Brown shingle siding creates texture on the exterior of this home, and chocolate brown shutters complement the siding. Stepping stones form a walkway to the home's back entry, which is nestled beside the screened porch.
An expansive driveway leads guest to the front of this luxurious estate. The traditional architecture combines stacked stone exterior with sophisticated gray shingles, while manicured landscaping and formal gardens reflec tthe home's style.
This inviting home is designed for an active family in Silicon Valley. Beautiful landscaping surrounds the home, which features siding and stacked stone exterior, as well a combination of shingles and tin roof.
Inspired by the vernacular Florida vacation home, a porch wraps the length of the backyard, providing shade from the intense midday sun. A flat porch roof, clad in 24-gauge metal, replaces the classic sloped roof clad in cedar or cypress shingles. A pine trestle style teal table with vintage steel chairs complete the beach house look.
Rugged stone steps lead to a personal botanical garden overlooking the mountains. The rustic exterior of the cottage is marked by green trim, wood shingles and a tin roof, and the hardy cottage garden is surrounded by a stone retaining wall.
A simple white fence lined with beautiful flowers creates a welcoming entry to this quintessential California home. The home mixes siding with a stacked stone exterior, bringing in a rustic note, and the roof combines shingles with tin.
The exterior facade of this charming coastal cottage was previously a drab, shingled brown. During the whole-house renovation, the designers reconfigured the exterior and lightened the color of the formerly dark green trim, embracing the region's prevailing architectural style and taking maximum advantage of its lush, wooded lot. A sunny brick patio offers a perfect spot for morning coffee.
This two-story residence reflects a coastal Craftsman style, using a mix of natural materials. The roof and exterior walls feature stained wood shingles accented by white trimmed doors and windows. Gray cobblestone walls define the brick porches, where the family can dine al fresco.
This picturesque waterfront home is located on 2.5 sprawling acres just off Massachusetts' Buzzards Bay. The quintessential Cape Cod exterior features gray shingles, pristine landscaping and a roundabout driveway. An aerial view of the home also allows a peek at the luxurious backyard pool area.
Sweeping grasses and colorful flowers create a light, airy landscape around this Craftsman-style home. A gray stone porch is punctuated with tapered white columns that feature rustic stone bases. Stained cedar shingles are used as the house exterior for a true Craftsman style.
This coastal Craftsman two-story residence uses a mix of natural materials to create its complexity in detail. The roof and exterior walls have stained wood shingles accented by white trimmed doors and windows. Gray cobblestone walls and brick patios surround a beautiful swimming pool for outdoor entertaining.
Though it looks as if it were lifted from Cape Cod or the Hamptons, this traditional home makes the most of its West Coast setting. A line of chaise longues overlooks the pool, which has an integrated hot tub and a sleek, clean design. Shingle siding on the exterior has a charming, timeless appeal.
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.
This home boasts a simple façade with clean lines and a mixture of textures and materials for finishes. A flat roof mixed with regular composite shingles gives the exterior a contemporary look. From the front view, the home looks small, surprising everyone that opens the front door. The stones used for the low-maintenance landscaping were taken from the lot during the foundation process.