A house on Newport Beach's Balboa Island must have access to plenty of views! Here, a porch offers cozy harbor scenes from plush velvet sofas. Pull the glass doors closed when temperatures drop and the view is just as good.
Updating your kitchen doesn’t always have to cost a fortune or involve weeks of construction. In some cases, it’s the small changes that make the biggest impact. Let this well-designed model home serve as an inspiration for a weekend cabinet redo. You can add decorative molding to your existing cabinets, by following this tutorial by HGTV designer Brian Patrick Flynn.
This charming beach house is situated on the edge of the harbor in scenic Balboa Island. The family wanted to make smart use of the 2500 square foot-lot, maximizing views and the home's entertaining potential.
On either side of the newly built home, stone towers pay homage to the World War II-era submarine towers that dot the island. These towers offer expansive 180-degree views of the Boston harbor and skyline.
Located on the island of Kauai in Hawaii, this tropical-inspired home enjoys unobstructed views of the ocean and Poipu Kukui'ula Harbor. Board-and-batten exterior lends a coastal vibe to the space, which features covered parking and beautiful balconies.
This 11,000-square-foot Mediterranean modern home in Newport Coast, California, offers luxurious living both indoors and out, with 300-year-old roof tiles reclaimed from an Italian castle and a grand courtyard with 180-degree views of Catalina Island, Newport Harbor and more. The Tuscan-styled estate features pristine landscaping and transitional interiors that join the old with the new in a chic, stylish way.
In a waterfront property on the far eastern edge of Shelter Island, N.Y., architect Jack Wettling used a palette of crisp white accented with sea blue to create a relaxing master bathroom. “The colors draw in the views from the picturesque Coecles Harbor,” he says. A judicious use of high-end stone — in the marble tub surround and a narrow marble border on the wall — lends a luxe look without breaking the bank.