A simple white fence lined with beautiful flowers creates a welcoming entry to this quintessential California home. The home mixes siding with a stacked stone exterior, bringing in a rustic note, and the roof combines shingles with tin.
Lush native plants add softness and color to the facade of this contemporary California house, which recently underwent a full remodel. The design team painted the brick exterior white to unify the finishes, adding black trim for a preppy East Coast vibe.
The low-slung facade of this contemporary home is clad in stone that blends with the surrounding California landscape. Double doors at the entry are sleek, gray and modern, giving a hint at the interiors beyond them. Native plants are minimal and easy to maintain.
With its stacked stone facade and streamlined, contemporary design, this California beach house is well-positioned to enjoy breathtaking ocean views. The sleek garage and built-in parking for guests are well-planned to make the most of the home's small setback from the street.
Intentional and innovative space planning was key to filling the vast, open floor plan of this Newport Beach, California, home with a natural flow of intimate gathering areas to enhance the family feel within a grand residence. In this white, contemporary bedroom, a partial wall divides the sleeping area from the sitting area. Broad windows in both spaces usher in natural light and spectacular views.
The Redondo Beach House in Southern California consists of eight shipping containers along with traditional stick frame construction. Designed by Peter DeMaria of DeMaria Design, the result is a four-bedroom, three-and-a-half bath that maintains its original corrugated steel walls and wood floors. Airplane hangar doors are a major standout element, and redefine bringing the outdoors in. If you’re a fan of shipping containers but can’t afford an architect, DeMaria also operates Logical Homes, a reasonably priced line of pre-fabricated container homes.
A game room is stocked with everything from foosball to ping-pong to wall-size Scrabble, creating a space custom-made for entertaining. The contemporary California beach house is party-ready indoors and out.
Wood and glass sheathe the exterior of this unique, custom home in California. Sweeping windows set into the structure's geometric facade exhibit traits of international style, while the building itself is custom-fit to its urban corner lot.
With a style the designers coined "Balinese contemporary," this California beach house fits right in with its beautiful surroundings. Palm trees stand tall in front of the home, completing the quintessential beach look.
Around the back of the house, a small patio overlooks the rolling California hillside. With another fountain and flowers all around, this quiet space is perfect for reading or simply enjoying the sunshine.
With rolling hills and ocean views, this ranch house enjoys all the beauty that California has to offer. A flagstone path winds down the hillside and invites the owners to soak up sunshine and coastal breezes.
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.