A sprawling outdoor space is essential for a home located in sunny Santa Fe, N.M. This one definitely delivers with its grassy lawn, willowy trees and various space for soaking up some Vitamin D. A wooden fence wraps around the property and help establish a sense of privacy.
True to form, this adobe-style home features curved archways instead of squared off halls. In the dining room, these architectural details are accentuated by romantic, hand-painted lines, which helps draw the eye to the butler's pantry and the kitchen on the other side.
To create a smooth transition from the main road, the landscape architects opted for a gravel driveway instead of an asphalt one. Because the material is more natural than the alternative, it also thoughtfully complements the property's trees and shrubbery.
A gravel pathway gently winds through Santa Fe's historic Eastside neighborhood, leading guests through a wooden gate and to the front of "Casa Contenta." The property was built in the 1890s and features an adobe-style main house, guest house, guest apartment, office and lush green backyard.
You won't find many empty corners in this historic home; instead, all of its nooks and crannies are filled with interesting architectural details, like adobe-style fireplaces and carved statues. In this living space, an oil painting and antique candelabras complement the more traditional elements.
Orange curtains, a rust-colored armchair and terra cotta floors infuse this bedroom with warmth. After they've hung their clothes in the wooden armoire, guests will love curling up on the canopy bed and basking in the heat from the adobe fireplace.
Embracing style, sophistication and serenity, a historic 1920s John Byers U-shaped adobe-style hacienda is remodeled and reconfigured. Set in the Santa Monica Mountains in the Pacific Palisades Riviera, the house comes with a stone patio and covered porch perfect outdoor entertaining.
Comfortable wicker furniture surrounds an adobe-style fireplace, creating an inviting space to relax in the evenings. The Tuscan-style home and backyard is surrounded by lush plantings to provide privacy.
The open courtyard features an elegant southwestern style with an adobe-style fireplace, stucco walls, exposed wood beams and terracotta tile floors. Comfortable furniture surrounds the fireplace, creating a welcoming outdoor gathering space.