More from Middlefield

Middlefield garden

Since Susanna’s and my video visit with Gil Schafer at his country house, Middlefield, seemed to resonate with so many, I thought, as we head into the weekend, you readers might enjoy seeing a few more shots from this gracious home.

entry to MiddlefieldIn his new book, Gil speaks about the appeal of outbuildings and his garage is a perfect example of how an additional structure is not only functional but adds a simpler style to complement the formality of the main house.

garage at Middlefield

The beautiful large windows not only add light but wonderful cross ventilation in Gil’s handsome master bedroom with Bennison’s Wheatflower on the walls.

Gil Schafer bedroom at Middlefield

Who wouldn’t want to stay in the boho chic guest room with its wonderful mix of textiles and textures.

Guest bedroom at Middlefield

Layers of life make a house a home. Whether inherited or collected, it’s what helps tell your story.

Gil Schafer living roomPantry at MiddlefieldKitchen at MiddlefieldSusanna and both remarked on the charming floral arrangements throughout the house. The combination of bountiful blooms in unassuming vessels

Vignette at Gil Schafer's Middlefield

or just plucked foliage from the garden in more copious containers

Dining room at Gil Schafer's Middlefield

emphasized the connection between house and landscape.

Gil Schafer's Middlefield

Screened porch at Gil Schafer's Middlefield

No matter where you are in the house, the sense of place and connection with the property is paramount. Nothing is considered in isolation – it is all a cohesive plan resulting in a timeless design for a place to call home.

Middlefield gardenstone walls at Middlefieldall photographs by Stacey Bewkes for Quintessence

10 thoughts on “More from Middlefield

  1. Have both his books— love seeing his home in the video and thanks for more pics… I too would love to see his home at Christmas… thx, Teresa

  2. Love Gil Schafer’s home and these pix. What is the name of his new book? Does it include these photos?

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