The pathway to the home should be as intriguing in the day as in the evening. Not only will it illuminate the way, but it shows visitors you value creating a strong presence. Callery Pear beautifully bloom in the day and are transformed at night with an ambient glow from up lighting.
Stone steps and retaining walls are used to terrace down the sloped property of this expansive private estate. They lead down to a large formal area with brick walkways, manicured lawns and a simple water feature. Stone urns are filled with beautiful flowers to bring color to the backyard.
Built in 1985 and inspired by Marie Antoinette's 18th century Le Petit Trianon in Versailles, this graceful home sits proudly on almost three acres in East Hampton. The classically designed home sits at the end of a long tree-lined drive.
The soaking tub in the master bathroom enjoys lush, tree-lined views. The wooden window highlights the view, while the all-white palette of the space allows the individual elements of the room to retreat from one's attention.
The back wall of this dining space is lined with alternating white birch and yellow pine trees, giving the entire restaurant the feeling that one is dining in the Zen silence of the forest. The rough texture of the trees provides a nice contrast to the sleek leather banquette below.
The property was designed and built by Yankee Barn Homes in 2016 for a client who wanted to get away from it all. As soon as they turn off the main road and follow the driveway past a canopy of trees, the owner will finally feel at ease.
An elegant wrought iron gate leads to a long driveway up to a spectacular one-of-a-kind stone chateau built by European artisans. The home is four stories and features five bedrooms, including a master suite, and five bathrooms.
Concrete tiles in varying lengths create a straight path through this bright yard to the front door of the home. Gorgeous, large palm trees line both sides of the walkway. The square of mulch at the base of the palm trees is spotted with small tufts of grass.
The wide design of this home paired with the long swimming pool fits the spacious feel of this backyard. Vivid green grass and tree life add natural color while turquoise pool umbrellas add a pop of accent. Evening lighting accentuates the reflective surface of the pool for a lovely finish.