“We wanted to build a house that would look like it’s always been up on that hill,” explained Tom, whose family settled the property in 1794. The couple briefly considered building a turn-of-the-century farmhouse or a house clad in stone. Both styles are common in the surrounding countryside, but neither seemed right for their site.
Carefully designed with rustic elegance, the quality constructed and well-appointed home offers exposed white pine beams throughout, including the soaring 3 story family room where you’ll also find a floor to ceiling stone fireplace. The newly appointed custom kitchen includes every modern amenity while showcasing quintessential farmhouse design.
Texas’ Boot Ranch
Deep in the heart of Texas Hill Country, amid a lush, rolling background and the historic charm and German heritage of Fredericksburg, lies Boot Ranch, where private estates enjoy sweeping and spectacular views of the meticulously manicured yet rugged grounds that surround them.
Dan Covert found the perfect 1600 acre hunting preserve in South Carolina, then set into motion one of the most innovative, charismatic, spectacularly-detailed hunting lodge you will ever see. The marriage of everyone’s unbridled imagination (Dan’s, two architects, a bevy of local craftsmen, and Hearthstone’s) with unique materials from the site resulted in a unique structure that is fully reflective of the owner’s imagination.