Welcoming residents and guests since the 16th century, this beautiful home has plenty of comforts for modern times too. With six bedrooms (several with bathrooms attached), a pool, extensive grounds and gardens and much of its original details, it's a historic treasure.
Walking onto this historic property in the United Kingdom is like stepping back in time (calling all Downton Abbey fans!). Netley Lodge, named after an 13th-century abbey originally supported by this farmhouse, the estate has been lovingly maintained for hundreds of years.
The original entry of this historic 1930s hacienda had been obliterated by previous renovations and additions. Designers stripped it back but still wanted more original texture and character, so they sourced antique firebrick from Spain and used it in key areas to re-create the exposed original structure.
White walls warmed with wood floors create the canvas on which this living room is created. Dating from the mid-1800s, the home is filled with original architectural accents. The couple tailored their design to accentuate those details for a subtle and sophisticated design.
This gorgeous historic home from the Arts and Crafts period shows the incredible influence of Japanese and Asian styling married to a traditional Craftsman style home. The home's unique personality is highlighted by its low pitched rooflines and overall pagoda style.
This historic colonial home was spruced up with details that are respectful to the home's heritage while still giving it an updated quality. Inside, the same story is told through a classic, yet modern design that includes an open concept first floor as well as plenty of natural light and functional, stylish spaces.
Popular in the Midwest, the prairie home is known for its defining horizontal lines. Prairie was influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement and features many of the same concepts such as built-in furniture, simple materials and open floor plans. Prairie-style homes also feature long flat roofs, rows of windows, horizontal lines and organic patterns.
This prairie home style, made famous by Frank Lloyd Wright, was designed to harmonize with the rolling hills of the Midwest farmlands. It is characterized by long roof lines, cantilevers and lots of windows. This example combines brick, wood and limestone.