Farmhouse Bar Stools with Backs

Buy the best farmhouse bar stools with backs selected and recommended by interior designers. By Emily Hilton.

Farmhouse-style homes have been around since the 1700s. Fast forward to 2015 and this design style became a huge decorating trend thanks to Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Fixer Upper show. Farmhouse style tends to be practical in both form and function. The style features natural materials and textures, sleek lines in warm neutral colors and natural blues and greens. This collection of ten farmhouse bar stools with backs gives you lots of options and ensures you will be both comfortable and right on point style-wise.

French Country Counter-Height Bar Stool

French Country Counter-Height Bar Stool

$349.99 $687

French Country Counter-Height Bar Stool

One Allium Way®

$349.99 $687

Description

Perfect For: Accenting kitchen islands or counter-height dining tables

What We Like: Chic French Country style with comfortable and supportive design

Enhance your kitchen island or counter-height dining area with this elegant and sophisticated French Country counter-height bar stool. Featuring a solid oak wood frame and natural woven wicker rattan backrest, the stool combines comfort, support, and style. The weathered gray-brown oak finish highlights the wood's natural patterns, while brass-plated footrest adds an artisan touch. Arriving fully assembled, this stool is the ideal blend of classic and contemporary design.

Designer Advice

Pair two of these stools together at a cocktail table, or feature a set of three or four at a kitchen island or counter for a cohesive and charming look.

Tobacco Farmhouse Swivel Bar Stool with Back

Tobacco Farmhouse Swivel Bar Stool with Back

$142.99 $224

Tobacco Farmhouse Swivel Bar Stool with Back

Three Posts™

$142.99 $224

Description

A traditional take on the Farmhouse style, this bar stool is made from solid hardwood. The sturdy spindle full-back with splayed dowel legs is a classic and comfortable style. This stool swivels 180° and can support up to 250 lbs.

Sleek Glass Writing Desk

Sleek Glass Writing Desk

$123.99 $124.99

Sleek Glass Writing Desk

One Allium Way®

$123.99 $124.99

Description

Perfect For: Stylish and contemporary home office spaces

What We Like: Tempered glass surface with strong metal frame

Sleek and sophisticated, this glass writing desk offers a stylish workspace for both students and professionals alike. The tempered glass surface contrasts beautifully with the sturdy metal frame, providing stability and durability for daily use. It boasts a spacious, easy-to-clean work surface to accommodate laptops, notebooks, and other essentials, while the minimalist design ensures it will seamlessly blend with various interior styles. This desk is an ideal addition to any modern home office space.

Designer Advice

Accessorize your glass writing desk with minimalist office supplies and a comfortable desk chair. Consider a cable organizer to keep cords neat and avoid visual clutter.

Rustic Two-Toned Dining Chair

Rustic Two-Toned Dining Chair

$266.99 $299.99

Rustic Two-Toned Dining Chair

August Grove®

$266.99 $299.99

Description

Perfect For: Enhancing your dining area with a touch of farmhouse charm

What We Like: The blend of transitional and rustic styles

Transform your dining room with this rustic two-toned chair, combining traditional elegance with a countryside twist. Its unique frame finish and French country-inspired ladder back make it an inviting and stylish addition to any dining space. The fabric-padded seat ensures comfort, while the chair's height makes it perfect for cozying up to a counter or kitchen island bar. Its light finish complements numerous color palettes, effortlessly blending with your home decor.

Designer Advice

Pair these chairs with a farmhouse-style dining table and natural, textured table linens for a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Accentuate with vintage-inspired dinnerware, creating a timeless dining experience.

Industrial Bar Stool Set with X-Shaped Back

Industrial Bar Stool Set with X-Shaped Back

$104 $262.99

Industrial Bar Stool Set with X-Shaped Back

Rosalind Wheeler

$104 $262.99

Description

Perfect For: Adding personality to kitchen islands, home bars, or restaurants with bar-height seating areas

What We Like: The combination of rustic steel and handcrafted elm wood

This bar stool set showcases an Industrial aesthetic with a rustic steel tubular frame and retro-finished elm wood. The X-shaped back, arched half-moon support, and splayed legs lend a classic touch that suits various decor styles. Each stool's unique natural wood grain ensures that no two are identical—a testament to the handcrafted care put into each piece. Assembly is quick and easy, thanks to the provided clear instructions.

Designer Advice

Enhance the industrial vibe by pairing these bar stools with matching vintage pendant lights, exposed brick walls, or worn leather accents for a cohesive and attention-grabbing look.

Ladder-Back Counter Stool with Upholstered Seat

Ladder-Back Counter Stool with Upholstered Seat

$125.99 $199.99

Ladder-Back Counter Stool with Upholstered Seat

Kelly Clarkson Home

$125.99 $199.99

Description

Perfect For: Enjoying morning coffee or evening wine in style

What We Like: Wavy ladder-back design and neutral upholstery

This counter stool boasts a rubberwood frame with a wavy ladder-back, turned front legs, and bamboo-inspired posts framing its back. The solid hue finish complements the seat, which is upholstered in a neutral, linen-like polyester blend. The foam-padded seat and a built-in footrest provide the perfect support and comfort for your stay-at-home relaxation sessions. Ideal for cozy kitchen corners or any space requiring chic seating solutions.

