Stacked limestone and a wooden front porch roof warm up this home's contemporary exterior design with natural elements. Floor-to-ceiling windows without grids add to the home's modern feel and allow for views of the surrounding landscape in every room.
This spacious carriage house boasts a beautiful exterior with charming stone and a traditional roofline. The driveway leads to a brick courtyard designed for parties; the courtyard is adjacent to the bar and sitting area inside.
To better integrate this historic home into its beautiful Pennsylvania surroundings, the landscape designers replaced a decorative boxwood in front of the house with a terrace overlooking the spacious Pine Creek Valley.
Architect Daniel Contelmo worked side by side with the masons to select and set the large stones that create this carriage house's curved base, which tapers in two directions. The entire exterior features earth tones that coordinate beautifully with the woodland surroundings.
Nestled next to the property's 12,000-square foot main house, this 2,500-square foot guest cottage was a new addition to the property, designed by ACM Design to complement the main house's architectural features, including the stone exterior and walkway.
Flagstones in various sizes and shapes creates an authentic, English countryside-esque exterior on a contemporary style home. Black paned windows line up symmetrically across the back of the house to let in afternoon light.
“There’s a Texas limestone edging around the perimeter of our landscape, which is actually salvaged from here on the site from the house that had been torn down,” says HGTV Smart Home 2015 house planner Jack Thomasson. “It has a lot of character and rough edges.”