Wanting to showcase the water as much as possible, the landscape architects kept the backyard manicured yet minimal in detail. A row of large boulders and trees line the side of the lawn as a boundary from the neighbor's property, thus providing natural beauty and privacy.
A beautiful container composition can bring the cottage-garden look to a deck or patio. Here, foxgloves, petunias, and sweet potato vine combine to create a beautiful vignette. Posted by HGTV fan countrygrl125
Around the back of the house, two spacious seating areas give guests plenty of room to stretch out. While the adults enjoy casual conversation and a drink on the porch, the kids can tumble and play on the grassy lawn.
Historic English Country Manor with Breathtaking Views
Just moments from Montecito's lower village, this historic english country manor sits on 1.8 acres, privately hidden behind eucalyptus trees and garden hedges with breathtaking ocean and mountain vistas. Two stately iron gates lead to the estates elegant motor court and the updated home's old world facade.
Built in 1890, this converted carriage house offers loads of historic charm on 1.74 lush acres. A long private driveway leads to the property, which features a 30-foot heated pool and specimen plantings.
Renovated Country Home With New Front Entry and Two-Car Garage
The flow and logistics of the house were re-oriented by adding a new front entry complete with post-and-beam construction and a metal roof. A two-car garage and concrete driveway complete the look of the exterior.
This pair of angel's wings was picked up from a local flea market. It's made from scrap wood attached to a frame made of wire that was bent to shape. A similar look can be achieved with wooden shims or with driftwood remnants.
Holidays are meant for gathering with friends and family, so it's best to create a festive look that appeals to adults and children. Playful touches were brought to the front porch with large-scale, hand-carved toys that add a vibe reminiscent of scenes from The Nutcracker.
Garden: Charming Country Estate in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Imagine growing fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables right in the backyard. Rows of long wooden planters offer ample space to cook from the garden, and located right next to it, a three stall barn includes a recreation room and home office.
Although the winter months are cold, it's nice to sit outside and enjoy the bright winter light on warmer days. Create a welcoming vibe in your outdoor dining area by dressing up chairs with throw blankets your guests can use to snuggle up and keep warm with over a cup of tea or coffee.
This country-style porch enjoys sweeping views of the mountains in the background and provides comfortable seating for guests. Blue and green accent pillows add character to the sectional and a subtle striped rug anchors the space.
Back Exterior: Charming Country Estate in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Mature landscaping envelops the property, offering a private country retreat. A lush green backyard provides a place for kids to run around and play while the adults relax and enjoy the lounge chairs or dining on the patio.
Country Covered Porch With Outdoor Sitting Area, Floral Rug and Blue French Doors
This cozy outdoor living room features brown wicker furnishings with plush cream cushions. A floral rug and patterned throw pillows echo the blue from the French doors. Sage green siding inside the porch and red siding from the exterior of the home contribute more color and help the space feel inviting.