Update your driveway with new hardscape choices, from pavers with a hand-cobbled look to boulders framing the area. The Bergerac pavers from Belgard, which have a dimpled texture, are manufactured by Superlite, an Oldcastle company.
After: In this amazing makeover by Handcrafted Homes, a new portico is just one of the incredible additions. An island with a rock bed, boulders, trees and flowering plants is the center of a new driveway.
To create a smooth transition from the main road, the landscape architects opted for a gravel driveway instead of an asphalt one. Because the material is more natural than the alternative, it also thoughtfully complements the property's trees and shrubbery.
A water feature adorns the motor court of this sprawling Beverly Hills estate, which encompasses 3.5 acres and includes an 800-foot driveway accessed via beautiful wrought iron gates. The 19-bedroom home was designed by Gordon Kaufmann.
With a formal entrance, outdoor kitchen and bar, fire pit, swimming pool, soccer field and more, this elegant estate can readily accommodate small gatherings and large tented parties. A circular driveway out front ensures that there's plenty of parking for visitors.
A dramatic curved window and turret-like extension give this stone and clapboard home fairy tale curb appeal. The stone driveway features an artful inlaid design and offers plenty of extra parking for guests. The four-level house offers dramatic views across Long Island Sound, from nearly every room.
This seven-bedroom Atlanta, Georgia, home features a gated 1.5-acre lot located on a quiet cul-de-sac with view of two lakes. A cobbled driveway and wooden garage doors lend to the quiet country manor style of the home.
Instead of stealing the spotlight, this modern home in Scottsdale, Ariz. uses a streamlined, one-story design to keep all eyes on its desert surroundings. As a result, guests who follow the paved driveway can admire tall saguaro plants and see Pinnacle Peak in all its glory.
A concrete driveway transitions into a paver walkway leading up to the front door of this home. Planted sections border the walkway adding life and color to the landscaping. The rock and wood give this entryway a mountain-inspired feel.
Five-year-old Julian Silva peeks into the driveway from the new side door of the family room, as seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper. Chip and Joanna Gaines rebuilt the crumbling wall and door to give the family a new entrance.
The permeable pavers that stand up to heavy traffic and allow good drainage that were used for the home’s updated driveway and walkway have chiseled textures and contours with random shapes and patterns with a trim detail.
A large arched driveway area allows for multiple car maneuvering in and out of the wooden garage doors. Decorative triangular beams frame each roof point for a lovely cohesive design. Stone siding is a timeless and texturally pleasing element making the exterior view of this home very pleasing to the eye.
In this sloped front yard, there had been a problem with water runoff from the road and driveway. The solution is as pretty as it is practical: Liriope as a ground cover slows down and filters the water. And in August, it blooms with a collection of small flowers.
The landscape of this home with cedar shingle siding emphasizes a natural and pastoral feel through the use of stone and a simple planting palette. A neutral gravel driveway complements the grey tones of the home, while the vibrant green gardens provide a backdrop for the home to stand out from.
An overview of the over five acres of this Amagansett, New York property shows off all of the natural elements surrounding the home. A long driveway curves up to the beautiful home surrounded by lush forestry. The beautifully greenery is all that separates the home from the ocean.
A brick driveway framed by tall trees creates a grand entrance for this luxurious Naples, Florida, home. The house features an expansive tropical lanai, show-stopping pool, spa, fountains, lush landscaping and an outdoor kitchen and bar. Meticulous details and finishes throughout the home turn it into an elegant, tropical paradise.
A brick driveway leads to this rustic family home in South Africa that blends stacked stone with warm woods. The four bedroom home features an all-glass front door that provides a seamless view straight through the backyard and views beyond.
Reminiscent of a European villa, this luxurious home features balconies, a portico, a tile roof, decorative arches, columns and high ceilings — all hallmarks of Mediterranean style. The generously sized home boasts more than 11,000 square feet, including five bedrooms, multiple staircases, an elevator, a circular driveway and a three-car garage.