Just moments from Montecito's lower village, this historic english country manor sits on 1.8 acres, privately hidden behind eucalyptus trees and garden hedges with breathtaking ocean and mountain vistas. Two stately iron gates lead to the estates elegant motor court and the updated home's old world facade.
Indiana limestone, a slate roof, an antique door and a pendant lantern set the tone for this LEED-certified English Country manor home on Lake Keowee. The home's steep roof lines are characteristic of its Old World design style.
As if it were straight from storybook, this quintessential home comes complete with a sloping slate rooftop and stone pathway. Purple hydrangeas provide a pop of color to the otherwise simple landscaping.
This elegant country kitchen fashioned in the style of an English manor features a high ceiling with exposed beams and large window, a kitchen island with pendant lighting, hardwood floors, tiled backsplash and an abundance of cabinet space. Varied cabinet heights prevent an artificial ceiling line from isolating the vaulted ceiling, allowing it to flow more naturally.
This dining space, designed by Emily Henderson of HGTV's Secrets from a Stylist features an English Country design scheme that gives the room an all-over quaint, decidedly proper feel. The gray and white wallpaper adds a decorative accent to the wooden drop-leaf table, which includes two black dining chairs at either end. A design tip from Emily: "When it comes to designing your own home, don't over think it. Go out and take pictures. Visualize things, have fun, play around!"
French doors topped with a curved transom window and framed with antiqued shutters offer delightful curb appeal to this country manor-style home in Atlanta, Georgia. Boxwoods in planters and window flower boxes add small pops of color against the whitewashed brick facade.
Manicured shrubs pair with vibrant, fuchsia blooms to frame a charming, English-inspired manor in Auckland, New Zealand. The home features a brick chimney and a black front door, both of which offer exceptional contrast to the white siding exterior.
A gray concrete driveway and path lead to this stunning home exterior rooted in a Tudor-style design with inspiration from English country architecture. Placed above most windows and the front doorway, corbel-style fascias in cedar add definition to the light gray exterior. Well-manicured landscaping of shrubs and small trees ensures picture-perfect curb appeal.
Historical grandeur, modern amenities—those features are what make this 1891 English manor so unique. Situated on almost three acres in Greenwich, Connecticut, the home includes seven bedrooms, a pool and beautiful formal gardens.
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.
Pavers flow from a set of stairs to the patio of a home in the southeast U.S. The materials manufactured by Georgia Masonry Supply include a tumbled paver called Country Manor and Mega Arbel pavers with a natural flagstone appearance.
For the foyer and stairwell in the Madcap Cottage interior design team's North Carolina home, hand-painted details inspired by great English country estates brought the once-dark space to life. There's a "tented" ceiling, painted floors and a hand-painted pagoda chandelier from a consignment shop. The designers are authors of "Prints Charming: Create Absolutely Beautiful Interiors with Prints & Patterns."
Hand-painted details inspired by great English country estates brought the once-dark space to life in the foyer at the Madcap Cottage interior design team's North Carolina home. A "tented" ceiling, painted floors and a hand-painted pagoda chandelier purchased at a consignment shop invite guests to linger. The pink, teal and green room is by designers Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke, author of "Prints Charming: Create Absolutely Beautiful Interiors with Prints & Patterns."