Modern Craftsman Farmhouse

Modern Farmhouse Built by Hibbs Homes

Modern Farmhouse Design Meets Coastal Prep

Eureka Modern Farmhouse Project

Building a custom home is as rewarding as it is challenging, but add a global pandemic to the mix and you have a whole new set of challenges. The Hibbs Homes team had the tools and experience to make sure the Wolski Family's project kept moving despite the world stopping around them.

When the family got the word they were going to relocate to the St Louis area, they knew they wanted to make the most of the opportunity. After visiting, they fell in love with the trees and hills in the St Louis suburb of Eureka, MO. The next step was finding the best home builder to manage their project for them, and after meeting with Kim Hibbs, the pieces began coming together quickly for them.

Kim introduced the family to architect John Odom, and John's company JSO Services designed their 3,303 square foot home. This modern farmhouse-inspired design features seven bedrooms and six bathrooms with plenty of family spaces in between.

Exterior Selections & Design

The Wolskis leaned heavily on the ultra-popular modern farmhouse design aesthetic. The white James Hardie board and batten siding is paired with the modern farmhouse black awnings, gutters, and window frames. The bold black and white design is accented by twin cedar columns at the front and side entrances and a deep gray cultured stone hemming the bottom of the facade.

Selections & Design Inspiration

Inside, the home is awash with charming design elements that blend the casual comfort of the modern farmhouse with the polish of coastal prep. The front entry opens into a large, airy great room that overlooks the backyard and beautifully wooded lot.

The kitchen's custom cabinetry anchors one side of the great room with bright white floor to ceiling cabinetry that surrounds a bold navy central island. The countertops are made from a premium natural quartz which extends to a solid, full height backsplash behind the stove. These design elements are echoed in the dry bar that was built into the dining space that separates the family room area from the kitchen.

Throughout the home the homeowners have brought in several thoughtful organization systems, including appliance garages and more inside the cabinetry. In fact, Lindsey Wolski joined us on our home building and design podcast, The Art of Custom, to talk about organization along with Jennifer Williams owners of St Louis Closet Co. who designed and installed the home's custom closet systems.

Must-Haves for Their New Home Construction

The Wolskis are both young professionals who also have two young children. As they were designing their home, they were faced with the pandemic challenges of working and attending school from home. Designing and building a home in 2020 gave them the insights and opportunity to create a space that meets the new demands for our homes to provide privacy and productivity while balancing togetherness and connection.

To address the need for working and schooling from home, the Wolskis created two unique spaces that can only be described as post-pandemic genius. By adjusting the entrances for their children's bedrooms they were able to create a "jack-and-jill" space specifically for studying, which opens on either side into two private bedrooms.

Today's home office designs are not complete without considering the background for the many video calls we take daily. The Wolskis moved into temporary housing while completing construction of their home's design and to block out real-life used a faux Zoom background that became the inspiration for a board and batten wall topped with wood-tone tiles in a chevron pattern. A "Zoom Wall" is home "must-have" that began to pop up in 2021 and the Wolskis were able to add to their home as they worked with our in-house designer, Anna Entringer, to design their home.

In addition to the practical work and study spaces, the Wolski home has a few additional one-of-a-kind spaces that were meant for recreation. During construction, they opted to move forward with finishing the basement and included a room specifically for their rowing and cycling equipment as well as a bedroom with custom bunkbeds for family visits and sleepovers. The basement also features a beautifully designed wine storage room at the base of the stairs and a play area under the stairwell.

This beautiful home is among the first to feature so many unique pandemic-inspired design features - many of which are becoming staples in home design today. From Zoom Rooms to study spaces and everything in between, this custom designed home is a perfect example of the freedom to design and curate your dream home that you can only get  when working with a truly custom home builder.

Are you ready to begin your dream home journey? Get the answers to your questions and find out how to get started by contacting our custom home building experts.

Bespoke Modern Farmhouse

Custom Modern Farmhouse with Bespoke Accents in Wildwood, MO

Our clients found the perfect lot in the perfect location and knew it was time to build their dream home. Located in Wildwood, MO this new home is a custom modern farmhouse and designed for their tastes and goals for family time and relaxation.

A barn and log cabin were deconstructed and the materials were saved for reuse in the new home. Materials made from wood salvaged from the home's site include the fireplace mantles, the newel posts on the stairs, and a custom herringbone floor for the family room.

The home also features custom cabinetry througout the first floor, which was hand made to their specifications. The master bedroom's ensuite features handmade tiles, as well. The second floor has two large bedrooms with private bathrooms for their children to stay in when they come to visit.

This one-of-a-kind modern farmhouse is a classic that has beautiful, bespoke touches that make it a standout.

