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Hartford by Pike Properties

Being given one of the largest lots in this community allowed the builders at Pike Properties to design and build a home that took full advantage of the sprawling parcel. They also wanted to be the first to introduce what was a relatively new concept at the time, a modern farmhouse. Not only did they love this style, they knew the popularity given to it by Chip and Joanna Gaines would make it popular home! Working with their award winning architects, they carefully crafted this stunning design we have all come to love. With a wrap around porch complete with cedar columns, gable brackets and wing walls anchoring the roofline, exposed rafter tails and a metal roofed awning, this home is the epitome of the modern farmhouse style. Incorporating shakes, siding, board and batten and white brick provides extreme visual interest though the house is one solid color.

3,611 Square Feet
4 Bedrooms
4 Baths
Spacious loft
Exterior:
White Exterior Paint Color: Benjamin Moore Balboa Mist
Front Door/ Decking/ Skirting/ Cedar: Benjamin Moore Natural Cedar Tone
Brick: Bradford Hall Tudor with white mortar
Roof: Architectural Shingle

Incorporating so many textures, colors, elements and materials in this kitchen makes it one astounding modern farmhouse kitchen. Adding a window on either side of the range hood not only allows natural light to flood the room but also creates beautiful design symmetry. Enclosing the pot filler in picture frame tile detail turns it from just functional piece to a statement piece. Covering the 11′ island in dark shiplap adds the perfect modern farmhouse touch and contrasting it with the white quartz countertops makes it a true focal point. Choosing white cabinets with dark countertops on the surrounding cabinetry really allows the island to shine!
Kitchen:
Pendant Lights: Similar here
Island Countertops: Aspen CQ Quartz
Wall Cabinet Paint Color: Benjamin Moore White Dove
Island and Stove Hood Paint Color: Benjamin Moore HC-166 Kendall Charcoal
Swing Arm Pendants: 1800Lighting
‘Picture Frame’ Tile: Similar here
Surround Countertop: Black Forest Granite in leathered finish
Sink: Kohler
Faucet:Delta
Dishwasher: Jenn-Air
Microwave: Jenn-Air
Oak Floors Throughout

What a bright and airy living room! With countless windows allowing the sunlight to stream in, this space is incredibly welcoming! Painting the beams white provides texture to the monotone ceiling while maintaining the spacious, open feel.
Living Room:
Sofas: Similar here
Coffee Table: Similar here,orhere
Nightstand: West Elm
Lamp: Similar here
Fireplace Tile: Wayfair

Foyer:
Paint Color: Benjamin Moore Dove Wing Interior Trim: Benjamin Moore White Dove
Mirror: Wayfair

While keeping rooms seem to be a newer trend, they actually date back to the 18th century. While there is some debate over whether it is called a keeping room because it was adjacent to the kitchen allowing the family to "keep" the cook company or because it was a warm room and "kept" the family warm in an otherwise cold home, either way the purpose was the same: a space where people could be close to the kitchen to engage with the cook and stay warm without being underfoot while the meal was being prepared. I absolutely love everything about a keeping room! As a momma who spends most of my days in the kitchen, there have been many parties or events where I felt a little left out as everyone visited in the living room while I finished preparing the meal or did the dishes afterward. To have a space where my guests and family could casually visit with me would be such a dream! Pike Properties executed this space perfectly! What a cozy, intimate room! The vaulted ceiling is perfectly balanced out with the stunning fireplace. Plenty of seating, a cozy fire and no television or other distractions, it is very clear the purpose of this room is for visiting. Definitely a keeping room done right!
Keeping Room:
Paint Color: Benjamin Moore Dove Wing
Chandelier: 1800Lighting
Area Rug: Wayfair
Table Lamps: Similar here
Chairs: Overstock
Coffee Table: Overstock
Cow Hide Rug: Wayfair