Designer Advice

Pair it with a minimalist counter-height table or alongside your kitchen island, and accentuate with colorful placemats or tablecloth for a charming touch.

French Country Barstool Set

French Country Barstool Set

$165 $459.99

French Country Barstool Set

One Allium Way®

$165 $459.99

Description

Perfect For: Enhancing the charm of a rustic or countryside interior

What We Like: Beautifully carved legs and rounded backrest

Emanating French country inspiration, this barstool set features elegantly carved legs and a rounded backrest, bringing a touch of old-world character to your interior space. The environmentally-friendly wood used not only offers durability but also boasts a stunning natural-grain look. These barstools are designed to be the perfect size for you and your furniture, built on a sturdy rubberwood frame with anti-slip protective foot pads, capable of holding up to 330lbs each. Simple assembly is ensured with all parts and instructions provided in the box.

Designer Advice

Pair these barstools with a distressed wooden bar table and charming vintage accents to create an inviting and warm atmosphere in your dining or entertainment area.

2-Piece Classic Espresso Bar Stools

2-Piece Classic Espresso Bar Stools

$155.99 $161.99

2-Piece Classic Espresso Bar Stools

Andover Mills™

$155.99 $161.99

Description

Perfect For: Enhancing your kitchen counter or breakfast bar experience

What We Like: The breezy X-shaped back design and built-in footrest bars

Upgrade your kitchen with these 2-piece classic espresso bar stools that perfectly complement any design style. Crafted from solid wood, each stool features a dark brown espresso finish and a supportive full back with a stylish X-shaped construction. The straight legs and built-in footrest bars complete the traditional look. Without arms, this pair of bar stools easily slides under your kitchen island or breakfast bar (suitable for counters 24''-27'' tall).

Designer Advice

Pair these stools with a matching espresso-finished counter or breakfast bar for a cohesive look, and add in some cozy cushions for extra comfort during long conversations or meals.

Cross Back Counter Stools Set of 2

Cross Back Counter Stools Set of 2

$65 $504.99

Cross Back Counter Stools Set of 2

Andover Mills™

$65 $504.99

Description

Perfect For: Enhancing traditional or farmhouse-inspired kitchens and dining spaces

What We Like: The armless design for easy storage under countertops

This 2-piece counter stool set offers a beautiful modern farmhouse style for your home. With a 30" height, these stools are perfect for counters and bars. Crafted from solid wood, they feature classic cross backs, square seats, and straight wood legs for a traditional touch. The glossy varnish highlights the wood's natural grain, providing a refined look. Designed with footrests for added comfort, these stools stay sturdy in busy homes. The armless design allows you to easily slide the stools under countertops when not in use.

Designer Advice

Consider pairing these counter stools with a rustic wood or stone countertop to create a warm and welcoming gathering space for family and friends.

Contemporary Counter Stool with "X" Shaped Backrest

Contemporary Counter Stool with "X" Shaped Backrest

Contemporary Counter Stool with "X" Shaped Backrest

Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse®

Description

Perfect For: Effortlessly anchoring any dining area or kitchen space

What We Like: The timeless appeal of the unique "X" shaped backrest design

This contemporary counter stool features a wood frame and an armless design, making it suitable for weekday meals and family gatherings alike. The versatile cushioned seat, upholstered in beautiful linen fabric with a solid pattern, offers comfort and style. The chair's standout feature is the wood backrest with a distinctive "X" shape, lending a timeless appeal. The stool is supported by square legs, seamlessly complementing any room décor.

Designer Advice

To create a cohesive dining area, pair this counter stool with a wooden dining table in a similar finish and add a simple centerpiece, such as a vase of fresh flowers, to complete the look.

Set of Two Farmhouse Counter Height Bar Stools

Set of Two Farmhouse Counter Height Bar Stools

Set of Two Farmhouse Counter Height Bar Stools

Sand & Stable™

Description

This set of two stools is perfect for counters, with an adjustable seat height between 24”-27”. The stools are made from solid acacia wood and include a molded seat and full-back height for extra comfort. Supports up to 330 lbs each.

Designer Advice

A design feature of the farmhouse style includes mixing and matching. These barstools combine a wood-stained seat with your choice of a warm cream frame or the softest, muted blue. With purposeful wood scoring and rub-through distressing, these stools will look like they’ve been in your family for generations. A companion counter-height trestle table is also available in this collection. 