Floorplan Features:

  • First-floor main bedroom suite with oversized walk-in closet
  • Two large bedrooms upstairs with private baths
  • Walk-in pantry
  • Formal dining room with custom cabinetry
  • Butler's Pantry
  • Powder room accessible from the back porch
  • Three covered porches with fans

Style: 2-Story Modern Farmhouse
Square Footage: 2,681
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 3 full, 2 half baths
Garage Bays: 3

One-of-a Kind Sustainable Design

This custom home was built on the site of a barn, which was descontructed during sitework. The wood from the barn was reclaimed and used for the newel posts on the main staircase and to make custom herringbone flooring in the family room.  Both mantles were hewn from trees on the property, as well.

Highlights of the home's design and selections include:

Exterior Home Design

  • White siding by James Hardie
  • Matte-black metal awning above the front porch
  • Metal framed window
  • Double front doors made from mahoghany with 6 beveled glass lights

Custom Great Room Finishes

  • Exposed rough-hewn timber beams in the hearth room
  • Custom built-in bookcases flanking the fireplace
  • Direct vent fireplace with mantle made from a tree on the property
  • French doors leading to outdoor living space
  • Custom windows above shelving

Custom Kitchen for Gathering

  • Custom cabinetry made by hand
  • Double-length island with seating and expansive storage
  • Floating shelves over the microwave station.
  • Quartz countertops
  • Handmade tiles for the backsplash
  • Walk-in pantry with custom storage and shelving
  • Eat-in breakfast nook with shiplap

Main Floor Primary Bedroom & Ensuite

  • Bedside sconces with dual switches
  • Sliding barn door to walk-in closet and bathroom
  • Carrara tile throughout the main bathroom and shower
  • Custom, handmade cabinetry with undersink drawer storage and outlets
  • Dual Shower with bench
  • Bidet toilet

Second Floor Design Details

  • Custom stair newel posts made from reclaimed lumber from onsite
  • 2 expansive bedrooms with private bathrooms
  • Central loft area
  • Window seating in each bedroom
  • Wall sconces with dual lighting controls

Whole House Selections

  • Anderson 100 series Low-E windows with black framing
  • Whole-home sound system and wifi routers throughout the home
  • Casablanca Hardwood Plank Flooring
  • Comfort package with BIBS Insulation, R49 attic, and soundproof insulation

If you're interested in building a modern farmhouse-style home, check out our floorplans or explore this recently completed modern farmhouse Hibbs Homes built in Town and Country, MO.

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Luxury Modern Farmhouse

Luxury Modern Farmhouse in Town & Country, MO

When our clients found this 1-acre lot in the heart of Town and Country, MO, they knew it was the place where they wanted to build their dream home. The family has older children and had a clear vision for building a home where they could all spend time together and with enough space to add a pool in the future.

inspired by designs they'd seen in architecture magazines and websites, they worked with Curtiss Byrne Architects, a St Louis architect partner Hibbs Homes works with often. Together with their architect and our design team, these homeowners designed a modern farmhouse that has all of the luxuries and comforts of a luxury estate home and with all of the comforts of a family home.

This refreshing take on the modern farmhouse combines industrial and bohemian styles in the selections to create a warm, inviting space for the entire family to enjoy.

Floorplan Features:

  • First-floor main bedroom suite with oversized walk-in closet
  • Bonus/Flex Space on the second floor
  • Open floorplan
  • Walk-in pantry
  • Formal dining room
  • Mudroom with custom cubbies and expansive storage
  • Jack and Jill bathroom
  • Large main floor office
  • Powder room accessible from the back porch
  • Two covered porches with outdoor televisions & fans

Style: 2-Story Modern Farmhouse
Square Footage: 3,613
Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 3 full, 2 half baths
Garage Bays: 3

Design Details

The selections are what makes a house a home, and this custom home completed by Hibbs Homes in early 2021 was no different. The homeowners have impeccable taste and working with our design team, they were able to create a home that is both stunning and inviting. Highlights of the home's design and selections include:

  • Anderson 100 series Low-E windows with black framing and grilles
  • Whole-home sound system and wifi routers throughout the home
  • Valaire White Oak Wire Brushed Plank Flooring
  • Comfort package with BIBS Insulation, R49 attic, and soundproof insulation

Exterior Selections & Materials

  • Ice White Board and Batten Siding by James Hardie
  • Matte black metal awnings
  • Cupola topping the 3-car garage
  • Custom double front doors with four panels of Flemish glass for privacy

Great Room Design & Selections

  • Exposed rough-hewn timber beams in the hearth room
  • Custom built-in bookcases, storage, and wet bar flanking the fireplace
  • Direct vent fireplace with custom mantle
  • Unique fireplace surround tile and chandelier in the hearth room were sourced by the homeowner

