Get the Look! Rustic Chic Farmhouse in NY

Beautiful rustic 1870s carriage house

This beautiful 1870s farmhouse is a carriage house featured in Elle Decor with interiors designed by Virginia Tupker, located on a 45-acre farm in Bedford, NY. The main house on the property has not yet been restored, and this beyond lovely farmhouse serves as the guest quarters…um, truly dreamy guest accommodations!

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Let’s bask in the loveliness of beautifully re-designed, rustic chic interiors by Virginia Tupker (former editor of Vogue) and perhaps even score an idea for getting the look at a friendly price point. (The suggested items that follow have affiliate links which if kindly used will not cost you more, yet will earn me a few pennies.)

Photography by Mikkel Vang

The custom beds in a guest room are dressed with spreads from Chelsea Textiles, the chair is from Avantgarden, and the late-17th-century table is French; the curtains are of a Les Indiennes cotton, and the rug is a vintage Indian dhurrie.

Rustic Decor Inspiration in a Chic Farmhouse

The kitchen island is made of a vintage marble slab on a steel base, the stove is by BlueStar, and the shelves are of reclaimed wood found on the farm; the pendant lights are from Rewire, and the floor is concrete.

Rustic Decor Inspiration in a Chic Farmhouse

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The newly painted breakfront in the entry belonged to Hadar's mother; it is topped with Spanish terra-cotta pots from the 1930s.

Rustic Decor Inspiration in a Chic Farmhouse

The dining room table is Swedish, and the vintage Liberty chairs are upholstered in assorted Liberty printed cottons.

Rustic Decor Inspiration in a Chic Farmhouse

The bathroom sink and fittings are by Urban Archaeology, and the stool was found at a flea market.

Rustic Decor Inspiration in a Chic Farmhouse

In the living room, the custom sofa is covered in a Kravet cotton, the cocktail table is by Martin Szekely, and the dhurrie is 19th century; the Egyptian light fixture is from Liza Sherman.

Rustic Decor Inspiration in a Chic Farmhouse

The headboard in the master bedroom is covered in a 19th-century Pakistani textile, and the spread was made in Venice.

Rustic Decor Inspiration in a Chic Farmhouse

In the captain's bedroom with #bohemian room decor, a custom mattress by Charles H. Beckley is covered in a C&C Milano linen, the light fixture is by Circa Lighting, and the vintage dhurrie is from Mark Shillen Gallery.

Rustic Decor Inspiration in a Chic Farmhouse

In the sitting area of Eric Hadar's carriage house in Bedford, New York, which was decorated by Virginia Tupker, a soft from Matter holds cushions from Les Indiennes and Nathan Turner, the chairs are by Pierre Jeanneret, and the cocktail table by Roger Capron is from Maison Gerard; the pendant light is by Roost, the ladder is from John Derian, the garden tables are French, and the wool rug is a custom design.

Rustic Decor Inspiration in a Chic Farmhouse

Isn’t this an amazing carriage house with gorgeous interior design?

Peace to you right where you are.


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  1. October 31, 2017 / 8:06 pm

    This is STUNNING!!! Incredible texture and beautiful mix of light and dark. Ok, I am dying to see the main house.

    • November 1, 2017 / 8:52 am

      I knowwwww. Can’t even imagine the main house since this is the carriage house for guests! Thanks for stopping, Loi! 🙂

  2. November 1, 2017 / 1:26 pm

    It looks like it would be so comfortable to stay here! I think that’s the beauty of rustic… puts people at ease. Very inspiring, thanks for sharing, Michele🌷

    • November 1, 2017 / 3:46 pm

      It does. And it provides edges and contrast for the pretty to convey just that much more pretty. Love that you’re here, Holly. xox

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