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April 23, 2014
Whether in restored farmhouses or modern, gabled homes, these rooms accentuate their steep, pitched ceilings.
Monory farmhouse pitched roof oak built-ins
The box-shaped balcony of this renovated farmhouse near France’s Chinon region uses oak built-ins to complement the home’s original timber beams. Photo by Jonas Ingerstedt.
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floating farmhouse kitchen pitched roof wood-fired oven
In the kitchen of Floating Farmhouse in Eldred, New York, a custom-built wood-fired oven extends up to the ceiling, accentuating its steep pitch. Photo by Mark Mahaney.
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Originally appeared in Hope Floats
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goodman residence dining room gabled ceiling wood beams
"We didn't want to diminish the openness and height and feeling of a great expanse of space," said the owner of this resurrected 19th-century barn house in Pine Plains, New York. Fortunately, the barn frame's horizontal beams perform a domestic function by creating the illusion of a lower ceiling. An abundance of furnishings in rich materials fills out the space. Photo by Raimund Koch.
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worple house floating house pitched roof windows lake
Sometimes the best way to deal with a tall, gabled ceiling is to just add windows. A line of windows in the Floating House in Lake Huron, Ontario provides a picturesque water view. Photo by Raimund Koch.
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jens risom residence kitchen gabled roof shelving
Jens Risom's family retreat in Rhode Island is a pitched prefab with a second-story loft. A no-frills kitchen features wooden shelves that mimic the home's beams. Photo by Floto + Warner.
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extended ochre barn bedroom OSP furniture
A guest room in this repurposed barn in the English countryside lets the ceiling do the talking. Photo by Christoffer Rudquist.
Originally appeared in Barns Ennobled
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Monory farmhouse pitched roof oak built-ins
The box-shaped balcony of this renovated farmhouse near France’s Chinon region uses oak built-ins to complement the home’s original timber beams. Photo by Jonas Ingerstedt. Photo by Jonas Ingerstedt.

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