Within sight of the Adirondack mountains, the pale and traditional exterior of this 1800s farmhouse belies the rich decorative style within. Vibrant colors, eclectic furnishings and original artwork work to make this farmhouse a unique blend of color and comfort.
"Enjoyed, renovated & loved," this home's listing agent, Kathleen O'Brien and Patrick O`Connell speak volumes when they say, "This home is full of joy!" Using a kaleidoscope of dazzling gem tones, geometric patterns and richly decorative fabrics, the result is a farmhouse style that evokes fun, energy and vitality.
Without sacrificing the home's traditional features, like crown molding, hardwood floors and framed archways, the homeowners found a way to combine sparkling colors with country features.
A gleaming and cheerful kitchen is created from combining canary yellow accents - like retro chairs and a painted backsplash - with bright white trim and cabinetry. Blue print curtains adds just a touch of country.
Azure paint on the clapboard siding marks the mudroom, which is highlighted with a crimson and berry-colored Turkish rug. A glimpse of the the entryway shows off richly carved newel posts on the original staircase.
An ornately carved four-poster bed plus the contrast of deep oceanic blue walls with lush green accents hint to a Bermuda style in the master bedroom.
Carrera marble features in the master bathroom, surrounding double sinks positioned under twin white-framed mirrors. The flash of neon green for a shower curtain is an unexpected flavor to what is otherwise a traditional nineteenth-century style.
Teal may own the modern home's color palette, but when combined with the right mix of antiques and country accents - like the glossy wood and brass dresser, an iron white rail bed and chintz curtains - its modern edge is just the vibrancy needed to make this romantic room feel fresh and bright.
Verdant greens and lush floral prints combine into a decorative guest room that is both inspiring and calming.
Look closely into the transformed closet, which is now a young person's private bed nook. A curtained wall opening adds privacy when needed.
An attic space is reimagined as an artist's loft, with exposed beams and one octagonal window over top a curved antique dresser, repurposed as storage for art supplies and other creative sundries.
A curved open stair and and abundance of patterns on chairs, blankets and floor coverings suggests a bohemian vibe which is comfortable and cheery.
With a view of several rustic outbuildings, including the big red barn, this three-season porch is amply designed for lounging and dining.
Porches abound, allowing access to any section of the outside. Here, a peek at a deep blue side door also shows off vintage glass and metal globe lanterns.
Eating al fresco with a view of the original barn, an uncovered porch has ample room for additional entertaining.
Walk over to the front of the barn and slide back the double barn doors...
Inside is a party room fit for a modern hoedown! With an arrangement of mix-matched antique chairs and benches, and enough space for the bluegrass band, this spacious barn is perfect for large country gatherings.