Urban Cowboy: A Williamsburg Clubhouse for Nomads by

Issue 33 · Summer Cottage · August 20, 2014

Urban Cowboy: A Williamsburg Clubhouse for Nomads

Issue 33 · Summer Cottage · August 20, 2014

Lyon Porter, the mastermind behind Williamsburg, Brooklyn's first B&B (by day he's a managing director of Town Residential, a Manhattan real estate company), calls Urban Cowboy "the definition of a passion project." Porter worked with designer Renee Mee on the interiors, which he says feature "an industrial Williamsburg/Adirondack cowboy sensibility, complete with scavenged potbellied stoves, exposed joists and brick, and wide-plank, rough-hewn white pine floors." 

Urban Cowboy Williamsburg Facade | Remodelista

Above: The facade features a cheery red door.

Urban Cowboy Williamsburg B&B Living Area | Remodelista

Above: There are four bedrooms in the main house as well as a parlor floor that's open to all guests.

Urban Cowboy Williamsburg B&B Living Area | Remodelista

Above: The parlor floor features operable garage doors that open to the courtyard; at the rear is a cabin with additional bedrooms for rent.

Urban Cowboy Williamsburg B&B Kitchen | Remodelista

Above: The pristine kitchen is available for guests to use.

Urban Cowboy Living Room | Remodelista

Above: Another view of the communal living room space.

Urban Cowboy Williamsburg B&B Sofa | Remodelista

Above: A Chesterfield sofa.

Urban Cowboy Williamsburg B&B Dreamcatcher | Remodelista

Above: A dreamcatcher.

Urban Cowboy Williamsburg B&B Stairwell | Remodelista

Above: A graceful staircase leads to four second-floor guest rooms.

Urban Cowboy Williamsburg B&B Bedroom | Remodelista

Above: The Lion Master Den has an en suite bathroom/dressing room.

Urban Cowboy Williamsburg B&B Bathroom | Remodelista

Above: The Lion Master Bath is detailed with a porthole window in the shower.

Urban Cowboy Cabin Williamsburg | Remodelista

Above: The Kanoono cabin in the rear is an Adirondack-style space "with a bit of Western American Indian flair," Porter says.

Urban Cowboy Kanoono Cabin | Remodelista

Above: A staghorn chandelier illuminates the Kanoono cabin bedroom.

Urban Cowboy B&B Tiled Bath | Remodelista

Above: In the Kanoono bath, the sink's plumbing pipes are wrapped in rope. 

The B&B is at 111 Powers St., in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. For booking information, go to Urban Cowboy

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