Following this cobblestone driveway is like traveling back through time, as guests arrive at a carriage house complete with sleeping quarters. Having a whole top level to stretch out will surely make visitors feel comfortable.
Exterior: Pristine Georgian Colonial in Greenwich, Conn.
The beautiful eight-bedroom home, minutes from downtown Greenwich, Conn., boasts a symmetrical, rectangular shape and a formal design — hallmarks of the Georgian Colonial style. Stately white columns add sophistication to the exterior.
Blue and White Traditional Master Bedroom With Mirror
A custom upholstered headboard, tall rectangular mirrors and antique wood nightstands give stately colonial elegance to the master bedroom. Navy blue floral patterns cover the rug and are picked up again in the accent pillows.
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.
Stunning Colonial Brings a Touch of Southern Living to California
As seen on HGTV's House Hunters, this two-story Colonial-style home features a wraparound porch and balcony, bringing a touch of Southern charm to Sonoma, California. The property, appropriately named Rosewood Estate, includes a garden of more than 250 rosebushes as well as a private vineyard.
The family room area was transformed into a bold and bright gathering place. The red, white and blue palette is appropriate for the colonial architecture of the house, while the playful touches and interesting shapes are graphic, modern and playful.
Keep a color palette simple while still making it visually compelling by mixing and matching patterns and fabric. In this hallway, the rug and accent pillows liven up the blue, white and neutral scheme.
Depicted by a simple box shape and the large central dormer, this style of colonial home is called the Foursquare. Its full-width porch and low roof with a deep overhang are also in keeping with this post-Victorian design. The simple white and green color scheme ties into the style of the home.