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A Captivating Tour of a Modern Colonial House

CEO Khai Intela
Imagine stepping into a world of timeless charm and rustic elegance. Join me on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of this magnificent Modern Colonial House, nestled in the suburbs of St. Louis. From the meticulously designed...

Imagine stepping into a world of timeless charm and rustic elegance. Join me on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of this magnificent Modern Colonial House, nestled in the suburbs of St. Louis. From the meticulously designed office to the inviting entertaining space and the captivating kitchen, every corner of this home exudes warmth and sophistication. Let's embark on this journey together and discover the hidden treasures within.

A Warm Welcome

A few months ago, I had the privilege of photographing this stunning Colonial House, which underwent a remarkable renovation just a few years ago. The homeowners' vision was to create a welcoming sanctuary for their family and friends, where they could gather and make lifelong memories. As you explore the house, you'll witness how they achieved their goal and so much more.

modern bathroom with barn wood sink Modern bathroom with a charming barn wood sink.

The Office: Where Modern Meets Tradition

As you enter the house, you'll be greeted by a simple yet modern office. The light gray walls effortlessly complement the traditional dark hardwood floors and furniture, creating a perfect blend of contemporary and classic aesthetics. A leather chair invites you to take a moment of reprieve amidst your busy day.

masculine office in a modern colonial house A glimpse into the sophisticated office space.

Entertaining Space: Where Memories Are Made

Across the office lies a room that holds a special place in my heart: the transformed formal dining room turned into a vibrant bar. The homeowners opted for a rustic, country colonial look, featuring custom-built cabinets with sleek black honed granite countertops. The gray walls infuse a refreshing and casual ambiance into the space.

dining room turned into a bar A formal dining room transformed into a lively bar.

This entertainment haven offers ample seating, a television for game nights, a wine cooler, and a variety of spirits to ensure no guest ever goes thirsty. It's a modern twist on traditional hospitality, proving that sometimes, reinventing spaces can lead to extraordinary results.

Modern Colonial Style Kitchen: Where Culinary Magic Happens

Continuing our tour, we enter the heart of the house: the kitchen. This space seamlessly weaves together rustic and modern elements, captivating your senses at every turn. Beams, subway tiles, a copper sink, and a custom barn wood hood infuse the kitchen with a sophisticated yet warm atmosphere.

modern wood kitchen cabinets An enchanting view of the modern wood kitchen cabinets.

Behind the navy blue island, you'll discover hidden treasures of well-thought-out storage, ensuring a clutter-free environment. As you wash your dishes, you'll notice dual dishwashers flanking the sink, a testament to the homeowners' commitment to efficient entertaining.

Screened-in Porch: Where Tranquility Meets Nature

Stepping onto the screened-in porch, you'll be enveloped in a sense of tranquility. The crackling firepit and the soothing swing beckon you to embrace the outdoors, even in the midst of winter. It's a space where you can unwind, bask in the beauty of nature, and let the stress of the day melt away.

The Bathroom: A Rustic Oasis

Prepare to be captivated by the bathroom's custom barn wood sink, a true testament to the homeowners' dedication to incorporating rustic and modern elements throughout their home. It's a delightful fusion of traditional charm and contemporary design, creating a tranquil haven for relaxation.

modern colonial bathroom with barn wood sink An oasis of relaxation in the modern colonial bathroom.

Modern Colonial Living Room: Where Old Meets New

Our tour culminates in the living room, where coffered ceilings and custom wood bookcases flank a painted brick fireplace. The room exudes warmth and simplicity, with a neutral rug, a comfortable couch, and gray walls that harmonize with the fireplace's gray tones. It's a space where old-world charm merges effortlessly with new finishes.

The owners of this remarkable colonial house have truly mastered the art of blending timeless charm with contemporary design. Their exceptional taste and attention to detail have created a home that embraces the past while embracing the joys of modern living. As you bid farewell to this enchanting house, remember that the beauty of a well-crafted home lies not only in its design but in the memories it holds and the stories it tells.

If you're eager to explore more stunning homes, I invite you to embark on tours of The Prairie (shabby chic cottages), Patina Farm, and a Modern Farmhouse. Let these journeys inspire you as you embark on your own quest to create a sanctuary that reflects your unique style and spirit.