A windy bridge leads down to this gem of a home, designed by Johannes Zingerle and nestled in the hills of St. Barts. Gardens, patios and picturesque stone paths surround the residence and open it up to incredible views.
Torrey Pines Landscape Company worked with the existing upper patio consisting of gorgeous cobblestone to further the home’s historic European aesthetic. Meanwhile, a large existing infinity-edge pool allows the owners to swim against the hillside.
With an eye toward the surrounding hills of northern California, this truly iconic residence uses a unique series of domes to mimic the natural landscape. Descending stone steps lead guests to the front entrance, while the bright orange and purple exterior serves as a testament to the home's bold eclectic style.
The top tier of this hillside home is capped with a butterfly roof that beautifully echoes the rise and fall of the nearby mountains. The warm cedar finish shines against the natural grasses and flowering plants on the surrounding land.
This large, two-story home is fronted by a variety of plants, including ground-cover providing shrubs, ornamental grass, and flowering plants; a round flagstone patio; and stone steps inset into a mulched area.
Watch the sun set over the Pacific from this Maui, Hawaii home, where a sunken fire pit and patterned pillows create a cozy atmosphere. The modern style and clean lines also produce a simple and understated elegance without detracting from the breathtaking view.
Tucked into the trees on a gently sloping hillside, this home has touches of Northwest contemporary blended with urban modern. Two private outdoor patio surrounded by beautiful landscaping are perfect for entertaining.
Looking out over this beautiful hillside, this home complements the beauty of the region instead of competing with it. Materials used in building this home appear to have a "grain", which flows with the topography of the surrounding countryside and feels as if it is one with nature.
This beautiful home in the Sandy Springs neighborhood of Atlanta features a steep, sloped backyard that rises above the already commanding hillside home. The homeowners have featured color above all in their garden, as well as numerous places to rest, sit, play and work throughout the outdoor space.
A hillside home in California designed by Scott Lee of SB Architects is a LEED for Homes Platinum-certified house with stunning architectural details, such as the beamed and vaulted ceiling and items made of recycled materials. The home, including the outdoor kitchen, is defined by the relationship between indoors and out, with the use of wood and view-driven design.
Careful attention was given to sitting the house into the hillside to take advantage of the grade change and natural features of the site. The client's primary residence is an urban penthouse, so outdoor space was a key feature for their growing family.
The alternating rooftops of this modern home create a strip-like appearance from an aerial view. The gray tones look industrial yet fitting against the thick surrounding trees. The wide concrete driveway is easily visible in the clearing. Surrounding homes peek through the trees.