Round Seat Farmhouse Bar Stool

Round Seat Farmhouse Bar Stool

Round Seat Farmhouse Bar Stool

Rosalind Wheeler

Description

These rustic bar stools are a wonderful blend of metal and wood. The solid seat and upper back support contribute to the warmth of reclaimed wood. A metal x-cross backrest and footrest support ensure you’ll be comfortable as you watch the chef cook.

Designer Advice

When we think Farmhouse, we envision these stools. They are everything Farmhouse and capture the traditional style beautifully. If you choose one of the red, yellow or blue options, make sure to repeat the color in your decorating. The yellow is particularly bright and will require careful color coordinating to ensure it looks harmonious with the rest of your scheme.

Rustic Farmhouse Bar Stool

Rustic Farmhouse Bar Stool

Rustic Farmhouse Bar Stool

Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse®

Description

Available in two seat heights, a generous seat width and extra-high seat back give you all the comfort you could need. The honey beige wood may be a little rough in places and need a light sanding to prevent splinters.

Designer Advice

This rustic-style bar stool is a throwback to the simplicity of the earliest of Farmhouse styles. The solid seatback reminds us of classroom seats in old black and white movies. Combine the barn wood finish with more modern white or cream farmhouse elements to create a multi-layered designer look for your kitchen.

Set of Two Rubberwood Farmhouse Bar Stools

Set of Two Rubberwood Farmhouse Bar Stools

Set of Two Rubberwood Farmhouse Bar Stools

Three Posts™

Description

This set of bar stools comes in two heights with the classic x-back of Farmhouse design. Made of solid rubberwood, each chair comes in an antique finish. The stools are easy to wipe clean. Full assembly is required.

Designer Advice

If you want to add some color to the whites and neutrals in your Farmhouse style, these bar stools may be just right for you. Along with antique white, classic oak, gray and black color options, they’re available in a rich antique navy. An antique moss green option would be complemented by the greenery of plants or in botanical art on your walls or repeat the rich cherry color option in other wood furniture. 

Eye-Catching Kitchen Counter Stool

Eye-Catching Kitchen Counter Stool

Eye-Catching Kitchen Counter Stool

Kelly Clarkson Home

Description

Perfect For: Coastal and French country style homes

What We Like: Decorative woven-look back

Enhance your kitchen counter or bar area with this eye-catching stool, featuring a beautiful back design with curved sides, a straight top, and a center back splat showcasing a woven look. The stool is made from solid and engineered wood, finished in a warm taupe-gray color with brown undertones, making it versatile enough to complement any color scheme. Its square seat is upholstered in neutral polyester fabric, ensuring a comfortable and inviting seating option. Hand-curated by Kelly Clarkson.

Designer Advice

Pair the stool with a matching kitchen island or counter table and add cozy accents like a plush rug or patterned cushions for a more inviting and harmonious space.

Set of Two Farmhouse Swivel Counter Stools

Set of Two Farmhouse Swivel Counter Stools

Set of Two Farmhouse Swivel Counter Stools

Description

Nothing’s better than a comfortable counter stool unless it’s one that swivels 360°. A sturdy footrest is attached on all four sides so you can rest your feet no matter which direction you face. The stool legs come with plastic guides to protect your floors.

Designer Advice

The classic neutral palette for Farmhouse style exists right in this gray-green neutral. We love the combination of gray on the back and legs with a contrasting warm oak-toned seat. These counter stools would be gorgeous grouped around an island with cream kitchen cabinets and contrasting countertops. Two counter options could be butcherblock or a Colonial Gold granite.

Farmhouse Bar Stools with Panel Cutout Backs

Farmhouse Bar Stools with Panel Cutout Backs

Farmhouse Bar Stools with Panel Cutout Backs

Description

These barstools feature a hand-scored and rubbed-through woodgrain finish to contribute to your natural, lived-in Farmhouse look. They come in a set of two with two available heights. The stools are sturdy, with a nice deep seat for comfort.

Black Farmhouse Barstools

Black Farmhouse Barstools

Black Farmhouse Barstools

Description

The spindles on this seat back give its Windsor style a fresh update that’s ideal for your Farmhouse kitchen. Made of solid rubberwood, the solid black stain shows no natural variation. The saddle seat and curved back ensure your comfort.

Wood and Metal Farm House Bar Stool with Backs

Wood and Metal Farm House Bar Stool with Backs

Wood and Metal Farm House Bar Stool with Backs

Description

Made from a powder-coated solid metal frame, this bar stool comfortably carries a full 250 lb weight. The solid scooped seat and horizontal backrest, along with a footrest, are all made from solid wood. Comes in two heights and two color options.

Pine Wood Farmhouse Bar Stools with Backs

Pine Wood Farmhouse Bar Stools with Backs

Pine Wood Farmhouse Bar Stools with Backs

Description

Available in both bar and counter height, this full-back bar stool comes fully assembled. Crafted from reclaimed pine, this stool is brimming with rustic charm and natural wood knots. Don’t clean with silicone-based polishers or cleaners. Simply dust and wipe gently with a damp cloth or chamois.

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