton have transformed their farm into the premier special event venue in Snohomish County.


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