Historical grandeur, modern amenities—those features are what make this 1891 English manor so unique. Situated on almost three acres in Greenwich, Connecticut, the home includes seven bedrooms, a pool and beautiful formal gardens.
Classic Tudor construction gives this secluded, luxurious home - tucked into the woods in California's Lake Arrowhead community - a cozy, cottage feel and storybook warmth. The 4.5-acre property includes the 6,700-square-foot main house and a 3,200-square-foot guest house.
A row of round shrubs lines the concrete path in front of the home's well-manicured front yard. Sloping and steep rooflines are emphasized by a darker gray roof, creating an overall design rooted in Tudor style.
Continuing around the front, designers opted to remove the wood accents of this historic Tudor home in favor of an all-stucco exterior. To incorporate pieces of traditional flair, though, designers added decorative brick around the home's doorway and window arches to embrace the character of this historic home.
Pavers in a quatrefoil design, repeated from this home’s Tudor-style architecture, is a focal point of the motor court. Reclaimed street pavers are used for the front drive, as well as, the back patio. The scale of the motor court was defined and softened with boxwood hedging and large lindens spaded in. The home in Glencoe, Ill., was an Association of Professional Landscape Designers 2015 Landscape Design Award winner.
Stunning Tudor Features Red Brick & Terraced Landscaping
This lovely Tudor home radiates with personality through the use of prestigious brick and gray shingles. The white trim adds style to the outlines while terraced, stone landscaping adds style and excitement.
To update the exterior of this Tudor style home, designers removed the wood accents in favor of an all-stucco exterior. New windows were installed, the panes stained dark brown to complement the neutral color of the home's exterior walls and the dark roof.