I’m forever dreaming of quiet little getaway spots where I can spend a weekend reading, writing and resting. Those dreams usually involve a sweet little cottage or cabin in a pastoral setting. Well, designer Heidi Richardson plucked one of these spots straight from my dreams and created it on a California farm.
Richardson worked with the owners of a dairy farm to create a spot to accommodate their guests in a “family camp” environment. The result was this adorable, 260-square-foot bathhouse with sleeping quarters that perfectly fits the setting of the farm.
Richardson selected red-and-white gingham bed linens and vintage, Shaker-style furniture to match the cottage style of the bathhouse’s architecture. There’s also a small closet in the corner whose door mimics the style of the doors on the barn nearby.
The bathhouse serves both the sleeping quarters inside of it as well as a collection of nearby platform tents, so Richardson added two toilets, two showers and plenty of shelving space for towels and toiletries to accommodate a crowd. Sign me up! I’ll be there shortly!
Rucker, Beth. “See How This Dairy Farm Bathhouse Makes Extra Space for Guests.” HGTV, HGTV, 2 Oct. 2018, www.hgtv.com/design-blog/design/see-how-this-dairy-farm-bathhouse-makes-space-for-guests.