Out the door and in a few short steps, owners of this French-inspired home can take a dip in a lovely swimming pool of a straightforward design. Mark Scott and Associates' landscaping in this exterior area draws focus to the back of the home's structure by placing a scattering of simple and shrubbery and grasses next to the pool and patio. The result frames the picture of this home's perfection.
Neutral French Country Living Room with Reclaimed Wood Beams
The wood beams in natural finish and the simple but elegant furnishings provide contrast and give the room a whole new life. The beams are from reclaimed wood that came from Sweetwater Mill near Huntsville, Alabama. The lumber specialist estimates that the tree from which the lumber was milled was 250 to 300 years old when it was cut down.
Comfortable Reading Nook in French Country Bedroom
Comfort is key for this French Country-inspired bedroom. A reading nook next to the French doors features a cozy chaise lounge with a simple end table and lamp. A natural fiber area rug adds warmth and softness to the floor.
Display Cabinet: Historic Craigmuir Castle in Wenatchee, Wash.
In between the breakfast room and kitchen, built-in display cabinets flank the doorway and elegantly showcase formal dishware. Below, additional cabinets provide ample space for storing serverware and other kitchen essentials.
Refrigerator Concealed in Custom Armoire Casing Painted Muted Blue
A focal point in this kitchen featured on America's Most Desperate Kitchens, and a key part to its French Country design is the concealed refrigerator. The custom armoire casing is painted in a muted blue with curved, ceiling height molding that softens the look of the kitchen.
Views of the San Diego Bay can be enjoyed from the dining room of this French country home. The dining room is adjacent to a spacious kitchen with a custom range hood that serves as an eye-catching focal point.
No need to be cooped up inside with a eating area like this to enjoy outside. A beautiful stone outdoor kitchen, featuring a stainless steel grill, sits in an open archway with views of the yard. Comfortable padded chairs surround a large glass table big enough for the entire family to enjoy.
The French Country-style family room features windows or French doors on three sides of the space that open up to the wraparound garden and ocean view. The garden is filled with edible plants and show flowers, including cutting beds and climbing roses, citrus trees and lavender bushes, grape vineyards and raised vegetable beds.
New Furniture and Coffered Ceilings in Elegant French Country Dining Room
New furniture and coffered ceilings transform this space into an elegant formal dining room whose design complements the French Country kitchen. The large window lets in plenty of light to illuminate the space and highlight the design, as seen on HGTV's America's Most Desperate Kitchens.
Sophisticated Living Room Evokes French Country Style
This neutral living room embraces soft, overstuffed furniture with traditional turned legs. In the corner is a industrial-style table with wheels and gears, which is the perfect contrast to this elegant space.
This French country-style kitchen features all the amenities a chef needs to whip up a culinary masterpiece: a double oven, an expansive gas stovetop, multiple sinks, a wall-mounted pot filler and a hanging pot rack filled with copper pots and pans within reach.
The elegant look in this space is created by the neutral color palette, gray subway tile with crackle finish and gray granite countertops with lots of veining. All of the appliances in the space except the new, stainless steel range were covered in paneling to create a seamless, sophisticated design. As seen on America's Most Desperate Kitchens.
Arched French doors and windows bring in tons of natural light, as well as provides beautiful views of the California coast. Traditional furniture in floral upholstery pairs with a classic area rug and hardwood floors to create a comfortable living space.