18th Century Farmhouse
At the turn of the century the place was an inn called the locust rest and tea stop andrew says.
18th century farmhouse. Let s have a look shall we. Percy steinhart the founder of stubbs wootton purchased the late 18th century farmhouse in litchfield county connecticut and carefully transformed it into a timeless and comfortable weekend home. Here s how they remodeled their 20th century home to look like an 18th century farmhouse. Architectural investigation revealed however that the addition may have been a freestanding structure.
The couple are seasoned renovators and updated their five previous homes. The farmhouse which is not only the oldest remaining in manhattan but the only one in the dutch colonial style and the only 18th century farmhouse in the borough as well has been a new york city landmark and a national historic landmark since 1967. Typically 19th century farmhouse style homes aren t situated quite so close to the water because owners 100 plus years ago didn t much care about water views but this house sitting on several acres of land has over 500 feet of waterfront visible from several rooms of the house. Exterior lisa and bill freeman fell in love with the 1750s style furniture they found in a sturbridge village shop.
They both work long hours at their jobs as police officers. Dating back to the 18th century the barn was originally used for producing malt something norfolk was renowned for for centuries and is where it gets its name the malthouse farmhouse. So when they found a listing for an 18th century farmhouse near hudson new york they couldn t resist. A new generation envisioned a grand addition to the 18th century farmhouse as the 19th century was ushered in.
View gallery 14 photos 1 of 14. Rustic kitchen in an 18th century farmhouse. Untouched for 60 years without mains water or central heating and with chronic damp problems the dilapidated former farmhouse would have held little appeal for most people. The more we looked at the listing the more interested we became so we contacted an agent since wendy isn t.
There are quite a few options that people in rural areas can choose from when it comes to the design of their kitchen. For some an 18th century farmhouse located only a couple hundred yards from the scenic coast of maine sounds like a dream. The next thing they knew they were changing their entire house around to suit it. We liked it immediately and did that thing you re not supposed to do.
For designer tyler karu it s simply the setting of her mother s home. The side shed was removed and replaced with a two story single pile addition one large living area. There are many other options that can make their country kitchen even. Depending on where the home is located it may not have enough money to remodel.
The first thing to consider is the cost of remodeling.