The gray stucco-stone exterior is a nice, soft contrast to the lush landscape and surrounding trees. A stone walkway provides an easy maneuvering from the front door through the garden areas. Vibrant flowers provide a pop of color and greet your guests.
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.
The house's black trim was meant to serve as an anchor and a complement to the lighter colored stone exterior. A large arched window looks into the great room and all the way through the house; there's a matching arched window on the back wall.
The home's incredibly detailed stonework includes special arches over the front door and windows and a charming circular cutout. Lush vines climbing the exterior could have been there for a hundred years.
The front of the home also features a few pieces of contemporary art, which nods to the owner's museum-quality collection. Here, two rustic stone columns flank a silver sculpture on either side and create a cool juxtaposition of contrasting styles.
Neutral siding and a stone chimney ensure that the home beautifully complements its rustic surroundings. The interior is just as alluring, with three bedrooms, three baths, vaulted ceilings and even a wet bar.
This casual, contemporary home on Lake Austin was built for fun and entertaining. The entry welcomes guests and residents with a green, grassy lawn and a front door cozily enclosed by the pale stone wall exterior.
This modern mountain home on Lake Tahoe combines modern design with the look and feel of a traditional cabin. A simple streamlined look allows the homeowner to enjoy their space without it distracting from what's outside.
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.
Two large arched doorways sweep across this outbuilding, opening up a sightline all the way through the interior and making an intriguing, dynamic space. A shade sail floats out from the exterior, cooling the patio on bright days.