The front door of this Arizona desert retreat opens up to large living space with a bar, perfect for entertaining. Exposed ceiling beams and stacked stone columns bring a rustic quality to the space, while an oversized leather sectional provides comfy seating in front of the fireplace and TV.
Painting the shutters and front door black on this traditional home creates a visual rhythm. The white picket fence and stone columns framing the white gate provide a beautiful frame for this well manicured yard.
A stone driveway and cooling fountain welcomes you onto this property. A grand walkway leads you to the front door of this gorgeous home featuring columns. The landscape and design look beautiful against the lively natural surroundings.
Even at a distance, the front of this vacation home is entirely captivating. Where a soaring ceiling makes the entrance seem larger than life, stone columns and planters on either side of the door establish beautiful symmetry and balance.
In La Jolla, Calif., a Prairie Craftsman-style home is completely remodeled. The inviting front porch has stone-based, wood-battered columns that lead to the front entry door. Stained cedar shingles with rows of alternating bands envelope the house, and the garage is relocated to the front of the house to make way for a backyard pool.
A slate tile walkway leads up to a charming Cape Cod-style house with loads of charm. Traditional gables and columns set the tone for the home's classic interiors, while a red front door beckons to guests and creates a fun focal point.
Curves rule the day in this elegant Washington foyer, from the curved walls to the engaged columns to the petite center table and crescent-shaped bench. The scrolled design in the wrought iron balcony rails is echoed in the double front doors.
As seen on HGTV's hit show, Fixer Upper, the newly renovated Jones home has been transformed from the inside out. Some key elements of the exterior are the new front door, window shutters, columns, plaster style paint, and landscaping, making the home more inviting.
A stone driveway and cooling fountain welcome you onto this Sarasota property. A grand staircase leads up to the front door of the gorgeous white home featuring white columns and a second story balcony. The landscape and design look beautiful against the lively natural surroundings.
Travel around the fountain on the stone driveway and soak in the brilliant sunset hues as you ascend the beautiful staircase to the front door. The white house shines against the natural backdrop highlighting a second story balcony, thick columns and warm porch lighting.
Sliding glass doors open onto the back porch, where a wicker rocking chair and bench invite a leisurely afternoon of reading. The wood deck and large columns echo those at the front of the house, and so ensure that the home feels cohesive from start to finish.
The blue-gray color lends a little fresh twist to this typical colonial architecture. Like all colonial styles, Georgian focuses on strict symmetry. It is typically a box shape and adorned with shuttered windows. The style also features a paneled front door below a decorative crown, which is usually framed by simple, sometimes flattened, columns.
Warm, outdoor lighting highlights the beautiful natural textures of this cabin home. A concrete walkway leads the way to wooden entryway columns and a blue front door. Stone walls, a rock bed and a mulched yard add lots of neutral colors and rough textures which allows the polished wooden siding to stand out as the focal point.
Lighting is everything, even outdoors. A well-lit home at night not only offers gorgeous curb appeal but can also add an element of safety. HGTV fan hcpruitt turned this front walkway into an enchanting, well-lit entry. For a modern and unique look, onyx columns were placed over regular landscape lights for a glowing effect leading to the front door. Accent lights are ideal for showcasing gorgeous landscaping or anything you wish to use as a focal point, such as fountains or towering trees.
Though the exterior details are modest, more emphasis was placed on the entry porch with a decorative balustrade and fluted columns, with the curved roof above.
Two wings with stone facing on either side of the front door ground the house while an angled garage wing responds to the natural contours of the landscape. Daniel Contelmo Architects also wanted to nestle the house at the proper grade allowing for ingress at the top of the slope, egress at the bottom, while keeping the mature tree adjacent to the entry.