The front of this elegant, modern house is made of mostly glass so that the homeowner can enjoy the view of the Hill Country that their home overlooks. Exterior lighting and a large patio with steps make the home's access to its hilly surroundings much easier to navigate, further connecting this home with its beautiful environment.
Large sliding glass doors open up to invite indoor-outdoor living in this sitting room. Tile floors and wicker furnishings with bright green cushions reflect a casual space for the whole family to enjoy, and beautiful chandeliers hang above to illuminate the room. The surrounding views of Lake Hayes aren't too bad, either.
The rear exterior of this home was designed to take advantage of the home's beautiful features. Each level has a balcony so that family and their guests can enjoy the view of the ocean and the pool below. On the lower level, a covered patio boasts several spaces to relax and even a dining space for al fresco entertaining. A swimming pool adds entertaining space to the backyard, while lounge chairs beyond the pool space give the couple a relaxing space to enjoy their view of the ocean.
This spacious master bedroom features a beautiful gray wall color, stylish furniture and a built-in stone fireplace. Move from the plush white bed to the glamourous white chaise lounge to enjoy the view from surrounding windows. Built-in shelves surround the fireplace to allow for stylish display and seating options allow inhabitants to enjoy the room from any angle.
Designed to be a family room area where all the neighborhood kids will gather on movie night, this space needed to be durable and beautiful. The window seat with its easy-to-clean laminated fabric creates a cozy and sunny reading area and allows for additional movie viewing. The custom-made media cabinet hides all the kids toys, board games and AV equipment.
Wide doorways throughout this sprawling Newport Coast, California, estate open the interior spaces to a series of covered and uncovered patios and courtyards. The entire home is designed for easy entertaining, and also to take advantage of the beautiful outdoor setting and panoramic ocean views. Here, a traditional lantern complements the Mediterranean architecture and contrasts nicely with contemporary and clean-lined furnishings.
At the top of the staircase, guests get a bird's eye view of the beautiful Old World living and dining rooms. Exposed ceiling beams add to the style, while Venetian plaster walls create an elegant yet textured backdrop to the space. The cozy seating area is centered on a Mediterranean-inspired fireplace, while a pair of iron chandeliers light up the dining area.
With the rustic ceiling beams, French oak floors and crackling fireplace, this all-white palette in this oceanside bedroom is anything but cold. Soft hues and varied textures are at play in the fabrics and furnishings. An oversize rug provides softness underfoot, and a subtle chandelier adds femininity. Meanwhile, a balcony opens the space to the beautiful, sweeping outdoor view.
The aerial view of this beautiful horse farm shows a long, winding driveway that carries visitors past fenced paddocks for horses to the main house. Past the main house toward the back of the property, another set of fenced paddocks and connected barn area provide even more space for the horses to roam.
Inside the kitchen, this window offers another stunning vantage of the view below. On the sill, a combination of beautiful and functional pieces bring together the different ways this space is used. Meanwhile bright green bar stools create a pop of color that breaks up the neutral-heavy space while providing seating to what is usually a standing-room-only space.
There's a retro inspiration behind this simple but beautiful modern home. A white panel creates depth to the exterior and highlights the bright orange front door. On the opposite side, a full wall of windows provides a view indoors and straight through to the backyard, creating a spacious outdoor feel. A natural rock bed supports a walkway leading up to the home.
The family that owns this beautiful home in Fall City, Washington loves the natural beauty that their valley view brings. To celebrate that beauty, the homeowners commissioned this custom island hewn from wood from the forest surrounding their home. This large kitchen island adds plenty of space for food preparation, as well as adding seating for the family along the edge of the island.
A skylight and 12-foot accordion bi-fold door let plenty of natural light in, while the doors also show off a view of the beautiful backyard from this airy living room. A contemporary blue sectional pairs nicely with the more rustic TV console, as well as the industrial-style coffee table.
Perfect for the cook in the family, this lakefront kitchen features a top of the line, stainless steel double oven and plenty of cabinet space for storing kitchen essentials. The dark stained cabinets and kitchen island contrast beautifully against the crisp white walls and marble countertops. Nearby, French doors open up to the patio to bring in fresh air and display the exquisite views.
The dark wood finish of the bar exterior wall brings depth to the light, cool tones of this contemporary kitchen. The gray scale tile backsplash blends beautifully with the gray cabinets and the neutral wall color. White leather barstools are placed at the bar creating an eat-in space with a view of the room. A three dimensional rock display on the wall adds style-fitting decor.
A custom made steel pivot door adds a statement modern element to this living space design. Cool-toned hardwood gives off a gray coloring beautifully mixing with the white walls and all ceilings. A wood dining table is paired with tan leather chairs over an animal hide rug. A large wall of windows lets in natural light and offers a view to the yard.
The cedar finish is a beautiful, warm contrast to the concrete panels on the exterior of this home. The clean modern lines of the architecture create a sharp and stylish look. A concrete walkway leads up to the covered front door entrance and immediately greets you with a mountain view from a window on the opposite wall.
To match the luxurious master bedroom, the master bath brings an air of elegance with a pair of dazzling chandeliers, a flatscreen TV, a fireplace and marble flooring. The beautiful his and hers vanity features ample storage both on and below the countertop, and a soaking tub is strategically placed by the window to take advantage of the stunning views of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.