Modern Farmhouse Designed for Pastoral Setting

Enamored with the open fields and mountains that surround this 12-acre plot of land, a couple purchased the property and hired Hendricks Churchill LLC to build their dream farmhouse. The architects answered with an idyllic design that includes 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, an open plan kitchen and, of course, a wide back porch.

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November 30, 2018

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Photo By: John Gruen

Modern Farmhouse Renovation Aerial View

This 12-acre property included a small, existing 1960s contemporary house. The owners bought the property after seeing the wide-open views across the open fields and distant hills. Though they wanted a farmhouse, they chose to keep the existing contemporary structure for use as a pool house and built a new traditional house next to it, connecting the two buildings with a 40-foot buried tunnel. The new farmhouse has three bedrooms and two baths on the second floor, plus a large guest suite on the third level.

Rural Farmhouse with Connecting Pool and Guest House

This 12-acre property included a small, 1960s contemporary house in original condition. Though the owners wanted a farmhouse, they decided to keep the existing contemporary structure for use as a pool house and build a traditional farmhouse close by, connecting the two buildings with a 40-foot-long buried tunnel.

Exterior of White Modern Farmhouse

This 12-acre property included a small 1960s contemporary house in original condition. The design team preserved the existing structure for use as a pool house and build a new, traditional farmhouse nearby, connecting the the two buildings with a 40-foot underground tunnel. The modern farmhouse's open porch showcases the idyllic rural view while shading the first floor interior.

White, Traditional Mudroom in Modern Farmhouse

A built-in hall tree in the mudroom of this newly built farmhouse features a low bench with cubbies perfect for storing boot trays lined with shoes. Simple coat hooks line the paneled wall, while a high shelf provides space for display or additional storage. The crisp white palette is punctuated by soft gray trim that updates and distinguishes the architecture.

White Farmhouse Kitchen with Bold Blue Island

The spacious, open kitchen in this newly built traditional farmhouse features a light, airy palette and plenty of windows to usher in a cheery, sunlit atmosphere. Dark countertops help ground the space, while a bold blue-painted island creates a strong focal point at the center of the room. The apron sink and butcher block island fit with the home's farmhouse style.

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen with Traditional Details

A magnetized strip keeps cutting tools close at hand in this functional farmhouse kitchen. Natural plank flooring fits with the home's traditional farmhouse architecture, while soft gray trim gives the space an updated feel. A shiplap hood above the Miele range and simple pulls on the flush-mount cabinets and drawers also complement the farmhouse design.

White Farmhouse Kitchen with Apron Sink

Large windows, an apron sink and simple door pulls are among the features that tie this white kitchen to the home's traditional farmhouse architecture. Dark honed countertops are both functional and crisp against the white cabinetry. The newly built modern farmhouse rests on a 12-acre property, with an open plan for the kitchen, living and dining areas.

Blue Island Stands Out in White Farmhouse Kitchen

A bold blue island stands out against white walls and cabinets in this traditional, yet updated farmhouse kitchen. Classic pendants light the butcher block work surface, while recessed lights and ample windows provide plenty of general lighting for the space. Simple pulls adorn the cabinetry on the island and along the perimeter, complementing the room's farmhouse feel. Pale plank hardwood flooring completes the look.

Open-Plan Kitchen and Dining Room in Modern Farmhouse

A modern dining space creates a fun juxtaposition with the crisp, traditional kitchen in this newly built modern farmhouse. In the dining room, a bold blue rug takes its cues from the bright hue of the kitchen island. Mid-Century inspired dining chairs surround a rustic-industrial farmhouse table, while a modern light fixture is light, airy and playful.

White, Modern Dining Room in New Farmhouse

Complementary shades of teal and tangerine are eye-catching against the white walls of this modern farmhouse dining space. A contemporary light fixture adds distinction without blocking the views between the open and airy living, dining and kitchen spaces.

Contemporary Living Room in Newly Built Farmhouse

Puffy modular seating is low and contemporary in this modern farmhouse living room. The white-walled space opens to the dining room and kitchen, giving the home an open-plan, contemporary feel, while traditional architectural touches connect the home to its rural, 12-acre site. An open front porch spans the length of the house, showcasing the view of open fields and distant hills while shading the first-floor interior.

Rustic-Modern Hallway with Bold Blue Trim

In this hallway vestibule, cornflower blue trim pops against white walls, while a mustard yellow chair draws the eye to the room beyond. The modern farmhouse rests on 12 acres that include an in-ground swimming pool and contemporary original structure that now serves as a pool house and guest house. Throughout the farmhouse, contemporary and traditional details blend to create a space that's both updated and timeless.

White Farmhouse Bath with Green Crown Molding

This small white bathroom gets its distinction from unique touches, like its sage green trim, petite round mirror, wall-mounted shelf and industrial-style sconce light fixture. Throughout this modern farmhouse, white walls and painted moldings create crisp vignettes that are at once homey and chic.

Farmhouse Bathroom with Contemporary, Traditional Touches

This modern farmhouse bathroom blends contemporary and traditional details with rustic-industrial touches, creating a look that's at once homey and chic. Exposed plumbing pipes and steel legs on the sink basin keep the sink area open, giving the room an airy feel. The straw-colored trim is an unexpected touch that brings a fun pop of color.

Rustic-Modern Staircase with Red and Black Details

Deep red posts and black hand rails make this wood staircase stand out. The newly built farmhouse, nestled on a 12-acre property with a modern pool house and in-ground pool, features white walls and soft gray trim throughout. Modern touches blend with traditional architectural details to create a thoughtful space that's both cutting-edge and cozy. Pale wood plank flooring completes the farmhouse feel.

Painted Trim in Modern Farmhouse Master Suite

High-gloss floors and painted trim bring distinction to the architectural detail in this modern farmhouse master suite. In the bath, cornflower blue moldings pop against the white walls. The newly built structure marries traditional and modern details throughout, creating a space that's homey and comfortable, yet contemporary and chic.

White Master Bathroom in Modern Farmhouse

This crisp and contemporary master bath features fun details that tie its design to its farmhouse architecture and rural setting. Cornflower blue trim pops against the all-white palette, while a freestanding soaker tub is a modern take on the traditional farmhouse bathtub. A walk-in shower features a frameless glass door and subway tile, and a floating vanity helps keep the space open and uncluttered.

Rustic-Modern Front Porch on Newly Built Farmhouse

An open front porch runs the length of this modern farmhouse, offering sweeping views of the rural countryside and distant hills. The 12-acre property includes an existing contemporary structure that now serves as a pool house, connected to the main house by a 40-foot underground tunnel. Throughout the house, modern and traditional furnishings and details blend to create a space that's both contemporary and timeless.

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