“We really utilize and live in the space, so I wanted it to feel that way,” Heather said.
Residents: Keith and Heather Ruth, and their rescue dogs, Jessi and Jake. Heather is owner of Serenbe Yoga and Bodyworks; Keith is retired.
Location: Serenbe neighborhood, Chattahoochee Hills
Size: 6,900 square feet, five bedrooms, five-and-a-half baths
Year built/bought: 2014/2017
Architectural style: Modern farmhouse
Builder: John Bynum Custom Homes
Interior design consultant: Mister + Mrs Sharp
Favorite architectural elements: Reclaimed wood beams and ceilings, tin roof, black metal windows
Interior design style: Modern farmhouse
Favorite piece of furniture: The driftwood console behind the living room sofa. It incorporates natural elements into the space with its raw, unfinished feel, Heather said.
Favorite outdoor elements: In addition to the porches, they added a dog run behind their fire pit, where Heather, who offers a goat yoga class in Serenbe, raised Nigerian dwarf goats before they went to live in the community animal village.
Decor tip: When traveling, pick up street art as souvenirs and decor. "We like things with a story rather than just purchasing something because it has a big price tag on it," Heather said.
Resources: Furniture from Gallotti & Radice, Camerich, Bungalow Classic, Design Within Reach, West Elm, R Hughes, Skylar Morgan Furniture + Design, Room & Board, Crate and Barrel and CB2. Rugs from Mathews Furniture + Design and Overstock.com. Decor from Scott Antique Market and Natural Curiosities. Wallpaper by Schumacher. Kitchen appliances by Thermador.