This elegant transitional estate in Westlake, Texas, features five bedrooms, five and a half baths and nearly 6,500 square feet of living space. Inside, an open floor plan features sliding doors that open up the home for indoor-outdoor living. The exterior's stone facade and tile roof fit right into the home's Texas setting.
The stacked stone facade of this contemporary California home is brought to life with a well-planned array of greenery. Built-in concrete planters hold succulents and other native plants, arranged with taller plantings in the back for a layered look. Patches of grass between concrete pavers soften the sandy colors of the architecture.
The house's beautiful water features echo the creeks and ponds in the forests nearby. This runnel lies directly beneath the eaves of the house. As the water travels north along the façade it bisects a stone wall and falls into a metal basin.
The front of the home was reimagined with steps leading to a more pronounced portico. A stacked stone veneer dresses up the singled facade, while the addition of a carriage style garage door adds extra charm.
The home draws inspiration from traditional Cape Cod architecture with a few twists of its own. The stacked stone veneer adds a rustic element to the facade, while decorative window trim makes up for the absence of shutters.
This luxury sitting room by Steilish Interiors & Architecture for the Kips Bay Decorator Show House has a palette of gold, black and blush. The floors are black stone tiles. The block wallpaper is by Strié and applied to depict a stone facade, according to the designers. The ceiling has a branch pattern, and the oversized photograph is of Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta in Siena. The room also has angular and curved furniture in blush and gold tones.
This stunning four-level waterfront home features six bedrooms and 12,000 square feet of living space. A rear facade composed largely of windows offers homeowners and guests sweeping views across Long Island Sound.
This clean-lined, modern house is composed of a mix of natural materials that tie the home to its rugged hillside setting, with large glass expanses that expose the interiors to the stunning views. Geometric lines characterize the facade, with cantilevered rooflines that help provide shelter from the sun and elements.
Modeled after a French chateau, Biltmore House's facade features gargoyles, grotesques and other fanciful details that are signature of the style. This stone lion, standing sentinel near the home's massive front doors, is decorated with just one of the 360 fresh white pine and Fraser fir holiday wreaths.
Wooden ceiling beams and handmade copper lanterns break up the concrete facade in the al fresco living spaces. One-of-a-kind pieces, such as tree trunk bases, avoid the matchy-matchy look and add unexpected elements. Floor inlays of grey shell stone add texture and ground the furniture.
This Craftsman-style home was designed with "green" features and functionalities throughout. The variations in the roofline and beautiful exterior color choices, “Renwick Olive" and ”Accessible Beige" bring out the Arts and Crafts charm in the exterior. The stone veneer facade creates a cohesive look throughout the landscape.
The focal point of this contemporary living room is the fireplace at the front of the space. To make it stand out, designers covered the facade in rounded riverbed stones to create a smooth, unique look to complement the rest of the room's design.
This modern home's white exterior color palette gives off a retro feel. A natural rock bed surrounds stone pavers that lead to the front door. On the opposite end of the home, glass doors provide access to the three-car garage.
Stone retaining walls and a stone driveway tie in with the stone and clapboard facade of this luxury cottage-style home in Greenwich, Connecticut. Rounded bays, a large front porch and myriad windows add loads of charm.