We are using these same doors - 8' high french doors, which will have large Cottage windows on either side, just like this home:
With Chris for proportion-
We'll also use the Cottage style windows like these in the back room, allowing an unobstructed view to the barn/ animals/ fields:
Another (also gorgeous!) home that my father is working on has the same floors that we will be using - they are 6", 8" and 10" width pine, shown here unfinished. We think the random width pine will really keep with the modern country feel of our home.
We might also use the same color Hardie Plank as that home: