This modern northern California home, nestled into a Healdsburg hilltop, features clean, crisp lines and a cantilevered roofline that helps to protect its indoor-outdoor spaces from the elements. Native plants surround the house, which is designed to embrace its natural setting.
A long rectangular swimming pool is surrounded by soothing water features and a stone patio. Grass softens the flagstone walkway that leads to the hot tub and lawn. The house blends the indoors and out with an open courtyard and balcony.
Tennis and basketball are two of the many outdoor activities and amenities residents and guests can enjoy at this 3.5-acre luxury estate in the heart of Beverly Hills. Called The Beverly House, the Mediterranean-style estate features multiple outdoor areas for lounging, entertaining and exercising.
A pristine tiled fountain rests at the center of a wide motor court that provides auto access to this sprawling Mediterranean-style estate. Named The Beverly House, the luxurious property was built in 1927 and designed by architect Gordon Kaufmann. An 800-foot driveway leads to this courtyard, winding through the manicured grounds.
Soft neutral tiles ground the hallway and kitchen, where redwood is used throughout the open floor plan kitchen. The oversized island houses much-needed storage, range, extra sink and tons of prep space.
Inspired by the song “Horse Latitudes,” this painting is one of several pieces in the house that remind Robby of his days in The Doors. “I kind of feel the spirit of Jim [Morrison] and Ray [Manzarek] around me in the house too,” he says. “There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t think of them.”
Wide openings turn this modern California home into an indoor-outdoor space its owners can enjoy year-round. A cantilevered roof provides protection from the elements, while broad windows offer loads of natural light and uninterrupted views of the northern California landscape. Native plants dot the hillside, connecting the house to its setting.
This luxury estate in California has a backyard made for entertaining, with a pool and spa featuring a jetted water feature, a pool house, a large covered patio and a barbecue pavilion. A large wall retracts between the indoor and outdoor space, while balconies stretch along the second level, allowing the owners and guests to enjoy the outdoors both upstairs and down.
This custom front door blends modern and earthy elements, offering a hint at the home's overall aesthetic. The stone tiles that sheathe the exterior of the house continue onto some interior walls. Meanwhile, broad expanses of glass further connect the home's indoor and outdoor spaces.
The owners of this California contemporary home chose to keep the galley kitchen because it fit the character of the house. The design team removed a partition between the kitchen and laundry to open up the space and included a mix of walnut and white cabinets to keep the vibe funky and young. As a cost-saving and time-saving feature, the cabinets use Ikea boxes with semi-handmade fronts. A colorful rug pops in the neutral space.
Traditional architectural details on this Newport Beach, California, home offer hints of Cape Cod, inspired by the homeowner's summer memories of Nantucket. Inside, deep earth tones, layered textures and relaxed furnishings soften the crisp white and charcoal framework and reflect the natural beauty of the surrounding harbor.
Broad windows are the defining feature of the rear facade of this stunning Newport Beach, California, home. Due to the ample fenestration, nearly every room in this waterfront house has a view. In the party-ready backyard, a sleek, modern pool and multiple seating areas provide a range of entertainment options for guests.
This beautiful home, called the Caterpillar House, sits amidst the rolling hills of Carmel, California. Feldman Architecture designed it to blend gracefully with its surroundings and be environmentally conscious.