The upstairs of the farmhouse features a perfect area for the children's bedroom. The natural stone fireplace is extended from the living room up into the bedroom while white-washed wooden walls and ceiling complement the warmth of the hardwood flooring.
A wall of pickled pecky cypress houses three flat-screen TVs, programmable via the home's smart tablets. A series of transom windows and the peaked ceiling, vaulted to a height of 19'8", contribute to the room's expansive presence.
"We had the contractor put white oak on the ceiling to embrace the architectural detail" says designer Rebecca Cartwright, of this detail chosen to emphasize the peaked ceiling in the hallway leading from the first to the second level.
Two walls of built-ins rise to the peaked ceiling of this contemporary, third-story library. Chairs are sited to make the most of the room's lakefront views. A collection of Suzani blankets inspired the room's design and color palette.
Peaked ceilings lend an open, expansive quality to rooms in the Nesbitt home and help amplify Elizabeth's desire for "California"-style in her space. Though she and Curt (who met on a blind date) both hail from the South, "I've always loved California," she admits.
This beautifully simple, rustic room features a wooden-framed canopy bed with full surrounding white curtains, fluffy white bed linens and a drooping top cover. A wooden bench rests at the foot of the bed under a large iron light fixture hanging from the beams of the peaked ceiling.
This modern bedroom exudes minimalism with the simplicity of the white linens on a wooden sleigh bed adorned with a leaf patterned throw pillow in green. The high peaked ceiling allow light to reflect in the almost exclusively white space. A white clear based lamp sits atop a unique wooden nesting nightstand.
A wide-open living room features soaring dimensions, sturdy cross beams and a stacked stone fireplace that rises to the peaked ceiling, driving home the log cabin ambiance of this Wyoming vacation retreat. The project was a cabin retreat for the owners and their siblings and extended families in Jackson Hole. A rustic, wood-sheathed entryway and wagon wheel chandelier mix with clean-lined furnishings for an updated, yet rusticated feel.
The bedroom of this stylish, rustic Martha's Vineyard retreat features a whitewashed palette, built-in window seat niche and loads of storage space. The peaked, beamed ceiling is painted white to create an open, airy feel. Ample windows usher in the sunshine.
"We had been using our garage as a dumping ground for tools, lawn equipment, toys and discarded furniture for years," says designer Suzanne Dingley of Suzanne Dingley Interiors. But when her husband started his own business, the couple realized they had the perfect spot for a home office. They installed new windows, doors, floors, drywall, lights and insulation. "The garage had a peaked ceiling with rafters, which we chose to make a feature to bring some character to an otherwise rectangular box." Replacing the overhead garage door with two sets of French doors brought in light and charm.
This spacious master retreat contains a fireplace with a light stone finish that's repeated throughout the Spanish-style home. A peaked, beamed ceiling features a dark wood finish that provides contrast and draw the eye up. A deck off the bedroom offers sweeping lake views.
The luxe bed in this Colorado bedroom is sited to take advantage of the stunning mountain views outside the glass doors. A stone accent wall brings the home's rusticity into the space, while shimmering draperies add elegance. A peaked wood ceiling adds architectural interest.
Shimmering subway tile and sleek quartz countertops set off white cabinetry in this California kitchen. A custom stainless steel range hood rises to the peaked, beamed ceiling. The taupe-painted island features beadboard paneling that fits with the cozy vibe of the open kitchen.
Built-in storage creates a functional space for flat and hanging storage in this Martha's Vineyard mudroom. Metal piping and pale wood shelves blend to give the space a rustic-industrial vibe that flows with the rest of the modern farmhouse-style home. The peaked, beamed ceiling provides an open and airy feel.
This light-filled bedroom is ideally oriented to take advantage of its stunning view. The sleeping area is whitewashed and peaceful, with a peaked, beamed ceiling and plush white bedding. In the attached sitting area, natural wood ties the space to its setting and gives a nod to the home's polished rusticity.
Comfortable rolled-arm sofas and a pair of rose-colored wing chairs create a cozy conversation area in a living room with palatial dimensions. The peaked, beamed ceiling of this 6,700-square-foot Tudor home rises to 30 feet, while wood-paneled walls and a large, stone fireplace add warmth and character to the space.