There’s something special about a white farmhouse in the snow, isn’t there?
This one has been lovingly restored in Kennebunkport, Maine, and it has an interesting bit of history behind it.
Take a look…
A New England Farmhouse
According to Maine Home + Design magazine:
They wanted “the barn room” to feel old and rustic, like it had looked like that from the beginning.
“Spang Builders dismantled a nearby barn that was being torn down and rebuilt it, piece by piece, into a living/dining area designed by Hans Warner.”
The house was built for a local sea captain who was in charge of writer Booth Tarkington’s schooner.
In the bathroom, a large slab of pine acts as the countertop:
One of my favorite rooms has to be the kitchen with the wood countertops and brick fireplace:
Read the article by Rebecca Falzano in the January 2015 issue of
Maine Home + Design and see all the photos by Jeff Roberts there.