Take advantage of the island views and breezes from this Tortola home's vantage point. If majestic views aren't enough the property has access to the western portion of the beach located within the estate.
This boomerang-shaped beach house in the Virgin Islands has a swimming pool at the tip and a point that directs the views to sand and surf. The design allows each room to have walls of windows facing the ocean, giving island views from just about every vantage point in the entire house, as seen on HGTV's Amazing Water Homes.
This incredible historic home was built in 1936. Set right on the edge of the bay in Miami Beach, Fla., it offers breathtaking water views and incomparable luxury with 10 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a pool, waterfall and extensive gardens.
The symmetrical entrance and rigidity of a traditional colonial are softened by the shingle style and supplemented by stonework. An angled garage wing responds to the natural contours of a plateau on which the house sits, addressing the natural landscape as well as clients' needs.
Natural materials in earth-tone colors were used to make this house feel at home. Though it is only two-stories on the front facade, the dormers and chimney pots help to elevate an otherwise horizontal structure. The breezeway to the left of the garage allows guests to reach the rear-yard pool without going through the house.
A stone fence on an 2.5-acre Atlanta estate, called Rivermeade, by Harrison Design, adds a design element without blocking views of the natural meadow behind the property. The residence has been featured on the tours by the Atlanta Botanical Garden and The Cultural Landscape Foundation, and was featured on a TV show, Tyler Perry’s "For Better or Worse" sitcom.
The Hawaiian residence boasts over 2,000 square feet of covered exterior living space with breathtaking ocean, mountain and sunset views. At night, when the exterior is all aglow, the home is a sight to behold on its own.
The landscape of this 26-acre property in Omao, on Kauai's sunny south side, features dense tropical foliage that spreads out across a Technicolor valley. The home is situated to take maximum advantage of its spectacular views.
Monolithic ledge stone panels are set into the stone dust, as part of an award-winning residential landscape design project in Vermont by H. Keith Wagner Partnership. The walkway's arc lends privacy to the main house and a guest house on the estate.
The traditional-style building reflects the style of the main home and is used to house the mechanical equpiment for the property. Stone steps and walkways lead throughout the landscaping, which mixes formal gardens with stacked stone garden walls and water features.