This colonial home features white clapboard siding and black trimmed cottage style windows, including one tall window that shows off the interior staircase. A vibrant red front door adds a touch of color under the classic front porch overhang with white columns.
The traditional-style building reflects the style of the main home and is used to house the mechanical equpiment for the property. Stone steps and walkways lead throughout the landscaping, which mixes formal gardens with stacked stone garden walls and water features.
Large stone urns full of flowering plants bring color and life to this classic-style home. The overall formal theme of the house is reflected in all the landscape spaces, plantings and materials used for the hardscapes,
Brick pavers have a classic, Old World feel that fits perfectly with this home's Mediterranean-style exterior. A substantial wrought iron gate serves both form and function as privacy protection and a grand entrance.
Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines opened the porch back up, bringing back a more classic and elegant look to the exterior. Though they opted to keep the original brick and not paint the exterior, new stucco and contrasting gray trim highlight the home's traditional Tudor style.
Classic bungalow appeal with a modern twist and thoughtful landscaping gives this home a contemporary look that sets the stage for the rest of the home’s urban style. “The bungalow lifestyle is set back into nature and it’s cozy,” says interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn.
Built to blend in with the classic Cape Cod homes surrounding it, HGTV Dream Home 2015 makes use of classic architectural elements, such as beadboard and traditional wood flooring, to enhance the home’s character and overall style.
The open floor plan of this Westhampton home combines the foyer with the dining room and living areas. Blue-and-yellow stained glass pairs with the custom front door, which leads to the classic staircase. A Craftsman-style dining table and leather dining chairs contrast against the elaborate console that separates the living and dining areas.
This three-level home, with approximately 9,235 square feet of living space, was originally built circa 1904 by C.O. Perry, a wealthy San Francisco banker. The home underwent a $30 million restoration to retain its original architectural detail while bringing the property into the 21st century. Secluded on Belvedere Island's southeastern crest, the Greek Revival-style masterpiece offers unobstructed 270-degree views that encompass the San Francisco city skyline, the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges, Angel Island and the picturesque waters of the bay.
Touches of nautical style, from the seahorse art prints to the boat hull coffee table, bring a whimsical element to this traditional living space. The open floor plan leads to a sophisticated dining room with a lantern light fixture and classic wood dining table and chairs.
Echoing the Mediterranean villas which inspired its design, this Santa Ynez Valley, Calif., home is clad in stucco and a low-pitched tile roof. The home features arched doorways and a shaded veranda, both hallmarks of classic Mediterranean style.
If you do lots of cooking at home, you need a look that wears well through heavy use, which is why the simple, rugged aesthetic of an industrial kitchen remains popular. Now, Big Chill has introduced the Classic Series, a professional stove and hood specially made for industrial-style kitchens. The set is constructed of heavy-duty stainless steel, comes in six colors, and is finished with mixed textured metals.
This welcoming two-story home features a contemporary addition with two styles of retaining walls – bluestone and ashlar granite – separating the house from the driveway and defining the borders of the property.
Keep your holiday decor traditional and vintage this year with front porch styling that's timeless, farmhouse-inspired and packed with old-school country charm. The front porch of the 2015 HGTV.com Holiday House is packed with classic country charm. Playing off of the mustard and barn red tones of the home's exterior, textural items packed with character and flea market appeal add a festive touch.