Half-circle steps lead to the home's main entrance, where a custom ironwork door waits to greet visitors. Stone columns, copper planters and twin sconces on either side of the door infuse the space with symmetry and balance.
This gray contemporary home sits high on a hill, making the addition of steps from the stone brick driveway to the entrance a necessity. Orange trees grow on either side of the home, while other plants and shrubs are thoughtfully spaced throughout the landscape.
Playing off the "old" Washington flavor of the Spring Valley home, D&A Dunlevy Landscapers added azaleas and deep-colored pansies to accent the boxwoods bookending the front entry of this stately Washington, DC residence. The entryway has a stone step walk-up and white columns.
With an eye toward the surrounding hills of northern California, this truly iconic residence uses a unique series of domes to mimic the natural landscape. Descending stone steps lead guests to the front entrance, while the bright orange and purple exterior serves as a testament to the home's bold eclectic style.