Farmhouse Kitchen Design & Selections

  • Diamond Cabinetry made from knotty Alder wood and finished in Dover White
  • Large island with a prep sink made with maple wood and stained in buckskin
  • Floating shelves in maple flanking the range hood stained in buckskin to match the island
  • Quartz countertops in Pearl Jasmine
  • A backsplash is Annie Selke Artisinal White Ceramic tile with a hand-style crackle finish
  • Faucets and fixtures for the bar, prep sink, and main sink in a sleek matte black
  • Thermador stainless steel appliances

Main Bedroom Design

  • 66" freestanding soaking tub
  • Matte black deck mount tub faucet
  • Carrara tile throughout the main bathroom and shower
  • Sliding barn door made from Knotty Alder Wood
  • Oversized walk-in closet enSuite with center island and electrical

Second Floor Design Features

  • White oak staircase with metal balusters and lighted landings
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Central loft
  • Jack and Jill bathroom with champagne bronze fixtures
  • Private bath for third bedroom guest room

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Hillside

Hillside Floor Plan

Designed in the popular Modern Prairie style, the Hillside is a refreshing 2-story floorplan that brings the outdoors in. Perfect for a lot that is close to nature, the airy, double-height great room is punctuated with a full wall of windows to take in the lovely forested views. The great room is also designed to open onto a covered patio, perfect for enjoying a peaceful evening outdoors or dining al fresco.

The floorplan features a popular main-floor master suite design. The master suite also boasts ample closet space and the en suite bathroom has a private water closet. At the center of the three upstairs bedrooms is a flexible loft space that can be used as a playroom, media corner, or family room.

Hillside Floorplan Features

  • 3 Garage Stalls
  • Main Level Master Suite
  • Open Floorplan
  • Rear Patio
  • Optional Basement Finish

Like this floorplan? Our team can customize this to fit your style and lot. We can also work with your architect of choice to develop a completely custom floorplan from scratch!

Style: 2 Story
Square Footage: 3,573
Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 2.5
Garages: 3

Plan images are copyrighted by the original designer and used with permission from our partners at Walker Home Design in Holladay, Utah.

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Cyprus

Cyprus Modern

Striking and modern, the Cyprus floor plan combines the modern farmhouse with tailored traditional elements and clean modern elements. this build-to-suit floor plan starts at 2,381 square feet and is designed for family time and easy entertaining. The flexible space in the upper-level is open to the great room and anchors the additional upstairs bedrooms. If you need more space, the optional finished basement creates an additional 1,778 of living space and storage.

The home includes ample outdoor living space with a covered porch in the front and two adjoining covered patios in the back - one patio is accessible from the main-floor master suite.

Cyprus Floor Plan Highlights

  • 3 Car Garage
  • Main-Floor Master Suite
  • Open Concept
  • Eat-In Kitchen
  • Main Floor Study
  • Covered Patios
  • Optional Basement Finish

Like this plan? You can get instant pricing for building something similar in the area you'd like to build in.

Style: 1.5 Story
Square Footage: 2,831
Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 2.5
Garages: 3

Plan images are copyrighted by the original designer and used with permission from our partners Walker Home Design in Holladay, Utah.

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Beacon Hill Modern Farmhouse

Beacon Hill Modern Farmhouse

A modern farmhouse that is quickly becoming a classic, the Beacon Hill Modern Farmhouse is a light-filled, airy floorplan that can be customized for your taste and style. A classic open great room has a kitchen with a generous island and walk-in pantry. Coffee in the morning and al fresco dinners are convenient on the covered patio that is connected to the dining room.

Starting 2,780 square feet, this modern farmhouse is a ranch floorplan that is perfect for a forever home, and the optional finished lower level adds a family room, game room, and an additional 3 bedrooms for a total of 5,475 square feet of livable space.

Floor Plan Highlights

  • 3 car garage
  • Main Floor Master Suite
  • Open Floorplan Great Room
  • Home Office
  • Covered Patio
  • Optional Basement Finish

This custom floorplan can be completely reimagined for your family's style and land. Get instant pricing for building a home similar to this in the area where you want to live.

Style: Ranch
Square Footage: 2,780
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2.5
Garages: 3

Plan images are copyrighted by the original designer and used with permission from our partners Walker Home Design in Holladay, Utah.

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Gray’s Harbor

Gray's Harbor

This contemporary take on the traditional Craftsman-style gives this beautiful home a timeless look that will fit seamlessly into any community you want to call home.

A spacious, two-story great room adjoins the kitchen and dining area, which open onto the covered patio. A forever home, the main-floor master bedroom, and has a roomy en suite with walk-in closet.

