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Rustic, Eclectic Whole House Remodel

This 1970s colonial home was dated, compartmentalized, and stale. The homeowners wanted to update the space to accommodate their modern lifestyle, showcase their eclectic style, and take advantage of their beautiful setting. The exterior of the home was transformed with a metal roof, fieldstone, low maintenance siding, a pergola, cedar columns and brackets, and a screen porch. Inside the home, each room tells a "story," with reclaimed pieces throughout the first floor - barn doors, beams, and boards. The first floor now has a more open concept, and there is a natural flow between indoor and outdoor entertaining spaces.
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The kitchen features custom quarter-sawn oak cabinetry, green soapstone and granite tops, a subway tile backsplash, a painted island with seating, and vintage utility pendants. The island's two levels offer space for food prep and seating. The open design accommodates the natural flow between appliances, storage, and food prep areas. Photo Credit - David Bader
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The butler's pantry not only offers extra storage and counter space, but it tells a story about the family's past. The sliding barn door was reclaimed from the family's early 1900s barn, and the pantry cabinetry came from the family farmhouse. These details add historical charm to the home. Photo Credit - David Bader
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The new fireplace is the centerpiece of the first floor. The Gold Mica fieldstone is rustic and warm, and the reclaimed farmhouse beam keeps the farm's history alive. The Dutch door to the right of the fireplace leads to the the new library. It is used as a "gate" for the homeowners' three dogs and gives the space flexibility. It can be somewhat open to other spaces, or it ...More
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The homeowners can comfortably use the library year-round. It features a wall of built-in bookshelves that serves as a focal point and showcases the homeowners' books and treasures from their travels. The exposed wood ceiling uses wood harvested from an oak tree that had fallen on the family farm years ago. Photo Credit - David Bader
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The new screen porch is a great spot to enjoy the home's scenic backdrop, and it helps blur the line between indoor and outdoor entertaining spaces. The ceiling draws visitors' attention up and adds texture to the space, with exposed rafters and tongue and groove roof boards. Photo Credit - David Bader
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The new garage, or "barn," complements home's exterior and offers ample storage. Photo Credit - David Bader
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Architectural details add depth and interest to the main entrance. Photo Credit - David Bader
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The exterior was transformed into a modern, eclectic farmhouse. It features low maintenance LP Smartside siding (both horizontal lap and board and batten siding) and trim, a metal roof, fieldstone, and cedar columns and brackets. The wraparound porch is welcoming, and the layers of lighting give the home a warm glow. Photo Credit - David Bader
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