Nestled in a historic neighborhood in Nashville, Tennessee, this home includes a main residence and a detached garage apartment. To give the garage a greater sense of privacy, it's separated from the main house by a fence and this custom gate, designed by a local artisan.
One half of this modern driveway was removed to give the home an entry courtyard. Then, designers added a lower fence to allow for visual connectivity to the neighbors, since other areas had been obscured from their view by higher walls. Then, designers build a rolling gate with perforated steel panels and an entry walk gate with a walkway running parallel to the new driveway to make the space more secure.
A custom metal gate from renowned Savannah blacksmith Ivan Bailey marks the entrance to Holley Jaakkola's garden, which features so many unique Southern plant and tree species it has been documented by Washington D.C.'s Smithsonian Institution.
A custom-fabricated metal gate separates the front yard from the modern courtyard. The designer knew the gate had to be interesting enough to stand up to the 5-foot-tall concrete walls on either side, so they designed a self-latching gate. The gate, fabricated by Dennis Schleder, weighs 300 pounds.
An arched stone gate with a weathered doorway leads to the heavily landscaped courtyard of this Spanish-style home in Austin. A stone fountain provides a focal point and the serene sound of trickling water. Light stone finishes contrast with dark woods throughout the home.
A self-latching steel gate creates an eye-catching entrance to this modern courtyard. The 300-pound gate spans the space between the 60-inch tall concrete wall. The gate, which was custom fabricated by Dennis Schleder, matches the modern rustic style of the planter box and courtyard within.
The entrance of this home is reminiscent of a the gates surrounding an ancient dynasty. Strong and elegant, the gates of this home certainly set a tone of grandeur. Included in this beautiful view is a piece of custom designed cast glass. It is visible from the Zen Garden on the other side and glows in the sunlight, furthering the grand feeling of this home.
A wide stone arch leads to the manicured courtyard of this Spanish-style home in Austin. Terra cotta roofing, lanterns and weathered woods work hand-in-hand to evoke the feel of a timeless Mediterranean estate.
Stone steps lead from the artsy copper gate through a bed of natural rock in this stylish backyard. Stone tile flooring surrounds the lit swimming pool and wicker lounge chairs. A double waterfall feature draws the eye to the far stone wall.
Once guests pass through the exterior gates, they enter a large courtyard. This courtyard contains a grill, bar and fire pit. This permanent, custom built fire pit has marble ledges that allow the fixture to double as a coffee table, making this space the perfect place to entertain-no matter the season.
With a custom copper gate and palm trees out front, this two-story home in Wrightsville Beach, N.C. makes a great first impression. Thanks to its sturdy, contemporary design which has been carefully reinforced by steel beams, the sleek structure can survive tropical storms and the elements.