A natural transition from the sidewalk to the entry of this enchanting traditional home. The light gray exterior is beautifully complimented with lush landscape. Shrubs, trees and grass create levels in the landscaping.
The front door of this home is both elegant and welcoming. The brick path leading up to the blue door welcomes guests inside, while the flowers in the roundabout and the perfectly landscaped shrubs and gardens give the home an elegance the mimics its mountain surroundings.
Stems of many tropical or potted plants such as angel trumpet (Brugmansia) and Coleus are easy to root in buckets of filled with four or five inches of water. Roots often form within two or three weeks. This works also for some landscape shrubs including fragrant Gardenia and variegated Acuba.
The exterior of this residence is surrounded by a walking path that leads to the backyard. The path is made of pea gravel and is landscaped with bushes and shrubs, just like the backyard around the pool.
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A gray concrete driveway and path lead to this stunning home exterior rooted in a Tudor-style design with inspiration from English country architecture. Placed above most windows and the front doorway, corbel-style fascias in cedar add definition to the light gray exterior. Well-manicured landscaping of shrubs and small trees ensures picture-perfect curb appeal.
This aerial photograph shows the exquisitely landscaped gravel and concrete pathway that leads from the upper house to the lower outdoor spaces. The elegant outdoor spaces include a small pool with a flagstone patio and walkway that leads to a multi-functional outdoor entertaining space.