OSU Buckeye fans live life down on the farm

Written by: Jane Schreier Jones

Arrive at the home of “Mj” and John C. Gray and when you ring the doorbell, you’ll hear 14 Verdin cast bells sound out The Ohio State University fight song. Having a bell tower alcove in the home is just one of the delightful surprises here in a spectacular residence and grounds, dubbed by the owners as “The Farm.”


Architect: Hagman Architects, Colorado; Builder: Brackett Builders, Inc.; Flooring: Carlisle Wide Plank Floors; Cabinetry and woodwork: Tim Staton, The Joinery; Countertops: Granite; Corian; Lighting: Area Electric; Antler chandeliers: Crystal Farm Antler Chandeliers, Redston, Colorado; Stone work: Stum Mansonry, Inc.; Fresco painting: Richard Mantia; Native American rugs: Primarily from the Cameron Trading Post in Cameron, Arizona and Garlands Navajo Rugs in Sedona, Ariziona; Amphitheater: Fulmer’s Landscaping; Bells: The Verdin Company

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