428 west Monroe Kirkwood, MO

Custom Modern Farmhouse in Kirkwood, MO

This unique modern farmhouse is nestled in the heart of Kirkwood, MO and is a delightful fusion of a charming craftsman-style home with the popular modern farmhouse architecture styke. Built in early 2019, this home is built above code and to exceed RESNET building standards for excellence. This dream home was custom designed and built for a young, growing family that had farming in their blood and wanted to bring that style to their new home.

3,100 SQ FT





Spanning an impressive 3,100 square feet, the home's cleverly-designed layout maximizes every inch of space, providing comfort and functionality in equal measure. The 1.5 story floor plan was designed to make the most of their living space and lot size.

The four generously sized bedrooms on the second floor center around a central loft area and second floor laundry. The unique placement of the laundry space adds practicality to the farmhouse's design and eliminates the need to carry loads of laundry up and down the stairs.

The primary bedroom is located on the second floor and features an indulgent, 66" jacuzzi soaking tub and spacious walk in closet. Additionally, there is a main floor office that doubles as a craft room, which would later become ideal for the homeowners for working remotely.


Like most modern farmhouse designs, this Kirkwood custom home features board and batten siding, but the lively and warm Lighthouse Red color makes it a standout. The distinctive black metal awnings extend over the front entry and rear porch, which also borrows from the modern farmhouse's distinctive style. Supporting the awnings are cedar columns with traditional bracket-style corbels, which work to bring the farmhouse theme to life.


The interior of this farmhouse features a soft, soothing color palette, dominated by Sherwin Williams shades such as Solitude, Marshmallow. However, in the kitchen and upstairs bedrooms there are pops of color including Mysterious Mauve, and Wallflower. The clever use of these mild blue hues creates an atmosphere of tranquility throughout the home, making it feel like a serene retreat.

The deep blue kitchen island's countertop brings a very special, sentimental touch as it is crafted from barn wood taken from the family's farmhouse in Augusta, MO.

This modern farmhouse in Kirkwood, MO, thoughtfully balances traditional elements with contemporary living. With its well-designed layout, attention to detail, and Hibbs Healthy Homes high-performance building features, the home will prove to be a warm and welcoming environment for generations to come.

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