A Modern Colonial House Tour: Embracing Rustic Elegance

Step inside this stunning Modern Colonial House as we embark on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour. Get ready to be captivated by the exquisite details, rustic modern finishes, and the perfect blend of old-world charm and...

Step inside this stunning Modern Colonial House as we embark on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour. Get ready to be captivated by the exquisite details, rustic modern finishes, and the perfect blend of old-world charm and contemporary style.

modern bathroom with barn wood sink
A modern bathroom with a barn wood sink

A few months ago, I had the privilege of photographing this beautiful Colonial House, nestled in a charming suburb of St. Louis. Recently renovated and meticulously decorated, this home was designed with the intention of creating a warm and inviting space for the family to enjoy and entertain. And trust me, they achieved that and so much more.

modern colonial stairs with neutral runner
The modern Colonial staircase with a neutral runner

The Office: Where Work Meets Style

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A simple but modern office with a masculine touch

Just off the entryway, you'll discover a sleek and modern office space. The light gray walls provide a fresh backdrop that beautifully contrasts with the traditional dark hardwood floors and elegant leather chair. This harmonious blend of old and new creates an atmosphere that is both sophisticated and inviting.

light gray walls offer brightness against the dark woods of the office
The light gray walls bringing brightness to the office
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The stunning modern Colonial staircase and arched opening

Entertaining Space: Where Memories Are Made

Across from the office lies one of the most remarkable rooms in the house. What was once a rarely-used formal dining room has been transformed into a vibrant bar area where friends and family gather to celebrate life's precious moments.

The homeowners opted for a rustic country colonial aesthetic for the custom-built bar, featuring sleek black honed granite countertops. The gray walls infuse a sense of casual elegance, creating a fresh and inviting ambiance that is perfect for entertaining.

dining room turned into a bar
The formal dining room transformed into a lively bar

This inviting space provides ample seating, complete with a TV for watching the game. With a wine cooler, wine storage, and an array of fine spirits, guests will never go thirsty!

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An exceptional custom-built bar

Gone are the days of traditional formal dining rooms – this entertainment space is a testament to the modern family's desire for a multifunctional and dynamic layout.

entertaining space where formal dining room was
The stylish entertaining space that replaced the formal dining room

Modern Colonial Style Kitchen: Where Culinary Dreams Come True

From the entertaining space, let's make our way into the heart of the home – the kitchen. This space exudes rustic modern charm, with exposed beams, subway tile, a copper sink, a Wolf range, and a stunning custom barn wood hood.

modern wood kitchen cabinets
Modern wood kitchen cabinets
rustic modern kitchen with Wolf range
A rustic modern kitchen with a Wolf range

The navy blue island steals the show, with its thoughtful storage solutions, including a large drawer that cleverly conceals multiple internal drawers. The functionality of this space is unparalleled.

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The stunning navy blue island and wood cabinets

Notice the dual dishwashers strategically placed on either side of the sink, ensuring speedy cleanup for these dedicated hosts and hostesses.

kitchen with copper sink
A kitchen with a stylish copper sink

Screened-in Porch: Nature's Oasis

Step outside and discover the tranquility of the screened-in porch. With a cozy fire pit and a swing, this space allows you to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors, even in the coldest of winters.

The Bathroom: Where Tradition Meets Modernity

The custom barn wood sink in the bathroom is a prime example of how the owners seamlessly integrated rustic and modern elements throughout their home. These thoughtful design choices uphold the traditional charm of the house while embracing the amenities of the modern era.

modern colonial bathroom with barn wood sink
The modern Colonial bathroom with a barn wood sink

Modern Colonial Living Room: The Epitome of Elegance

Finally, the living room greets you with its coffered ceilings and custom wood bookcases flanking the painted brick fireplace. The room exudes a warm and inviting ambiance, with a neutral rug, a comfortable couch, and gray walls that beautifully complement the fireplace's gray tones.

The owners of this remarkable house have successfully blended new finishes with old-world charm, creating a beautiful modern Colonial home that effortlessly balances rustic elegance with contemporary allure. It serves as a testament to how a renovation can uphold traditional warmth while embracing the allure of the new and shiny.

If you're hungry for more stunning homes, don't miss the opportunity to explore The Prairie (shabby-chic cottages), Patina Farm, and a Modern Farmhouse by following the links below!

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