Now that you’ve decided you crave the look of a country bathroom, you need to pick the style you like best. When we think of country, we might immediately think of styles like country farmhouse. But there are many other versions of this iconic style. You can choose from French country, Scandinavian country, English country, country cottage, modern country and a host of others.
While they all have distinct personalities, country bathrooms all share the common thread of comfort and simplicity. Sometimes country bathrooms are expressions of days gone by featuring time worn, distressed finishes. In other cases, a country bathroom may come across as strictly feminine, with touches of floral and lace. And occasionally, country comfort presents itself in a minimal, modern package.
From vintage details to rustic surfaces, our selection of beautiful country bathroom designs will make the smallest room of the house the one with the most personality. Feel free to use these country bathroom images as inspiration to give yours a casual country feel.
American colonial bathroom style is characterized by a simple, uncomplicated look. One of the signature elements is its color scheme. Look for a palette of traditional colors of the time including cream, deep red, yellow and light blue.
This bathroom oozes Old World country charm with its clawfoot tub, wheeled cart and antique coat rack. Vintage touches like the chair rail, ornate mirror, crystal pendant and delicate accessories add to the illusion of times past.
This old house has undergone a major renovation to bring back its farmhouse origins. The guest bathroom features a number of vintage touches that are original to the room. Beadboard paneling and retro tile take it back to its roots. Reproduction fixtures and accessories complete the design.
Create an elegant country feel in your master bathroom with a roll-top bathtub and matching toilet. Stripe and dot wallpaper patterns coordinate with black floor tiles and create a prim and proper space.
The horse barn theme in this country estate takes a stylish turn in the master bath. Two vintage washstands were fitted with vessel sinks to create a double vanity. Leather-wrapped mirrors were designed resemble vintage horse collars. The ladder leaning against the wall is the perfect spot for towel display
Large-scale slate tiles create an earth tone base for this mountain cabin bathroom. Knotty pine, a rusted tin light fixture and an antique tub keep the space real without looking too cutesy.
A vaulted ceiling, unfinished wood floors and a quiet color palette transport this city attic bathroom to the countryside. Minimal furnishings consisting of a grey wingback chair and freestanding tub give the space an authentic feel.
Inspired by the casual yet elegant French country style from the 18th century, this toile infused bathroom features pastoral scenes that were common during the period. The mix of patterns gives the room style with a hint of romance.
Cottage comfort boils down to charm and simplicity, which might explain why a blue and white color combo is so popular within this country genre. Our bathroom’s foundation is a lovely shade of Wedgewood blue on the walls paired with crisp white tile, wainscoting and trim.
Not much has been done to renovate this vintage country bathroom. The tiles were scrubbed clean of their years of wear to expose a springtime green and white diamond pattern. The clawfoot was reglazed and the plaster walls patched and painted. The old bathroom looks as good as it did 100 years ago.
This little vacation cottage by the lake has a gem of a guest bathroom. Extra-tall beadboard towers over the fixtures and fittings. A soft aqua colors the upper walls. The owner found a vintage corner sink to make the most of the room’s small footprint.
In the Groove
Rough-hewn tongue and groove boards were added to the walls and left exposed as a nod to the home’s history. A reproduction toilet is tucked beside the carved stone sink and vanity. Dark painted floorboards and vintage plumbing fixtures complete the look.
You can pick up a cast-iron tub at most architectural salvage yards or even purchase a reproduction that looks just like genuine article. In either case, the tubs can be refinished in any color to match your country bath palette.
If you own a historic home and want to recreate the look of a vintage bathroom, it’s a relatively easy thing to do. Most old bathrooms have fixtures that have been replaced and are not period to the home. You can still source authentic plumbing and lighting fixtures through reputable online sources, but you should be prepared for sticker shock!
In the diminutive powder room of a small country house, the homeowners took advantage of what was there. The space was basic but had all the essentials – a compact vanity with the original porcelain knob, an antique wall cabinet and vintage linoleum. They simply replaced the light fixture and painted the walls in robin’s egg blue.
This is a really great idea if you have extra space in your bathroom and far from enough storage. Consider picking up a vintage dresser and using it as a space filler and extra storage for toiletries and bath linens.
A country bathroom is not out of the question for a city girl. This homeowner loves a country aesthetic but also appreciates creature comforts and delicate style. She decided to merge the two and came up with this feminine country bathroom design.
The salvaged radiator and pedestal sink were lucky finds from a house demolition company. The pieces were perfect additions for the home’s historic architecture. The toilet is a reproduction but fits right in with the other furnishings.
Pretty in Pine
A bathroom in upstate New York is all decked out in pine – from the flooring to the trim and cabinetry. The owner kept the walls a neutral color so a not to compete with the wood. The look is definitely camp cottage country.
The small dimensions of this white farmhouse bathroom negated plans for a walk-in shower. The homeowner chose a deep freestanding tub with a handheld shower attachment and plans to install a shower curtain rod so he can start enjoying showers again.
This California house is full of traditional millwork and cabinetry, from beadboard to crown molding and picture trim to chunky window frames. This country style bathroom features a little bit of everything. In this space, the trim pieces are painted white and the vanity cabinet is left natural to create a pleasing contrast.
In a Texas ranch house, the master bath has a picturesque view straight out to the pool deck and pasture beyond. The owner has no nearby neighbors and no qualms about leaving the massive windows uncovered.
Shabby Chic Spa
Shabby chic bathrooms have a comfortable, lived-in appeal that makes them closely related to their bucolic cousins. Their informal nature provides the opportunities to mix and match pieces from different time periods and finishes to create a laid-back style similar to that of country.
This vintage country bathroom is not at all what you might expect. Brilliant blue is a bold choice against the white wainscoting. To continue the updated look, the homeowner opted for a vivid blue mosaic tile floor.
A traditional country bathroom occupies space in this home’s master suite. Soft, muted colors adorn the walls and floral valances dress up the plain windows. The pine vanity is finished in a pecan stain and limestone tile pulls the room together.
Natural elements like wood detail, brick walls and antique fixtures and furnishings are perfect to outfit your country bathroom. From there, you can take the style in any direction you like, whether its Tuscan farmhouse, American southwest or English country.
Sun Valley Retreat
This ski resort bathroom was remodeled on a shoestring budget. The homeowner was lucky enough to purchase cabinets, doors, solid surface counters and light fixtures from a local salvage company. The cost for the salvaged pieces was half the price of new.
For the guest bathroom in this country home, the homeowner combined a new corner shower enclosure with vintage finds like the armoire outfitted with a sink and vanity and the rattan bookcase that serves as storage for towels and toiletries.
In this beautiful master bathroom, the upper walls are covered in unfinished wood shiplap siding and the lower walls consist of an elegant marble wainscoting. The cast iron tub and companion fixtures round out the fresh country farmhouse look.
A 1930s clawfoot tub was purchased from an online classified website. It has become the showpiece of the bathroom in this country home in the south of France. Black trim, antique stone flooring and vintage plumbing fixtures give the space a chic, unexpected edge.
Old whiskey barrels were cut down to create dual sinks in this Martha’s Vineyard vacation house. The barrel hoops are repurposed as frames for the vanity mirrors. Reproduction plumbing fixtures mounted directly to the wall add to the home’s sense of history.
Bathing al fresco was the dream of owner of this country lake home. The desk was constructed of reclaimed barn lumber and the tub was made from the same type of galvanized metal as cattle troughs. The privacy barrier is nothing more than split bamboo fencing picked up from the local home improvement center.