Considering their penchant for entertaining, creating a bar in the basement was a must-have for the Schneiders. "Our bigger family gatherings often average 25 people and some additional friends", explains Gayle. "We've also hosted gatherings upwards of 50+ people for ourselves, and have lent our home to others for bigger gatherings."
Fresh flowers adorn the counter top as a reminder of nature's presence in the home. Along with the salvaged barn timbers, engineered maple flooring throughout unifies the basement with other areas of the house.
Stools: Pottery Barn, Ladder: Days Gone By, Flooring: Ponderosa, by Bruce
Adrienne DeRosa Photography © 2013 Houzz
Praline Brown Tibetan wood barstools - dkcobo