Back Exterior: Sophisticated Colonial in New Canaan, Conn.
The five bedroom home is situated on two-and-a-half acres with a heated pool, an attached cabana, a fire pit and an entertaining patio. The home's neat, colonial-style architecture gives it a sense of formal sophistication.
With limited space along the front façade of this home, every space that could contain plants became a planter. Framing the house with soft edges include a Japanese Maple and a Magnolia, boxwood globes, bacopa and carex grass.
Colonial Home Features Backyard Fit for Entertaining
The addition of a small entrance, new French doors and a brick patio with a mahogany pergola makes this backyard feel open and inviting — perfect for entertaining guests. The French doors and entrance provide easy access into the expanded kitchen and living room.
This colonial home features a classic gray shingle exterior, as well as several outdoor terraces for taking in the Southport Harbor view. Located in Fairfield, Conn., the home includes a deep water dock with a boathouse that sit right at the water's edge.
Gray Colonial Home Boasts Vibrant Yellow Front Door
An electric yellow front door adds an unexpected punch of color to this gray home, which features classic colonial architecture. The bold front door hints at the funky interior design that awaits inside.
This Colonial home was brought up to date with a muted gray color palette, new portico and accented front door. Board and batten shutters add a decorative touch while Sierra premium shake fiber cement siding from Nichiha USA rounds out the Colonial look, as seen on HGTV's Curb Appeal.