Luxury Modern Farmhouse

Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher’s Modern L.A. Farmhouse

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher’s luxury modern farmhouse was designed to feel like a home rather than an estate.  The home was designed from the ground up with architect Howard Backet and interior designer Vicky Charles. The six-acre hilltop property is affectionally called Kuku Farms and they actually do use the land for farming. They wanted the home to look like an old barn, something that had been there for decades, but was then converted into a house.

Before they began building, the actors first created individual Pinterest boards to plot out their hopes for what they wanted to see in their home and soon determined that their tastes were almost perfectly aligned.

“When we looked at each other’s boards, 90 percent of the images we selected were the same, and most of the houses we pinned were designed by Howard,” Kutcher said, referring to their architect.

They hired Backen, who is known for having perfected the “modern farmhouse” look, to help them bring their vision to life. Together with his team, the architect used rustic reclaimed wood, concrete and glass to build the main house, guesthouse/entertainment barn and barbeque pavilion in the backyard.

“Ashton and Mila are two of the smartest, most inquisitive people we’ve ever worked with,” Backen told the publication. “We talked about everything from beam sizes to the details of the cross bracing to the junctures of the wood planks and concrete. These are not the kinds of conversations we have with every client.”

Luxurious Farmhouse Design

The home is sustainable, with the property being powered using solar energy. When it came to designing, the couple tapped Vicky Charles of Charles & Co., who began working on the Kunis-Kutcher home after leaving her post as the global head of design for Soho House.

“We were obsessed with Soho Farmhouse and other projects Vicky spearheaded,” Kunis said. “We loved the way she mixed fabrics, patterns, textures — really her whole aesthetic.”

Luxury Modern Farmhouse Kitchen

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen with Black Cabinets & Warm Wood Tones

Though the bones of the home are rugged and rustic, Charles decided to go for something more contemporary when it came to the decor, complete with plenty of clean lines and modern finishes.

Luxury Modern Farmhouse Dining Room

A Stunning Farmhouse Dining Room with Modern Rustic Furniture

Modern Farmhouse Great Room Ideas

Farmhouse Living Room Area with High Ceilings and Large Expanse of Windows

Modern Farmhouse Living Room
Modern Farmhouse Seating Area
Cozy Farmhouse Bedroom

Cozy Farmhouse Bedroom  with a Dramatic View of the Chandelier

A beautifully designed farmhouse bedroom, with plenty of cozy textures and warm wood accents.

Farmhouse Kid's Bedroom

The Children’s Bedroom

“Mila was pregnant with their first child when we began this journey,” Charles recalled. “We spent months looking at materials and colors to find the right visual language. Our conversations were not just about the land and the architecture but also about the future of their family.”

Luxury Farmhouse Bathroom

Elegant Rustic Bathroom

Farmhouse Outdoor Pool Ideas

Outdoor Pool & Entertaining Area

Despite the luxe accents, the home was designed to be completely family-friendly and feel cozy and welcoming to all who enter. And for Kutcher and Kunis, it’s a place where they can feel at peace knowing everything is as it should be.

“To feel tranquility in a space, everything needs to be in order. If the world around you isn’t in order, it’s hard to get your brain in order,” Kutcher said. “When we’re in our home, the world just makes sense.”

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