Five additional bedrooms are located upstairs and are connected to an open loft area. The basement can be finished to add an additional 1,909 square feet of living space.

Gray's Harbor Floor Plan Highlights

  • 3 car garage
  • Main-Floor Master Suite
  • Walk-In Closets
  • Eat-In Kitchen
  • Loft Area
  • Main-Floor Study
  • Covered Porch & Patio
  • Optional Basement Finish

Our custom home building team is ready to help you make this floor plan your own. Get instant pricing on building the Gray's Harbor in the area where you want to live!

Style: 1.5 Story
Square Footage: 3,107
Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 3.5
Garages: 3

Plan images are copyrighted by the original designer and used with permission from our partners at Walker Home Design in Holladay, Utah.

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Modern Prairie-Style Ranch

This custom home completed in 2020 by Hibbs Homes is a Modern Prairie stunner. The homeowner wanted a space to entertain friends and every decision, from the floorplan to the finishes reflects her intention. The gold and crystal details throughout and the bold color choices bring a sophisticated elegance to the entire home, while the large windows and sliding doors create a flow between the outdoors and indoors.

Highlights of this modern custom home include:

  • Custom wine cellar in the great room that is temperature and humidity-controlled.
  • Kitchen wet bar with hammered copper sink and statement tile backsplash.
  • C-shaped design with a private wing for the master suite
  • Huge walk-in closet with custom shelving
  • Sliding doors in the great room with transoms
  • Matte-black window finishes
  • Central stacked-stone wall with a ribbon fireplace
  • Statement lighting throughout
  • Covered patio with access for master and guest suite
  • Waterfall marble countertops

This home was designed by Jim Bujelski Architects in St Louis, MO and built by Hibbs Homes.

Custom Craftsman Charmer

Building a Forever Home in a Beloved St Louis Neighborhood

When Rick & Meredith Schaper, owners of St Louis favorite Dogtown Pizza, decided they were ready to build a new home where they could retire, they looked to Hibbs Homes to help them carve out a little slice of the Historic Dogtown Neighborhood that was perfect for these hardworking entrepreneurs.

As the couple's packaged foods business began to grow, they decided the time was right to begin building their dream home in the neighborhood that means so much to them. Many of the existing homes in Dogtown were built around the end of the 1890s, with a few neighborhoods popping up in the 1920s and the 1950s. They decided that they wanted a more energy-efficient home that would incorporate universal design principles - an important feature that means they cab continue to live in the home beyond retirement.

The Craftsman-style home they designed borrows from the character of the homes that have made Dogtown so unique and builds upon it by incorporating the energy-efficient and sustainable home features that are the signatures of our Better-Built Custom Homes.

Custom Home Features:

  • 1.5 Story Custom Floorplan
  • 2,200 sq. ft.
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3.5 Bathrooms
  • 3 Car Garage
  • Special Rooms include a main floor master bathroom, private deck on the second floor, and a double-height family room.

The exterior of the home is clad in Royal Building Products premium Estate line of siding in Iron Stone and contrasting board and batten gables in bright white. The front porch columns were wrapped in James Hardie and Cliffstone Boardwalk stone, which is also used for the double-sided fireplace exterior and interior finishing.

Rick and Meredith agreed to allow the Hibbs Homes podcast team to follow them through their new home design and construction journey. In Season 2 of our podcast, The Art of Custom, we follow along from excavation to closing and give our listeners a real insider's perspective of the home building process - from surprises like prohibition-era artifacts to important decisions about systems and finishes.

Neighborhood Information:

  • Franz Park/Historic Dogtown Neighborhood
  • St Louis Public School District
    • Mason Elementary
    • Long Middle Community Education Center
    • Roosevelt High School

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Luxury Tudor Revival Home

This new construction project involved the tear down of an older home in a well-established Chesterfield neighborhood. The home was situated on a large 1+ acre lot. The older, outdated home was replaced by a custom-designed Tudor-Style estate home that kept with the aesthetic qualities of the neighborhood in which it was built.

This 3,800 square foot luxury infill project features:

• Brick front and James Hardie siding on the sides and rear of the home.

• Partially finished lower level

• Large vault in the great room and kitchen

• Brick fireplace in the hearth room

• Premier Skylights - Velux

• French Doors

• Tudor & Brick Style Exterior

• Custom Picture Door by Treecourt

• Custom Cabinets in Kitchen, Kids Bath, Master Bath, and Guest Bath

• Cultured marble backsplashes, countertops, and bowls in cappuccino and solid white

• Tahoe Clean-Face Deluxe models feature our Contour tube-style burner, designed to complement the hand-painted ceramic fiber log set, and produce a natural dancing flame.

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