A farmhouse with an extensive history found new homeowners who were looking to take its history to new heights. The 1909- built farmhouse had been renovated several times through the years and when new homeowners purchased the house, they planned a drastic remodel to make this house their very own. The homeowners were tired of dealing with other remodeling companies taking too long and trying to control their decisions, so they called Mosby in order to coordinate and execute their remodeling plans.
Home Consultant, Rich Oris and Designers, Shannon Cross and Laura Powderly came up with a design worthy of the history of the farmhouse’s past and a future that the homeowners were eager to enjoy. Mosby Project Manager, Rick Henson led his production team to implement the design into reality.
The homeowners had a good grasp on the style they wanted to execute which included a combination of farmhouse, contemporary and industrial. The remodeling project included an update of some form to every room of the house, as well as converting the garage to a new master suite, and a full remodel of the carriage house that sits on the property.
Before the kitchen remodel, the kitchen featured dark painted walls and countertops, an angled island with built-in cooktop, and a vertical support column that obstructed the flow and sightline of the kitchen.
The vertical support beam was removed, and a horizontal support was put in giving the kitchen more of an open feel. The dark colors were swapped out for white cabinets, countertops, and walls creating a brighter and airy look. The design style is part traditional with mixes of transitional, farmhouse and industrial. The kitchen features many unique elements including, a Sub-Zero refrigerator with cabinet panels, an Aga stove that has a classic look, under cabinet electrical outlets, and a reclaimed wood accent wall to tie in the farmhouse/rustic style.
A mudroom and laundry combination was built directly off the kitchen and has its own dedicated entrance from the outside of the house. The mudroom has an individual utility sink and built-in storage for coats, boots, and washer and dryer.
A recurring theme among the remodel was the use of reclaimed wood. Along with the reclaimed wood wall in the kitchen, there were reclaimed wood beams installed in the dining room and living room ceilings. The beams were from a farm in Ohio and took several Mosby crew members to install.
The garage was converted into a new master suite with a master bedroom, master bathroom, and expansive master closet. This allowed the homeowners to take the old master suite and repurpose it for their daughter’s new bedroom and bathroom. She can now enjoy the privacy of her own elegant space.
The 2nd floor was updated with new flooring and painting of the beadboard ceiling. The 2nd-floor bathroom was fully remodeled and one of the most interesting pieces in the bathroom is the unique graffiti porcelain tile that creates a distinctive look.
The farmhouse design theme was a common thread woven throughout the remodel with accessories and fixtures that reinforced the style. For example, farm animals are adorned on the various cabinetry as cabinet pulls and chicken wire light covers over light fixtures.
A carriage house also sits on the property and was fully updated, including the kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom and keeping the continuity between both places on the property.
Mosby Building Arts enhanced the functionality and style of the home while honoring the history of the property that will serve the homeowners well for years to come.