Kansas Modern Rustic
A large pasture in Lenexa, Kansas creates the perfect spot for the rustic modern farmhouse design. Voted Money’s #59 Best Place to Live in 2017, rapidly-growing Lenexa offers a bevy of can’t-miss things to do, from attending special events to getting involved in the arts and learning about local history, to dining at independent restaurants and staying active at local parks.
This splendid home sits low in the land, providing the homeowners with privacy and intimacy while allowing for wonderful western views of sunsets over the prairie at the same time. Connection to nature, water and the surrounding ecology of the landscape is extremely important to the clients. This led to multiple outdoor patio areas the reach out to the landscape. The design also includes a natural swimming pool that will create a habitat for wildlife while also being clean for swimming.
The house features a central double-height great room space that offers window walls that open out to an on-grade patio space that is partially covered. The patio also extends to find itself partially under a stylish wood trellis that supports vines and climbing plants to add a natural element and charming character to the entire outdoor area.
The master suite is located in its own wing of the house, accompanied by a sizable master bath, several closets and an office. The southern wing of the house is highlighted by a large greenhouse and reptile room that will house the clients multiple pets, aquaponics and food production. The cherry on top of the house is a 360-degree rooftop deck, offering residents the opportunity to get away from the bustle of earthbound traffic and scope out a fresh and functional view of their stunning surroundings from the top.
The home’s rural yet modern interiors will feature reclaimed wood, rustic smear stone along with modern touches like drywall returns and large windows to infuse passion, creating a unique interior with a modern sense of practical use and lifestyle. The interior design combines the distinct qualities of the project with what is important to the client, bringing their dream home to life.