American Farm House

By on January 22, 2013 in Gardens, Inspiration, Interiors, Kids, Lifestyle, Pretty Places 4

In my dreams I live in a beautiful old farmhouse with a rambling garden and a hammock to swing in. Somewhere in the South of France maybe? Preferably with a view of the sea from the vine covered patio…. You can picture it can’t you?

When it comes to interiors and homes I’m far more sure about what I love than when it comes to fashion. And I far prefer the relaxed, country style end of the spectrum to the sleek, modern style. Which is why I am LOVING this gorgeous home…. Would you believe it is in fact a 4-storey home located in Brooklyn, New York?

This “American Farm House” belongs to Miranda Brooks and Bastien Halard and they share it with daughters Poppy and Violette and 2 bunnies who live in a hutch on the roof! Miranda is a landscape designer and Vogue Contributing Editor, while Bastien is an architect.

I am in love with the wooden floors in the kitchen, the overgrown small garden with secret spaces and the ramshackle potting shed! And don’t you just adore the bookshelf in the bathroom – what a great idea.

Read more about the amazing transformation of this home on the Vogue magazine website here.

So, where do you live in your dreams?

Images: François Halard for Vogue

Kathryn Rossiter

Kathryn Rossiter

Kathryn is a South African lifestyle blogger and mom of 2 who has been blogging daily for almost 6 years! She writes about travel, health, beauty, fashion, decor and family... but not food (unless it's food she's eaten made by someone else) as she is a hopeless cook. She only wakes up early for 2 things... a red-eye flight to somewhere exotic and early morning game drives. She has just finished an extensive home renovation and would prefer to never see another box again. She's never met a chocolate or glass of bubbles that she didn't like!
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4 Responses to American Farm House

  1. Siyaam January 22, 2013 at 2:30 pm #

    Hi! Thanks for following me on Twitter, I’ve followed you back 🙂
    Your blog is just beautiful and I’ve added you along to my favourites 🙂
    Let me know if you want to join one another on Facebook as well ?

    • Kathryn January 22, 2013 at 2:31 pm #

      Thanks for stopping by Siyaam! I’ve been enjoying your blog too! Will add you on FB now 😉 P.S. Any chance you’d take part in my blogger interview series?

  2. Pippa J January 23, 2013 at 5:52 pm #

    the flooring and the light – love it….so inspirational for city living!

    • Kathryn January 24, 2013 at 8:08 am #

      Isn’t it stunning!

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