In the entry hall, a monumental free-floating staircase feels almost sculptural. More details appear in the breakfast room beams, garnered from a Pennsylvania Amish barn, as well as in the hand-rubbed cypress walls in the gallery and the wide-plank oak floors on the first floor. A soaring dual-sided stone fireplace connects the breakfast and family rooms, while original photo albums in the living room document the farm’s colorful history.
The finished house radiates the unabashed joy of owners who love every nook and cranny. But, as Donna adds, its most precious vernacular is rooted in the specialness of raising children on a horse farm within the beauty of the Kentucky countryside.