The farmhouse is a staple of American architecture with its roots planted firmly in the country’s agrarian past. Although today far fewer of us actually live on farms, the architectural details of the classic style still feel as fresh as ever, and make for some seriously inviting curb appeal.
Designing your own modern farmhouse? Consider a standing seam roof, a deep front porch, a picket fence, and the other classic details we’ve highlighted below in 11 of our favorite modern farmhouses, collected from the Gardenista archives.
For more inspiration, see our curated guide to Exteriors & Facades in our Hardscape 101 guides. More farmhouse style:
- Before and After: A Fairy-Tale Farmhouse Gets a New Life
- Architect Visit: A New Farmhouse for a 100-Year-Old Barn
- Killiehuntly Farmhouse: An Organic Garden in the Scottish Highlands
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