A metal gable porch roof with exposed beams keeps with the country farmhouse style of the exterior. Red Tolix chairs, a glowing, barn-style pendant light, and pots overflowing with vibrant green plants create an inviting entrance.
This Craftsman-style home has a large, inviting front porch accentuated by architectural details and woodwork. The low-pitched gabled roof, exposed beams, and stone and shingled siding are hallmarks of Arts and Crafts design.
From this side of the garden, guests can see that the home is two-stories tall and features a wood frame structure, gable roof and two porches. Palmetto trees flank the exterior for a true South Carolina look -- all that's missing is the classic crescent moon.
Under a metal roof and steel beams, a collection of hammocks creates an inviting, cozy space to unwind and enjoy the magnificent lake view from the top floor porch. Recessed wall lights give off a warm glow at floor level.
To give this lake house's patio ultimate flexibility, the architect removed the outer wall of the existing porch and replaced it with a custom pergola frame. The roof is made of rotating louvers that can open up or shield the space. Clear vinyl walls can be added with the flip of a switch.
Surrounded by large, majestic trees, this grandiose house is reminiscent of the elegant antebellum homes of the Old South. The elevated ceilings of the wraparound porch give the home an open vibe, while the two dormers on the roof make the home appear as if it is looking out over the property. This elegance and charm are two things that make this home stand out among its neighbors.