A rustic bathtub is a key fixture that can complete a traditional rustic, French country, cottage, or farmhouse style bathroom. Typically constructed out of natural materials like copper or cedar wood, popular rustic tub styles include vintage clawfoot bathtubs, metal trough tubs or stock tank soaking tubs in galvanized steel, barrel-shaped wooden tubs, and French bateau tubs. Interior design styles that incorporate both rustic and modern elements, like modern farmhouse or modern rustic, typically feature either a traditional clawfoot tub or modern freestanding tub.
The best rustic bathtubs are attractive, durable, and budget friendly freestanding soaking tubs built out of natural materials like wood, copper, or cast iron. Our top 5 rustic bathtub ideas for 2022 will complement any bathroom design style that requires a warm touch of classic rustic charm.
A wooden soaking tub is deep enough for a soothing soak yet compact enough to fit in a small bathroom. Quintessentially rustic (a great way to incorporate wood into your bathroom design), a cedar wood soaking tub is also ultra portable and easy to install. This 63” solid cedar wood bathtub by Alfi Brand is re-enforced by durable electroplated iron wraps which are painted gold and black to create a classic, rustic look.
An old-fashioned clawfoot tub is a great choice for many different interior design styles, ranging from country chic to cottage style. The 60”x30” double ended clawfoot bathtub in cast iron by Cambridge Plumbing is an elegant choice that provides a beautiful vintage look. Featuring solid cast iron construction, a white porcelain interior, and graceful claw feet, this spacious tub is perfect for a rustic main bathroom or en suite.
This rustic, romantic double slipper soaking tub in copper and nickel by Barclay is spectacular and unforgettable. The exterior is mirrored mosaic over antique copper and the interior is built out of hammered nickel. A decorative base in included. With a generous 97-gallon capacity, you’ll want to spend hours soaking in this beautiful freestanding copper tub.
Timeless yet fashionable, this cast iron bateau style bathtub with riveted metal skirt by Barclay would look right at home in any farmhouse – or 18 th century French country estate. This rustic tub will make a gorgeous addition to any traditional or transitional style bathroom.
This rustic clawfoot tub design by Barclay has a smooth antique copper exterior and interior. Hand polished 16-gauge copper will develop a beautiful patina over time. Exquisite brass claw feet complete the design. This tub will make a stunning focal point in a traditional rustic bathroom design.
Looking for a rustic tub for a smaller-than-average bathroom? Besides our portable Wooden Tubs collection, check out our guide to Small Clawfoot Tubs for Small Bathrooms.
Contact our Customer Service team if you have any questions about our featured tubs or would like assistance with picking out the best rustic bathtub for your bathroom remodel in 2022.