With multiple terraces and ample windows, this transitional California home is perfectly sited to take advantage of its Hollywood Hills setting. Light, neutral sides and dark roofing create a simple yet effective contrast.
This hillside canyon retreat brings nature inside with this stunning, modern window. The outdoor space easily feels like part of the home with views of the mature trees and lush landscaping just outside.
An interior courtyard not only creates a seamless transition into the woods, but also opens the home to natural light and cool breezes. Standing beneath this broad arch allows for views of the hillside, too.
The captivating pool and Polynesian roofed terrace provides a delightful focal point for the home, which is beautifully positioned within lush landscaped gardens approximately 500 feet above sea level on a 0.8-acre hillside promontory.
The kitchen and dining area are situated in a box-like structure that juts out over a grass and concrete patio. The patio is part of a terraced landscape strategically designed to work with the home's hillside locale.
Nestled in the hills of northern California, this eclectic and truly iconic home boasts a stunning view of the Crystal Springs Reservoir. Although the home's vibrant orange and purple exterior easily stands out from the hillside, the surrounding trees still provide a degree of seclusion and privacy.
The sun-soaked town of Portofino, Italy was once a small fishing village. Now it attracts the yachts-and-summer-home crowd. A Mediterranean villa clings to the hillside, built in a style that launched a thousand McMansions in the United States.
Modern, angular steel stairs by Word + Carr Design Group adds character to the arid Austin, Texas, landscape. The gravel walkway complements the rocky hillside where this home sits. The landscape design won the ASLA 2018 Award of Excellence in the Residential Design Category.
A rugged, rustic wood accent wall ties this modern space to its outdoor setting and brings warmth and homeyness to the sleek, modern space. Glass exterior walls allow in copious amounts of natural light while also maximizing the home's stunning hillside view. Sleek cabinetry and a modern bathtub fit with the home's mod architectural lines.