There isn't a bad view from this bayside home, but the deck above the driveway portico offers the best sweeping views of the property. A grass-lined drive leads to the detached garage behind the house.
Bold-white structural details on the portico of this ranch home define its contemporary style. Subtle colors allow the columns on the porch to take center stage while simple, glass-paned windows break up the gray siding color.
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.
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.