Plain and Simple Country Bath

The Long Island house inspires a country bath.
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When it comes to stewardship of the 1830s house, preservation and appropriate restraint describe the owners’ approach. Their master bath has an old dry sink that has been plumbed— no marble walls or steam shower. Here are goods in a similar vein.

old-fashioned hand pump

Pfister’s ‘Ashfield’ bronze-finish, one-handled bath faucet.

CONJURING HAND PUMPS
Pfister’s ‘Ashfield’ bronze-finish, one-handled bath faucet is modeled after a hand pump. With drain included, it sells for a reasonable $159 at Lowes (and other online and retail sellers). lowes.com

reclaimed wood bathroom console

Benoist console in reclaimed pine from Signature Hardware.

SOFT, RECLAIMED WOOD
The Benoist console in reclaimed pine has a 37" x 22" vanity top for a semi-recessed sink. Available cabinet only or with your choice of stone counter and optional sink (in porcelain, copper, or nickel). From Signature Hardware; pricing starts at $979.95. signaturehardware.com

star-pattern punched tin wastebasket

Star-pattern punched tin wastebasket from Park Designs.

PUNCHED AND RUGGED
This star-pattern punched tin wastebasket made by Park Designs is so much nicer than plastic. It’s not too big, 10" high with a 9" diameter at the top. Through Primitive Home Decors, it’s $23. primitivehomedecors.com

blue vanity cabinet

‘Abbeville’ sink vanity in Distressed Blue.

COTTAGE SHUTTER DOORS
Casual, cottage, and traditional vanity cabinets are a specialty of Chans Furniture. This is their ‘Abbeville’ sink vanity in Distressed Blue. Width 36" as shown, $629 with a white marble top and under-mount porcelain sink. Other sizes 26" to 60" wide available. chansfurniture.com 

Crown-Point Cabinetry custom bath vanity

A charming bath cabinet made to fit the old sink found in an 1830 house’s basement.

FARMHOUSE PURITY
Crown Point Cabinetry, known for stunning architectural kitchens in all period styles, made this charming bath cabinet to fit the old sink found in an 1830 house’s basement. See their online galleries of completed rooms: crown-point.com 

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