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Stunning Farmhouse Floor Plans + Inspiration

Hey friends! I’m excited to be back again talking about the home building process. Who can relate to the emotional roller coaster of building a house? This week we scratched our initial plans and decided to go a totally different direction with the home. Which means having an architect draw plans from…my brain? Yikers. 

Needless to say, I’ve spent a ridiculous number of hours scouring the internet for modern farmhouse inspiration to guide our architect “yes, if you can put that roofline, with those widows, and add a loft here…uhhuh…a little to the left…” I’m convinced our house will be a Frankenstien-esque conglomeration of about 3000 of my “Pins” but hey, it’ll be unique I guess!

Speaking of Pins, my number one most re-pinned link is a gorgeous Nicholas Lee farmhouse plan that has been the springboard for our new home. So, I figured: Give the people what they want! By popular demand, I’ve compiled a list of some of the greatest modern farmhouse floor plans on the internet, in addition to some real-life Modern Farmhouses for you to drool over. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy!

1. The Dairy -Inspired Farmhouse

Source/Direct Link: Architect Nicholas Lee
Specs: 2720 sq. ft., 3 Bed, 2.5 Bath with Office and Loft Space
What We Love: Board and batten siding, metal roof, huge open loft space, cathedral ceilings, and lots of windows!

2. The Ultra-Contemporary Farmhouse

Source/Direct Link: Architect Nicholas Lee
Specs: 3374 sq. ft., 3 Bed, 3.5 Bath with Office and Loft Space
What We Love: Stunning window wall, cathedral ceilings, open concept loft, double master suites, deep covered porches and huge kitchen island.

3. The Charming Country Farmhouse

Source/Direct Link: 
Specs: 2218 sq. ft., 3 Bed, 2.5 Bath with Sun Room
What We Love:  Vaulted ceilings, sun room, sloping roofline, covered porch and  large laundry room

4. The Contemporary Barn Farmhouse

Source/Direct Link: 
Specs: 3038 sq. ft., 3 Bed, 2.5 Bath with Loft Space
What We Love:  Cathedral ceilings, breezeway with mud room, huge loft space, recessed entry.

Feeling obsessed yet? Check out these real-life Modern Farmhouses!

This modern farmhouse from RedBud Custom Homes in Austin, TX  is EVERYTHING. And their finish work is divine!
See the Houzz gallery here.
I also love this ultra-contemporary farmhouse from Olsen Studios in Dallas, TX. Talk about a great outdoor living space! See the Houzz gallery here.
Last one! This more traditional beauty can be found in my home state of WA!  Dan Nelson Designs knocked it out of the park. I don’t love the interior, but the view and that exterior won me over!  Did I spy a greenhouse!? Ahhhh!
See the Houzz gallery here
How’s that for your daily dose of farmhouse-eye-candy!? Anyone feel really bad for our architect now? Maybe I should bake him some cookies or something. In all seriousness though, the work that architects and contractors do amazes me…how fun to be the person that gets to bring a client’s vision to life in a really big way! This continues to be such a learning process for us, and I’m excited to share the ups and downs with y’all!

One big success we had this past week was finding the land we are going to build on. Praise the Lord!

I’d love to hear your input, “do’s and don’ts” and any helpful advice you have on building a home!
Chat with you soon!

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