To ensure that their clients' home felt cohesive all around, the Deborah Cerbone Associates team continued those stone finishes into the backyard. Here, a stone wall with stairs creates a formal entry into the garden.
Though her clients downsized to a smaller home near their children's school, designer Robin LaMonte managed to give the family a formal entry using a beautiful wood sideboard and a chic chandelier. Two watercolor paintings add subtle color to the walls, while Daisy the dog waits to greet visitors.
The home's entry flows into the formal living room, so designers went with a simple design to give the space an open, airy and uncluttered feel. A simple, modern bench with muted colored pillows, soft colored artwork and a gray rug define the space and usher guests into the home's living room.
A formal garden provides a grand entry to this stunning estate with classic architecture. The overall theme of the house is reflected in all the landscape and hardscape spaces throughout the expansive property.
Climbing pink roses spill over a wood gazebo in this formal cottage garden, framing the entryway towards the shingled home. A simple rope fence intersects the garden and defines the entry garden from the large expanse of lawn framed by silvery lavender Russian sage.
The formal dining room of this Mediterranean-style estate is located near the front entry to wow guests as they arrive. The long table seats 12, and a sideboard tucks into a lighted niche for convenient storage of service pieces. A painted ceiling packs a big design punch.
Entering this Mediterranean masterpiece, guests are greeted with a beautiful, marble spiral staircase that leads down into an open seating area complete with built-in alcoves to display fine artwork. Lit by a perfectly situated fireplace and a gorgeous glass chandelier, this cozy seating area s perfect for formal entertaining.
This cottage-style entry garden features a constructed naturalistic pond with a gazebo and wetland plants. This welcoming garden complements the 160-year-old Cape-style house. The steel gazebo provides a shady vantage point from which to view the house and gardens.