A view above the historic, Colonial style mansion in Asheville, NC. The three-story, 6500 sq. ft. home, listed on the National Registry, sits on a large landscaped lot with mature trees and a wraparound drive way.
The beautiful eight-bedroom home, minutes from downtown Greenwich, Conn., boasts a symmetrical, rectangular shape and a formal design — hallmarks of the Georgian Colonial style. Stately white columns add sophistication to the exterior.
Decked out with copper gutters, French doors and two balconies, this Colonial style home mixes timeless tradition and style. A small brick patio encourages outdoor entertaining beside low rose bushes and a manicured lawn.
The blue-gray color lends a little fresh twist to this typical colonial architecture. Like all colonial styles, Georgian focuses on strict symmetry. It is typically a box shape and adorned with shuttered windows. The style also features a paneled front door below a decorative crown, which is usually framed by simple, sometimes flattened, columns.
The two-story family room features a grand stone fireplace and built-in entertainment center. Chic furnishings and stylish patterned wallpaper add contemporary flair to the space, which boasts colonial-style architecture.
This custom built Shore Style Colonial home was designed by Rudy Ridberg. It offers amazing views from most rooms, porches and decks. A direct waterfront property it also offers an extensive yard and private dock.
Stylish, streamlined furnishings balance the colonial-style architecture in the two-story family room — one of the home's many living spaces. The modern concrete coffee table is an unexpected touch but works beautifully with the gray stone fireplace.
The five bedroom home is situated on two-and-a-half acres with a heated pool, an attached cabana, a fire pit and an entertaining patio. The home's neat, colonial-style architecture gives it a sense of formal sophistication.
The combination of black cabinets and copper finishes makes a statement in this kitchen. The cabinets are given a weathered look to reflect the home's colonial style, while the copper hood adds metallic glam to the space.
This 1926 Spanish Colonial Revival residence was rehabilitated and an addition added to create livable family areas, master bedroom suite, better indoor-outdoor living and an artist’s studio. To reinforce the Spanish Colonial design style, deep archways, Malibu tile, wrought iron and stain glass details are incorporated. The additions were placed on the back of the home to maintain the home's historic character curb appeal.
Large travertine tiles create stylish, glossy floors underfoot through the hallway and kitchen. The home is a Spanish Colonial Revival style so dark woods are used for the doors and trim, creating an elegant, traditional contrast.
As seen on HGTV's House Hunters, this two-story Colonial-style home features a wraparound porch and balcony, bringing a touch of Southern charm to Sonoma, California. The property, appropriately named Rosewood Estate, includes a garden of more than 250 rosebushes as well as a private vineyard.
Oversized leather dining chairs trimmed with nail heads grounds this open, airy living room inside a Spanish colonial-style villa in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Diners can enjoy views of the Pacific Ocean through the sliding glass doors, which open to reveal a covered terrace.
The symmetrical entrance and rigidity of a traditional colonial are softened by the shingle style and supplemented by stonework. An angled garage wing responds to the natural contours of a plateau on which the house sits, addressing the natural landscape as well as clients' needs.
Natural materials in earth-tone colors were used to make this house feel at home. Though it is only two-stories on the front facade, the dormers and chimney pots help to elevate an otherwise horizontal structure. The breezeway to the left of the garage allows guests to reach the rear-yard pool without going through the house.
Completed in 1930, the Leland Bryant-designed Colonial House is among the last of early Hollywood’s most glamorous and exclusive revival style condominiums, and remains a coveted refuge for the industry’s elite. Golden Age tenants included the likes of Bette Davis, Clark Gable, Carole Lombard and Cary Grant. The penthouse's exterior is protected by the National Register of Historic Places and remains unchanged since it was built.