Market lights strung from the house to the tree create a warm and romantic atmosphere, especially in the evenings. Reclaimed red brick is used for the patio, which features intimate seating areas and beautifully planned landscaping.
Arriving at this home, it's easy to imagine you're pulling up to a house in the heart of Tuscany. The driveway echoes Old World elegance with red brick and roof tiles, a stone exterior and sculptural trees.
This classic colonial home sits on 1.65 acres in Fairfield, Connecticut. Boasting a white exterior and gray shingle roof, the home features two red brick chimneys and a front-of-house driveway. The barn style pool house is located just behind the home, providing an extra spot for guests or for simply relaxing before heading outdoors.
A trim, curving, red brick patio is just the right size for a row of Adirondack chairs strategically placed to the enjoy this beautiful waterfront view. The Cape Cod-style home rests on a lushly landscaped estate on Massachusetts' Chapoquoit Island. Hydrangea bushes line the rear of the house, enhancing the picturesque vista.
After: A brick path was laid in three different levels with the lowest level at the yard's gate, the middle level at the seating area and the upper level near the entryway. To save money, the window sashes were painted a bold red that popped against the existing house color.
Kelsey and Trip Purks purchased an older home with an outdated appearance, but it is in a great location and within their price range. The original exterior of the house was white-painted wood with red shutters and the landscaping was overgrown. They have asked Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines to transform the look of the home to better suit their style. Chip and Jo have repainted the siding a modern gray/green and the shutters black. They kept the original Dutch door and painted it with a faux finish to look like a dark stained wood grain. They updated the landscaping and added new grass, as well as a new walkway that matches the brick of the chimney.