Wood and brick
Chicken wire pantry
To do: gut interior, remove roof, rest beams in kitchen wing, reinforce beam in living wing, replace roof, replace windows, new wiring, new plumbing, new heating, refinish interior, new septic.
metal roof to mimic tile. "Metal roofs are durable, fire retardant and almost maintenance-free. They are also energy efficient; metal reflects heat and blocks its transfer into the attic. Research by the Florida Solar Energy Center in 1985 showed that metal absorbed 34 percent less heat than asphalt shingles, and homeowners switching to metal roofing reported saving up to 20 percent on their energy bills." (http://roofgenius.com/roofmaterialchoices.htm)
Big yellow barn- charcoal slate roof. Roof inspiration.
What if you gutted the whole thing and then rebuilt the inside in a modular stylelike this
Retractable roof for pergola.