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.
When William Sterling Hebbard and Irving John Gill designed Crown Manor back in 1903, they knew they wanted the home to forever face the Pacific Ocean. Thus, the estate enjoys incredible views of blue skies and even bluer water.
The Swan home, in Rancho Mirage, California, was built in the 1960s and has been reimagined for the twenty-first century. Glass walls around the home provide a three hundred and sixty degree view of the valley below and the mountain range above.
The home's style was inspired by French chateaus and many of the materials were brought over from France. Its unique location allows it to feel off by itself with sweeping views of rolling hills and ocean.
This home in San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, opens up to the backyard, creating an easy flow between the home's interior and exterior living space. The back patio leads to a pristine pool, built around an existing tree which appears to float on the water's surface.
Large exposed beams support a cathedral ceiling in this open living and dining space, adding drama to this home in San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, near the tip of Baja California. Stone walls add to the use of natural building materials that give this home a grounded earthiness.
French doors link the living room of this Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., home to the back patio and a casual grilling and al fresco dining zone. A large stone fireplace makes makes this a cozy space to curl up with a good book or for casual conversation.
The main house at Figueroa Farms located in the Santa Ynez Valley, Calif., evokes the style of Mediterranean country homes. The home features a stucco exterior and low-pitched tile roof and verandas with views of the sprawling, 106-acre Happy Canyon property.
This Tarzana, California, hacienda features open living spaces and park-like grounds, complete with a covered patio, pool and barbecue pavilion. The newly built, Mediterranean-style home also has a gated entry and oversized garage with extra parking. From the street, sleek iron railings give a hint to the contemporary interiors.
This grand castle-inspired home incorporates Gothic style elements in each room. Wood accents contrast with the stone wall, while the entry way to this room boasts traditional medieval arches and ornate railings.
Khloé Kardashian Odom and her husband LaMar Odom wanted a modern, family friendly place to enjoy their time together, so the Cousins on Call, Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri, designed a room that would fit all of their needs. The cousins removed the outdated curtains that used to frame the Odoms' television and replaced them with custom shelving made from California redwood. They also placed California redwood throughout the home theater to bring local elements into the space. They then added tons of luxury seating, perfect for a growing family. In the back of the room, they added a candy dispenser for that real, movie theater feel.
A long, lighted pool echoes the horizontal lines of this stunning California home. Outdoor seating takes advantage of both the pool view and the fire pit, while a petite poolhouse offers convenience for swimmers. Bi-level terraces connect the interior of the Tarzana, California, hacienda to its outdoor spaces.