(New) Traditional North Carolina Farmhouse

Custom two story, three bedroom, 3600 sq. ft frame dwelling designed for couple (husband is a North Carolina General Contractor – http://smithcontractingnc.com/item/smith-residence-camden-nc/) with two small children, using traditional North Carolina vernacular farmhouse (I-House) forms, incorporating recycled or repurposed antique materials to maximum extent availableSalvaged Front Door & Sidelites.

The house has three working fireplaces, including a pair of double shoulder chimneys anchoring the gable ends of the front section, which are all constructed from recycled/antique brick, as are the foundation walls.

Floors throughout are antique, remilled heart pine, actually, salvaged decking from the demolition of a pickle factory in Norfolk. Full height, 1×8 tongue and groove wainscot is the finished wall surface throughout. Mantels and antique doors (r. image) are all recycled, historic fabric, many of which were located at  Caravati’s Inc.,  http://www.caravatis.com/ an architectural salvage and antique warehouse in Richmond.

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