This room is on the first floor and can be used as a flex space, bedroom, office, library, whatever it needs to be. It was staged as an office and looks amazing!
Home Office:
Paint Color: Benjamin Moore Dove Wing
Shag Rug: Similar here, here or here
Desk: Similar here or here
Ceiling Light: 1800Lighting
Table Lamp: Similarhere
Decorative Spheres: Similar here
Butterfly Prints: Bellacor
Hour Glass: Wayfair
Side Chair: Similar hereor here

Look at the intricately designed ceiling in the dining area! Pike Properties chose to install an "x-beam" ceiling and inset shiplap for added texture and visual interest. Completely encompassed in windows, this space is incredibly light and airy!
Dining Room:
Paint Color: Benjamin Moore Dove Wing
Chandelier: 1800Lighting
Area Rug: Rugs USA
End Chairs: Joss and Main
Side Chairs: West Elm
Dining Table: Wayfair

I think the way the designer described the master bedroom says it perfectly:
This owner’s suite is filled with visual interest. The wallpaper accent wall is such a nice touch and brings texture to the space. We choose some funky bedside pendants to hang on either side of the bed, perfect for cozying up and reading a book before bedtime. The tray ceiling is accented with inlaid shiplap trim. Shiplap is truly everywhere in this home!
Master Bedroom:
Paint Color: Benjamin Moore Halo
Bedside Lights: 1800Lighting
Hanging Light: Crate and Barrel
Wallpaper:Houzz
Area Rug:Joss and Main
Upholstered Bed: Similar here or here
Upholstered Bench: Wayfair
Chair: Wayfair

What a stunning, serene, spa-like master bathroom! There are so many unique and intricate design elements in this space. With white shiplap adding texture, a dark vanity for contrast, and brass, glass and wood elements, this is one visual treat. Setting the gorgeous clawfoot soaking tub on a 6" raised platform, surrounded by windows that need no window treatment, elevates it beyond just a place to take a bath into a royal, relaxing retreat. The shower itself is quite grand! Combining a rain head with a traditional wall mounted head and incorporating a bench seat, makes this walk-in shower a haven.
Master Bathroom:
Paint Color: Benjamin Moore Halo
Vanity Drawer Pulls: Similar here
Vanity: Similar here
Wall Sconce: 1800Lighting
Vanity Mirror: West Elm
Towel Holder: Delta
Faucets: Delta
Clawfoot Tub: Build.com
Faucet: Build.com
Pendant over tub: 1800Lighting
Shower Faucet: Delta
Shower Subway Tile: Wayfair
Shower Floor Tile: Wayfair

Guest Bathroom:
Paint Color: Benjamin Moore OC-56 Moonshine
Faucet: Delta in Champagne Bronze
Pendant Lights: 1800Lighting
Sink: Kohler
Towel Holder: Delta
Countertop: Quartz
Floor Tile: Similar here
Mirror: West Elm

Occupying the back corner of the home is an outdoor eating area, just perfect for family gatherings or a lazy brunch. Because the majority of this home’s yard was a side yard versus a backyard, Pike Properties ensured the porch was on the side of the home to make sure the future occupants could fully utilize the space.
Back Porch:
Stain Color: Benjamin Moore Natural Cedar Tone
Balusters: Benjamin Moore Balboa Mist
Ceiling: Benjamin Moore Balboa Mist
Ceiling Fan: 1800Lighting
Area Rug: Similar here or here
Picnic Table: Similar here

Such a stunning modern farmhouse! It is very easy to see why Pike Properties is so well loved on Instagram and beyond. They have a true knack for building homes that take full advantage the lot they are built upon. The attention to detail and perfectionism poured into each home shows throughout and you can see the passion they have for making their homes into a work of art. Personally, it has been such a pleasure working with them and getting to know their amazing company. If you live near Charlotte, NC and are looking for a home builder, Pike Properties is the company to call! For the rest of us, we can just live vicariously through their stunning builds and draw inspiration from their immaculate designs! Thank you for joining me on this tour! Let me know which parts of this home you loved most and make sure to let Pike Propertiesknow how much you enjoyed it as well!
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