16ft. Wood Garage Kits

Wood garage Kit

the Virginia


Sturdy-Built Truss System:
  • 45 lbs snow load / 130 mph max wind load
  • 2x6 trusses
Clear Span Loft:
  • Full second floor loft with 7ft. 1in. headroom
  • 3/4" Structurwood decking and 2x8 floor joists
Pre-primed Siding:
  • Siding - 3/8" L. P. (Louisiana Pacific) Smartside Ext. Paneling w/50 year limited warranty
Large garage kit with space to spare

Not a pole building, built like your house with wall studs 16" on center. The Virginia is designed for a single car garage with space enough be used for a workshop, storage or office. The included 8ft. wide x 7ft. high carriage style doors swing outward providing an entry large enough for a small or truck. Or, maybe you need to store a garden tractor or UTV.

Our 16ft. wide Virginia provides two floors that are not obstructed with interior walls or supports. High side walls on the lower level can be insulated if desired. The loft area offers 7ft. 1in. of headroom at center with plenty of room for storage right to the outside walls. Available in 20ft., 24ft., 28ft. and 32ft. lengths the Virginia offers up to 1,000 sq. ft. of floor space. Choose the size that is appropriate for your particular needs.

The included 'L' shaped stair kit can be installed in either of the back corners opposite the garage door.

The Virginia can be built on various foundation types. Cement slab, basement, post and beam wood floors are typical foundation choices. The type you build will be dicated by your requirements and may vary based on local building codes.

Sold in home centers in the US and Japan Best Barns has been producing quality building kits for 30 years. Best Barns passes on additional savings to you because they work with a local home center nearest you providing material to finish your new storage shed for professional results.

* Shingles and paint purchased separately.
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Assembly Steps

Walls are shipped K.D. (knocked down) field assembly required. The wall studs are pre-cut and spaced 16" on center. Exterior siding is LP (Louisiana Pacific) primed siding. Learn more - click on siding tab above. Wall Assembly
Richmond Truss

2x6 roof trusses are shipped pre-cut for precise field assembly. Engineered to withstand high wind loads of 130 mph 3 second gust and heavy snow loads of 45 lbs. psf. Trusses provide clear span with a generous 7ft. 1in. headroom in the center.

Roof shingles are not included and purchased locally by owner.


Primed 3/8" wood siding, with vertical grooves, creates an attractive plank look.

Smart Panel, manufactured by Lousiana-Pacific, creates the visual beauty of real wood with the strength and durability of an engineered product.

The siding is made from wood strands, pressed into a resin saturated substrate, superior to plywood. A cedar texture is embossed into the substrate, free from knot holes and patches. Other features include:

  • Primed, ready for paint color of your choice. Latex acrylic paint recommended.
  • Treated with Composibor (from U.S. Borax) prevents fungal decay and insect damage.
  • Backed with a 50 year limited warranty.
Shed Siding Example


Virginia Garage Loft

The Virginia has a clear span 2nd floor loft for additional storage. The headroom is 7ft. 1in.giving you plenty of room for an office or shelves or studio.

3/4" OSB Tongue and Groove over 2x10 floor joists increase floor strength. A full loft floor enables you to assemble, then erect 2x6 roof trusses and roof on the loft platform.

The gable's are designed to optionally install a window up to 44in. wide x 47in. high. Window purchased locally by homeowner.




Carriage style barn doors are 8ft. wide x 7ft. high and include transom windows. All hardware to mount and secure are included.


The included stairs are 'L' shaped and are designed so the landing in the second floor is exactly center of the building.

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The below images are of a similar model the Richmond 16ft. x 24ft.

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Permit Info

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Below is information that your local permiting office may need prior to construction. Please check with the permit office before purchasing.
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