Modern Farmhouses 35 Ideabooks

“There’s something magical about a barn,” says Eric Haesloop, design principal for this project and with Turnbull Griffin Haesloop architects. Indeed, there is something mystical about this family retreat the firm created in...
Houzz Tour: Elbow Grease and Steel Create a Modern Texas Farmhouse
When Shane Pavonetti tells people he spent $165,000 on his new modern farmhouse in an up-and-coming neighborhood of Austin, Texas, he quickly has to explain that the situation isn’t normal. That’s because he was the architect, general...
Houzz Tour: Minimalism in a Pastoral Mood
In Appalachian coal country, the abandoned mines stay, for the most part, quiet, but the caverns are far from still. Inside, laborers work silently, pressing forward. The shafts stripped of coal have become mushroom country, and here in the damp recesses...
Houzz Tour: German Tradition Deep in the Heart of Texas
Michael Imber was just starting out as an architect in San Antonio, Texas, when he met his dream client. “I was working on a kitchen for a woman who was in love with the...
Houzz Tour: Farmhouse Style That Feels Metro, Not Retro
These days they raise more cash than crops in Silicon Valley, but that didn’t stop a Menlo Park family from wanting their new home to feel like a farmhouse. “It’s in the suburbs, but they wanted to incorporate some aspects of country life,”...
An Iron Chef’s Farm Kitchen Gets Some Kick
At Luna Farm in Pennsylvania, Iron Chef Jose Garces had the whole organic farming thing down. The 40-acre property supplies Garces’ East Coast restaurants with organic ingredients, but Garces wasn’t...
Houzz Tour: Reviving a Farmhouse in California’s Wine Country
Tucked atop a knoll overlooking a valley ringed with vineyards, this Healdsburg, California, vacation home is both commanding and quietly humble — a case where the view is far more exalted than the house that looks out to it. Tidy...
Houzz Tour: Farmhouse Meets Victorian in Los Angeles
Interior designer Alison Kandler’s farmhouse fantasy began with tile. “I fell in love with this chicken-wire tile, and the whole house grew out of that,” she says. Kandler had worked on many house projects with architect Joan Swartz, and together...
Houzz Tour: A LEED Platinum Home With Farmhouse Style
When most people think of a sustainable, highly efficient modern house, the last thing that probably comes to mind is a charming cottage-inspired home in a historic upstate New York neighborhood. But that was exactly the point for this couple, who...
Houzz Tour: Nestling Into the Rural Pennsylvania Landscape
When Barney and Nancy Leonard decided to move from Philadelphia’s Main Line to rural Brandywine Valley, they wanted the house they would build to last for centuries. It would also have to be large enough to accommodate offices for each of them...
See a Guesthouse Built by Grandpa for Summertime Fun
A pair of California retirees are creating wonderful memories for their grandchildren by running an annual summer camp for them on their farm. “They have platform tents set up on the property and wanted plans for a simple bathhouse they could build...
Houzz Tour: A Farmhouse Branches Out
A California couple spent years cultivating a garden of oranges, lemons, persimmons, olives, lettuce, tomatoes, herbs and more. But their oddly configured Victorian farmhouse lacked much of a connection to their thriving landscape. So...
Houzz Tour: Shaker Simplicity Inspires a Modern Farmhouse
When the owners of this house met with architect Rafe Churchill for the first time, they brought along the 1953 children’s classic One Morning in Maine by...
Houzz Tour: An Old Barn Inspires a Gracious New Home
Architect Donald Lococo of Donald Lococo Architects lives and works in the Washington, D.C., area, but he grew up in Canada’s countryside, and he compares the farm...
Photos of 2013: The Most Popular Farmhouse Spaces
I grew up in Texas with a buddy whose family had a little farmhouse on 60 acres in the middle of nowhere. I’ve been going to that property almost every year for as long as I can remember, and the trip always makes for some of the most relaxing...
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