Farm Chic

OMG, I Want This House: Wisconsin (Photos)

 

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William Waldron/The Interior Archive

This erstwhile farm outbuilding was built in 1906 to shelter pigs. When designer Richard McGeehan stumbled across it in a field in Wisconsin, he decided to transform it into the charming weekend getaway it is today.

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The wooden numbers decorating one wall of the living room were once used to post horse-race results.

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A 19th-century mahogany dresser occupies a small corner of the bedroom. 

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An antique pendant light hangs above a Paul McCobb dining table. 

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Four red French chairs from the 1950s are placed like sculptures in the open-plan living area.

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The custom-made kitchen units mimic the limewashed cladding used throughout the living area.

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The pastel bed cover and striped rug complement the gray limewash of the bedroom wall. 

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A contemporary wash basin sits atop a distressed antique kitchen table in the bathroom. 

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Designer Richard McGeehan has affectionately named his creation "The Hog House," in honor of its humble origins. 

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McGeehan stands with a couple of his country “friends” in the garden of his Wisconsin home.