Mixing modern and rustic styles is no longer a design taboo.
When it comes to architecture and design, there are definitely some hard-fast rules. In the past, ‘modern’ and ‘rustic’ designs seemed to occupy two different spheres, but more and more we are seeing how architects can blend the two styles to create some truly beautiful homes. There is a lot to be said for beach getaways, but mountain getaways have an appeal all their own.
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These three log cabins and rustic homes feature the best in modern/rustic design, so if you are looking to buy a beautiful rustic retreat, keep scrolling.
Renovated Farmhouse Barn
Roxbury, CT. 85 Painter Ridge Rd, Roxbury, CT, $2.5 Million
Located in a small town in Connecticut, this refurbished and modernized home used to be a classic red barn. The 13,209-square-foot residence includes 6,000 feet of studio space, 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and west-facing glass walls to capture wooded sunsets, all situated on 45 acres of pastoral farmland.
Milton, DE. 2 Graves Farm Rd, Milton, DE, $2.999 Million
Sitting on 300 acres beside the Broadkill River, this 2,700-square-foot 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home is unique because it is both a beach and farmhouse. It features a huge wraparound and screened in porch, custom woodwork and stone, and an outdoor saltwater pool. If you don’t want to have to choose between salt and farm life, you can’t really do much better than this.
18th Century Barn House
Egremont, MA. 65 Shun Toll Rd, Egremont, MA. $3.5 Million
This 4-bedroom, 7-bathroom home is actually comprised of two renovated and restored barns from the 18th and 19th centuries. Located on 26 acres in the Berkshires, it features panoramic views of the nearby mountains, and in in-ground pool.[ via ]