Tall potted trees add beautiful life to this gray entryway, which is grounded by pale hardwood floors. A pair of blue velvet chairs provide a spot to sit, and an oversized chandelier makes a grand statement.
To make the main entrance feel even more grand, landscape architect Harold Leidner layered the front yard with symmetrical plants. Thus, as guests cross the steps, they'll stroll past identical hedges, planters and ornamental grasses.
A curved wood staircase is lined with a scrolled wrought-iron railing, creating a traditional foyer with a grand presence. From the marble floors to the elaborate crown molding, the details of this space read opulence and elegance.
A grand statement of taste as well as a chronicle of American country living, Historic Tall Oaks stands poised on Bernardsville Mountain. The impeccable and lush landscaping starts at the pillared entryway and carries throughout the estate's 6.4 rolling acres.
A home this grand needed an entrance to match, which is exactly why the Moss Landscaping team flanked the front walkway with Japanese boxwood and other plants. Now the lawn shines with beautiful symmetry and balance.
Hand-scraped mesquite flooring creates a warm, welcoming atmosphere upon entering the home's Mediterranean-style foyer. A staircase with an ornate wrought iron railing curves up the side of the room, drawing the eye up to the grand two-story ceiling.
A grand spiral staircase greets you in the entryway of this luxurious Miami mansion. Known as Palazzo di Mare, the home was rented by socialite sisters Kourtney and Kim Kardashian while they filmed their E! reality series, Kourtney and Kim Take Miami.
The foyer opens directly onto this grand staircase in classic Colonial style. Traditionally, the hallway behind the stairs would lead to another room. But here, it goes to the back yard. French doors let sunlight into what would otherwise be dark, closed off space.
Sherrod decided to elevate the entry to her shed and "constructed a grand staircase to create an exciting entryway and show some personality up front. Just because it might be called a 'shed,' doesn't mean it has to look like your typical shed," she says.
With its huge portico, soaring stone columns, wrought iron balconies and grand staircase, this mansion in Dallas could easily be mistaken for a palace. Planters overflowing with palm fronds are staggered across the stone steps to draw the eye up to the glittering entrance.
Though recently renovated, this foyer still has all the hallmarks of a historic home: tall ceilings with crown molding, patterned hardwood floors, a grand staircase, etc. By outfitting the space with artwork and accents in teal and coral hues, the designers were able to update the interior without compromising its character.
Ivy-covered walls and a stone entryway gate with rustic wooden doors makes a grand first impression to this Tuscan villa. In the center of the gravel driveway is a beautiful grouping of ornamental grasses and a tree, while small trees planted in oversized urns line the wall.
Upon entering this new construction home, you are greeted with a grand room with the foyer, formal living room, dining, and a view into the living room. The spaces flow both visually, and functionally, creating a platform to entertain many guests and host family activities.
A grand stairway with cast stone railings leads to beautiful glass and wrought iron front doors, creating a majestic entryway at this Mediterranean mansion. A stucco archway is carved out around the front porch, mimicking the glass panels surrounding the front doors and completing the sophisticated look.
Comfortable, oversized plush armchair and sofa beckon for relaxation, reading and friendly conversation near the grand stone fireplace. Large, wood ceiling beams draw the eye to the warming fireplace centerpiece while a stunning rug adds to the space's elegant sophistication. Arched entryways keep the room feeling large and open the space between the dining room and kitchen.
The entrance of this home is reminiscent of a the gates surrounding an ancient dynasty. Strong and elegant, the gates of this home certainly set a tone of grandeur. Included in this beautiful view is a piece of custom designed cast glass. It is visible from the Zen Garden on the other side and glows in the sunlight, furthering the grand feeling of this home.