The great hall was inspired by the great center halls of shingle style houses—generous in size and timeless in beauty. The center hall connects the major rooms on the first floor: the broad living room, the octagonal dining room and the cubic stair hall.
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.
Climbing pink roses spill over a wood gazebo in this formal cottage garden, framing the entryway towards the shingled home. A simple rope fence intersects the garden and defines the entry garden from the large expanse of lawn framed by silvery lavender Russian sage.
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.
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.
White railing works well with any deck board and complements brick, shingles, stucco, or vinyl and fiber-cement siding. It’s a great look for stairs and porches, too. Fiberon Symmetry Railing features a classic profile in a sturdy, low-maintenance composite that never needs paint or stain.
This sprawling home on West Falmouth, Massachusetts' Chapoquoit Island features a half acre of rolling, manicured lawn with lush New England landscaping. The home's peaked gables and shingle siding are hallmarks of the Cape Cod style. Every room in the 4,400-square-foot home features views of the water.
HGTV Dream Home 2012 houses a private drive that leads to an incorporated garage, clad in fiber cement siding and topped with an asphalt shingle roof. A covered walkway, clad in durable composite decking, connects the garage to the family room.
This stunning Texas-based home boasts a traditional look with a French Provincial vibe. The white exterior is paired with charcoal shingles and light gray shutters, while top level windows feature wrought iron balconies to match the fence that encloses the perimeter of the yard. Detailed landscaping completes the look.
A modern take on the classic shingle-style home, a flat metal roof replaces the classic sloped, cedar or cypress-clad roof in the backyard. Shaded areas offer relief from the intense midday sun or a random rain shower while a long dining table provides a place for outdoor meals.
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.
Landscape design firm Siol added a berm to create an intimate space for reflection and meditation in the backyard of the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. A crane was used to lift a 15-year-old, drought-tolerant coastal live oak tree into the mounded area, which is lined with cedar shingles.
A curving brick patio provides space for Adirondack chairs and outdoor dining at the rear of this Cape Cod-style home on Chapoquoit Island in West Falmouth, Massachusetts. The 4,400-square-foot house features shingle siding, peaked gables and water views from every room. Its manicured lawn slopes down to the water.
The exterior of this beautiful, home is complete with neutral, stucco walls and a terra cotta shingled roof. Landscape designers included a mix of palm trees and other exotic plants to complete the couple's desire for a Moroccan inspired home that reminds them of their travels in the region.
An inviting porte-cochere trimmed with heavy wood beams connects a side entrance of this French country-style home in Atlanta, Georgia, to a small shed that is set up to serve as a private office or studio. Both structures are clad in whitewashed wood shingles, mimicking the style of the adjacent carriage house garage.
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.
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.
Nicole tackles new problems with each house she renovates. This one needed a new roof, so Nicole pitched in to help remove the old shingles though she had never done roof work before, as seen on DIY Network's Rehab Addict.