A traditional farmhouse-style home with inviting interiors in Sonoma Valley

traditional farmhouse style home exterior

SDL Residential Design has created this traditional farmhouse-style home that sits nestled between acres of expansive vineyard on the floor of the Sonoma Valley, California. Designed with rustic charm in mind this four-bedroom, three-bath home uses cues from farmhouse vernacular while affording the space for entertaining a large family.

Finished in the traditional Sonoma farmhouse style, the linear board and batten siding pair with the pinstripes of the standing seam metal roof. Exposed Alaskan yellow cedar rafters and exposed truss define the recessed front porch; the black hardware, windows, and sconces pop against the white exterior.

The meticulous construction of this stunning traditional farmhouse-style home is courtesy of Whitfield Construction.

traditional farmhouse style home exterior with a blue front door

At the entry, you are greeted with a vaulted, semi-open plan space that directs you either into the living area centered on the hearth, or through to the rear porch. Here, dark woods, potted plants, natural stone, and earthy tones keep the interior aesthetically connected to the immediate site context seen through the large windows and doors throughout. A partition wall separates the kitchen and dining area for visual simplicity.

traditional farmhouse style living room

What We Love: This Sonoma Valley home harmoniously blends rustic charm with modern amenities. The visually striking farmhouse-style exterior features board and batten siding, a metal roof, and a welcoming front porch. Inside, the open-plan layout, vaulted ceilings, and large windows create a bright and airy atmosphere. The kitchen showcases a contrasting island and quartzite countertops, while an outdoor kitchen and deck provide a perfect setting for entertaining.

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Note: Be sure to check out a couple of other amazing home tours that we have featured in the Sonoma Valley region: Inside a stunning modern farmhouse retreat in California Wine Country and Striking pool and guest house in Sonoma inspired by Mies van der Rohe.

traditional farmhouse style kitchen

Around the corner the kitchen is revealed; a contrast-color island visually centers and anchors the kitchen, flanked by traditional milk-glass pendants. The Mont Blanc quartzite countertops tonally match the backsplash and walls for a workspace that is easy on the eye and evenly lit. The backsplash tile runs horizontally except for above the range where a herringbone pattern was used to create a visual hierarchy in the space.

traditional farmhouse style bathroom

Off the kitchen, the east wing is separate from the bedrooms and contains an Au-pair suite consisting of a bedroom and full bathroom connected to the rear deck. For the immediate future this suite will create a level of privacy for guests staying the night, and in later years support the owners by hosting a live-in caretaker.

In the west wing, a large bathroom serves two bedrooms, designed to be used by two children needing to get ready for school in the morning. The vanity is separated from the toilet/ bath area by a pocket door, but when open the patterned cement tile creates the effect of a single larger room.

traditional farmhouse style bedroom

Nickel-gap wainscoting, irregular multi-tone tile, cup pulls and antiqued bronze hardware all lend to the overall farmhouse aesthetic.
Two bedrooms and the primary bedroom suite are located on the west side of the house, the expansive primary bedroom takes advantage of the vineyard view at the rear of the house with its own private deck.

traditional farmhouse style bathroom

The primary bathroom is designed to accommodate the use of a walker or small wheelchair with a curbless shower and adjacent low-height claw-foot tub. The faucetry is finished in polished nickel rather than chrome for its warm, comfortable hue, and the slate floor uses programable radiant heating so that it is warm under-foot first thing in the morning.

traditional farmhouse style home exterior backyard patio

At the rear, the large pass-through window from the kitchen opens up onto the outdoor kitchen with a continuous countertop that allows for a seamless grilling workflow. The outdoor kitchen is finished in the same Alaskan yellow cedar as the exposed lumber of the porch and serves as a buffet area for outdoor dining. The porch is designed to overlook a neighboring vineyard and has been planned to run parallel to a lap pool in the future.

traditional farmhouse style home exterior

Photos: Courtesy of SDL Residential Design

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