20 Farmhouse Flooring Ideas That Lay a Charming Foundation

By Mary Cornetta
Mary Cornetta
20 Farmhouse Flooring Ideas That Lay a Charming Foundation

Farmhouse style has evolved over the years to include dozens of different subcategories. From modern farmhouse to coastal style, it’s easy to adapt the design to fit your home’s aesthetic. With options like French country, traditional, and industrial farmhouse decor, there are endless possibilities when it comes to farmhouse flooring options.

No home is complete without a foundation that matches its aesthetic. Finish any rustic space with these farmhouse flooring ideas.

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Raw Hardwood Floors

Kitchen with blue cabinets and rustic wooden flooring and ceiling.

Joyelle West

Hardwood isn’t the sole choice for farmhouse flooring, but it’s one of our favorites. Unfinished or raw wood flooring exudes a special kind of cottage charm. The rough appearance can be balanced with updated appliances and unique design choices such as this kitchen’s tile backsplash and blue cabinetry.

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Herringbone Tiling

Backpack and scarf hanging over seat in mudroom at home

Jay Wilde

Give your farmhouse inspired mudroom a modern twist with herringbone flooring that lines the entryway. The gray slate tiles used here will hold up to the deluge of shoes and boots coming through the door on any given day.

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Neutral Farmhouse Floors

Dining room with white walls and a rustic white table.

Laura Moss

A safe bet when designing your farmhouse home is to go neutral. These light oak hardwood floors are understatedly simple and allow the rest of the room’s furniture, including a shabby dining table and modern woven pendant light, to stand out.

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Black and White Farmhouse Floors

updated black/white bathroom with doorless shower panel; black/white vinyl tiled floor; back vanity with white countertop; and white subway tiled shower

Adam Albright

This black and white bathroom blends classic subway tile and effortless peel-and-stick vinyl floor tiling for a modern farmhouse look. The sophisticated black and white pattern dresses up the otherwise clean and simple design.

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Slate Stone Flooring

English Kitchen with rustic beamed vaulted ceiling, rich green cabinetry, cream colored wall tile, gray tile floors and butcher block countertops

Astrid Templier

The natural slate stone flooring gives off a cozy mountain feel at the base of this rustic farmhouse kitchen. The oversized tiles are an excellent match to the grandness of the room, and their dark gray color grounds the white walls, green cabinets, and cognac shades throughout the space.

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Farmhouse Rug

Kitchen with grey cabinets, tile backsplash and hood, and wooden flooring.

Jeff Herr

Even with its dark mocha hardwood floors, this charming kitchen shines bright. The flooring, complete with a distressed red runner, grounds the space in direct opposite to the white shiplap ceiling.

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Brick Floor Ideas

Mudroom with lockers and shoe baskets.

Jeff Herr

This mudroom exudes bright and airy farmhouse style, from the storage lockers to the statement industrial light fixture. What really sticks out, however, is the natural brick floor in a whitewashed gray tone. It adds a charming, rustic element to the space while keeping the room light and open.

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Pine Wood Floors

dining area with metal chair and banquette seating

Julie Soefer

These pine planks with authentic knots are a subtle way to add a farmhouse touch in your living space. The light shade of the hardwood parallels the ceiling beams and complements the overall light and airy design style.

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Hexagonal Tile Flooring

linen closet transformation into deep niche display shelves in a bathroom

Kourtni Munoz

Farmhouse style certainly doesn’t have to be boring, and laying down eccentric flooring is one way to add visual interest to your space. Gray hexagon tile flooring lines this small bathroom and adds visual interest, while offsetting the rugged wood vanity and open shelving.

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Concrete and Hardwood

Bar at kitchen counter with stools.

Julie Soefer

Divide your open concept layout by mixing in two different types of flooring. Opt for a low-maintenance concrete floor in the kitchen and then switch to hardwood in the living area. Here, the wood floor ties the distressed wall and ceiling panels together.

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Cozy Carpet

Living room with stone fireplace and a rustic wood mantel.

Kyle Burdg

When you think of a farmhouse, you most likely think of a comfortable and inviting place to stay. Warm up a countryside sitting room with a thick, fuzzy neutral carpet or rug for the ultimate cozy night in.

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Gray and White Tile Flooring

athroom floor re-do with mannington Adura Apex in Trellis vinyl flooring over old ceramic tile - shiplap wall between glass shower enclosure and white built-in tub

Erica Van Slyke

Everything about this farmhouse bathroom feels spa-like, from the soaking tub and adjacent walk-in shower to the overall zen color scheme. Soft gray and white patterned floor tiles throughout add an extra touch of style.

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Cream Country Flooring

Kitchen with wooden ceiling beams and sage green cabinets.

Nathan Schroder

You can achieve a cabin-like ambiance in your kitchen even if you’re nowhere near the woods. The wood ceiling beams, moss green cabinetry, and butcher block counters used here are all delightful touches, but the wide plank weathered hardwood floors are what gives it the unmistakable farmhouse feel.

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Brick Herringbone

Desk in between two pantries in a mudroom.

Laura Moss

We’ve already explored how herringbone tiles can upgrade any farmhouse themed room. Consider laying brick flooring down in the pattern for an even more modernized look and feel like in this sleek-yet-soft family command center.

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Shiplap Flooring

Interior of bedroom in house with wooden ceiling beams


Complete a breezy farmhouse bedroom by installing shiplap floors in a pale washed wood. This dusty blue and white floral area rug centered under the bed gives the flooring a delicate pop of color.

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Patterned Penny Tile

all white kitchen midrange shot of kitchen sink and stove with farmhouse sink, white subway tile, white range hood, and gray/white penny tile on floor

Kim Cornelison

This small kitchen gets a big dose of style from the vintage white and gold range, traditional farmhouse sink, and butcher block countertops. The true star of the show, however, is the retro green and white penny tiles that coat the room’s floors.

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Marble Floor Tiles

Sliding barn wood door to bathroom from bedroom


A mix of old and new collide in this farmhouse ensuite bathroom. The antique dresser-turned-vanity and sliding barn door blend beautifully with the modern mirror, task lights, and marble tile floor.

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Arabesque Flooring

Mudroom with sink, washer and dryer and sitting area.


It’s hard to compete in a space that is as multifunctional and stunning as this one, but the Spanish style arabesque floor tiles and sisal area rug creates a gorgeous farmhouse look. The flooring choice nearly upstages the rest of the farmhouse-inspired utility room.

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Dark Hardwood Flooring

Chairs arranged around dining table in kitchen

Stacy Zarin Goldberg

Farmhouse style can still be dramatic. The soaring ceiling, soaring shiplap, and wagon wheel candelabra are impressive on their own, but the rich, earthy hardwood floors hold their own in this dining room.

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Neutral Farmhouse Flooring

Dining table with white chairs and a chandelier

Anthony Masterson 

Let a statement light fixture, such as this elegant beaded chandelier, be the main attraction by keeping the rest of the room simple. White shiplap walls, unfussy furniture pieces, and medium toned hardwood flooring exude the classic farmhouse style in this dining room.

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