Flagstones in various sizes and shapes creates an authentic, English countryside-esque exterior on a contemporary style home. Black paned windows line up symmetrically across the back of the house to let in afternoon light.
Wanting their barn to be as picture-perfect as the main house, the owners had the structure built with a gabled roof, sash windows and a lantern. The three cuties out front create the perfect welcome party, don't you think?
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.
Natural light streams into this living room thanks to glass doors and windows below the gabled roof. Low-slung furniture, a bold area rug and shades of brown and olive add midcentury modern flair to the space.
The 2014 HGTV Dream Home is located in a wooded area minutes from Lake Tahoe. Drawing from its natural surroundings, the two-story vacation home features a natural wood and stone exterior with a steep gabled roof and panoramic windows.
With its stone facade and many-gabled roof, this custom-built estate could star in a fairy tale. The grand front entry features a pair of Gothic arches, and a tiered fountain holds court at the center of the circular cobblestone drive.
A stone retaining wall and trimmed hedges make the entrance to this 1820s Colonial farmhouse look even more stately. As guests follow the brick walkway up to the front door, they'll be able to fully admire the double-hung windows, gabled roof and original chimneys.
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.
If this playhouse doesn't get the kids out of the house, we don't know what will. A small bridge leads to the pint-sized playhouse that features a bird-watching balcony – complete with binoculars – and a slide. The playhouse's gabled roof and intricate woodwork is sure to please the youngest of architects.