Fence post cacti, golden barrels and a small water feature surrounded by black river rock all complement the Southwestern style of this home in Scottsdale, Ariz. Meanwhile, a reclaimed wood gate handcrafted by local artisans leads into the central courtyard.
This 5-acre equestrian estate located in Reno, Nevada, offers a gated entrance, and peaceful surrounding ponds and waterfalls. Picturesque mountains serve as a stunning backdrop for the inviting ranch-style home.
Branden and Raynie Williams of Williams Estates say, “The look is completed with a beautiful main gate, which could either be a heavy, reclaimed wood or iron." This is an especially good idea if you have young children or pets that play in the front yard, or just want extra privacy and security.
Improving Mediterranean curb appeal involves attending to wrought iron balconies, gates and fixtures with a fresh eye, and perhaps repainting with a product like Behr’s Alkyd Semi Gloss Enamel, that works equally well on plaster, aluminum and wrought iron.
Brick pavers have a classic, Old World feel that fits perfectly with this home's Mediterranean-style exterior. A substantial wrought iron gate serves both form and function as privacy protection and a grand entrance.
A wide stone arch leads to the manicured courtyard of this Spanish-style home in Austin. Terra cotta roofing, lanterns and weathered woods work hand-in-hand to evoke the feel of a timeless Mediterranean estate.
Entering this private property in Cullowhee, N.C., is like setting foot inside another world, as busy highways give way to quiet country roads. Towering trees and a gated drive welcome visitors to the 73.48 acres of land.
Lovely, sublime and elegant all describe this French-inspired home, with Mark Scott and Associates enhancing its charm with their compelling landscape design. Particularly, the small wrought gate that one must enter honors the architectural components of this design style. The address of this beautiful home may not lay in southeast France, but the look and heart of its structure and scenery surely takes one there!