The exterior of the lake house offers plenty of visual interest with varied rooflines and an attractive stone construction. The staircase on the side was originally intended to come down from the back deck, but designers moved it to keep sightlines open out to the lake.
Completed in 1930, the Leland Bryant-designed Colonial House is among the last of early Hollywood’s most glamorous and exclusive revival style condominiums, and remains a coveted refuge for the industry’s elite. Golden Age tenants included the likes of Bette Davis, Clark Gable, Carole Lombard and Cary Grant. The penthouse's exterior is protected by the National Register of Historic Places and remains unchanged since it was built.
Skylights in the grass let light reach the garage beneath the house. Sleek architecture, with no ornamentation, gives the house a clean, modern look. Panes of glass surrounding the door make for an inviting entry.
This classic beach cottage in Santa Barbara was in need of an update and expansion. The exterior had to meet specific guidelines for the neighborhood: warm wood materials, low-slung traditional forms and a style appropriate to both the ocean and adjacent natural salt marsh.
This is a dream home with a capital 'D'. Situated on the waterfront of Georgia's Sea Island, the luxury residence comes with seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a home gym (with a climbing wall, no less), game room and bunk room.
With all the windows in the home's rear facade plenty of natural light gets in during the day, while also allowing the homeowners to have a beautiful view of the lake. At night, the windows allow the home's artificial light ouside, giving it a glowing, elegant appearance