A side portico is accessed from this Cape Cod-style home's guest bedrooms and overlooks the lawn and shade garden. The space offers plenty of room for outdoor seating to entertain guests and enjoy the tranquil view.
The HGTV Dream Home 2015 front entrance features a covered portico with two classic columns. “Because of New England weather, you don’t want to be standing out at your front door as the rain comes down,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum.
This Colonial home was brought up to date with a muted gray color palette, new portico and accented front door. Board and batten shutters add a decorative touch while Sierra premium shake fiber cement siding from Nichiha USA rounds out the Colonial look, as seen on HGTV's Curb Appeal.
A bright white trim works wonders on this two-story home, popping against the warm shingle siding and making the porthole windows stand out. Meanwhile, a smooth travertine walkway gently guides visitors through the front lawn and to the portico that marks the home's main entrance.
True to form, this Greek Revival home features a stately portico with tall stone columns, a horizontal transom and eye-catching embellishments. Two rows of double-hung windows balance the exterior and make it seem even more symmetrical.
Part of the reason why this Colonial farmhouse is so pleasing to the eye? Double-hung windows on either side of the front door balance the facade and help it look even more symmetrical. Trimmed hedges and twin planters accentuate this detail.
With its huge portico, soaring stone columns, wrought iron balconies and grand staircase, this mansion in Dallas could easily be mistaken for a palace. Planters overflowing with palm fronds are staggered across the stone steps to draw the eye up to the glittering entrance.
The portico of this American Foursquare craftsman home is given elegant holiday decor befitting of its classic style. Garland frames the door and the portico, while fresh pomegranates add color to the greenery.
A bracket portico designed by Atlanta Decking and Fence, and a vintage-looking light fixture add rustic Craftsman charm to this bungalow's curb appeal throughout the year. Hunter green paint is used for the shutters and portico. The homeowners decorated with small trees in containers holding red and gold ornaments and a festive ball wreath.