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19th Century Farmhouse Renovation

This series of photos shows a wonderful 19th Century house which we almost doubled in size, opening up small dark cramped rooms and creating large open spaces which flowed into each other and out to the beautiful surrounding views. The aesthetic is stripped down traditional. It is simple but warm. A house for a family of writers and readers.
Country: United States
Others who worked on this project: megstratton, Bill Stratton Building Company
19th Century Farmhouse Renovation; updated photos by Mick Hales
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Original 19th Century front of house, restored and with the new mudroom, side entrance addition on left. This is the view from the road and preserves the original architecture.
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Side of the house, with original porch.
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The back of the house where we added on and opened up to views and created a traditional wide wrap around porch, partially screened and partially open. You can walk onto the porch from practically every room in the house.
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The back of the house where we added on and opened up to views and created a traditional wide wrap around porch, partially screened and partially open. You can walk onto the porch from practically every room in the house.
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19th Century Farmhouse Renovation; updated photos by Mick Hales
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The screened porch with its outdoor fireplace and long country dining table and wicker chaise lounge, looking out towards the view.
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The butler’s pantry, which connects the screen porch with the mudroom and kitchen, makes it easy to entertain on the porch. There is a second dishwasher and farm sink and plenty of storage in glass door cabinets.
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This side entry hall functions as a mudroom, with ample storage, both open and closed, at different heights for the entire family's outdoor clothing and footwear. A pocket door leads into the Butler's Pantry. The bench with upholstered cushion is convenient for putting on shoes.
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The mudroom in the new side entrance enters into the kitchen/family room and the view continues out to the new wrap around porch. You also access a powder room, the laundry and the butler’s pantry. There are built in cubbies as well as hanging pegs and shoe storage under the bench.
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Entering into the huge kitchen/family room, looking towards the doors that connect it to the original living room and dining room. We removed the original back wall to double the size of this room with a two story addition. We added a bank of 19th century style double hung windows over the farmhouse sink and had a large center island custom built.
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19th Century Farmhouse Renovation; updated photos by Mick Hales
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All cabinets were custom built and styled upon 19th century furniture. All painted a medium grey. There is a built in wine refrigerator and the open shelves with bead board back display everyday china.
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The owner chose the industrial style lighting as well as the metal island seating. A local artisan fabricated the custom weathered iron hood over the Wolf stove. We used subway tile as a backsplash over the stove, and added a pot filler.
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Close up of the white marble island with an oak base designed to look like a table with an open shelf below and hidden drawers for children’s art supplies as well as cooking equipment. A vegetable sink in the kitchen island is built into its own cabinet below.
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Looking from the kitchen area towards the family room end, with its seating area around the antique brick fireplace, bay windows with window seat and breakfast nook in the corner. Two side by side paneled refrigerator/freezers are shown on the right. They look like built in cupboards.
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19th Century Farmhouse Renovation; updated photos by Mick Hales
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Close up of family room window seat and fireplace and French doors onto wrap around porch. The wood floors are salvaged antique pine.
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19th Century Farmhouse Renovation; updated photos by Mick Hales
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Close up of breakfast nook with built in seating and table. Bookshelves above and more industrial lighting.
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19th Century Farmhouse Renovation; updated photos by Mick Hales
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One of the owners’ studies, with its desk, built in and comfortable seating area, opens off the kitchen and connects to the original living room.
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19th Century Farmhouse Renovation; updated photos by Mick Hales
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The study has its own pair of French doors to the wrap around porch, as well as a “secret” back stair leading up to the new master bedroom.
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The original, sunny living room with its own door to the original front porch, painted a warm gray and simply furnished with antique wood coffee table and comfortable contemporary sofa in gray.
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19th Century Farmhouse Renovation; updated photos by Mick Hales
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Another view of the living room, showing the soft grey palette and mixture of modern lighting and seating with braided rug.
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The original dining room, Painted a dark grey and doubling as a library with orange red bead board backs to the shelving.
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The owner chose more industrial style lighting for the dining room, as well as a contemporary wood top table with a steel base.
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Closeup of the dining table, looking towards a modern open shelving unit, whose shape echoes the angles of the metal table base.
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The clients kept the original simple balusters and rails on the staircase and landing. The built in window seat, with storage drawers below, provides a cozy place to curl up with a book.
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The dark midnight blue master bedroom with bead board ceiling painted white. It has a high dormer with clerestory windows on one side and a full height dormer with tall windows facing the view on the other. The fireplace and reading chairs and ottoman make it a cozy place to read.
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One of the bathrooms, with a custom vanity designed to look like a farm work table, and a marble top. Painted wide bead board and recessed wood framed medicine cabinet with industrial galvanized steel lights complete the aesthetic. Original wide board wood floors were restored.
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