The remodel satisfied the homeowners’ desire for more space; among the rooms that were remodeled were a ground-floor kitchen and a second-floor bathroom. Every detail of the remodel was designed to meet the strict requirements of the Mills Act for remodeling historical homes.
This home demonstrates the spirit of the 1920s Spanish Revival style that was most common in California cities such as Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. Set in a neighborhood with design guidelines, key goals were simplicity of form, utilization of the slope, and highlighting of the view.
This 1926 Spanish Colonial Revival residence was rehabilitated and an addition added to create livable family areas, master bedroom suite, better indoor-outdoor living and an artist’s studio. To reinforce the Spanish Colonial design style, deep archways, Malibu tile, wrought iron and stain glass details are incorporated. The additions were placed on the back of the home to maintain the home's historic character curb appeal.
This Spanish revival-style home is listed on the San Diego Historical Registry. The homeowners wanted to experience the conveniences of modern life while retaining the integrity of their home and its original charm.
Design on a Dime host Casey Noble and ghost-designer Frank Harker hung red fabric above the master bedroom bed, transforming the previously cold, empty space into a warm, romantic Spanish-revival style to match the rest of the home.
This Spanish Revival redesign has great curb appeal with its winding brick walkway and bright lipstick-red front door. Prior to the remodel, most of the exterior was covered by bushes, which were replaced with a healthier slow-growing variety of flowering plants and lawn.
This gorgeous California hacienda spans an estimated 10,000 square feet of luxury living. The home boasts a crisp white stucco exterior and red tile roof for a stylish Spanish look. In the backyard, a sprawling patio surrounds a swimming pool with a raised spa, providing the perfect spot for outdoor entertaining.
Space for storing items was relocated to the upper wall cabinets by the range, and there is also plenty of additional storage within the islands. An arched overhang on both islands allows for plenty of seating, and two different colors of glazed cabinetry serve to visually delineate the islands from the perimeter cabinetry.
The owners wanted each element of the renovated kitchen to reflect the home’s original Spanish revival character. At the same time, they wanted to add their own original touches and a greater degree of functionality to the space. After the remodel, the kitchen almost doubled in size.
This Spanish Colonial Revival house with a barrel tile roof features a paver driveway, sidewalk and a wooden, arched garage door surrounded by bougainvillea. A mission parapet on top of the roof adds to the home's eclectic look.
An elegant brick pathway leads through lush grass to a beautiful courtyard at the entrance of this Colonial Revival home. The house combines a traditional stucco exterior and terracotta roof tiles and is surrounded by Mediterranean-inspired landscaping.
Green shrubs and trees add an element of privacy to this Mediterranean style home. A retaining wall keeps the landscape clean and beautiful, and the driveway offers plenty of space for parking thanks to the wide area and two-bay garage.
The Point Loma, Calif., home was built in 1935 and needed a renovation to bring it to the modern world. During the remodeling, it was important to preserve the historic front facade of the home. An inviting front courtyard features beautiful landscaping, a brick patio and lap pool covered by pergola.