Virginia Countryside Cottage farmhouse-exterior

Virginia Countryside Cottage

photo by Becky Harris

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January 24, 2015
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Becky Harris
These are my friends's dogs but I believe they were rescues from southwest Virginia. I can't remember if any of them are related. They all just sort of find her family!
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June 14, 2013
tine2361 wrote:
What color hardware for front door if installing silver metal roof?
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Becky Harris
I would say to learn how the roof will age and patina - will it always look like it does or take on a different color as it stands up to the elements. It also depends on the style of your home - are you going for rustic farmhouse or is it contemporary, etc?
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December 24, 2012
Wilmer Yariel wrote:
Where can I buy these dogs?
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I also have a Russell terrier. A Parson Russell Terrier. I bought him from a reputable breeder near Chicago. We drove all the way from Franklin Tn to get Cooper. He is the sweetest most loving dog we've had. They are so much fun and talk to you! We have had 3 over the past 20 years.
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Cooper looks exactly as you describe him: sweet and loving! Very cute little man!
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September 22, 2012
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Becky Harris
Jenny, I apologize, for some reason I am just now seeing your question, 2 years later! This has the look of faded charcoal gray color - it is actually the original roof from the BEFORE shots and is decades old so I don't know the product, just that these metal roofs last a very long time. But an internet search of "standing seam metal roof" will yield you what's available on the market today - there are a wide array of colors available and they can last 50-100 years. You can see more of this house here:
Ideabook: Houzz Tour: Virginia Wine Country Cottage · See Ideabook

Since writing this, I have revisited and Sophie and Kent's family size has doubled. thus they have the two-story addition they had plans for all along on the right side of the house. I'd love to get back and take pictures next time I'm in town to show everyone that next phase.
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January 24, 2015
nsnyder269 wrote:
January 11, 2014
Lorraine Skoglund wrote:
Can you tell me what type of windows these are and the dimensions? I'
August 11, 2013
Linda Anthony wrote:
What about down spouting? Is it required with these roofs?

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A happy pack of Jack Russell Terriers makes the most of the tapis vert. But before we get into all of that, let's take a look at what the owners were working with... Well, wait, before that, I should add that "tapis vert" is a fancy way of saying a taut and precise expanse of lawn that packs a big design punch. O.K., on to what the owners had the day of the real estate closing ...
The major element of this original 1940s cottage that was saved during a renovation was the metal roof. For More Inspiration: Modern Design Meets Traditional Forms High Design for the Downspout Framing Design: Structural Expression in Steel
Becky Harris added this to 5 Amazing Landscapes Across the U.S.
Cottage Gardens in Virginia Wine CountryTwo landscape architects created beautiful gardens in the Virginia countryside, a stone's throw from the homes of former presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe. The main part of the yard is a rectangle of grass surrounded by perennial borders.
4. Be reasonable about pets. This can be a big point of contention among neighbors, so try to tread lightly whether you are the pet owner or the one being bothered by a neighbor's pets. If something happens once or twice — loud barking, poop on your lawn etc. — take a deep breath (well, maybe step away from the poop first ...) and let it go. If there is an ongoing problem, discuss it directly with your neighbor. Even if you are upset, try to think of something kind to say about your neighbor's pet before launching into the complaint section of your talk.For pet owners, if a neighbor approaches you with a complaint about your animals, do your best to listen and acknowledge their feelings. Assure them you will do what you can to remedy the situation — scoop the poop, keep your dog on a leash, repair the fence and pay for training if needed.
The owners of this 1940s cottage in Virginia wine country kept the modest scale of their cottage intact and added a small bathroom. They moved the entry door, installed energy-efficient windows, added siding and trim, and salvaged the existing metal roof.

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However, there is a big drawback to using standing seam roofing for areas with harsh winter weather. "It sheds snow, leading to big piles of snow along eave sides and at valleys," Smith warns. "This needs to be taken into consideration when locating entries, walks, and plantings. When we do use standing seam for an entire house, such as this lake house in Vermont, we design to accommodate the snow issues
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