Echoing the Mediterranean villas which inspired its design, this Santa Ynez Valley, Calif., home is clad in stucco and a low-pitched tile roof. The home features arched doorways and a shaded veranda, both hallmarks of classic Mediterranean style.
The main house at Figueroa Farms located in the Santa Ynez Valley, Calif., evokes the style of Mediterranean country homes. The home features a stucco exterior and low-pitched tile roof and verandas with views of the sprawling, 106-acre Happy Canyon property.
This blush pink home features a low pitched roof with multiple roof lines, iconic of the Arts & Crafts movement. A large front porch overlooks a manicured lawn, while trimmed hedges offer orderly curb appeal.
The simple design of the craftsman era is evident in this prairie style home. Square porch columns and low-pitched roofs are characteristic of this style. Dark green awnings standout against a neutral exterior.
A beautifully-landscaped yard and paved walkway lead to this charming two-story Craftsman-style home. Craftsman style emphasizes natural materials — wood, stone and brick. Wide front porches and low-pitched roofs are typical.
This craftsman style home is differentiated by its split shake siding. Bold window and door trim and low pitched roof are in keeping with the arts and crafts design. The mustard yellow and olive color scheme compliment the home's style.
This stylish contemporary ranch home features low pitched roofs and expansive windows. The steel and glass front door and window unit is matched by similar windows on the other side of the foyer providing a view straight through into the backyard.
With its modern glass front door, low pitch roof and vertical siding, the exterior of this home sets the perfect tone for its modern-meets-whimsical interior. Pale stone blends with the surrounding terrain, and native plants create a low-maintenance front yard.
This Craftsman-style home has a large, inviting front porch accentuated by architectural details and woodwork. The low-pitched gabled roof, exposed beams, and stone and shingled siding are hallmarks of Arts and Crafts design.
An elegant stone swimming pool patio adds to the Mediterranean style of this Santa Ynez Valley, Calif., villa. The home is clad in stucco and a low-pitched tile roof and features a veranda and chimneys reminiscent of those found in Italian countryside homes.
Above the garage sits this charming, 600-square foot apartment. Because the roof pitch created low ceilings in the corners, designers used those areas for closets and the pantry. An unusual, patterned backsplash adds dimension to the kitchen's basic white cabinets.
A steeply pitched roof offers a Tudor Revival look to this Beverly Hills, Calif., home, though the structure boasts a lighter color palette that gives the look a more modern appeal. The front yard is dressed with low-maintenance ground cover landscaping
On a two-acre property in Glenco, Ill., a modern barn is built for year-round entertaining. A pitched roof, beams and skylights make for a stunning architectural display overhead in the open floor plan entertainment room. A low sectional and curvy chairs gather together for a chic conversation area, and around the perimeter of the room are fun recreations, like ping pong and foosball.