When I first saw the photos of this 1880s farmhouse in the real estate listings, I thought the agent had made a mistake. It looked like two different houses had gotten jumbled up in one listing. But it was no mistake–the house just has a split personality. Sort of the real estate equivalent of a mullet–business in the front and a party in the back. The front is classic farmhouse, but walk around back and you’ll discover something surprisingly sleek and modern:
It would be hard to tell that some of these rooms were belong to an over 100-year old farmhouse:
A bright playroom decorated in white and green looks fun and fresh:
This patio is much more modern looking than the front porch:
This house in the Hamptons was listed with Corcoran for $8.95 million last year. I originally showed some of these photos on my other, now-abandoned Beach Cottage Love blog, so if they look familiar to you, that could be why!